The Westcoaster — Man | Red Hat Factory
Classic Wool Beanie

400 Years of Norwegian Heritage

It’s the way it’s made

A Classic Wool Fisherman Beanie
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Knitting Method

Knit the Old Fashioned Way

While the shape of the beanie is pretty unique — a double thread rough knit in 100% sheep wool — it’s not the most novel part of it. What makes it take the world by storm, is the way it’s made. Reverting to the 400 year old recipe:

  • Two knitting needles
  • Two threads of yarn
  • A simple skill honed with years of usage
  • A whole lot of patience
Over 1000 Beanies Sold

Over 1000 Beanies Sold

Over 3500 knitting hours worth of beanie

Sold to More Than 40 Countries

Sold to More Than 40 Countries

And 41 American States

100% Sheep Wool

The Wonders of Wool

Norwegians have sworn to wool since ancient times — all the way until today.

Wool is praised for

  • Its ability to draw moisture away from the skin, into the fabric, leaving you warm and nice despite the conditions
  • Nearness to nature — you can’t find a fabric more shaped by the elements
  • The way usage doesn’t harm its producer, the sheep

Knitting Since 1932

In 1932, grandma was only 5 years old when she asked an old widow who lived on the attic to teach her to knit.

The first scarf she made for her doll was not a masterpiece, but it was the beginning of something great.

Two generations later, her daughter and grandson (having grown up with hand knit wool his entire life) founded Red Hat Factory. A brand established to honor the Norwegian knitting heritage by providing genuinely hand knit beanies to the world.

Now the three generations work together. Grandma knitting — mom designing patterns, knitting, and coordinating Norwegian logistics — and the son crafting the brand and communications out of Sweden where he lives.

It was not an easy journey by any means. Presenting a hand knit product at a value up to par with how it's made is never easy. It’s very much striving against the machinery of modern manufacturing. But that's a strain that gives us energy, and exactly the company we wanted to found. A family company providing hand knit beanies, knit in Norway.

Hand knitting up close.
A frame from a film where the Mom is knitting.

The Norwegian knitters

We worked out a model where Norwegian ladies (only ladies for now) who already knit, will craft batches of beanies for us on order. These are often stay at home parents, or retired ladies who have knit ever from childhood.

For them to be able to monetize it with no marketing work, is a fun endeavor for the ones who join us.

Currently we are connected to 26 Norwegians who knit the occasional batch for us, and we've made sure to stay stocked up as far as we can make it. Every single beanie is signed with the initials of the knitter.

And grandma is still very much a part of it.

We’ll never forget January ’22, when she at the age of 95 churned out 30 beanies — only one short of one per day.

Hand knitting in Norway.
The Mom and the Grandma knitting together.
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Reviews from All over Red Hat Factory

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5.0 out of 5 stars (based on 81 reviews)
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I love the pattern of the knit.

Rated 5.0 out of 5
February 27, 2024

Great looking knit pattern, and I really like the dark green color.

Steve

Soft, comfortable and warm

Rated 5.0 out of 5
February 22, 2024

Love my new beanie! It’s actually softer and more comfortable than I expected, and looks great. My head is small so the fold is a little larger, but still looks great and fits snugly.

Todd Edwards

Awesome Hat

Rated 5.0 out of 5
February 22, 2024

This is a great hat! Warm, comfortable, and looks great. You can feel the quality of the Merino and you just know this is going to be around for a long time.

Joshua Veno

Love this hat!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
February 19, 2024

Lovely pattern in stretchy, soft wool. Perfect.

Steph

Exactly What I Needed

Rated 5.0 out of 5
February 19, 2024

I’m so glad I found Red Hat Factory. After not finding what I was looking for elsewhere, I was really looking forward to getting The Westcoaster, and I wasn’t disappointed. It’s thick enough to be very warm, but also has some airflow so my head doesn’t overheat if I’m active. High- quality handmade beanie. Would absolutely recommend (especially the dark blue!)

Scott Grabowski

Awesome

Rated 5.0 out of 5
February 19, 2024

You get what you pay for. High quality, handmade craftsmanship. I am 100% buying a second. Great company, don’t hesitate. I will be wearing this everyday for years to come. Thank you Red Hat Factory.

Chris Grandstaff

Superior!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
February 13, 2024

The hat is so beautiful. The wool is soft and warm and the craftsmanship is first rate. I also had an issue with a discount code and Ben resolved it within minutes with a personal email.

John Smith

A treasure to own and wear.

Rated 5.0 out of 5
February 8, 2024

A piece of art and craftsmanship you can wear. I love the richness of the red in my hat. Warm and comfortable in all conditions. I wear it everyday, even as my “thinking cap.” Lots of compliments.

Dennis T Williamsburg VA

So comfortable I forget I’m wearing it!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
February 8, 2024

I was in the market for a wool cap, since the synthetic one I’d been wearing was ill-fitting, scratchy, and too warm (even when it was freezing!). I was a little worried about the cost here, but those concerns abated as soon as I received my cap: it fits perfectly, keeps my head at a comfortable temperature regardless of my environs, and doesn’t trap moisture. No scratchiness at all, either.

As a bonus, the Eastfold has a wicked awesome pattern, so when I get bored during work meetings, I sometimes take it off and try to trace individual threads through the hat: it makes me appreciate the craftsmanship even more.

I hope the eastfold will come in Red eventually – my usual jackets and sweaters tend to skew more towards the green, and I’d love to have some contrast!

Marc

Fantastic, Warm, and Comfy

Rated 5.0 out of 5
February 8, 2024

This hat is beautifully knit and has a nice snug fit. It is comfy and warm, and works great for those cold winter days. This is my new favorite beanie.

David K

Very cozy !!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
February 6, 2024

This hat is super cute! It fits perfectly and is super warm.

Tammy Evans

Great hat

Rated 5.0 out of 5
February 5, 2024

Love the hat and they shipped quickly

Andrew Joseph

The Best!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
February 5, 2024

I have quite a collection of beanies, wool, acrylic, and alpaca. While each has its advantages, the Northcoaster is easily the warmest, most comfortable and unique in the bunch. The stitch pattern makes it a unique style, the thickness makes it very warm, the wool keeps it breathable and the stretchiness makes it securely and comfortably fit. That it was hand knit by a real person makes it especially mine. Thank you Red Hat Factory for making such a a fine product available. Sure, it’s a bit pricey, but it’s worth every penny to me and I will be back for more.

James

Obsessed!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
February 2, 2024

This hat exceeded my expectations. It is beautifully made, high quantity yarn, super warm, and stylish. What more can you ask for?? Don’t over think it—-this hat is worth every penny!

Kathryn

Superb product and of great quality. It arrived quickly and this is a great value. I'm proud and happy to hear it.

Rated 5.0 out of 5
February 2, 2024

I just wanted to report that this product is awesome

Dave Morton

Warm, comfy and beautifully made.

Rated 5.0 out of 5
January 31, 2024

I love my Arctic Circle Westcoaster! The knitting and color (blue) are absolutely beautiful. And it fits well — super warm and comfy.

Jamie

Best beanie ever!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
January 18, 2024

At first I had buyers remorse: overpriced, lots of hype but then the beanie arrived. A little darker rust colored than what I expected but looks very nice with the weave. Very soft, well made & comfortable. I’m afraid I will wear it so much that I’ll wear it out.

Gary

Beautiful hat!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
January 18, 2024

I bought a green Southlander. It’s beautifully made. There is such a difference between factory made and handmade knitwear! This handmade hat is handsome, sturdy and fits well so it’s super comfortable and warm. I absolutely love it.

Jamie

Top Notch

Rated 5.0 out of 5
January 8, 2024

Excellent quality. Not itchy after getting used to it. Absolutely love my red Southlander which I now wear as my daily hat (inside and out!). 2 folds sits great just above my ears or 1 fold is to the bottom of my ears. Worth every penny. I even feel like Steve Zissou…

Edward Bushell
Verified

Great company, great product!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
January 4, 2024

We received our hat quickly despite being in another country and holiday shipping. It is good quality and well made.

Catherine Griffin
Verified

Better than I expected!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
January 4, 2024

This first time hat purchase is a winner – warm and beautiful with an interesting stitch. The craftsmanship is beautiful. Please make more colors and a Navy and Black! P.S. I”m a textile (wovens) designer and in Men’s Fashion so I’m picky!

Bill
Verified

None better!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
December 28, 2023

I have to say that this is the absolute best beanie I have ever owned. Everything about it is high quality. Benjamin is also a fantastic person to deal with. He will respond immediately to any questions or concerns you may have. I highly recommend this beanie and this store. I will definitely be buying more beanies from them in the near future.

Herbert Bailey
Verified

Amazing Quality!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
December 22, 2023

I bought this beanie for a friend’s birthday and he is IN LOVE with it. The quality is great and the pattern stands out from the norm. It was perfect!

Chiffon H
Verified

Perfecto!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
December 22, 2023

Outstanding product and customer service. Exceeded expectations. Needed a new goobalini to keep my bald head warm… and the west coaster is perfect for that. Great fit. Very comfortable. I’ll be shopping for another soon!

Art Tringali
Verified

Nice wee bunnet

Rated 5.0 out of 5
December 22, 2023

Love my new hat! Soft, warm, thick beautifully coloured wool. I would highly recommend any red hat product. I look forward to my next purchase.

Des Doc
Verified

Fantastic, stunning, and warm hat!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
December 22, 2023

My Red Hat (the arctic) is amazing—it is BEAUTIFULLY knit—fits like a dream with great coverage—and looks dreamy. Plus it’s super warm. I own a lot of hats (I wear my hair super short and need hats for warmth) and this one is by far my favorite. I HIGHLY recommend it!

Pamela Sampel
Verified

Feels fantastic

Rated 5.0 out of 5
December 16, 2023

My order for a blue Arctic Circle Westcoaster arrived today, and it feels fantastic. The knit pattern looks rugged and durable.

The speed from order placed to delivery (in Kansas City) was excellent.

Thank you for establishing a wonderful little company.

Erik LaPrade
Verified

perfect stitching, perfect fit

Rated 5.0 out of 5
December 15, 2023

The Southlander fits perfectly and looks great – whether with one roll or two. Depending on how you wear it, the top is smooth on the crown or your head, or it has a little peak. The knit is lighter than I anticipated, but is just as warm as thicker knit hats I’ve tried. Can’t go wrong with this hat. Highly recommended.

Anthony
Verified

Top quality product and top class customer service

Rated 5.0 out of 5
December 15, 2023

The Westcoaster is absolutely perfect. Warm with just the right amount of stretch. Looks great and the red is brilliant. Highly recommend it on quality alone and they provide phenomenal customer service in the rare instance something goes awry. Will definitely be making more purchases.

Sheraz
Verified

Good service. Great beanies

Rated 5.0 out of 5
December 14, 2023

Received the two Southlander beanies today. Thank you. Feels great and very comfortable. I appreciate the service and the quality of the beanies. Merry Christmas to you all.

D T
Verified

Beyond my expectation's

Rated 5.0 out of 5
December 11, 2023

Got the red southlander. I’ll be grabbing the navy very soon. Many compliments right out of the box. Have worn it to the gym for a week straight. The quality and fit are spot on. Been looking for the perfect knit cap since the life aquatic. Here it is, don’t second guess, don’t over think, don’t shop around, just buy it.

Mike
Verified

Outstanding quality, comfort, and style!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
December 9, 2023

I get so many compliments on this beanie. It is warm, comfortable, stylish, and expertly made. I need to order a second one because my wife always wants to wear it!

Andrew
Verified

Beautiful quality

Rated 5.0 out of 5
December 9, 2023

The weave on my Eastford hat is really unique and beautiful. It fits snugly, yet comfortably, which is not true for others I’ve tried.

Richard
Verified

Love the Pattern, Comfortable

Rated 5.0 out of 5
December 5, 2023

Comfortable, Awesome Pattern, Hand Made Quality

Frank P.
Verified

Its a nice hat

Rated 4.0 out of 5
December 5, 2023

Buy this hat. Its a nice hat

Harold the hat man
Verified

Best hat ever

Rated 5.0 out of 5
December 3, 2023

Have this hat for little under two years and use it all weather conditions. Has still retained its shape.

Aidan
Verified

Great Hat

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 22, 2023

I have been looking for a quality hat like this for some time. Very well made and fits just right .

David
Verified

Well worth it!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 21, 2023

I order the Southlander and I’m ecstatic about it! I love how low it sits on my head. I’ve been looking for a beanie like that forever and I didn’t realize how difficult the search would be. I wanted to avoid Temu and Shein because I knew the quality would be horrible. Don’t second guess ordering from Red Hat Factory. Its well worth it.

Jason Flint
Verified

Don’t be nervous

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 21, 2023

I love this hat. I was nervous at first when seeing the price as I’m sure a lot of people are but this product is well made and extremely comfortable. Just ordered two more!

Ken Aboasu
Verified

Dope hat

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 19, 2023

Hat is very unique looking, quality is great im happy with my hat

Holiday
Verified

This is the best hat I’ve ever worn. No cap.

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 26, 2023

I was surprised how small my beanie was when I first got it, but it has grown to fit my giganteus head perfectly – without losing its grip! This is an unique experience for me, unlike all other sport-store beanies I’ve worn out in the past. It still feels new 4 months in.

It is also very sturdy and keeps warm! If you’re looking for a high quality beanie, this is the one for you 👍

One problem I have experienced is that my scalp becomes a bit dry. Worth noting is that I have this problem either way, with or without the beanie. I think it’s because the wool is very water absorbent.

If you have dandruff like me then maybe this helped you!😊 All in all I am very happy with my purchase.

Felix Ingfors
Verified

The perfect red beanie!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 26, 2023

Got my Southlander years ago and it holds up very well, looks almost brand new still! And I’ve been wearing it hard, in the swedish rain, exposed to the elements and underneath a bike helmet on the daily commutes (a shure killer for badly made wool hats), but it really just keeps on looking and feeling great!

Good job Benjamin & co!

Sebastian
Verified

Best beanie I own

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 2, 2023

Probably the best beanie I’ve owned. I own a lot of beanies from Carhartt to Maybe Tomorrow and I must say it’s the best one. The wool is not itchy and very soft. I will buy more in the future

Ralph R.
Verified

LOVE IT

Rated 5.0 out of 5
July 31, 2023

Just received it. Love the material, love the design, love how it fits onto my head. Perfect colour. Will definitely buy more. I lived in a very hot climate country. BRUNEI!!!

ZUL
Verified

Finally found the beanie I’ve searched for for so long!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
June 22, 2023

It’s just amazing! Fits perfectly, you can really feel the amazing quality of the wool and they are just great if you love wearing something on your head!

I’ve ordered 2 (a red Ona and an olive one) but the sizing is a bit different! The red one fits me better. Maybe that’s a little point of critique for the cool people behind this awesome brand!

Mitchel
Verified

Exceeded my expectations

Rated 5.0 out of 5
March 18, 2023

The north cap is a beautiful product that keeps you head warm and fit wise, the more you wear it the more it molds to your head! Safe to say I’ve been wearing it daily.

Muhammad Iqmal
Verified

Excellent, Practical, Human made Head Gear

Rated 5.0 out of 5
March 17, 2023

What a wonderful hat! Luxuriously soft, made with quality and care- I love this.

It’s comfortable, stays put and is lean enough to easily stash when necessary.

Knowing it’s the handy work of a conscientious person adds so much more meaning and connection.

Eme
Verified

Love it!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
January 24, 2023

Beautiful hand knit beanie that expands to fit your head. Can’t recommend more and communication was fantastic.

Jenny
Verified

Really good quality, i love it!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
January 4, 2023

I am looking for this hat for a long time, finally i found it here! So great hat!

Eddie
Verified

Great beanie hat

Rated 4.0 out of 5
October 26, 2022

The hat is pretty great, the fit is what you would expect from this style, that it is not so easy to find online.

I wish it would’ve been made 1oo% of wool, rather than just 8o%.

The only negative aspect is the long delivery time for international orders, as postal service is used and import duties are applicable.

Bogdan
Verified

Response from Red Hat Factory

Thank you for the review! I am happy to say that we have now moved our entire storage over to Sweden to offer better shipping times, and tracking on all shipping, including free.

Plenty Large Enough for Massive Noggins

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 20, 2022

It is a very handsome hat, but more importantly I do not have to stretch it to fit my rather large head.

I particularly like the chunky yarn.

Novak Tokic
Verified

One of the best beanie I have!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 20, 2022

Throughout the fall and the winter season I love to wear beanies and the Westcoaster is at the top of the list of those I own.

One of my favorite things about the Westcoaster is the ability to change the fold, to make it a little longer or a little shorter, depending on how I like to wear it, the elasticity and quality of the wool also makes it fit perfectly to my head (and yours too, seeing is believing).

It keeps very warm, and this for a beanie I would say is a pretty important thing.

I have to say that since adding the Westcoaster to my beanie collection it has made my choice much easier when I’m undecided about which one to wear.

Emma
Verified

Handmade, what else?

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 17, 2022

Best beanie out there, handmade, with a beautiful texture and super warm. I don’t need anything else!

Alessandro
Verified

One of the best hats I have ever owned

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 16, 2022

The westcoaster is just amazing. It has a “fluffier” look than the Southlander, and the material is just amazing. Super soft and easy on the head, it’s quite elastic as well. Thank you very much RHF, every time I wear your hat I’m super happy! 🙂

Federico
Verified

The only beanie you’ll need!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 15, 2022

This is the only beanie you’ll ever need! I’ve used mine a lot – and its quality is impeccable! Beautiful handcraft that is made to last<3

Aleks Grey
Verified

I Love this hat

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 15, 2022

It is just starting to get cold here in Michigan and I can already say that this hat has replaced all of my other dome warmers. It is comfortable, warm, and best of all; it fits in my pocket.

Jim Baksa
Verified

The Westcoaster

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 13, 2022

Although winter hasn’t beguines yet here in South Dakota we’ve had some cooler days. The day I received my Westcoaster was one of those days soon after it arrived I had do be outside so I put on my cap WOW! I was surprised as how warm and comfortable it was I’m not normally a wool person this is definitely my new favorite hat.

Arden Ballard
Verified

Pure style & quality!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 13, 2022

There’s no doubt the care that went into the Westcoaster beanie. The quality, finish is first hand, along with it’s style. A must have for the winter!

Michael Behrendt
Verified

Great Quality and Cozy

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 11, 2022

Our family loves Red Hat Factory!

Great quality and cozy. We got hats for the adults and kids!

Greg
Verified

Best beanie!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 11, 2022

After spending quite a few winters in Australia, where it gets surprisingly cold (especially when you add some wind and rain to the mix), I’m still struggling to find high quality warm clothing.

However, I was super happy with my own Redhat, so when my daughter was born, the Bay Bee was one of the first things I wanted to get to keep her warm for the winter.

Even though she was only a couple of months when winter started, it had a great fit. Very high quality knits, as well as super comfy for her to wear (I haven’t seen her pull it off).

Having loved my own beanie so much, I’m excited that I could introduce my daughter to her own RedHat already.

Morten
Verified

Cutes Beanie for little Beans

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 7, 2022

We love the Beanie for our baby! If you have a newborn you can just wrap it twice and its fits perfect!

Carina
Verified

It has become an extension of my head..

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 6, 2022

From the first time I put the North Cap on, its has become an extension of my head. I always wear it, apart perhaps from the hottest summer days. I love everything about this woolly hat – the fit, the colors available and the fantastic wool! Highly recommended!

Magnus A
Verified

Red hat factory is my home.

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 4, 2022

I go everywhere with my red hat .

Adam Skrzeszewski
Verified

Love it!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
May 16, 2022

I ordered the red southlander; stylish, warm, comfortable, high quality and love the fact that it’s traditionally handcrafted what really makes it a bonus!

Have been using it almost every day now, especially with my outdoor activities (hiking, camping, …) but it goes perfectly in the city as well.

Just love how the red color stands out 🙂

It looks small when you first see it but it stretches to a comfortable fit with no itching after a while.

Definitely will get another in a different color!

Manu
Verified

Surpassed all expectations!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
April 16, 2022

I expected this to be a good quality hat when I ordered it. But it is so much more! When it first arrived I was worried it would be too small (I have a really big head). But it fits perfectly (so long as you understand this is an on-top-the-ears hat). The color is fantastic – I got the yellow/orange, and the yarn is vibrant and beautiful. The knitting is extremely well done, and it’s a tight enough knit pattern that when it stretches, it not only keeps a good form, but it also stays really warm. I’ve been wearing it every day for two weeks now, there are no stitches out of line, and it’s gotten more comfortable with every wear. Can’t recommend these hats enough!

David Rappenecker
Verified

Southlander toque red

Rated 5.0 out of 5
March 30, 2022

Awesome toque, I have a lot of different toques but this one is very comfortable, looks good, feels awesome, Even my wife likes it on me

Craig
Verified

Quality and Comfort

Rated 5.0 out of 5
December 31, 2021

The moment you feel the hat you know that it is a high quality piece of gear. It looks small when you first see it but stretches to comfortably fit your head and keeps your head warm the entire time you are outdoors. I couldn’t be more pleased with the purchase.

James
Verified

Great!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
December 28, 2021

Stylish and comfy!

Yiannis Fryds
Verified

My favourite beanie

Rated 5.0 out of 5
December 22, 2021

I have Southlander blue hat and I like it. It’s well made, stylish, cosy and very warm. Probably will get another one in different colour!

Grega
Verified

Zissou would be v happy with this one

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 20, 2021

Great little hat with a lot of character. Made with love from the motherland is an added bonus to my cousteau beanie. Recommended.

Tim
Verified

Perfect wool hat!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 20, 2021

In a perfect world, my own mother would have knitted this hat for me, but none of the hats I have gotten from her has had this style and look (don’t tell her that). To be able to buy a hat, this good looking, that someone elses mother has hand-knitted, is as close to perfect as I can get. No itching, perfect size and shape, it only looks better with use, and of course the beautiful red color! (Yes, you need to get the red one first!)

Christian
Verified

Accidentally Wes Anderson

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 20, 2021

I love this cosy hat, really comfortable and warm. And of course it’s an added bonus that I look like a character from the life aquatic!

Karen
Verified

My go to hat

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 20, 2021

Hands down my fav. I personally own 4 of this model. Which says a lot about the product. The only way to get your hands on a hat of this quality, is to find yourself a Norwegian grandmother or just buy for RHF. Seriously the best.

Billy Chester
Verified

Handmade excellence!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 20, 2021

This traditionally handcrafted knit cap is a true gem! The red color provides a nice pop of color and goes very well with everything from raw denim to outdoorsy clothing. And what I personally like very much with this particular model is it’s small size, which is perfect for us with quite small heads 😏.

Highly recommended!

Sebastian Cronholm
Verified

A must have

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 20, 2021

Stylish, classic. Iconic

André Batista
Verified

love my beanies (both)

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 20, 2021

I got one southlander, as well as a custom knit beanie in merino wool and dyed with tumeric from mom’s market. I love them both, though they do have a very different feel. The yellow merino wool one feels like a looser knit and the yard is a bit thinner, which is honestly nicer in slightly warmer northern california days. The regular is a bit thicker and not quite as loose a knit. When I got them I was suprised, they’re a little looser knit than other hats of the same style that I’ve gotten and also seemingly a little smaller, but they stretch and look great. They’re a bit pricey, but I totally get that they’re handmade, which I think is great and is worth the knowledge that real people are actually making them.

marcos sanchez
Verified

It only gets better

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 20, 2021

I’ve owned my Red Southlander for a bit more than two years now, and the longer I have it, the more I fall in love with it.

Not to say I didn’t love it immediately, cause that would be a lie, but the more I wear it, the more it just feels like an extension of myself. The way it fits perfectly to my head is unlike any other beanie I’ve ever owned, I sometimes even forget it’s up there!

I’ve realized this hat only gets better with time and is versatile like no other. My favorite memories while wearing it range from days spent in the mountains to cutting hair at the barber shop I work at and some hearty urban exploring. It’s meant for every adventure.

If I haven’t said enough yet, my friends really like it too 🙂

Ethan Thompson
Verified

Choose the North Cap!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 20, 2021

Cannot commend this product enough! Intricately woven sheep wool that metaphorically resembles that of Mozart’s symphonies or Van Gohg’s paintings. I’ve had mine for almost two years now, and it’s never let me down! It keeps me warm when cold, dry when wet, and unique in a world full of followers. Choose to screw the system, stand out, stand taller, stand firm. Choose the North Cap!

Michael Kenneth Almqvist
Verified

True to description

Rated 4.0 out of 5
October 20, 2021

The Southlander has a great shape, it is not too thick, yet still warm. Mine is still a bit tight, but I expect it to expand the more I use it. Would have liked it to be a bit longer because I like to have it over my ears, while now it is just partly covering. True to color on website (I have Olive color).

Frida Carlsen
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Made of wool and really cool!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 20, 2021

This was a gift, and absolutely loved the feel and look of it. Would definitely get more in other colors.

David
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Go-To Beanie

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 20, 2021

This has become my go-to beanie. Super comfy, keeps my head warm (obviously) and as a photographer, it’s great for making my subjects pop and stand out in the photos.

Morten
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