Special edition Kent Aran (shown), Stone Soup Worsted, Kent Worsted, Confection Worsted, Better Breakfast Worsted, Targhee Tango Worsted, or any worsted/aran weight yarn that knits to pattern gauge.
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size and density.
12.75(17, 21.25) inches in brim circumference (washed and air-dried, unstretched) to fit heads measuring up to 18(22, 26) inches around
Note: sizing may be adjusted by using needles one size up (looser fit) or down (tighter fit)
150(200, 250) yards as shown with double brim
Note: single brim option reduces the yardage by approximately 50 yards
24 sts and 28 rows = 4 inches in cable pattern on larger needles (knit flat, washed, and air-dried)
17 sts and 28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on larger needles (knit flat, washed, and air-dried)
size 7US (4.5 mm) 16-inch circular needle or size to obtain correct gauge; DPNs or second circular needle for top shaping
size 4US (3.5 mm) 16-inch circular needle for brim (or 1.0 mm smaller than gauge needle)
Note: cap may be worked entirely on two circular needles or on DPNS as desired