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Bee Suit - Organic Cotton

Flow Hive technology drastically reduces the chance of being stung during harvest, but if you drop a full brood frame during a routine inspection, you are sure to attract unwanted attention!

Even the friendliest hive can get cranky sometimes. Luckily it’s easy to Bee Prepared with our organic unbleached cotton suits– perfect for beekeepers who want to know they are well protected, whilst also following the example of our little environmental champions (bees) by buying unbleached certified organic cotton!

This beekeeping kit includes our highest grade, unbleached, GOTS certified organic cotton beekeeper suit emblazoned with the Flow logo on it’s breast pocket. Equipped head-to-toe with durable, high quality YKK zippers, a fully removable fencing veil, plus anti-bunch elastic thumb and ankle stirrups– these suits offer the ultimate in beekeeping protection.
This package also comes with lightweight, ventilated gauntlet goatskin gloves and a J-style hive tool handmade with German stainless-steel.

 

What bee suit size should I pick?

Bee suits are designed to be worn over normal clothing, so we suggest you pick 1 size larger than you normally wear, see the full sizing chart further down this page.

 

Size is out of stock? 

Try a larger bee suit size, Bee Suit Jacket or Mesh Bee Suit.

Bee Suit - Organic Cotton

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

  1. Beekeeping Suit

  2. Goatskin Gloves

  3. Steel J Tool

What bee suit size should I pick?

Bee suits are designed to be worn over normal clothing, so we recommend you select 1 size larger than you normally wear.

NOTE: The sizing chart below provides measurements of the suit fabric itself. In order to properly use this chart you need to compare the chart to your own body size measuring over the top of your clothing and include additional length for movement (to allow ankles and wrists to remain covered).  

Be sure to give yourself plenty of room to move around. Beekeepersuits are typically worn slightly baggy- you do not want these to be tight fitting.  It is the loose fitting cotton material that keeps you from getting stung by angry bees.

The most important measurement for sizing is the torso, or "nape to crotch" in the sizing chart shown below.  To properly calculate this measurement, measure your own body from the top of your shirt collar to about 15cm / 6in below the bottom of your crotch. The next measurement to consider is the "waistband  circumference" which is an elastic waistband. You will want the elastic waistband to be comfortable for your individual size.

 

 

N

L

W

A

C

SIZE

nape to crotch

 

(top of shirt collar to 15cm / 6in below bottom of crotch

nape to ankle hem

waist band circumference expandable range

(tight - stretched)

nape to cuff

chest

XXS

83cm
/
33in

160cm
/
63in

83cm
/
33in

112cm
/
44in

XS

86cm
/
34in

163cm
/
64in

86cm
/
34in

115cm
/
45in

S

89cm
/
35in

166cm
/
65in

89cm
/
35in

118cm
/
46in

M

92cm
/
36in

169cm
/
67in

92cm
/
36in

121cm
/
48in

L

95cm
/
37in

172cm
/
68in

95cm
/
37in

124cm
/
49in

XL

97cm
/
38in

176cm
/
69in

98cm
/
39in

128cm
/
50in

XXL

99cm
/
39in

179cm
/
70in

101cm
/
40in

132cm
/
52in

XXXL

101cm
/
40in

182cm
/
72in

104cm
/
41in

136cm
/
54in

4XL

104cm
/
41in

185cm
/
73in

107cm
/
42in

139cm
/
55in

5XL

107cm

42in

188cm

74in

110cm

43in

142cm

56in

Hood

Matches suit size

Gloves

Matches suit size

 

 (Sizes rounded to nearest cm / inch)

Washing Instructions:

  • Veil: Hand wash only
  • Suit: Remove veil from suit for machine washing in cold water. Tumble dry low. Best to air dry in shade. No bleach
  • Gloves: Hand wash in cold water. Hang to dry in shade. Do not use dryer. No bleach 

New to beekeeping and not sure where to start?

We love welcoming new beekeepers into the Flow Family and have a swarm of resources to assist you in your beekeeping journey.

Included with the purchase of any of our Flow products is support from our knowledgeable Flow team via:

  • Beginner Beekeeping Series

    This great series is free to watch, anytime at your leisure. Whether you are a newbee or an experienced beekeeper wanting to refresh your skills, our beginner beekeeping series has handy tips and information to get started on your beekeeping journey with confidence.
     

  • Regular Q & A 'Facebook Live' events

    Weather permitting, the Flow team host weekly question & answer Facebook-live events. Jump online and have the opportunity to have your question answered.
     

  • Support from our awesome team

    Have Flow-related bee questions? We’re here to help, and operate during Australian business hours, Monday to Friday.

    • Email with our friendly support staff
    • Phone kick back and have a good old chat with Trace
    • Live chat get fast answers to your buzzing questions

     

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Official Flow answers to frequently asked questions.
     

  • Community Forum

    Ask general questions regarding beekeeping, and have them answered by the Flow community - or read through different topics to find your answer!
     

Purchase one of our Flow systems, and become part of the Flow community.

Safety & Care

Beekeeping is a labour of love. As with all animal husbandry, it’s a pastime which requires knowledge, skill and dedication and which carries with it inherent risks. Sooner or later, all beekeepers get stung. Some people have severe allergies to bee stings, so please be aware of the potential hazards when considering whether beekeeping is right for you.

Check out this Flow-sponsored safety pamphlet covering common beekeeping safety risks and first aid responses.

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Beekeeping with children?

Children love beekeeping and Flow's gentler way of harvesting honey. 

Flow Beekeeping Suit Organic Cotton Toddler US$89.00

Flow Bee Suit Jacket - Ventilated Mesh

These jackets are perfect for the beekeeper who wants convenience while also knowing their face, arms and torso are well protected.

Flow Beekeeping Kit Mesh Jacket US$119.00

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING

  • Flow Hive had been a perfect way to get into beekeeping. In avoiding the hassle and cost of equipment associated with harvesting honey, its been straightforward to set-up a hive, and to reap the reward at the end of the season.

    I wouldn't have got into beekeeping had it not been for Flow Hive.

    Adrian

    Dorset, UK

  • Hello All at Flow Hive
    I have had my hive now for a few months, today I got my bees.
    As you can see I am very happy and excited.
    Just thought I might drop you guys a line. 

    Karen

  • Completed construction today and all went well, you should be very pleased to know! No problems encountered and the instructions were very clear.

    It looks great and I’m very impressed with the quality of production. Thanks again for a great product.

    Rob

    Nar Nar Goon, VIC, Australia

  • Good Day,
    I received my Hybrid Super today and just finished assembling it. I wish to congratulate you on the quality product that you supply as well as the excellent packaging. It is far Superior to any Hive Product that I have sourced in the last year, which includes around 20 other Hive products. Very well done!!!

    Anton

    NSW, Australia