Don’t let cooler weather keep you indoors! Beat the chill with this easy, quick-to-knit hat. The wide rib forms a plush, springy fabric, and a simple double stranded technique creates the subtle marled brim. It’s slouchy, casual, and topped with a playful pompom – perfect for both him and her.
Cascade Yarns Eco + (100% Peruvian Highland Wool, 478yds/437m per 250g/8.75oz skein), shown in Straw 4010 (MC) and Yakima Heather 9459 (CC)
8mm/US11 dpns or 16in circular needle
9mm/US13 dpns or 16in circular needle
9mm/US13 dpns, set of 5 for crown shaping
11.5 sts and 16 rows = 4in/10cm in St st on larger needles (in the rnd, with yarn held double)
14 sts and 16 rows = 4in/10cm in 2 x 2 Ribbing on larger needles (in the rnd and unstretched, with yarn held double)
Approximately 13.75in/35cm circumference (unstretched) and 10in/25.5cm long