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TwiLd Capit Hog

Cobalt Blue Smoking Cap light weight wool & cotton with leather tassel

Cobalt Blue Smoking Cap light weight wool & cotton with leather tassel

Regular price £87.00 GBP
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Dispatch time

Ready made items - dispatched within 3 business days

Handmade to order - dispatched within 10 business days.

Delivery charge

Royal Mail postal service


Standard : £5.95 (estimate 2 - 4 business days)

Express : £12.50 Special Delivery (week days only) 

Europe: £19.00

(unfortunately excluding the EU at this time) Royal Mail International (tracked & signed where available)   

Rest of World: £25.00

Royal Mail International (tracked & signed where available) 


One-of-a-kind – there is only one, and there won’t be another exactly like this.

Made to order – only a small limited number will be produced. Sometimes the number of size variations on offer are more than the number of products I have the supplies to produce, so please don’t take that as an indication of the number available.

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Purchasing a hat

When purchasing a hat you will need to choose a size. In order to do that you will need to know the head measurement of the person the hat is intended for. Measuring the head isn't difficult or complicated to do, but hopefully this quick guide will confirm how it's done.

To measure the head

You will need either a soft tape measure (dressmakers tape measure), or a piece of string and a regular tape measure to measure it against.

Head picture of a Victorian male with a measure line indicated around his forehead.
  Measure the circumference around the head keeping  the tape level and firm,
 just above the ears, across the forehead and over the  bump on the back of the head.
 As a guide -  take your head measurement and add approximately half an inch, for comfort, this will give your hat size for a TwiLd Capit Hog handmade hat. 

If you require a custom size, or a little help, you can send me a message here.  


Customer reviews

All customer reviews here

 This item is handmade to order

Classy colours in a classic design! A beautiful smoking cap handmade in fine wool cobalt blue check, chambray denim and navy cotton, with a cobalt blue leather tassel. Light weight natural fabrics with breath-ability for spring-like days. 

Handmade like a traditional quilt, the check wool tip when quilted to fine bamboo/ cotton wadding is shrunk, which gives a slightly crinkled/ puffed antique quilt look to the design. Bamboo/ cotton wadding is an anti-bacterial, soft, eco-friendly material. 

The chambray denim and navy cotton crown is trimmed with a band of the cobalt blue check wool, to bring the colours together while adding a sophisticated detail. The shade of blue chambray may vary. 

The navy cotton edging continues through to the inside of the hat to form part of the lining, along with fine cotton shirting in pale blue. 

The hat is finished with a vintage button for attaching the removable leather tassel. The macrame tassel is in a stunning cobalt blue trimmed with the same fine wool material as the hat. 

I make hats as unique as the people who wear them. This design in these fabrics will be produced in a very limited number. This is because the main fabrics are vintage/ remnants. 

An elegant cap based on the eastern looking lounge hat or fez of the 1860's/70's. The perfect gentleman's spring hat.

*crown circ.

  • Small - approx. 22 inch / 56cm
  • Medium - approx. 23 inch / 58.5cm
  • Large - approx. 24 inch / 61cm
  • Extra Large - approx. 25 inch / 63.5cm 
  • XXL - approx. 26 inch / 66cm

(measurements are approx. and will be within acceptable tolerance) 

**As a guide - take your head measurement and add approx. half an inch (for comfort), this gives your hat size. More help here

Materials: 100% wool, cotton chambray denim, cotton , 50/50 bamboo/ cotton wadding

Each is individually handmade so will differ slightly. Including fabric pattern which is determined by cut, and angle of quilting on tip which is determined after being quilted. The shade of blue chambray denim may vary.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 123 reviews
Glenn Burton
Quite wonderful

My Sunset fleece pillbox hat, Mens ethnic skullcap is beautifully made and actually fits my XL head. The hat is exquisitely made, fits perfectly and is nicely light. Thank you.


Beautifully made, so comfortable, and absolute lifesavers in the cold weather!!


I love the design so much. The hat itself made-up silk, corduroy, gemstones and Completed with a tassel, it’s magnificent design is a modern spin of the classical smoking hats. I'm beyond pleased and privileged to own this. I proudly own three hats from this store, I'll be taking great care of them. I’m very lucky to have encountered Julie who is a marvellous artist here on Esty who’s creations haven given me a tremendous amount of joy.


Very well made hat, cosy and warm. My second purchase from this store, I will be wearing it for winter.


Absolutely amazing, I saw this item in the medium size that was available, I knew I had to have it, I even messaged the owner if it was possible to make it in my size.

One day I logged on to Esty and there it was listed in my size, I knew immediately what I had to do, it was in two other peoples baskets, but no ! it was destined to me mine !

When it arrived I was astounded, the quality of materials and the craftsmanship was beyond anything I could imagined, this thinking cap was made and designed not to last years but to last decades. I am beyond delighted to own this Harris Tweed cap and I know I will grow old wearing it, I will keep it in great condition so when I have children I will pass it on to them. it was so great and fantastic I even bought another one and I'm thinking about buying a third one.