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Wool Felt 5-6″ Capelines

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$14.40$54.00 (USD)

Wool Felt Unfinished Hat Bodies – 5-6″ Capelines.
The weight of our #6 Flares is approximately 140 grams or 5 ounces.
The weight is not necessarily related to the thickness but generally the heavier the body the thicker the hat.

Our wool hat bodies are Manufactured 100% in the USA.  We use 100% merino wool that’s sourced from South Africa and Australia.  The hat bodies are manufactured individually using original hat making equipment dating back 110 years.   The hat body production process encompasses 45 essential manufacturing operations.  We also cook our own stiffening agent, shellac, which is sourced from Thailand and Malaysia.

Unblocked Hat Bodies are not hats, they are not shaped yet.

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SKU: WOOL 6

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ColorsSKUNotes PriceQuantity
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Avocado WOOL 6 Avocado $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Beige WOOL 6 Beige $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Black WOOL 6 Black $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt 5-6″ Capelines – Chartreuse Bright Lime WOOL 6 Bright Lime $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt 5-6″ Capelines – Heather Grey Burgundy WOOL 6 Burgundy $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Camel WOOL 6 L Camel $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt 5-6″ Capelines – Chartreuse Chartreuse WOOL 6 Chartreuse $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Cherry WOOL 6 Cherry $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt 5-6″ Capelines – Cream Cream WOOL 6 Cream $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Dark Chocolate WOOL 6 Dk Choc $28.80 (USD)
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Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Dark Green WOOL 6 Dk Green $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt 5-6″ Capelines – Chartreuse Dark Turquoise WOOL 6 Dk Turq $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Fuchsia WOOL 6 Fuchsia Discontinued $28.80 (USD)
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Wool Felt 5-6″ Capelines – Gold Gold WOOL 6 Gold Dijon Gold $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Grape WOOL 6 Grape $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt 5-6″ Capelines – Heather Grey Heather Charcoal WOOL 6 H Charcoal $28.80 (USD)
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Wool Felt 5-6″ Capelines – Heather Grey Heather Grey WOOL 6 H Grey $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt 5-6″ Capelines – Leopard Leopard Wool 6 Leopard Hand Painted Leopard Ombre $54.00 (USD)
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Wool Felt 5-6″ Capelines – Heather Grey Light Chocolate WOOL 6 Lt Choc $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Light Grey WOOL 6 L Lt Grey $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt 5-6″ Capelines – Chartreuse Lime WOOL 6 Lime $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt 5-6″ Capelines – Heather Grey Lipstick Pink WOOL 6 Lipstick $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Loden WOOL 6 Loden $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Medium Gray WOOL 6 Med Grey $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt 5-6″ Capelines – Chartreuse Medium Orange WOOL 6 Med Orange $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Merlot WOOL 6 Merlot $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Navy WOOL 6 Navy $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Off White WOOL 6 L Off Wht $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Off White 2nds WOOL 6 L2 Off Wht $28.80 $19.40 (USD)
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Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Orange WOOL 6 Orange $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt 5-6″ Capelines – Heather Grey Plum WOOL 6 Plum $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Purple WOOL 6 Purple $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Red WOOL 6 Red $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Royal Blue WOOL 6 Royal $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Rust WOOL 6 Rust $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Teal WOOL 6 Teal $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Tobacco WOOL 6 Tobacco $28.80 (USD)
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Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Turquoise WOOL 6 Turquoise $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel White White WOOL 6 L Wht Wht $32.00 (USD)
Wool Felt 5-6″ Capelines – Heather Grey Wine WOOL 6 Wine $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Yellow Yellow WOOL 6 Yellow $28.80 (USD)
Wool Felt Hoods – Camel Yellow 2nds WOOL 6 2 Yellow $28.80 (USD)
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Description

Capeline (cartwheel, body) 5″ or 6″ brim – Larger than a hood, used for hats with large brims (portrait hats, pirate hats.) Wool is 1/8″ thick.

WOOL FELT

Issue: Manufacture machinery marks on felt that are made when making wool hoods and brims and stiffener discoloration.

FYI

Hats By Lekos wool capelines and hoods are made with a special ingredient to prevent shrinking in the manufacturing process. Wool capelines and hoods made in China do not use this ingredient and therefore are more difficult to stretch and shrink since they do not use the special ingredient in their manufacturing process and they are preshrunk. Also, the Chinese use 100% type 1 wool while we use a blended combo of wools that actually make the hat pliable and easier to pull in the blocking process.

Why and How to resolve:

Ours are much easier to move and the marks are just from the machinery to make them. We don’t pre-steam them out because we don’t want shrinkage. They will come out when you block and wet or steam them. Also, we don’t trim the bottom to give you more material to work with.

Making the bit of stiffener in them COLOR EVEN would also require us to steam them. We don’t do any extra steaming to make them cosmetically acceptable. We are concerned about substance not cosmetics. When you block and steam, all will be good and the integrity of the felt will be maintained for your valued ease of blocking experience. The cosmetic fix will happen when you steam and block naturally. Your end product will be achieved easier with better results. Voila!

Additional information

Weight0.6 lbs
Colors

White White, Off White, Off White 2nds, Cream, Beige, Camel, Tobacco, Light Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, Bright Lime, Lime, Chartreuse, Avocado, Dark Green, Loden, Teal, Turquoise, Dark Turquoise, Orange, Medium Orange, Yellow, Yellow 2nds, Gold, Lipstick Pink, Fuchsia, Red, Cherry, Plum, Burgundy, Wine, Merlot, Rust, Grape, Purple, Royal Blue, Navy, Light Grey, Heather Grey, Heather Charcoal, Medium Gray, Black, Leopard

Description

Capeline (cartwheel, body) 5″ or 6″ brim – Larger than a hood, used for hats with large brims (portrait hats, pirate hats.) Wool is 1/8″ thick.

WOOL FELT

Issue: Manufacture machinery marks on felt that are made when making wool hoods and brims and stiffener discoloration.

FYI

Hats By Lekos wool capelines and hoods are made with a special ingredient to prevent shrinking in the manufacturing process. Wool capelines and hoods made in China do not use this ingredient and therefore are more difficult to stretch and shrink since they do not use the special ingredient in their manufacturing process and they are preshrunk. Also, the Chinese use 100% type 1 wool while we use a blended combo of wools that actually make the hat pliable and easier to pull in the blocking process.

Why and How to resolve:

Ours are much easier to move and the marks are just from the machinery to make them. We don’t pre-steam them out because we don’t want shrinkage. They will come out when you block and wet or steam them. Also, we don’t trim the bottom to give you more material to work with.

Making the bit of stiffener in them COLOR EVEN would also require us to steam them. We don’t do any extra steaming to make them cosmetically acceptable. We are concerned about substance not cosmetics. When you block and steam, all will be good and the integrity of the felt will be maintained for your valued ease of blocking experience. The cosmetic fix will happen when you steam and block naturally. Your end product will be achieved easier with better results. Voila!

Disclaimers

Note: Dye lots may vary. Hoods and Capelines of the same color may also vary.

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