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We think it’s safe to say that pom pom hats are having a moment. Their popularity makes sense — the hats look so darn cheerful in a gray, wintery landscape. And while we’ve spotted these hats in national retail stores, the best we’ve found are made right here in Maine. Wayne resident Brookes Smith, who owns Campfire Knits Maine, custom knits soft, cozy hats from her home studio and tops each with a faux fur pom pom. Her Instagram feed features a variety of tempting colors and knits, which makes it a challenge to choose a favorite!

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There’s not a parent in Maine that’s not familiar with the daily winter routine. Every morning, without fail, we’re ushering our children into warm socks, boots, mittens, scarves, snow pants, coats, and hats. Sometimes the routine goes smoothly, and sometimes well, not so much. And who could blame the kids for not wanting to get in full cold weather regalia? No child wants to feel like—what’s hilariously described in A Christmas Story—as a tick that’s about to go pop, right?

That’s why MP turns to great local Etsy shops like BabbidgePatch Hats. Shop owner Cathy Costa made CP#2 a Star Wars hat last season, and he looks forward to wearing it each day. Cathy makes beautiful knit hats adults and kids want to wear.

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We love this retro heart knit.

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