Off White Chunky Beret Cap, COLOR OPTIONS, Slouchy Hat, Thick Bulky Warm Winter Wool Blend Women's Crochet Knit Tam, Ready to Ship in 3 Days
Handmade Off-White Wheat Crocheted Women's Hat | More Colors Available Soft & Thick Women's Beret, Tam. I used a high quality super-bulky yarn that creates a very thick and warm crocheted fabric. When first crocheted, the hat will be a little stiff, but will relax over time with wearing and washing. The color in the photos is called Wheat, an off-white with very thin black strands scattered throughout. The close-up picture shows this detail perfectly. On their web site, Lion Brand describes this color as a cream, but I would definitely not categorize it as such since it has no yellow hue whatsoever. I would consider this to be a true off-white. This hat will coordinate with the Wool-Ease scarves and neck warmers in my shop. COLOR OPTIONS: I'm able to make this hat in different colors, all from the Wool-Ease Thick N Quick line of yarn. Please refer to the scarf photos that follow the main hat photos to pick your color. • Yarn Content: 80% Acrylic/20% Wool • Yarn Brand & Color: Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick N Quick in Wheat SIZE: One size fits many (adult women). The mannequin In the photos has a head size of 22 inches and the hat fits a little loosely on her. I usually design my own patterns, but for this hat I used one from the yarn manufacturer, a one-size-fits-all pattern. This hat is crocheted "in the round", so no seams. PLEASE NOTE: This yarn contains some wool, so if you're allergic to or even sometimes irritated by wool, I wouldn't recommend purchasing this item. As far as wool/acrylic blends go, this one is great quality & very soft, but will still bother those of us who tend to get itchy when wearing wool. (: CARE INSTRUCTIONS: Can be washed in cool and dried in dryer, however I recommend either hand washing in cold water and laying flat to dry, or washing on a gentle cycle in a lingerie bag and drying only a few minutes in the dryer. The gentler washing & drying prevents the yarn from frizzing over time. Avoid washing with heavier garments that cause friction. If using washing machine, avoid washing with items that have zippers, buttons, etc that may snag the yarn loops and pull on them or make the yarn fray. U.S. SHIPPING: I keep shipping to a minimum and offer First Class Package as the best value for price & speed. For multiple orders, I often use Priority Mail. For Ready to Ship items, I'll ship within two business days. For items made to order, I'll ship as soon as I have the scarf finished (within the time-frame stated in the listing title). I use the PayPal/USPS integrated shipping system whenever possible, so you will be provided with a delivery confirmation number by email from PayPal and/or Aftcra. Most First Class packages take two to five days to be delivered. INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING: I always combine shipping for multiple orders. I most commonly use USPS First Class International for shipping outside of the US. First Class International may take a longer time to arrive than other services, but it's much more affordable than Priority International (which usually runs $25 or more for a few ounces). Delivery time for international packages is usually 5 to 15 business days. Customs, bad weather, or national holidays can sometimes slow down a package with the occasional shipment taking around 30 days to arrive. This only happens to about 5% of my international shipments. (: In the last four years, USPS has raised prices significantly for First Class International, in some cases more than doubling the amount they used to charge before 2013. On a positive note, as part of that price increase, they include tracking and delivery confirmation as part of the First Class service for almost all the countries I ship to. To keep shipping costs down, I will use lightweight polymer shipping envelopes as often as possible. For multiple items, I may find a cardboard box is best. International Buyers Please Note: Import duties, taxes, and charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to buying. PAYMENTS: I accept PayPal. If you don't have a PayPal account, you will still be able to pay with a credit or debit card through PayPal. You can also pay from your bank account using an E-check (also through the PayPal system), but I won't be able to ship until the check has cleared, PayPal says it's okay to ship and allows me to print out a label. RETURNS: For now, I am not accepting returns, but am completely open to resolving any problems that may occur. I feel the best strategy is to head off any problems before they even happen. If you have any questions whatsoever about any items I am selling, please ask. Thanks for looking! (: