Skip to Content>>

 Free US Ground Shipping on Orders $99+

 Free US Ground Shipping on Orders $99+



The A18 Watch Cap was established in January, 1988. It was CEO Mark Valade’s vision: a simple 100% acrylic rib-knit hat that would keep the working man warm and comfortable.

Yarn makes the A18 different. Carhartt uses a ton of thick yarn to make this hat bigger bulkier than other watch caps. That keeps you warmer, and also fits on your head. It’s also sewn with extra-strong thread for durability.

It’s long enough to cover your ears and stay there, so you don’t have to interrupt your work to pull it down. The benefits of acrylic yarn let you to drop it in the dirt, stomp on it, mistreat it—and it will still clean up well.

The watch cap style is also versatile—wear it on it’s own or under a hood to trap extra warmth around your head.

As soon as it hit the market, workers recognized a more comfortable fit, and the A18 became an instant classic.

The amount of A18’s we sell per year would be equivalent to giving two hats per person to the entire state of Maine. That’s a lot of hats.


So comfortable that you feel as cool strolling into a bar as you do sitting in a tree stand or splitting wood

-Harry McPherson
Men’s Category Manager
image
Carhartt Men's Black Acrylic Watch Hat - front Carhartt Men's Black Acrylic Watch Hat - back Quickview
231834.0
most-popular-badge_Flag NEW_COLOR_Flag NEW

Style #A18

Acrylic Watch Hat

Men's timeless watch hat made of soft and warm acrylic yarn.

$12.99

full star full star full star full star full star
(431)
Compare
Carhartt Men's Dark Navy Flame-Resistant Knit Watch Hat - front Carhartt Men's Dark Navy Flame-Resistant Knit Watch Hat - back Quickview
137136.0
CAT-2-EBT_19 NFPA 70E CAT-2 NEW

Style #102869

Flame-Resistant Knit Watch Hat

Men's FR version of our popular watch hat.

$29.99

Compare
Carhartt Men's Dark Green Acrylic Knit Hat - front Carhartt Men's Dark Green Acrylic Knit Hat - back Quickview
25584.0
NEW_COLOR_Flag NEW

Style #A205

Acrylic Knit Hat

Men's classic rib-knit hat.

$12.99

full star full star full star full star half star
(59)
Compare
Carhartt Men's Realtree Xtra Carhartt Force® Swifton Camo Hat - front Carhartt Men's Realtree Xtra Carhartt Force® Swifton Camo Hat - back Quickview
25571.0
Force NEW
40% OFF

Style #101469

Carhartt Force® Swifton Camo Hat

Men's reversible fleece hat.

$14.99 $24.99

Compare