“I wanted to treat my sister to one of Carrie’s gorgeous hats:
Freehand embroidery: Pink French Knot Mandala
…and accidentally fell in love with this green/navy dragonfly hat when trying them on… So I treated myself and bought Pam her stunning pink-on-pink hat. We now are both stylish AND very warm!
Freehand dragonfly embroidery with agate bead eyes.
During this bitter winter, my dragonfly hat has kept me warm through many hockey practices at the rink, and has garnered many compliments around town. I always looked awful in winter hats, and was amazed to see how stylish Carrie’s hats are. They are unique, and can be worn on a run or with dress clothes. I even wore mine into to a job interview with a suit (and got the job)!!
I recommend Carrie’s heirloom hats even to people on a budget; think of what we spend on groceries or oil, but this is something you invest in for yourself. I bought mine with Christmas gift money, and it has been my favorite gift.
Pam & Robyn sporting their new felt hats.
Thanks Carrie for keeping us all warm and happy this coooold winter!”
I got the following note & photo from Priscilla, a fellow Campion rinkrat (though she’s a figure skater, not a crazy hockey player like me):
“I visited my daughter in NYC over the holidays. Here I am in Times Square, feeling very stylish and snug.”
“With yet another snowstorm on the way, I’m so grateful to have your wonderful hat to keep me warm. I love the vine embroidery, which fits in everywhere from Times Square to the back roads of New Hampshire.
Freehand Leaf & Vine embroidery adorns Priscilla’s new felt hat.
It’s just a beautiful work of art, and hands down the best present I ever gave myself!
Hope you’re enjoying the snow! (-:
Thank you, Priscilla! I’m such a Country Mouse myself, its especially fun to see someone rocking one of my felt hats in an urban environment.
(Makes me wonder, though, just how many of my hats live in the city after all…?)
Do you remember my LNHC colleague, glass artist, Wendy Besett?
She recently posted this lovely photo to my Heirloom Handknit Hats Facebook page with the following note:
“More than a foot of white, powdery love today. Snowy and blowy, but my head didn’t mind it a bit! Thanks Carrie!”
Thank you, Wendy. You sure wear it well!
Anyone else out there braving the Winter of Endless Snow comfortably in a CCM knitted felt hat? I’d love to hear from you…