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Merino virgin wool

Wool hair is similar to human skin and has an excellent heat retention capacity, regulates skin respiration and oxygen exchange. Wool has a moisture-regulating effect, i.e. it can absorb up to a third of its own weight in moisture and release it back into the environment depending on the outside conditions. Merino wool is very finely crimped, does not scratch and feels soft and fluffy.
The wool comes from controlled organic animal husbandry (kbT), whereby the merino sheep are kept in a species-appropriate manner so that they can live healthy and stress-free lives. The use of pesticides is prohibited both on the pastures and on the animals.
Wool is dirt-repellent and regenerates through airing. Wool should be washed and rinsed very carefully by hand in lukewarm water, do not wring or rub, otherwise it will become matted.

Merino virgin wool / silk

Our cosy, soft merino wool/silk blend is ideal for our hats and scarves, as the material regulates heat and moisture and thus supports a healthy skin climate. The hats made from this blend – 70% pure new merino wool from certified organic animal husbandry (kbT) and 30% silk – ensure a comfortable and pleasant wearing experience



  • Cooling and comfortable to wear.
  • very robust and tear-resistant.
  • lint-free.
  • naturally antibacterial, dust and dirt resistant.
  • very suitable for allergy sufferers.


We only use cotton from controlled organic cultivation (kbA). In organic cultivation, no synthetic chemical fertilisers or pesticides are used. Genetically modified seeds are prohibited. This means consciously avoiding negative impacts on people, health and the environment. We support fair trade under humane conditions.
Cotton fibres are particularly soft, fine and feel very pleasant on the skin. Cotton is antistatic, i.e. dirt in the form of dust is neither attracted nor retained by cotton fibres. Allergy sufferers can therefore wear this fabric without hesitation. The fabric is also breathable, absorbent and non-scratchy, making it very comfortable to wear.

Safely through the summer with our UV protection collection according to UV-STRANDARD 801

Since 2004, we have been offering a completely natural UV protection collection made from our certified cotton in four different UV protection levels (UV Protect 30, 40, 60 and 80) – all certified according to UV-STANDARD 801. This standard tests under realistic wearing conditions and is recommended by the German consumer organisation Stiftung Warentest. It is much more reliable than the frequently used Australian-New Zealand standard, which only tests textiles when new and dry.
There are now 15 certified organic cotton fabrics in the classic colours flame, caribean sea, marine, red, dahlia, mystical, turbulence, slate green (UV80), jeans, azalea, golden yellow, green tea (UV60), cayenne, rosé (UV40) and taupe (UV30) – without any chemical additives. All items made from these materials provide safe and reliable protection against harmful UV rays – from 2 hours to a whole day!
Our special UV-protective textiles can be reliably recognised by the “UV-Protect” label of the UV-STANDARD 801. You can find detailed information at: .

How do I recognise good protection?

Similar to sun cream, the protective effect of clothing is also specified as a “UV protection factor (USF)” or “ultraviolet protection factor (UPF)”. The calculated protection factors indicate the extension of the maximum unprotected exposure time in the direct midday sun, which varies depending on the skin type.

Ideally, dermatologists recommend a protection factor of 30 or more, but 20 may be sufficient for pre-tanned skin, a dark complexion and only short exposure times.
According to the Australian standard, textiles are only tested dry & new; a material tested in this way and labelled with a protection factor of 40 often only achieves a protection factor of 5 according to the UV STANDARD 801!

Reliable UV protection in 15 colours and 4 thicknesses

Only the UV STANDARD 801 tests fabrics under conditions of use: wet, stretched and washed several times.

The lowest measured value appears on the label and guarantees the actual protection offered.

Further information can be found at

UV protection recommendations

The most important protective measure is sensible exposure to the sun: less is more!

Start slowly – never at midday between 11am and 3pm!

No direct sunlight for babies under 1 year old, infants only with sufficiently high sun protection (preferably made of fabric)! Start slowly – never at midday between 11am and 3pm!

Know and take into account UV forecasts – the higher the UV index (UVI), the greater the risk of sunburn

Know your skin type and act accordingly!

Dermatologists recommend the right clothing as second most important protective measure but staying out of the sun!

  • To be protective, clothing needs to cover as much skin as possible and should fit loosely.
  • A long-sleeved shirt and a wide-brimmed hat are far better than a T-shirt with a baseball cap!
  • Stretching and getting wet may reduce any protective effect of fabrics dramatically.
  • Look for certified UV protective textiles – at best certified according to UV standard 801 – as these fabrics add safety, reassurance and extra protection.

…we love making beautiful hats with a great fit from great fabrics – with love and by hand – for happy children and their parents!


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