With this comfy hat, a short strip widens and then shrinks to create a head-hugging hat with a generous, stretchy brim.
DESIGNER Darla Fanton
FINISHED SIZE 17 (19 1/2)” head circumference. Hat shown measures 17″ and will stretch to fit heads 3-4″ larger than size.
YARN Mrs. Crosby Steamer Trunk (100% superwash merino; 164 yd [150 m]/3 1/2 oz [100 g]): winter wheat (MC), 2 skeins (only small amount of 2nd skein may be used); smoky granite (CC), 1 skein.
HOOK Size I/9 (5.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
NOTIONS St markers (m); yarn needle.
GAUGE 16 sc blo and 22 rows = 4″ unstretched.