Orkney Bob Cap

  • £7.50


Orkney Bob Cap

Orkney Bob Cap- This hat gets its name from the Orkney Islands in Scotland. There are approximately 70 Orkney islands, only 20 of which are inhabited. 75% of Orkney's population (~17500 people) live on 'the mainland' island. It is the sixth largest Scottish island, covering 202 square miles. The two main settlements on the island are the burghs of Kirkwall and Stormness. Frequent passenger ferries allow for transport between inhabited islands and to the Scottish Mainland. There is also an airport in Kirkwall. In addition, there is discussion into building a 9-10 mile tunnel between Orkney and mainland Scotland. Orkney has an abundance of wildlife, specifically seabirds. A specific species of Vole, larger in size than average, is unique to the Orkney islands. In addition, there are six hundred recorded species of plant on the Orkney Mainland. Two rarities found there are the oyster plant (Mertensia maritima) and the Scottish primrose (Primula scotica).

Chunky Ribbed Bob Cap -The Orkney bob cap features a simple and attractive heavy ribbed knit pattern. The roll up cuff allows you to change its look and customize fit at your leisure. In addition, its soft-touch acrylic wool will keep you warm on the coldest of days. View our full range of Scottish Bob Caps Here.