We need LOTS of hand-made knitted, crocheted, felted, woven HATS. Any pattern, colour or style.

If you make a creative unique HAT masterpiece, we will include it in our shop HAT Trail and Auction it to raise funds for Sanctuary Kirklees: Shared Goods Project. 

Wherever I lay my hat shop trail

The following shops in Slaithwaite village centre will be included in the Hat Trail. 

Forget me Not Charity shop

Will be displaying their own selection of hats as well as handmade ones!

The post office

Any red hats with a royal theme. Try one of these knitted crown patterns

You can donate your hats here

Vanilla Bean

Ooh food & delicious ice cream hats. Try this crochet ice cream hat pattern!

Colne Valley Motor parts

Any hats with motorcars, tractors etc on them. Try this knitting pattern

Re - Hair & Beauty

Pick up basic hat knitting patterns here and one or two hats will be hanging in the display window.

Green Valley Grocer

Any green hats ! Try these cute knitted veg and fruits hat patterns.

You can donate your hats here

A Harris Butchers

Animal hats! - crochet a cow hat, knit a pig, or sheep hat would all be suitable

Aldreds Opticians

We are looking foward to seeing big googly eyes on the hats in this shop window

Acorn & Pip

Cute baby and kids hats. Check out these free crochet animal hats or these knitted hats patterns for kids.


Ruddis Treats , cake and gift shop are having a pink facelift and would welcome any pink knitted hats

Polkadot Lane

Our Polish Pottery shop. Beautiful 2 coloured stranded knit hats would look great in this window.

The Hardware shop

Hoping for an unusual hat or two here

The Gallery

The Gallery loves hand made ! and so welcomes any hand knit / crocheted / sewn wooly hat for it's shop window

Lily of the Valley

Our wonderful florist is favouring any hat featuring flowers

Studio 1

Messy bun hats and wigs!

Mystic Moments

Those whymsical quirky hats can be found here.

More shops to be added to the trail shortly. If you want your shop adding just contact us via the form below.

To donate your hats

HAT donation boxes will be at Slaithwaite Post Office, Slaithwaite Library and Green Valley Grocer in Slaithwaite or can be posted to "Wherever I lay my hat" ,The Watershed, Bridge Street, Slaithwaite HD7 5JN