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New Year, New Month, New GOTM

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The History of the Watch Cap

Whether you know it as a watch cap, beanie or knit hat, this winter essential, like many of our modern clothing items has a long military history. Source: Wikipedia Believe it or not the origins of the wool knit cap date all the way back to medieval 14th Century England, originating out of a town called Monmouth. The hat in its early years would even take on the name of its birth town and was commonly known as the "Monmouth Cap", the wool caps were originally used by soldiers and sai...
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