Belle ~ a cloche style hat, also part of the Neapolitan Chic Collection featuring a coordinating bolero jacket and flattering tunic top.
For a complete look to my bolero jacket and headband pattern [Kimana], I wanted to add this enchanting hat, inspired after the vintage cloche hats, and my love of seeing young girls in hats, prompted this stylish hat design.
Belle; takes its namesake with a play on words for both the bell-shape of the hat, and it’s meaning: French for Beautiful
A perfect accessory worn with your doll’s favorite dress and an ideal finishing touch to my recently released bolero jacket and headband pattern, ‘[Kimana]’, as the headband can be added around the base of the hat for decoration, or taken off and used on it’s own
Construction: Worked flat: back and forth in rows ~ my preferred knitting technique using my bamboo straights. Worked bottom up with folded brim, shaped then seamed.
Variation: Work the underside of bri