Use a super-bulky, single-ply yarn to get a super-warm and quick hat. It’s worked from the bottom up with a garter-stitch band and a fun spiral rib pattern, and is topped with a cute three inch pom-pom made thick with the huge yarn.
Yarn Weight 6
Finished Size 18 (21)” circumference and 8 ½ (9 ½ )” tall. Hat shown measures 18″.
Yarn Blue Sky Fibers Bulky (50% alpaca, 50% wool; 45 yd [41 m]/31/2 oz [100 g]): #1215 claret, 2 skeins.
Needles Size 15 (10 mm): 16″ circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Marker (m); tapestry needle.
Gauge 8 sts and 15 rnds = 4″ in charted patt.