Evergreen Bonnet

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.



Pattern Features
  • 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
  • Skill level:  Adventurous beginner 



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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.

Cover Image by Renia Cecelia

Customer Reviews

Based on 51 reviews
Perfect pattern for Fox and Bear

This bonnet pattern was perfect for making a blue Fig the Fox bonnet and Maple the Polar Bear bonnet for my kids' Halloween costumes. I made out of fleece with thick interfacing for the fox ears. Both littles love the bonnets and are so excited to look like their favorite characters from Tumble Leaf! Everything was easy to understand, follow, cut and sew together. Excellent instructions and I'm glad to have found this pattern. Looking forward to sewing more from Twig and Tale!

Cute bonnet and very easy to sew

Such a great pattern. Easy to sew and instructions super easy to follow. End product is gorgeous!


this is the most adorable little pattern. I have made several different sizes now and each is as cute as the last. Very quick and easy to sew. i see lots of these as presents in the future.

Easy and fun

So easy to make and create a one of a kind bonnet. I can’t wait to make more!

So sweet!

Sweet and simple little see with a gajillion options for making it your own/for every season. These patterns are the most thorough I’ve encountered. Love.

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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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