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    Hello there, fellow Black Hatter,

    Does anyone have experience in getting crayon marks off a hat, and what do you think can be done?

    ☕ DaasYochid ☕

    Did you try steaming it?


    I don’t want to set it.


    Removing crayon from fabric is done by putting a clean cloth over the crayon mark and rubbing a very warm iron over it. The crayon should melt onto the cloth. I’m not sure why it wouldn’t melt onto the hat as well, though so maybe check with a dry cleaners for input.


    Try ironing the underside, with the hat upside down and the crayon on the cloth. You could also try a stiff brush, and even some gentle sandpapering could work. These last two ideas I have used with success, by the way.


    All I can say, HaLeivi, is- Uh oh.

    Really not sure you”ll have success with any of the suggestions you got, but I guess it can’t hurt to try.

    Sorry to admit it but your post gave me my CR smile of the day…

    Picturing a little guy with sad eyes and a messy ponytail sitting dejectedly in the naughty corner having some time out, wondering why nobody appreciates his artistic accomplishments.


    Color it with black crayon


    If you have a plush felt hat, maybe try something abrasive, like sandpaper to rub it off (and keep the felt plush). An iron will give it a flat shine.


    Thanks. I guess I’ll hold off with the iron.

    Don’t worry, Golfer. No one got punished. I didn’t catch him or her (probably him) in the act. But it was enough to tell him off. My feeling is that when you don’t catch them in the act they forget about it and the punishment goes to the wrong place. ???? ??? ??? ???? ???.


    Color the rest of your hat


    Scrape it with a razor or brush it with a stiff wire brush. Be gentle with the brush because you don’t want to melt the wax. If you damage the surface of the felt you can renew it with sandpaper.

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