The Dread Nett is a unisex crochet netted tam offered in one main colour with three thick bands of red gold and green in the middle. The tam has elastic at the opening for a more secure fit but the drawstring option also available and recommended for heavier dreadlocks.


Worn in photos are heather grey and khaki in Large. See other pictures provided for samples of the main colour that can be chosen to go along with the red gold and green bands.

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 Extra Small for locks jaw length or shorter or for hair without dreadlocks. Or for children 6-7 depending on length of hair. Size extra small is 8 1/4 inches in height from top to opening and 11 inches in width in middle of hat. (XS is previous size S, previous to 2019)


Choose Small for locks sitting on shoulders and shorter.  If locks are extra thick, choose Medium. 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 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.


For L and XL you should wear your long hair rolled up in a loose bun. size L gives a great slouchy fit for those without much hair or short dreads

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


ILA Irie Dread Nett Rasta stripe Crochet Tam

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Elastic Size in Inches
  • All tams are made to order, please be sure of your hair length and head circumference before you order. For hygienic 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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Shipping takes 3-4 weeks (depending on location) from Trinidad. I cannot guarantee how long your item will take.

Please read all sizing information for Loc Caps and Tams before purchase.

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