Börje Växbo Lin Rödven Black
Börje Växbo Lin Rödven Black
Börje Växbo Lin Rödven Black
Börje Växbo Lin Rödven Black
Börje Växbo Lin Rödven Black
Börje Växbo Lin Rödven Black
Börje Växbo Lin Rödven Black

Börje Växbo Lin Rödven Black

BörjeSr.VLBL56

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Product Description:

A classic Newsboy Cap in 100% linen from Växbo Lin, made in Sweden.

Växbo Lin outside Bollnäs in Hälsingland is one of Sweden's few remaining linen weavers, traditional patterns are woven together with timeless design.

Detailed information:

  • Color: Blue
  • 5,5 centimetres brim
  • Made of 100 % Linen (Flax)
  • No lining
  • Machine wash cold, gentle spin

To measure your hat size, wrap a tape measure around your head just above your ears. The tape should fit comfortably – not too tight. Round up to the nearest size.

If you have no tape measure, you can measure with a string, which you then measure with a ruler.

Head Size (cm) Head Size (Inch) Generic Hat Size
54    21 1/4 XS
55    21 5/8 S
56    22    S
57    22 1/2 M
58 22,75 M
59    23 1/4 L
60    23 5/8 L
61    24    XL
62    24 1/2 XL
63    24 3/4 XXL

The name comes from the boys who worked selling newspapers on the streets in the late 19th century. In the UK, the model was called Baker Boy cap, but the truth is that the cap was used by more than just "Newsboys" and "Bakerboys". All men, especially from the working class, could wear this type of cap during the heyday of the early 20th century.

The Newsboy cap has a rounder, more generous and bolder shape that gives a more urban attitude than, for example, a Flat cap. The iconic shape of the cap is sewn from eight pieces of fabric and has a button in the middle.

Our caps have a handmade quality and timeless style. We always start from traditional shapes, patterns and materials and then adapt them to a contemporary expression.

I Växbo i Hälsingland finns Sveriges bäst bevarade miljöer från linberedningens glansdagar. På denna historiska mark och med detta kulturarv i ryggen startades Växbo Lin.

Växbo Lin är idag ett av Sveriges få kvarvarande linneväverier, där vävs traditionella mönster med tidlös design enligt gamla hantverkstraditioner.

Vill du läsa mer om Linne och Växbo Lin se följande länk.