Bare Naked Wools Kent Worsted or Confection Worsted, FIFC Festivus (special edition), Briar Rose Abundance or Sonoma, Brooklyn Tweed Shelter, Mountain Meadow Wools Laramie, Elsa Wool Company Heavy Worsted Weight Cormo, Beaverslide McTaggart Tweeds & Heathers, Green Mountain Spinnery Weekend Wool, or any soft, springy worsted weight yarn that knits to pattern gauge.
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size and elasticity.
15(17, 19) inches in circumference (blocked) to fit heads measuring up to 20(22, 24) inches around
130(160, 190) yards
16 sts and 24 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on larger needles (knit flat; unblocked)