DIY Boiled Wool Cloche Hat Tutorial from alvan at Craftster. Go to the link to see how cleverly she made this pattern with a stocking and duct tape. I can see this technique being used for custom headwear for cosplay. *alvan suggested that fleece.
Instructions on making a true French beret. Including the fact, they are in French. However my rusty French has gotten an upgrade this past year. Sewing is far easier than Knitting to translate directions.