A Gentle Felt hat is 100% wool and provides natural water repellency and shape retention. It's easy to wear and is a packable and carefree travel companion.
Using a measuring tape, measure around your head above your ears where your hat would comfortably rest. Then use the chart below to determine your hat size. If your head size falls in between two sizes we strongly recommend that you choose the larger of the two sizes. Youíll find the hat will be more comfortable. A small piece of foam behind the sweatband can make a large hat perfect.
Storage is vitally important to maintaining the shape of your brim. Hats with brims turned down should always be stored upside down. Pressure is taken off the brim by placing the hat on its crown, thus maintaining its form.
Excessive handling of your hat's crown can lead to variations from its original structure or form. Get into the habit of picking up your hat, putting it on and taking it off with both your hands on the brim.
If your hat gets wet, simply place it on its crown in a dry place and allow it some time to dry itself. Never attempt to force dry your hat using artificial heat. Hair dryers, radiators, and other sources of high heat will shrink your hat. Before the hat dries, take the time to smooth out any perfections. Numerous wetting and dryings can result in shrinkage. A hat stretcher is a good defense against this rare event.
Keeping your hat clean is easy. First, be sure to check the label inside your hat for specific care and cleaning instructions.