karakoram : alpaca silk beanie with cuff
Hand knitted from a blend of alpaca, mohair and silk, this boucle beanie has a wonderfully soft finish. Its cuff may be folded up to create a snug brim, or worn long and slouchy for years of extravagantly comfortable warmth.
made in Bosnia and Herzegovina
materials : alpaca 64%, mohair 22%, silk 14%
approximate measurements :
• circumference 55 - 62cm
• vanilla bean
• carbon/chalk fleck
care : cold hand wash your hat in gentle wool detergent (or shampoo) and roll in a towel to blot. Reshape while damp and allow to dry flat.
Cologne-based designers Caroline and Christian Brockmeyer are passionate about sustainable, natural wools, and their KARAKORAM hats meet the challenges of winter with integrity and beauty. Using carefully sourced high-quality fibres, each piece is made by a social enterprise supporting women to earn a fair wage through meaningful work (every tag bears its knitter’s name). Only the time consuming and skilful craft of hand knitting could do justice to the quality yarns developed by KARAKORAM, yielding lively texture, timeless design and luxuriant warmth you’ll treasure for many years.