The Jolly Narwhal sounds like the perfect place for a sailor to enjoy a refreshing beverage. It is in fact a cosy beanie hat with Narwhal cables and a special centre spiral cable, for you to be a Narwhal.

If you know a budding mariner or simply love these stunning ocean creatures then this beanie is the perfect gift.

This pattern now has a cable chart for the Narwhal cable.


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To help you weigh up a price point that works for you here are more details of the time and work that has gone into creating this pattern.


  • Initial idea
  • Yarn preparation for sample – see yarn dyeing
  • Draft pattern (hand notation) and first hand made sample – many hours or work depending on the type of pattern
  • Multiple edited computer and pdf compatible versions
  • Technical editing – outsourced fixed cost
  • Additional testing and sample making (also requires additional yarn) – outsourced fixed cost
  • Photos
  • Listing on website and other external marketplace
  • Email communications and promotional activity
  • Other business development activities, ie locally sourced Loch Ness Yarn, yarn dyeing and course teaching.



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Jolly Narwhal Hat Pattern


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