Schlappe, Kappe, Coif, Armoring Cap

A sneak peek on one of my several projects; decoding a pattern for the German cap. I’ve found 3 different kinds so far;

1)

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2)

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3)

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The patterns is probably something like this;

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Step one; figuring out the proportions for the hat by using an old pattern for another kind of German hat

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Need to make some adjustments of the top (to big, to square) and make the backside a bit wider.

Back to the drawing table!

Update;
Maybe the pattern for alt 2 is like this;

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That would save some fabric, sewing and would be faster to make?

The idea worked out pretty good

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And I found the same concept at Tece de Kaxtone’s blog (if you want some more inspiration for hats).

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