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This pretty hat in three sizes (S/M/L) is unusual for both its texture and fabric. It provides a luxuriously warm brim with a lighter weight top that won’t crush your hair. The stitch pattern—which resembles a popcorn stitch—requires much less fuss than you’d think. The fabric derives its soft and slinky drape from pairing two vastly different yarns—one that is thick, lush, and springy with one that is thin, slick, and silky. Two needle sizes are recommended for maximum effect, but if you find that too fiddly, use one in between size. Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size, drape, and yarn requirement. Finished Size: 17(19.5, 22) inches in brim circumference to fit heads measuring up to 19.5(22, 24) inches Gauge: 21 sts and 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on smaller needle in fingering yarn (unblocked)

Recommended with this pattern

  • Suggested Yarns: Color A: The Alpaca Yarn Company Mariquita, Briar Rose Fibers Sea Pearl, Ozifarmer’s Market Silken Baby Alpaca, Blue Moon Fiber Arts Seduction, The Unique Sheep Tinsel Toes, or any smooth, silky fingering yarn that has approximately 100 yards per ounce Color B: Bare Naked Wools Precious, Chebris Worsted, or Better Breakfast Worsted, Blue Sky Fibers Extra, Cascade Yarns Eco Cloud, Louisa Harding Yarns Thistle, Lily Chin Park Avenue, or any soft, chunky 2-ply blend that has appr
  • Yarn requirements: Color A: 100(140, 160) yards Color B: 60(80, 90) yards
  • Needles: 6US (4.0 mm) 16-inch circular needle and DPNs (or size to obtain correct gauge) size 8US (5.0 mm) 16-inch circular needle (or 1 mm larger than gauge needle)

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