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Knitting: Beret, Tam
Acheulean is a form of stone tools first identified in modern day northern France. These tools were created and used from about 1.7 million years ago to 600 thousand years ago. The large hand axes and small choppers were fairly uniform which I reflected in the hat.
Knitting: Beret, Tam, Beanie, Toque
This hat was inspired by the tin and bronze work of the Hallstatt culture. They were a proto celtic people who lived in central Europe about 3,500 to 2,500 years ago. Their metalwork is full of braids and lines. The shaping of the hat mimics the rim of the Vix krater. (A krater is a vessel for mixing wine.)
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The name of the hat is CCC which is short for the Civilian Conservation Corps. The CCC was an effort to both provide employment and recreation during the Great Depression. They logged, fought fires, and built campgrounds. The bottom of the hat represents the decay of the roaring 20s while the top comes together in an attempt create order. The ph...