Traditional Irish tweed flat cap - made by me!
Flat cap story:
In 1571 Queen Elizabeth I sought to stimulate trade in the Irish and English wool trade, by passing an act obliging males over six years of age (except for nobility and persons of degree) to wear caps of wool manufacture on force of a fine (3/4d per day). This law further established the flat cap as a staple of Irish/English working class clothing culture. Even though the law was repealed 26 years later the convention was established.
Mass Irish emigration to the United States of America brought with it an inevitable influence on American cap fashions of the 19th Century and early 20th Centuries. The 8 piece flat cap style now often known as a Cabbie Cap, Paddy Cap, Newsboy Cap and Bakerboy, became, like the imigrants that brought it with them, totally assimilated into the fabric of classic 20th Century Americana.
Model on pics is my husband Luke :)
- 21 1/4 Inch to 21 5/8 Inch ( 54cm to 55cm) (Traditional Hat Size 6 3/4 to 6 7/8)
22 to 22 3/8 Inch ( 56cm to 57cm) (Hat Size 7 to 7 1/8)
22 3/4 to 23 1/8 Inch ( 58cm to 59cm) (Hat Size 7 1/4 to 7 3/8)
23 1/2 Inch to 23 7/8 Inch ( 60cm to 61cm) ( Hat Size - 7 1/2 to 7 5/8)
1-2 business days
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1. Get a piece of string.
2. Put it around your forehead and head where you would wear the hat
3. Get and ruler and measure the string and there you go simple
I keep only 1 ready made item on most of my listings. If I have fabric in stock I can make more of course. Just ask.
Fill a basin with cold water and thoroughly soak the garment in it. Then drain the basin and gently press the water out (woolens should never be wrung). While it's still damp, apply a liberal amount of hair conditioner and work it through the fibers. Higher quality hair conditioners will work better , and make sure you're not using one of those 2-in-1 "shampoos and conditioners" mixes.
After working the conditioner in and leaving it for a half hour or an hour, then rinse it, then lay it out flat to dry and it should be noticeably softer.
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As Ireland is a EU member and not a part of the UK , there is no customs charges on EU orders.
No. Due to very bad experience I DO NOT accept custom requests for knitwear. No exeptions; please don`t ask.
I`m happy to take custom orders for ruana wraps, capes etc
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Oct 15, 2019
Oct 1, 2019
Absolutely love this cap!!! Arrived earlier than expected too. Bonus!!!!! 😊
Sep 16, 2019
Nice hat. The 5 stars are for that. However, delivery was delayed, according to the postman, due to packaging. The purple envelope made it hard to read the address written on it with a marker. The post office stuck a "attempt delivery to" label with what they thought the address was and got it to me. There was also no return address, so if it was undeliverable, it would have ended up in limbo. This is the only thing that would prevent me from ordering again from this vendor.