Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat




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The humble Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat (often referred to as the 'Ray Mears Beanie') has fast become a firm favourite among Woodloreans the world over. Thanks to its incredible warmth, breathability and luxurious softness, this winter hat has proven to be one of our best sellers, year after year. Please note that our Navy Beanie is currently out of stock until early September 2014.

Created from a special blend of fine merino wool and insulating possum fur, this double-thickness beanie provides a superb amount of warmth while remaining extremely light in weight. The idea of blending these two natural fibres was first developed by a New Zealand knitter as a by-product of the possum control programme, making the merino/possum blend an environmentally sound choice.

Possum fur is one of the most extraordinary natural fibres in the world, thanks to its hollow core; this cavity traps a tunnel of air that provides extraordinary warmth (up to 30% more than standard woollen garments), while keeping the fibre's weight to a minimum. As a sign of how effective this feature is, the only other animal with a hollow core fibre is the polar bear.

Merino wool also has unique characteristics; each fibre is exceptionally fine, long and densely crimped, helping to retain heat close to the skin while keeping out cold air. The fibre also wicks moisture away from the skin, allowing the wool to stay warm and dry. The combination of merino wool with possum fur results in a fabric that is lightweight, twice as warm as wool, highly resistant to pilling and opulently soft to the touch.

Details:

  • Material: 60% merino wool, 40% possum fur (includes nylon)
  • One size fits all
  • Extremely lightweight
  • Warm, durable and fast-drying
  • Made in New Zealand
  • Subtle logo stitched into rim
  • Available in Moss, Oyster, Ebony, Black and Navy
  • Hand-wash only

156 Reviews of: Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat
Average Customer Rating:

A must-have during the colder seasons! I don't leave home without it in the winter months!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Adam Bowker on 22nd July, 2014
Well I can safely say I am a complete convert to the possum wool blend. The beanie is so soft, light and extremely warm. Surprisingly it cuts out the wind as well, some wool garments I have worn are warm but the wind gets in. This piece of kit is going with me to Aconcagua Argentina in Dec.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Steve Wilson on 9th July, 2014
The softest, lightest, warmest beanie I have ever owned. Wish it was colder so I could wear it more!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer James M Topham on 1st July, 2014
Purchased for nighttime wildlife filming - and am happy to report that the hat is warm, comfortable and not itchy at all. Large enough to pull down over your ears, and showerproof due to the natural materials used. Recommended!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer TC on 21st June, 2014
Bought for me by my long suffering other half after moaning about itchy hats for many years. LOVELY to wear, and so soft and warm. I am very very happy with this hat!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Sam Barnes on 4th May, 2014
Outstanding piece of kit. I use it in the Canadian Army (Canadian Rangers) and have been in -52C weather near Churchill, Manitoba. That hat, or toque (pronounced tuke in Canadian), is priceless in such weather. I also use it for sleeping in outdoors and pull it down over my ears and eyes. VERY cosy. Warmest toque I've ever owned. Too hot for a temperate climate, I think!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Russell A Meades on 24th April, 2014
Bought hat as Christmas present for sister-in-law who suffers from a condition causing severe head pain. She has found it wonderfully warm both throughout the winter and on a recent trip to Cumbria. Never goes out without it! Exceptionally good product - highly recommended.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer M Holliday on 17th April, 2014
An awesome outdoors hat and just what I wanted for hikes out into Derbyshire and the Lake District. Warm and super soft; very well made. I would thoroughly recommend this for outdoors bushcraft activities. What's more, it makes me look like Ray ;-)
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Michael J Sharman on 13th April, 2014
I bought this hat after trying a friend's out in the Arctic. I had an alpaca wool hat that, although warm, was bulky and quite heavy. The possum fur hat had the same warmth but I was amazed by how light and packable it was. When I got back to the UK I immediately got one and it's now my go to cold weather hat.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Dave Delany (Mad Dave) on 13th April, 2014
As ever 100% first class service from Woodlore. I've had this a few weeks now and have used it walking the dog early morning in temperatures ranging from freezing to plus 7deg C. I was surprised how light it was, not heavy like the hat it replaced and I didn't find it too hot as the weather warmed up. Very comfortable to wear and long enough to pull right down over the ears when the wind picks up. All in all a great hat and great service.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Dave Lewis on 9th April, 2014
Warm, cosy never leave it off my head. It gets cold here in the west of Ireland.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Martin Keane on 4th April, 2014
Arrived the next day! Was so impressed I bought another and one for my wife. Warm, comfortable, compressable and light in weight.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Peter May on 30th March, 2014
Lovely and soft, warm, and good choice of colours. Only gripe is that even when folded up around the ears, any cold air breeze gets through the material and chills the ears. Either needs an internal ear liner sown-in as some hats have, or you need a separate head/ear band.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Simon Turner on 26th March, 2014
Jolly good warmth and light as a feather.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Philip Minty on 22nd March, 2014
Lovely material. Keeps you warm without ever over-heating. It's true the way the inner isn't stitched to the outer can be irritating at first, but it's a minor thing. Great price when compared to what else is out there given how effective it is.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Steve on 23rd February, 2014
So warm & cosy - I love it!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Elaine Pushman on 20th February, 2014
Outstanding. Extremely warm and very soft. Probably the best hat I've purchased; well worth the money.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Steven Brown on 20th February, 2014
So good that even though I lost my first one instantly I'm back for another. A single thickness one would be good too.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Trailertrash Walden on 20th February, 2014
This is number 3 and is still a fantastic hat.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Matt Fletcher on 19th February, 2014
I am very impressed with the Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie. Really is the warmest beanie I've come across, such lightweight that I sometimes forget that I'm wearing it. Also no irritating scratching of the head which I've encountered with other beanies. Great design how the hat pulls out into a long closed cylinder, which means the inside and outside can be dried by the fire at the same time. I've noticed that the beanie sometimes rides up a little when running or climbing. On the whole I'm really impressed with this product and will be purchasing a few different colours as spares.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Chris Tuffey on 13th February, 2014
The thing I like about my Possum Hat is that not only is it very warm and light, but it doesn't make my ears itch!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Mrs A M Pinder on 6th February, 2014
Really warm, excellent quality. Ordered another for my wife.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Steven Macgregor on 31st January, 2014
When this hat arrived I sat and observed the quality for about 10 minutes. I have been searching for a nice wool woodsman hat for some time... this is the one. This has many advantages over the 3 hats I purchased (continued...)
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Andrew Croxell on 29th January, 2014
I am really thrilled with my Beanie Hat, which has arrived the day after ordering! I can't believe how warm, light and soft it is, and can't wait to go birding to try it out!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Georgie Tipper on 23rd January, 2014
Perfect wooly hat - very soft and not itchy like some.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Bridget Castle on 12th January, 2014
Only used this once so far but the hat was warm and didn't get wet inside, despite a heavy shower, and I intend to be wearing it in the Lake District once the snow arrives in earnest.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Milvus on 8th January, 2014
Excellent quality hat. No itchiness and lovely and warm. Would have been five stars but I've got a large size head and it's still a bit 'smurf-like'. Might try washing on a warm wash. Excellent speedy delivery from Woodlore as always.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Devo on 8th January, 2014
Very warm and comfortable hat. Breathes well too for something which is so warm. I also like the fact it's got possum fur in it which makes it feel a bit unique.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Cambo on 6th January, 2014
This hat is lightweight and so incredibly soft but very warm. Love it.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Ian Thornton on 6th January, 2014
First off I must sing the praises of Woodlore for swapping my beanie when I realised that I'd selected the wrong colour, the change was quick and fuss-free. I'd read a lot about this product and it really does tick all the boxes.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Austin Lill on 5th January, 2014
Lovely quality hat. Warm but breathable. Can be a little itchy, but would definitely recommend.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Barry Meigh on 5th January, 2014
Brilliant hat. Keeps your head very warm - quality item and well worth the money. If you're looking for a new beanie for this winter then look no further.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Owen Slater on 1st January, 2014
This is the second hat I've had (dog chewed the first one) they are the best winter warmers ever!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Enid James on 1st January, 2014
Extremely warm and comfortable, great buy.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Stephen Olver on 28th December, 2013
Very nice and warm hat. Extremly good quality.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Terjek Miklos on 28th December, 2013
After a lifetime of working outdoors, I needed to buy a new woolly hat. I bought the Possum Beanie and must admit it is the best hat I have ever owned. Warm and Dry too. Thanks very much.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Steven David Williams on 24th December, 2013
Love it, warm and soft, better than cashmere by a lot!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Hackney dog walker on 22nd December, 2013
I changed this for black as the colour suited better. I unpicked the label, opened the beanie out, rinsed it in fabric conditioner to soften up, squeezed in a towel and air dried. Then I refolded it one third inside to make a close fitting cap with the outside as a slouch beanie. Perfect. Now waiting for some really cold weather.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Vie on 20th December, 2013
Fantastic quality hat.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Paul Mullen on 20th December, 2013
It is simply the best beanie hat I have ever tried; it out performs all the boating and diving beanies I own.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer David Brown on 18th December, 2013
Fantastic piece of kit, warm and soft on your head, money well spent.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Paul Mullen on 12th December, 2013
Received the beanie the day after placing my order and most impressed with both service and beanie. The beanie is excellent quality; light and very soft to the touch. I'm not normally a fan of wool next to bare skin; I find it itchy and irritating. It kept my head nice and warm but not so it got too hot to wear. I would highly recommended this to anyone looking for a good quality traditional beanie.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Darron Thomas on 12th December, 2013
Brilliant hat. I'm super fussy - not itchy, sweaty, tight or heavy. It felt like an old faithful from day one. But then I lost it. So will be ordering another! Good too that it markets the destructive introduced possum.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Magnus Maclean Johnston on 11th December, 2013
What a fantastic, high quality and extremely warm hat. Fits like a glove and is lovely to wear due to the Merino wool softness. Would highly recommend this product.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Martin J Coles on 9th December, 2013
So good I bought one then another two! Tends to be too warm for me, but ideal pocket back-up and great when static in bitter cold. Superb quality. Deer Stalker/Instructor & Outdoor Instructor
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Andrew Chadderton on 7th December, 2013
This is a fantastic hat! It's warm and keeps the cold wind out as it has a dual layer. When rained on, it (so far in light rain) kept my head dry. It's not itchy either! All in all a brilliant buy at a good price!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Mrs Natalie Holmes on 7th December, 2013
It's very nice, toasty warm, with almost instant heat. A definite favourite for years to come. I also like the colour (Ebony) - not totally black and not too (military) green...
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Hans De Wit on 6th December, 2013
Just buy one. Don't think about it just do it. You will never want for another Beanie. So comfortable you don't even know you have got it on and they are incredibly warm.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Rob Whitfield on 4th December, 2013
I bought one of these about 6 months ago and got so sick of a mate 'borrowing' it that I bought him one too. Its very very warm, comfortable even when wet and it doesn't get smelly like some synthetics. I washed mine hot to shrink it slightly - but beware, as it is natural fabric they do not all shrink at the same rate. Incremental shrinking recommended if necessary. Great piece of kit. I think I may buy the matching gloves.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer James Y on 4th December, 2013
I bought this as a replacement for a hat that I had loved for an age and couldn't find anything on the market that came up to its standard - well this one has surpassed it. Very warm, well worth it and fast delivery.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer ASH on 4th December, 2013
Warm and light. An important item for our West Canadian winter season. Packs small. I wear it, and bought two more!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Silverfox on 3rd December, 2013
Outstanding service and a great hat!! Many thanks.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Graham Gannon on 28th November, 2013
Arrived just in time for the cold snap. Very warm, as good as the Thinsulate lined beanie I own, but much more breathable, so no sweaty head. Fab quality, will be a staple for a few years to come.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Simon Fronda on 25th November, 2013
Amazing! I find wool itchy, but merino wool is magical. So light. So soft... So cozy! Mega recommended. Try it. You'll love it.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Annie M. on 21st November, 2013
With the recent change in the weather I have started to wear my Beanie. It is really nice, warm and comfortable.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Ken Harris on 20th November, 2013
Feels like girly cashmere or acrylic but works like performance fabric! I have only worn it twice so far. It kept me warm on a very cold night on the firing range (I'm a deputy sheriff and firearms instructor.) It did not retain moisture like the fleece beanie I usually wear does. So far I'm loving it, and shipping to me in the US was very quick, all things considered.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer David K- NC USA on 19th November, 2013
Very comfortable. It's a lot less irritating on the head that sheep's wool or manmade fibres. I haven't tested it in really cold weather, but I'm sure it will be good. Definitely a worthwhile purchase.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Alan Turner on 18th November, 2013
Very nice and soft hat. Never too warm but perhaps not that wind resistant.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Willhelm S on 13th November, 2013
Great bit of kit, very warm. It will shrink a tad if you get it very wet so don't put it on a radiator to dry! This is my 4th one and is the best design yet.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer John Ravenor on 7th November, 2013
This hat is so warm and lightweight, with no itchy forehead that you get from some hats. I would highly recommend this hat and the service from the company.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Steve Bailey on 6th November, 2013
Very good. Excellent quality and first rate service; could not fault either.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Andrew Stevens on 31st October, 2013
We are delighted with this beanie which we didn't buy with the normal purpose in mind. It is certain that my husband, who is a third the way through a course of chemotherapy, will lose his hair. It is vital that he is kept as warm as possible, especially immediately following a chemo session. This beanie will, because of the possum fur fibres, retain a lot of warmth, and the merino fibres will not irritate his skin, as other types of wool might. So it's a win/win situation for him.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Fae Nelson on 30th October, 2013
A warm, snug fit which can be pulled down well over the ears in freezing weather. It's a little more fluffy than I was prepared for; hence 4 rather than 5 stars
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Susan Glover on 30th October, 2013
Light and very warm; comfortable hat to wear.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Lorraine Howells on 30th October, 2013
Fantastic, warm and soft hat. I would highly recommend this hat to anyone that is tired of a fleece hot hat.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Rick on 27th October, 2013
I bought the older model of this hat approximately 4 years ago. Whilst the material was good, the fit was woeful. Following reviews on this site, I threw caution to the wind, and purchased the new model. This hat, now on sale from Woodlore, is fantastic. As far as I'm concerned, it's the best beanie on the market. If you're after an insulating hat then don't hesitate. Just buy it.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Alistair Johnston on 27th October, 2013
Great hat, love the natural feel and colour. Very warm and soft and also very breathable. Highly recommended.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Chris Thompson on 19th October, 2013
Excellent hat, very nice and comfortable. I am really looking forward for the winter, so I can use it.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Plamen Vasilev on 16th October, 2013
The best beanie by far, quick delivery, excellent communications.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer M.Whenman on 14th October, 2013
This the most excellent beanie I have ever owned and not yet lost to a covetous girlfriend. Snug fit, well made, very warm, stays on, and no itching, though I am itching to get another for winter fishing coming up soon. Money well spent.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer David Pelling on 5th October, 2013
A fantastic hat, extremely soft and well made.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Sharon Louise Turner on 5th October, 2013
Soft, good fitting beanie - merino makes it pretty robust. Haven't given it 5 stars as its not cold enough yet to test its thermal properties. Looking forward to using this as the temperature drops
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Lee Griffiths on 2nd October, 2013
Very warm and comfortable! great fit and nice colour. I will definitely get another colour.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Martin Keane on 27th September, 2013
Great beanie, light, warm. It is a good comfy fit as well. Some of these beanies are a bit tight but not this one. Unlike others, I like the way it comes apart, I can wear it like a pixie hat or even around my neck. I think I'll end buying another one.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Annette Crowe on 12th September, 2013
Bought this in anticipation of the cold weather to come and couldn't be happier. Lovely, soft woollen hat with no associated itchiness that I normally get from standard sheep wool. I can see this being a permanent fixture on my head during winter.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Chris M on 6th September, 2013
Great hat. While winter has not yet come, I think it will be warm.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Sergey Krasnorepov on 5th September, 2013
Wonderful warm hat! Was a little too big for my small head and moved around quite a lot, but then I washed it in the washing mashine (not recommended on the label) and now it fits great. Kept me warm during a cold and stormy holiday at the coast, and even wet it was comfortable to wear. You can't go wrong with this one!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Sabrina Mueller on 2nd July, 2013
I'd bought a Beanie Hat for a present, and was impressed, so wanted one for me. I'm about to go sailing for a couple of weeks, so chose the Moss colour, which looked like it would suit me, but turned out to not be a great colour for me. I asked to exchange it for the Natural colour, and got a friendly 'yes'. They even refused to let me pay for the postage on the second hat. In both cases the hat was delivered really quickly too. What a great service!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Cathy Foster on 24th June, 2013
Wonderfully soft, light and comfortable, yet very warm. Great for cool summer evenings or winter walks. Great buy and highly recommended.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Steven Conwil Johnson on 7th June, 2013
I received all my goods here in Australia from Woodlore promptly and I was looking forward to pulling on the fabled Beanie :-). My verdict is that this is another quality NZ product and has lived up to the feedback already on this site. It is incredibly warm yet a light weight and comfortable beanie. The materials are of fine quality and the double layered design makes it super effective. Just wondering if Ray has used it as an arctic tea cosey yet!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Alexander Withers on 9th May, 2013
Incredibly comfortable. I often find beanie style hats can become itchy and irritating after a while, but not with this one. It keeps your head warm and is quite lightweight for carrying around. I only give it 4 stars as the two sections aren't stitched together. Not a major issue, you just have to spend a moment pushing one back into the other!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer David Lancini on 6th May, 2013
First rate product. It is extremely light and yet really warm. Well worth the price!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Don Hagell on 20th April, 2013
This is a quality product. Super soft and warm with no irritation.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Gearoid O Daly on 14th April, 2013
Warmest hat ever! Brilliant buy. The only thing I would change is that the inner should be stitched to the outer to keep the shape. A minor issue.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Peadar O Heidhin on 10th April, 2013
Hard to think something as simple as a beanie hat could be so impressive, but, this is a high quality bit of kit which is extremely comfortable and incredibly warm. It is very well made, a tried and tested formula that is long enough to keep the top of your ears warm on the side of that mountain when it's blowing a gail. Not the cheapest but highly recommended.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Nick T on 10th April, 2013
This is my second beanie. Fantastically warm and itch free. Used for winter hiking and bivi bagging, great product. Just need the matching underpants now.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Ian Armstrong on 9th April, 2013
The Rolls Royce of beanie hats!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Adam on 3rd April, 2013
After a lot of searching and I mean a lot, my hubby loves this hat, it's just what he wanted.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Mrs Nicola Sheffield on 2nd April, 2013
Superb hat for cold weather, warm but not sweaty or itchy and so soft, very comfortable have worn it all day long, excellent.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Ian Gibbon on 31st March, 2013
Lovely warm and practical hat. Very very soft, warm and well fitting, plus you can amaze your friends with the Possum fur special qualities! Quick delivery and great communications from Woodlore as well, many thanks.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Paul Dent on 29th March, 2013
So soft and warm, particularly with the double layer. Very light on the head. Pulls down well over the ears. Worked well for trip to Lapland and have also used for tennis on cold windy mornings! Excellent value.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer VW on 23rd March, 2013
I had previously been using a double layer thinsulate beanie but had noticed that during the recent cold snap the top of my head was getting cold (especially noticeable due to my bald head). I searched the internet and found a possible solution by Ray. I figured if anyone would know what works it would be him. I haven't looked back since. The hat is warm under any conditions and very soft and comfortable. It easily fits my large head so would fit anyone particularly with adjustment of the edges. Recommended without reservation!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Mr Paul Barks on 15th March, 2013
Very warm, super soft and my girlfriend took it! I'll order another!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Steven Martin on 13th March, 2013
Absolutely fantastic. Unbelievably warm and comforting, whatever the conditions, although too warm to climb hills in.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Donald Canavan on 13th March, 2013
Super soft and super warm, very nice!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer S Martin on 8th March, 2013
Great piece of kit. The warmest hat I've ever put on my head and the weight, wow, amazing, so light. Definitely recommend it.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Joe Elliott on 5th March, 2013
The warmest hat I have ever had. It's a must-have item.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Benedict John Angst on 4th March, 2013
By far the best hat I have ever bought! I used it whilst canoing in Scotland, Sweden, and of course watching my local football team. It's So warm in cold and wet weather.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer David Warrington on 25th February, 2013
I often have a problem wearing hats for extended periods, not this one though. It is so comfortable you hardly know it is on, apart from the warmth. During a recent cold week in Snowdonia it hardly left my head. Highly recommended.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Richard W on 19th February, 2013
Excellent product from one of the best shops on the net! Highly recommended!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Joel Borders on 16th February, 2013
Great product! The quality of materials and workmanship definitely worth the price. The delivery could have been more efficient, but the Woodlore team was very kind and professional as expected.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer António Barbosa on 10th February, 2013
As soft and warm as cashmere at probably half the price. I'm not mad on the double layer construction, which is why it didn't get 5 stars.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Mark Cain on 9th February, 2013
Exceptional hat, very warm, doesn't really itch (and I'm prone to that) and good value for money.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Rob Stenhouse on 7th February, 2013
Excellent product at a good price, delivery was also prompt.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Peter Rich on 31st January, 2013
Just returned from Sweden. Hat was very warm and comfortable to wear. No itching. Wicked sweat away from head very well. Only problem was wearing a hood over the hat, caused the outside of hat to pull off of the inside. Had to stitch it together at the top to prevent this happening.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Dave Haggar on 28th January, 2013
The hat is beautifully soft and warm, but I've deducted a star because the fabric does tend to get snagged on brambles etc. Perfect for country woods but not so much for struggling through woods.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Kate Gadsby on 27th January, 2013
Perfect! Just as the description, only possibly softer and warmer. Service was exemplary! Well done guys and thank you.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Dimitri Loft on 23rd January, 2013
This has to be the warmest most softest and cuddly beanie EVER. I 'd kill to have a blanket in the same wools. I love the natural color too. My son bought one in black and so I then had to have one too!!! Thanks Woodlore.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Joanne Tucker on 23rd January, 2013
I bought this hat for my husband, its absolutely brilliant, really lightweight but so warm, I think that I will have to have one for myself. Service was excellent too.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Angela on 22nd January, 2013
Incredibly soft and comfortable. Worn it a lot over the past week in sub-zero temperatures and it has not failed to keep me warm. Because it is so soft I'm unconvinced about how it will stand up to prolonged use - time will tell.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Chris Hawkins on 21st January, 2013
The Possum fur and Merino wool beanie hat is first class. It's light, soft and very warm. Suitable for both sexes, but a must for the ladies! My lady is very pleased with it.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Thomas Cowan on 17th January, 2013
This was a replacement for a similar item (which I bought in NZ) and sadly lost a few weeks ago. It is a fantastic hat which is so comfortable to wear and has amazing insulation properties. Despite many soakings, it kept its shape and retained its warmth. I would never be without it in the winter.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Derek Feltham on 16th January, 2013
I live in Canada where the temperature regularly falls to -30 degrees. This hat is simply brilliant. It's roasty toasty warm when a storm is blowing but equally perfect on those chilly winter days in the UK. The hat is very (continued...)
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Ron Holmes on 12th January, 2013
Supremely soft and vey warm. Worth every penny.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Giggsy44 on 11th January, 2013
Superb hat with a perfect mix of possum fur and merino wool. Very warm and comfortable.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Steven Cullen on 10th January, 2013
Works fine, as it should. Warm enough and sheds light rain well. Not very windproof but that's what hoods are for I suppose.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer David B on 9th January, 2013
I've had one of these hats in the natural colour for a couple of years now, and can say without doubt of any kind that it's the warmest and most comfortable hat I've ever owned. Being totally bald and preferring the winter climate it hasn't let me down, and thanks to Christmas I now posses a black one as well. Anyone feeling the cold in this area this is the hat to go for; I've tried man made and other natural fibre hats and nothing comes close. P.S. also comes up great after a handwash.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Scott Blacklock on 5th January, 2013
Comfy, warm and soft. If Carlsberg made hats......
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Andrew Windy Miller on 2nd January, 2013
Really pleased with the Beanie Hat. My wife fell in love with it straight away and wouldn't give it back so I had no other option other than to buy another one for her!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Ian on 1st January, 2013
Excellent product, if you only ever buy one hat then its got to be this one!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Richard Pickard on 1st January, 2013
3rd hat for hubby this Christmas, they are adorable, soft, comfortable and very warm especially for winter snow. Highly recommend.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Gill C on 27th December, 2012
It is so comfortable and warm!! Great beani! And it doesn't itch.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Johan Eliasson on 21st December, 2012
Great hat, beautiful quality, soft, incredibly warm and remained in great condition, no bobbling, no stretching... considering how much it was worn! I had to buy this for my partner again as the fave hat went missing. Really pleased to see it in black, thats my next purchase.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Angela Kirk on 18th December, 2012
Fantastic beanie hat. I was planning to give it as a gift, but now I have tried it, no way! I am definitely keeping it and I hate hats normally.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Mrs Margaret C Walter on 14th December, 2012
Simply a piece of headgear to do the job, it's kept me warm, and fits the criteria. Well made, better than anything on the high street. My first purchase but not my last. RECOMMENDED!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer John Bryant on 13th December, 2012
Another fab hat. I have 3 now. As ever, incredibly quick delivery. Fantastic.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Lorraine Gould on 12th December, 2012
This hat is wonderful: light, warm and soft. Quick delivery to Japan, excellent service throughout.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Michael Yama on 8th December, 2012
Dark brown in colour. Very soft and warm hat. Pleased with service too.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Ms J Kennedy on 4th December, 2012
Superb bit of kit. It's so warm and delivered promptly as always. Thank you
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Scott Mccarthy on 2nd December, 2012
Finally tried this hat in freezing temperature. An excellent product, it kept my bald head warm and cozy, but not sweaty; ideal for hiking.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Paul Bennett on 18th November, 2012
Received it, washed it, sat it on my bunnet and its done something no other cap has done. It has finally allowed me to put my grandas WW2 cap comforter into retirement. I've been using it since he gave it to me 30 yrs ago. Now my wife wants one and my two kids.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Paul Patience on 15th November, 2012
This is the warmest, most cosy hat I have ever had the pleasure to own. I will be buying one each for my family for Christmas.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Margaret Warriner on 13th November, 2012
Excellent quality. Super soft and extremely warm. I used it walking The Old Man of Coniston. Perfect, no over-heating, just extremely comfortable. Have told everyone this hat is the future. Once again, thanks Woodlore.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Steven Rodriguez on 1st November, 2012
I love this item, quite iconic now in the Moss colour. Despite the ebony (black?) colour description I ordered a second beanie as on my computer this appeared as a dark green colour, but just so no one else is caught out - it seems to be a very dark grey/black colour, which makes me wonder what the black one would look like!? Nevertheless, that colour issue aside, a lovely warm soft hat.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Mr Kirkland Baptie on 27th October, 2012
Really warm and it doesn't itch - great combo!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Caleb Bailey on 24th October, 2012
The best 'keep warm' hat I've come across. I have two of those: one in the truck and one in my Tahr Anorak pocket. They don't irritate the skin like most wool hats and I love that its made from a single piece which allows you to pull the inside out allowing you to air and dry both the inside and the outside at the same time! If you don't own one, get one! If you do own one get another! After all, two is one and one is none!! Worth every penny.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Kevin Hennessy on 23rd October, 2012
Nice comfortable, warm and very soft on head. The colour is better than in the photo. Would recommend and will probably buy another one in a different colour. Good quality product and worth the money. Arrived quickly, well packed. Very good value.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Des Aston on 22nd October, 2012
The beanie hat is fits great and it is incredibly soft. I have not had the chance to test it extensive in the field but so far it's a nice and warm hat.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Matts Fievez on 22nd October, 2012
Very warm and very soft. A great hat!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Phil Harrison on 21st October, 2012
Very warm hat. I use it for walking and bird watching to keep me warm. Recommended.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Jane on 17th October, 2012
Absolutely gorgeous. Soft, double thickness and very roomy, so you can wear it slouchy or with a big turn up. I am absolutely delighted, I have ordered similar hats from different sites and soon returned them because they were too small or an inferior fabric. They were also double the price. Thoroughly delighted.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Lorraine Gould on 15th October, 2012
The best £20 I've ever spent! It's the Rolls Royce of hats, incredibly warm, comfortable, not itchy, keeps you at the perfect temperature without making your head sweat, double-layered. A fantastic product. 10 out of 10. I now look forward to walking in the cold weather.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Mark Hyde on 14th October, 2012
Really happy with my beanie, particularly soft.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Alastair Mark Johnston on 4th October, 2012
Excellent hat; soft, warm and doesn't make your head itch like synthetic or 100% wool items. Best beanie ever!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer William Smith on 1st October, 2012
Just the thing for the ever rainy, chilly Scottish hills. The double thickness makes sure my head stays warm and snug. Very soft and not at all itchy. Good, fast, service.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Jane M Buchanan on 28th September, 2012
One of the softest and most comfortable beanies I have ever worn. And a good talking point being an Aussie and wearing a Possum fur beanie. Woodlore with fast service as usual.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Phil Mattin on 30th August, 2012
Lovely, warm, thick and soft wool. As it's real wool it keeps its good insulative properties even if it gets a soaking in the rain, unlike the acrylic hats I've had in the past. I am really happy with this one. Thanks.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Gary Hewitt on 15th July, 2012
I couldn't wait to try my new purchase out. Even taking it out of the packaging it looked and felt great. It fits so snuggly, but not overly tight so its not comfortable, lovely and warm. A really good buy, would fully recommend this hat.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer David Ewart on 6th January, 2012
Super warm hat, well worth buying. I'm as bald as a coot and have had no problems with the wind getting through. £20 well spent. Thanks to all at woodlore.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Steve on 20th December, 2011
Beautifully soft and stays warm when wet. Double layered so extra warm and easy to dry. Nice neutral/earthy colors. Very pleasing item.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Lee Jowitt on 9th December, 2011
A great hat for every outdoor occasion, keeps you head warm, and yet I haven't over heated as of yet. Also really nice to have on, on cold October night in a hammock.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Andrew John Noble on 31st October, 2011
A must-have for the cold months.
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Craig William Turner on 27th April, 2011
I have worn this hat a few times now, notably last weekend on a through the night hike. I remained comfortable and warm throughout the night, and when we stopped at around 0500hrs, now -02c before the final leg, with a short but steep ascent, I thought this would be the time I star to sweat and then in turn get itchy, have to remove the hat half way up. No! totally breathable and comfy. A really excellent item, it kept me just right throughout my adventure. My advice if you like a watch cap style hat you can't go wrong!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Simon on 31st October, 2010
It fits well and it's really comfortable. It'll get a lot of use!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Anthony Rickson on 22nd September, 2010
The wool/fur mixture in these hats performs excellently in a variety of conditions. The fine possum fur on the outside of the hat can actually 'catch' drizzle and hold it away from the main hat quite effectively for a while. Even (continued...)
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Richard Taylor on 3rd February, 2010
This is the best. Really soft, really warm, a touch of luxury in the wild. Treat yourself!
Possum Fur and Merino Wool Beanie Hat reviewed by customer Jon Edge on 17th December, 2009
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