Squishy brioche and marled yarn gives this hat a lot of room to play! Try different colors, play around with the color blocking or add more stripes! Think of it as a blank canvas, grabbing that coveted speckled yarn that has been hanging out in your stash or those wooly naturals that would look perfect on the man in your life! Perfect slouch and stretch makes it comfortable and breathable! Top it off with a giant pompom and you are ready for any stylish occasion!
Yarn: Fingering weight yarn is held double to create a marled effect.
-MC - Approximately 50 grams/ 200 yards Tosh Merino Light (4oz/420yds) in Modern Fair Isle
-CC1 - Approximately 25 grams/ 90 yards Tosh Sock (4oz/395yds) in Celadon
-CC2 - Approximately 35 grams/ 120 yards Tosh Merino Light (4oz/420yds) in Nectar
-Plus 30 grams fingering weight yarn for a large pompom
Notions: Stitch marker, tapestry needle, scissors, 3.375 inch pompom maker recommended
Suggested Needles: US 6/4mm 16in circular and a longer length for magic loop or DPNs for crown shaping
Gauge (worked over brioche): 16 sts & 24 rows = 4 in/10cm
Finished Measurements: 19in/48cm unstretched circumference, 8.5in/21.5cm height
Techniques to Indulge In:Brioche!, brioche in the round, brioche decreases, marling yarn, color blocking, pompom making