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Cable knitting is a beloved technique that has stood the test of time. A long time.  

We reinvented this centuries-old design to solve a common problem faced each winter season. Until now, one of the most common hairstyles for girls and women, a ponytail, was completely incompatible with cold-weather gear.  

Enter, the Peekaboos Ponytail Hat.

Model Displaying Ponytail Through Lower Opening
Model Displaying Ponytail Through Lower Opening

 

Model Displaying Ponytail Through Top Opening
Model Displaying Ponytail Through Top Opening

Say goodbye to hair suffocation, winter frustration, and static discomfort.  Peekaboos were carefully designed to fit your versatile life in many ways.  Each hat is knit from hypoallergenic acrylic yarn and lined with polar fleece, and they're even machine washable.  So wear it to the grocery store, to work, to walk the dog, or for a jog.  Find comfort and convenience without sacrificing style.  Plus, the two hidden openings disappear when not used.  No ponytail?  No problem!  We've got you covered.

 

Colors Only Available If Kickstarter Campaign Reaches Its Goal
Colors Only Available If Kickstarter Campaign Reaches Its Goal

 

 

Inside is Highlighted for Illustration Purposes (Inside and Fleece Lining of Hats Matches Outside Color)
Inside is Highlighted for Illustration Purposes (Inside and Fleece Lining of Hats Matches Outside Color)

 

Finding a reliable source for consistent Peekaboos production has been troublesome. Making them in our own studio will put quality control 100% in our hands. The first step to making them internally was to develop the technology for a 3D knitting machine. This technology significantly decreases the hand finishing time required to complete the product, post-machine, helping to manage costs. It turned out to be a long and arduous process, as great things worth doing can often be. But we did it. The next step, is your help.

Pictured:  Peekaboos Test Yarn and Fabric
Pictured: Peekaboos Test Yarn and Fabric

To make Peekaboos Ponytail Hats in the USA, at a price that’s practical, we have to purchase raw materials in large production batches. Most specifically, the yarn, fleece, thread, and tags. So far we’ve been working with test volumes at high cost, which is not sustainable. With your pledge and support, we will be able to purchase these supplies.

Your pledge will also make possible the process of creating your Peekaboos Ponytail Hat, which requires several steps, including skilled sewing machinists to carefully stitch in the fleece lining.  

Our machine is currently on loan.  Your pledge will help us make payments, in order to keep it!  No 3D knitting machine means no US-Made Peekaboos Hats.

 

 

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Steps Along the Way While Learning to Program the Machine for the Critical Cable Twist
Steps Along the Way While Learning to Program the Machine for the Critical Cable Twist

 

Your hat will not only be made in the US, but by “us”, the people behind our brand who care most about getting you the best product possible! We believe in building a community where people look forward to their workday, where we solve problems, create a culture of care and support, and focus on the greater good.

Peekaboos' Motto, as Shown on the Bulletin Board in Our Knitting Room
Peekaboos' Motto, as Shown on the Bulletin Board in Our Knitting Room

 

 

Producing In-House and On-Demand Eliminates Waste
Producing In-House and On-Demand Eliminates Waste

By internalizing production, once we are fully set up and have our optimization steps complete, we can make Peekaboos hats on-demand, eliminating overuse of resources that can occur with overstock of inventory.   Additionally, we have our hearts set even deeper when it comes to using our resources responsibly.  Including goals of operating in an eco-friendly facility and running the knitting machine from wind and solar energy that we harvest on site and store with high efficiency batteries.

Danica, Designer & Owner
Danica, Designer & Owner

We don't accept mediocre design, and you shouldn't either.  At Peekaboos, we're dedicated to creating smart products that make sense and improve lives.  

Risks and challenges

Many of our severe risks have already been conquered. If we reach our funding goal, this project has a high likelihood of being delivered on time.

A remaining risk is our knitting machine. We have only been able to invest in one at this time. It is new, but if a major part went down the repair could eat up some time.

Another risk is raw material sourcing. We have our vendors lined up and tested, but if their estimated delivery times would slip significantly it could cause us delays.

One last risk is the varying production parameters required for each hat color and yarn lot. We use a hot steaming process that requires different temperatures depending on the color range for the dyes of the hat. It takes time and testing to narrow in on the perfect production settings.

Overall, as a backer, you can have high confidence that your Peekaboos Ponytail Hat will reach you as scheduled, with the highest quality known to man or woman.

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    Peekaboos Hat @ The Lowest Price EVER!

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    Thank you for being one of the first to pledge. You will receive a Classic Cable Ponytail Hat (adult/misses size) in your choice of Avalanche, Earth, Natural, Holiday, Royal, Weekend, Sangria, Harvest, Energy, or Citrus.

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    Mom & Daughter Duo with Youth Size

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    Hat & Scarf Double Set - 2 of Each!

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    Fear of Missing Out Pack + Scarves

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    Peekaboos Hats and Scarves Group Pack

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    Great for a group of friends, teammates, or retail store. This pledge will get you any 18 Peekaboos Hats (adult/misses) in any mix & match colors of your choice, plus 10 scarves.

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    Support for Our Mission

    Invest in the creation of US jobs (good ones) and a well-made, problem-solving product. This honorable pledge comes with a ponytail hat and matching scarf set (color of your choice), to give or receive. Thank you for your trust in us.

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    Peekaboos Hats Group Pack - Large

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    Make Your Own Hat at Peekaboos

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