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Men's heavyweight t-shirt that gives you room to move.

Our pocket t-shirt debuted in 1992, and its rugged cotton design and clean looks made it a fast favorite among the hard-working folks who pulled it on. Though decades and trends have come and gone, there's a reason the K87 remains a classic. This men's t-shirt is made with heavyweight cotton built to handle tough days on the job. It has an original fit that gives you room to move and a soft feel that only gets better with time.
  • 100% cotton jersey, 6.75-ounce: Black, Navy, Bluestone, Desert, Port, Hunter Green, Dark Brown, Peat, and White
  • 90% cotton / 10% polyester jersey: Heather Gray
  • 60% cotton / 40% polyester jersey: Carbon Heather, Barrel Heather, Dark Cobalt Blue, Oil Green Heather, Misted Yellow Heather, Sun-Dried Tomato Heather, Brick Dust Heather, and Apricot Heather
  • 85% Cotton / 15% Polyester: Steel Blue Stripe, Peat Stripe, Port Stripe, and Black Stripe
  • Rib-knit crewneck holds its shape throughout the workday
  • Side-seam construction minimizes twisting
  • Left-chest pocket with sewn-on Carhartt patch
  • Tagless neck label for a smooth feel
  • Model Height: 6'2"; Chest Size: 40.5"; Wearing size M
  • Imported

For over 125 years, Carhartt, Inc. has been committed to offering the finest workwear products and customer service available. We stand behind the quality, craftsmanship, and performance of all our products. We use only the finest materials and apply strict quality control standards to each and every garment and accessory that we sell. Our goal is to ensure your satisfaction with each purchase and provide you the best possible service for years to come.

Since all apparel has an expected service life, this commitment does not cover damage caused by normal wear and tear (including zippers and other hardware), misuse, neglect, or obvious abuse of the garment. Carhartt, Inc. assumes no liability for garments that have had alterations, embroidery, or other ornamentation added to the garment.

Please contact our customer service team for all warranty questions:

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Machine wash warm like colors. Non-chlorine bleach. Tumble dry medium.
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Workwear Pocket T-Shirt

$16.99 – $19.99

Style #K87
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COLOR: Dark Barn Red Snow Heather


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    Since 1889, Carhartt has been building best-in-class apparel for the active worker. Our founder, Hamilton Carhartt, spoke to railroad workers on the job as he developed Carhartt’s very first products. Not only have we been making clothes for the worker for over a century, we’ve been talking to our consumers for over a century. In order to make sure our products will continue to serve your needs for the next century, we’ve enlisted an army of hardworking men and women to help us develop a better product and experience. We call these folks "Groundbreakers."
PRODUCT FEATURES
Men's heavyweight t-shirt that gives you room to move.
Our pocket t-shirt debuted in 1992, and its rugged cotton design and clean looks made it a fast favorite among the hard-working folks who pulled it on. Though decades and trends have come and gone, there's a reason the K87 remains a classic. This men's t-shirt is made with heavyweight cotton built to handle tough days on the job. It has an original fit that gives you room to move and a soft feel that only gets better with time.
  • 100% cotton jersey, 6.75-ounce: Black, Navy, Bluestone, Desert, Port, Hunter Green, Dark Brown, Peat, and White
  • 90% cotton / 10% polyester jersey: Heather Gray
  • 60% cotton / 40% polyester jersey: Carbon Heather, Barrel Heather, Dark Cobalt Blue, Oil Green Heather, Misted Yellow Heather, Sun-Dried Tomato Heather, Brick Dust Heather, and Apricot Heather
  • 85% Cotton / 15% Polyester: Steel Blue Stripe, Peat Stripe, Port Stripe, and Black Stripe
  • Rib-knit crewneck holds its shape throughout the workday
  • Side-seam construction minimizes twisting
  • Left-chest pocket with sewn-on Carhartt patch
  • Tagless neck label for a smooth feel
  • Model Height: 6'2"; Chest Size: 40.5"; Wearing size M
  • Imported
OUR COMMITMENT

For over 125 years, Carhartt, Inc. has been committed to offering the finest workwear products and customer service available. We stand behind the quality, craftsmanship, and performance of all our products. We use only the finest materials and apply strict quality control standards to each and every garment and accessory that we sell. Our goal is to ensure your satisfaction with each purchase and provide you the best possible service for years to come.

Since all apparel has an expected service life, this commitment does not cover damage caused by normal wear and tear (including zippers and other hardware), misuse, neglect, or obvious abuse of the garment. Carhartt, Inc. assumes no liability for garments that have had alterations, embroidery, or other ornamentation added to the garment.

Please contact our customer service team for all warranty questions:

Contact Us

PRODUCT CARE

Machine wash warm like colors. Non-chlorine bleach. Tumble dry medium.

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Very very durable
Absolutely love my first shirt like this! Washed many many many times and washed through hot water cold water everything, and it actually has a few holes in it that haven’t budged since they appeared from normal wear and tear and still fits true, just as comfy as the first day,
February 25, 2020
North, SC
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4 days ago
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Love!
My fiancé loves these! So comfy and they are easy to wear!
February 25, 2020
Huntington, WV
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Great Casual or Work shirt
Strong, well-made work/polo shirt with pocket. My normal day to day casual wear. These look like they will hold up well.
This review was collected as part of a promotion
February 24, 2020
Colorado Springs, CO
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2 weeks ago
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Love it. Color is perfect. And it is very comfy
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February 23, 2020
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Well built, heavy duty work shirt 100% cotton cool in hot summer
February 22, 2020
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Best work T-shirt
Best T-shirt’s on the market
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February 21, 2020
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Really nice shirt and color
February 20, 2020
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Not The Same Quality As Before
These are not nearly as thick as the previous pocket tees I have purchased. I don’t see any other tshirts offered online either. The new colors are nice but I don’t think they’ll hold up as well.
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February 20, 2020
Purchased
3 weeks ago
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We are sorry this didn't meet your expectations. Please feel free to reach out to us at 1 800 833 3118.
February 26, 2020
Therese S
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Fit perfect
Bought this shirt a while back and ended up having it for years. The quality was great and it fit perfect around the neck. I hate shirt that are loose around the neck
February 19, 2020
Modesto, CA
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I love them fit well and if like other carhart last a long time.
February 18, 2020
Cartersville , GA
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Age:
55-64
Gender:
Male
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What size is model wearing and how tall is he?
A shopper on Dec 3, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Model Height: 6'2"; Chest Size: 40.5"; Wearing size M
I wear XL on other shirts brands what do you think is my size on this kind of tee? Thanks
A shopper on Nov 14, 2019
BEST ANSWER: If you like your shirt a little loose stay with xl. If you like a snug fit large would give you that fit. The shirts run a little large.
Are the 100% cotton shirts true to size?
A shopper on Oct 22, 2019
BEST ANSWER: No they run large
Are the 100% cotton shirts true to size?
A shopper on Oct 22, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I am 6’5” and I wear a regular 2XL. The 2XL Tall shirts are very long, great if you tuck your shirt in but to long if you don’t. Great shirts and true to size other than that
Why do you not offer a 100% cotton high vis shirt? Poly blends melt with sparks and flame on the jobsite.
A shopper on Oct 19, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The Heather colors will be cotton poly blend. All other colors will be 100% cotton.
Does this shirt stretch or cling?
A shopper on Sep 11, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I have purchased many of these shirts over the years. They have never stretched out or cling. Neither have they shrunk. They have always been the best pocket T's I have found. The fit is dead on. When it comes to comfortable work wear T-shirts carhartt can't be beat.
What happen to orange and sour apple? Some of us need those high visibility colors.
A shopper on Sep 3, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We are sorry those are discontinued colors. We suggest style 100493
Which currently available colors are 100% cotton?
A shopper on Sep 1, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Any colors without Heather in the name are 100% cotton.
When are you going to bring back all the solid colors? Why does Carhartt feel they have to change things all the time? I’ve worn Carhartt almost 100% for the last 15 years, but I for one I’am tired of finding a color or style of pant that I like just to find out it’s discontinued the next time I want to buy it again! I have spent thousands on your clothes in the last fifteen years, I care about function not style or trends! Maybe it’s time to find a new brand!
A shopper on Sep 1, 2019
No more high visibility K87? Not everyone likes the Force material. The basic Carhartt classic t-shirt needs to come in high vis, and big/tall!! This should be a staple for a workwear brand.
Brandi M on Aug 21, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your feedback. We have shared this review with our Product Design Team as a suggestion.
When/will you be making more colors available in 4XL TALL? I want more Carhartt shirts (other then just the K87 would be nice too!!), but I only fit in the original style and need a 4XL TALL.
Bennett on Aug 16, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The K87, K126, and K288 will all be available in 4XL Tall in Fall 2019.
Is the K87 the original work pocket t shirt?
Burt H on Aug 11, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this is our K87.
What is the color difference between oil green heather and olivine heather?
Ross A on Aug 9, 2019
BEST ANSWER: In your online image they are the same. Take a look !
BRING BACK THE K87 100% SOUR APPLE POCKET TEE. AS NOTED BY OTHERS, WE HAVE ALSO USED THESE SHIRTS FOR SEVERAL YEARS AS COMPANY SHIRTS. NOW WE ARE FORCED TO LOOK ELSEWHERE? WE NEED SAFETY COLORS FOR THESE SHIRTS
A shopper on Aug 2, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We do not plan to bring that color back in the near future, but we appreciate your suggestion. We recommend you also submit your idea formally through our Ideas that Work online portal: https://www.carhartt.com//content/ideas-that-work
BRING BACK the K87 100% BRIGHT ORANGE pocket tee. We have used these shirts for several years as company shirts. Now we are forced to look elsewhere for the 100% BRIGHT ORANGE shirts. Can you please bring these back?
William W on Jul 31, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We have forwarded this as a suggestion to our Product Design Team.
Are these shirts FRs ?
A shopper on Jul 7, 2019
BEST ANSWER: No, these shirts are not FR.
Do they shrink in the wash ?
A shopper on Jul 7, 2019
BEST ANSWER: As long as you follow the care instructions, it should not shrink more than 2-4% over the lifetime of the garment.
What shirts are currently 100% cotton?
Sam B on Jul 2, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Currently, the K87 in navy, black, bluestone, desert, hunter green, port, stream blue, dark brown, peat, granite heather, steel blue, white, oil green heather, misted yellow heather, sun-dried tomato heather, and brick dust heather are 100% cotton.
Can you make a medium tall size ?
A shopper on Jun 29, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We appreciate your feedback and will forward your suggestion to our Product Design Team for future consideration.
I have a k87 -442 shirt in the awesome blue-green almost a seafoam green and I can't find the color anywhere in stores online anywhere do you still make the color? Was it a fluke? Can I buy more?
A shopper on Jun 23, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We apologize, but the color Blue Green was a seasonal color for Fall 2017. It is no longer available.
Why does my tag say wash warm, but your website says Tshirts need to be washed cold? https://www.carhartt.com/content/carhartt-product-care
John D on Jun 21, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We do recommend following the care instructions on the label of each garment. The directions provided on the label are specific to that item.

Our Product Care page is a basic suggest for our garments in case you are no longer able to read your tag or the tag was removed from an item.
Why in the world did you do away with the standard 100% cotton in Red????
A shopper on Jun 7, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We have forwarded this as a suggestion to our Product Design Team to bring back the 100% cotton Red color for this style. We apologize that we do not meet your needs at this time.
Why can’t I find regular orange k87 shirts anywhere?
A shopper on May 26, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We are not offering the K87 in Orange this season. We are offering it in Apricot Orange Heather, a slightly lighter, brighter orange.
IS THE SOUR APPLE K-87 BEING DISCONTINUED?
Suzanne B on May 10, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We are sorry the K87 in Sour Apple is discontinued.
does it shrink in the wash?
A shopper on May 3, 2019
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BEST ANSWER: Our garments have a 2-4% shrink ratio as long as the they are laundered according to the care directions, so you should not notice any shrinkage.