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Old 10th Oct 2017, 09:44
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Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Newport
Age: 66
Posts: 477
Nothing wrong with the beret, its all down to the user molding and styling it to suit ones bonce.
Shape Your Beret
  1. Dunk your beret in warm water—do not use hot or boiling water, as this can cause the wool to shrink.
  2. Once your beret is damp and pliable (if it is dripping wet, gently wring out excess water), place the damp beret on your head. Adjust it to proper fit.
  3. Pull the cardboard stiffener so it is centered over your left eye and smooth the material over your head. Fold the extra material over to the right forward side of your head, pulling it down towards your right ear. It should just touch your ear or go just below that. Bend the cardboard badge backer over at the top to achieve a smooth fold to the material forming the slope down to the right ear.
  4. Once you've got it all set, wear the beret for a while until it has begun to dry.
  5. Carefully take off the beret and set it aside to finish drying. You may need to shape it a few times to get it right.
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