Evergreen Bonnet ~ gender neutral

Size Chart + Materials List

This vintage-style bonnet pattern adapts to all seasons. Make with breezy cottons for carefree summer days or with wintery wool to frame those delicious cold-infused pink cheeks.  From tiny newborns to fun loving teens - this pattern does it all.

Easy-to-make and versatile, this pattern uses less than half a metre/yard of fabric, perfect for using up those scraps of your most precious fabrics.

Skill level:  Adventurous beginner 


  • Sizes newborn - teen
  • 4 closure options, Chin Strap, Self Tie, DIY Tie, and No Tie
  • Peak option
  • 7 optional animals: Fox, Bear, Bunny, Panda, Kitty, Mouse, and Puppy



Make old things new again! Twig & Tale patterns pair wonderfully with recycled fabrics. Look to gently used corduroy, linen or wool trousers, woollen blankets, and leather/suede garments for inspiration.

Sizing + Supplies

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Printing Info

This digital pattern is tiled and designed to print using your home printer on either US Letter, or A4 paper.  

The pattern includes a nifty “layers” feature, allowing you to print only the size(s) you need, or all of the sizes. Full step-by-step printing instructions are supplied.


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Cover Image by Renia Cecelia

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Customer Reviews

Based on 68 reviews
Little Bunny

Great fit and easy to sew. I sew animal hats for my small business at instagram. I also love your Pathfinder vest

Timeless bonnet!

What a fabulously thorough pattern that is so versatile. Very detailed in its description and it has great tips to make the bonnet turn out beautifully.

beautiful bonnet

Such a fun and easy sew! I bought to make a bunny bonnet for a friend's new baby and i've already thrown together three of them. The finished product is absolutely beautiful! Certainly a new favorite! The pattern was easy to follow- perfect for a beginner.

Bunnies and a Husky Dog

I used this pattern to make my daughters' bunny bonnets for easter. They both turned out well and got so many comments. The self-tie version was especially handy with my 8 month old. So much faster than a bow and the ties are short enough she doesn't tug on them much. I made a surprise husky dog hat for my oldest using the fox ears and some dark brown wool after she told me she wanted to make a costume after learning about huskies at school. I love how many options are included in the pattern.

Easy yet beautiful

I made the evergreen bonnet with chin strap and bunny ears, I used a jersey outer and a soft faux Sherpa inside. My daughter adores it so I made a little doll one to match.
She has received so many compliments about her hat.
A very easy pattern to follow with simple instructions. Can’t wait to make more.

Well done, with one minor comment.

I loved this pattern. I made a bunny hat with from used jeans and used pajama pants. My only comment is that the instructions could have been a bit clearer when it comes to making the "sandwich" with the peak/visor thing and with the ears.

A joy to sew

Absolutely love this pattern, I’ve made about 15 since buying it a few weeks ago! It’ll be a firm favourite forever I’m sure

Adorable Bonnet

Super loved this pattern. So easy to follow and so many options to choose from.

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Evergreen Bonnet Size Chart + Materials List

Sizes & Fabric requirements

This pattern includes sizes baby to teen.  

You will need the amounts listed in the chart below for both lining fabric and exterior fabric. In many cases you will be able to cut two bonnets from these amounts; however, you will need these minimum amounts in order to make one.  It is intended that your choice of ears can be cut from the scraps.



Child’s Head “

Child’s Head cm

44” Wide Fabric

115cm Wide Fabric



34.9 cm

3/8 y

30 cm



38.1 cm



43.2 cm

40 cm



46.4 cm

1/2 y



49.5 cm



52.1 cm



54.6 cm

45 cm


Suggested fabrics

Due to the four seasons nature of this little bonnet, the fabric options are vast

This pattern is designed for woven fabrics; however, it has also been made from knits during testing with good results using the “Design-Your-Own-Tie” version.  If using thicker fabrics such as fur and the child’s head measurement sits at the upper range of the size you are making, you may need to size up.

Autumn/Winter Exterior: My favourite fabric for these little hats is velvet, followed by light-to-medium weight wool. You can also use medium weight cottons, corduroy, denim, canvas, flannel, suiting fabrics, velour, wool felt, fleece, faux fur or something similar.  Woolen blankets are too thick to make the “Self Tie” version, but they can be used for the other versions if they are not particularly thick blankets.  Felted woolen sweaters can also be used with the same consideration as for woolen blankets.

Spring/Summer Exterior: Quilting cottons, linen, lightweight denim or chambray are perfect for a spring weight bonnet.

Lining: I like to use cotton, linen, flannel or other breathable fabrics next to their skin.  Sherpa, faux fur, fleece and other soft fuzzy fabrics can also be used. 


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