~ Adopted ~ Turquoise and Gray Beret with Curly Stem
Sorry, but this Turquoise and Gray Beret with Curly Stem has already been adopted. If you would like your own version of this hat, please contact me.
Add some fun to your life with this Turquoise and Gray Beret with Curly Stem. And don't worry, the curlicue stem won't droop. It has been stiffened with professional millinery stiffener. The rest of the hat remains ever-so-soft and nice.
• This felted hat is turquoise with a warm purple-gray, radiating around the stem.
• The hat has a conical beret shape with a curly stem on its tip.
HOW IT'S MADE
• This is a handcrafted hat created from soft, 18-micron quality, Merino wool roving using the technique of Wet Felting. This ancient and simple craft takes patience and lots of kneading by hand to shrink the wool fibers into a strong, flexible and warm felt.
In addition to insulating, wool naturally resists water. Hence, this hat will keep you warm in chilly weather and dry in light rain. Plus, wool resists mildew, dirt, and fire! It's magical stuff!
Professional millinery stiffener is hand-painted on the curlicue to help hold its curl.
• The hat measures 7" / 18 cm in height and 11" / 28 cm in width.
The curlicue adds a bit more height - 3" / 7.5 cm.
• It is a medium thickness of felt and weighs 4.1 oz / 118 gm.
• Headsize MEDIUM: it's a medium-sized hat and fits a range of (22.25" / 56.5 cm to 22.75" / 58 cm).
• Inside the hat, there's a wide grey-colored, grosgrain ribbon with a drawstring. Use this to make the hat smaller, if needed.
• Felt is an eco-friendly, fiber that is water and stain-resistant. Dust isn't a problem - just give it a shake. Spot clean with a clean, damp cloth if needed. This hat can be gently hand-washed in cool water. Rinse. Blot dry on a towel. Place a small towel inside to shape. Always air dry hand felted wearables.
FINDING YOUR HEAD SIZE
Every head has its own unique size and shape which can be measured with a flexible tape measure, or even a piece of string.
Take the tape measure and encircle your head, just above the top of ears. Make sure that the tape measure goes over that small bump at the back of your head. Please don't pull it tightly. Leave a little 'ease' so that one finger can fit under the tape. An ear to ear measure can be helpful too.
Measure three times: it is surprising how it can vary!
Inches or centimeters are fine.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.