Tweed Caps and Hats Tweed caps Folding instructions Care of your tweed

Tweed Caps and Hats
Care of your tweed
cap or hat
Folding instructions
Tweed caps
Clean off mud and dirt when dry
by using a pure bristle hat brush*,
and steam if necessary.
Tweed caps are designed to be
Tweed is a traditional, hard
wearing, rain and weather resistant
Scottish textile. It is made up of
pure wool yarns dyed to earthy
hues drawn from the natural
colours of the landscape of fields
and trees, the flora of mountain
sides and moors.
Place your cap down on
a flat surface
Remove marks using spirit such as
lighter fuel or dry cleaning fluid in
a well ventilated room. Test first by
applying the cleaner to a small
unseen area inside.
Dry by shaking off water and leave
at room temperature.
Fold your cap in half, tucking the
peak under the cap band
Maintain the size by inserting a hat
jack* inside and adjust to a snug fit.
Leave it in a wet or
steamed cap or
hat until dry.
On arrival at your destination
unfold your cap and reshape
Keep your hat brim straight and in
good shape by using a damp cloth
and iron it on a cool setting.
*Available from Lock & Co.
The yarn is woven into many
patterns including window pane,
houndstooth, herringbone and
subtly toned plain cloths.
Lock & Co. handmade caps are
cut and crafted by our cap maker
Mr Gill. In addition we offer a
made to order cap service for our
handmade caps.
A selection of four Lock & Co.
tweed caps:-
Tweed caps and hats are worn by
sportsmen, country gentlemen and
those who enjoy outdoor pursuits.
The Duke of Windsor adopted an
extra full cut Lock ‘Turnberry’ cap
made in his Prince of Wales tweed
cloth, whilst Rex Harrison wore
a hounds tooth check trilby as
Professor Higgins in ‘My Fair Lady’.