The straw hats known as sancosmeiros (made in the parish of Santo Ourente) are the most remarkable section of local crafts. With this technique, derived from that used by women to braid her hair, are manufactured baskets, bags and many more objects.
The sancosmeiros are made with clean wheat straw, wet and then well dried, forming a resistant and waterproof circular hats. They are in great demand not only among farmers of the region but also among other Galician towns, for its perfect adaptation to agriculture in both summer and winter, and are even purchased by visitors as souvenirs. They are also the main attraction of Outes booths at promotional events.