4 Slow Fashion Friendly Beanies
Benjamin Antoni Andersen
Red Hat Culture
| February 28, 2023
We didn’t choose slow fashion. The very nature of what we make is both slow and timeless fashion.
We hand knit all our beanies, in Norway. And we are proud of this. We don’t seek to outsource, or to industrialize. We are slow and ethical by our very nature.
With over 650 beanies sold (2600 knitting hours) to over 40 countries (+ 41 states in America), we can safely say that the Southlander is our best seller. [At the time of writing.]
It is slow fashion all the way through. We estimate 4 hours of knitting per piece.
As with all our beanies, we ship for free worldwide, and you have a 60 day window to return it in case you don’t like it.
The Westcoaster is pretty new, but our people seem to love it.
It is grittier than the Southlander. It is knit with two threads of 100% sheep wool. And like all our products, it is knit in slow fashion, on the Norwegian South Coast.
For the release of this slow fashion beanie, we made a video as well.
When we made our Southlander, we branched out to a Steve Zissou inspired second model. It’s also a four hour knit, and the only difference is that it ends in a tip as opposed to the round Southlander.
While it’s cool to hand knit beanies the old fashioned way, it’s even cooler to use the leftover yarn from our basic knits to create multi color wonders.
The 1997 is a beanie knit with leftover yarn from our other knits. It doesn’t get slower or more sustainable than that.