Made of navy blue wool, closely knitted, bell shaped, pullover style, 11 to 12 inches long, 8-1/4 inches wide at bottom, with 5/8 inch border.
The watch cap will worn with a single fold approximately 3 1/2 inches - 4 inches diagonally from the base of the back of the head, across the ears and on the forehead with the bottom of the fold one fourth of an inch above the eyebrows. The watch cap will be worn snugly on the head. Rank/rate insignia is not authorized to be worn on the watch cap. When authorized by appropriate authority, will be worn during cold weather conditions that may result in personal injury if not worn.
Surname, first and middle initial (if applicable), on a label on the inside.
Knit watch cap is worn with outer wear only (i.e. Reefer, Overcoat/Bridge
Coat, Peacoat, All Weather Coat, Cold Weather Parker, NWU Parka).