Description and Wear of Uniform Components
3501.11. Cap, Knit (Watch)
a. Description. 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.
b. Correct Wear. The watch cap will be 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.
c. Ownership Markings. Last name, first initial and middle initial (if applicable), on a label on the inside.
d. Note. The Knit Watch Cap is worn with the following outerwear only: reefer, overcoat/bridge coat, peacoat, All Weather Coat, Cold Weather Parka and NWU Parka. May be optionally worn with the PTU when weather conditions warrant.