Woolen hat with earmuffs

Woolen hat with earmuffs

The Woolen hat with earmuffs, also known as Ear Hat, is a typical address at São Roque do Faial parish as in all Madeira Island.

This woolen hat is done, as the own name says, by sheep wool that are created by the people, which was widely used by the residents, principally those of work in agriculture because it protects from the cold.

The famous woolen hat has two small extensions along the ears and in the top of the hat has a small tassel.

This address is still used in the island but more by the elderly. However is a big touristic attraction because the tourist found it extremely attractive and funny.

This hat can be acquired, at São Roque do Faial parish, in Ribeiro Frio.

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