And the winner is ……

Thanks to everyone who responded to my last post with the Orla giveaway.  This time all the names went into W’s latest charity shop purchase, a 1950s genuine Stetson which is apparently worth a good deal more than he paid for it which he’s delighted about.  He spent last weekend cleaning and steaming it – there are a surprising number of videos on YouTube giving advice on cleaning your cowboy hat – and I think it rather suits him.  The toothpick apparently adds authenticity. I have washed the lining since this photograph was taken, I discovered that the picture is actually embroidered and covered with plastic to protect it.

I think I’ve always had a thing for cowboys … I was a big fan of Ben Murphy in Alias Smith & Jones back in the day!


The first name out of the Stetson was ……….


Karen from wakeymakes.  If you’d like to send me a DM on Instagram with your address Karen I’ll get the pattern – and the pink zip – in the post to you. I hope you enjoy making the Orla.

3 thoughts on “And the winner is ……

  1. Well done to the winner!
    So pleased W looks so well, and pleased with himself under that hat.
    As for Alias Smith and Jones, Wow! I could never decide which one I loved best. That’s a great picture of Ben Murphy. Thanks for reminding me!


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