You will need
- -a cap;
- -the pelvis;
- -washing powder;
Determine what kind of material are connected or sewn your favorite hat. Stretch not only wool, but also synthetic clothing, and hats knit with the addition of a certain percentage of wool. View immediately after purchase things at the label there must be, given the composition, as well as icons indicating the features of the wash. Drawing attention to this information, you will prevent the stretching of the cap.
If your hat is made of wool or any other natural material, try soak it in very hot water. Pour water into the basin, put back the product and leave for 10-15 minutes. Washing powder in a basin do not add. If you have special detergent for wool items, you can top up some of the liquid.
After soaking a little wash the hat by hand. Do this very gently, do not RUB or wring the wool thing. Prostirav the product, change the water in the basin. Now pour a very cold water. The cap must lay in the cold for another 20 minutes. In hot water the wool quickly to sit in the cold is the process of "fixing". But it is important to remember that in the washing machine things made of wool with the aim of reducing their size can not be placed categorically. After such washing, they can sit unevenly, moreover, significantly deteriorate the quality of the wool.
Remove the cap from the basin, wait until the water is slightly flow. Please note that the product of wool can neither pressing, nor, especially, to twist. When the cap became a little easier, spread on a smooth surface of the towel after placing down the oilcloth. Straighten your thing, give it the right shape. Leave the cap on the towel until, until it dries completely. If necessary, the cap can be flipped after a while.
Advice 2: How to size hats
The headdress is the crown of the image. It was the cap or hat in the first place draws the eye and creates a General impression about a person. However, even the most fashionable and elegant beanie is not going to face if it is too tight or, conversely, clumsily slides down to the nose due to the large size. This is especially true for fur hats, which rigidly hold the form. Therefore, it is important to know how to determine their individual size caps.
Before you figure out your size cap, remember that there are standard sizes of hats: women's, from 54 to 61, and the male - 54 to 63. These figures show the size of head circumference, expressed in centimeters.
To find out your size, use a tailor's measuring tape. Stand before a mirror and wrap the inch of the head, having his front forehead, and back of the protruding part of the back of the head. Make sure that the centimeter is not too tightly stretched, but never slack.
Getting the full circumference in inches, compare it with a standard yardstick. So you know what size you need to ask when buying caps. Please note that the choice of fur caps or hats have to take a size exactly matching your. Do not try to pull headgear force, but do not let it sit too loose.
If in determining the size you have on hand with the tape measure, you can use the usual thick thread. It is important that the thread does not stretch in length, otherwise your measurement will be inaccurate. Take the thread in your hand and attach it to the head in the manner indicated above. Then select the resulting segment and measure it in the normal range. The figures and will fit your standard size headgear. For example, in the measurement result you get 57 cm, then your size No. 57.
When buying a fur cap or a hat keep in mind that today almost all tight hats have an elastic waist a ribbon in its design. It is called the stabilizer of size or utinam cord. Using this kind of tape the size of the cap can be adjusted in the range of 2-3 centimeters. For example, if your chosen fur hat is the 57 sizeand you usually wear 55, you can easily reduce the amount to 2 centimeters.
Remember, however, that the shaping ribbon can only reduce the size of the caps, to pull it, but not to increase. So if you liked the model too tightly worn on the head, do not expect to wear it can stretch to the desired size. Better take a look at other options, otherwise you risk to spoil the form of caps and get a very bad thing in your wardrobe.