The Dread Nett is a unisex crochet netted tam that has a drawstring closure.


Offered in a Rastafari tricolour with bright tones of red yellow and green with green above, representing Ethiopia.

Washes well machine or hand wash, line dry.
Wear high up on the head or on the nape of the neck! The most comfortable tam for long dreadlocks!

Made to Order

All tams are 23 inches wide at opening. Elastic band is on average 21 inches wide ideal for a head that is 22 inches in circumference. Please choose your elastic option. The elastic options are widths of roughly 21, 22, 23 and 24 inches. Note that you need to order the elastic size 1 inch SMALLER than your head circumference. If you need a wider or smaller elastic size, after measuring your head, please send a note in your order.


Choose Small for locks sitting on shoulders and shorter.  If locks are extra thick, choose Medium. Ages 6-7 for children. Size small is 11 inches wide in the middle of hat, 9.5 inches from top to opening of hat.


Choose Medium for just passed shoulders to above elbow. Or for elbow length dreadlocks that are thin or small in total number. If locks are very thick choose Large. Medium is 10.5 inches in height and 12.5 inches wide in the middle of the hat. Ideal for children 8-11 with hair of similar length or longer.


Choose Large for elbow to buttocks. Large is 11.5 inches in height and 12.5 inches in width in the middle of the hat.


Choose XL for locks calf length or very very thick or big dreads. XL is 12.5 inches in height and 12.5 inches in width in the middle of the hat.


Worn here is the Large size. For L and XL you should wear your long hair rolled up in a bun.Size L gives a great slouchy fit for those without much hair or short dreads or braids.

Can be custom to fit. Ask a question if you're unsure -

ILA Ethiopia Dread Nett Crochet Tam

  • All tams are made to order, please be sure of your hair length and head circumference before you order. For hygienic and reasons, headwear is  nonrefundable and cannot be returned unless for alteration where possible.

    All tams are machine or hand washable. Line dry only. 


  • Shipped within 3-7 days of purchase. Takes roughly 2-3 weeks to arrive in the US and United Kingdom, can take longer for countries further away.

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