Hollyfrost Hat

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Hollyfrost Hat

Description

A warmly textured, asymmetrical hat in three sizes (S/M/L) that features an openwork panel in leaf motif with button closure to secure the brim. Choose a soft but springy yarn to ensure a well-fitted brim that supports the hat above; the welted fabric will collapse into a slight slouch to one side.
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size and elasticity.

Suggested Yarns: 
 Stone Soup DKKent DKBetter Breakfast DKGinny DKTarghee Tango Sport, Confection Sport, or any soft, springy DK yarn that knits to pattern gauge
   
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size and elasticity. 
  
Finished Size: 
16(18, 20) inches around brim and 9(10, 11) inches in diameter (washed and blocked) to fit heads measuring up to 20(21.5, 23 inches) in circumference

Yarn requirements: 
190(210, 230) yards

Buttons: 
2 round buttons that are .375 inch in diameter
 
Gauge: 
20 sts and 31 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on larger needle (washed and laid flat to dry)

Needles: 
size 6US (4.0 mm) 16-inch circular needle and DPNs or size to obtain correct gauge
size 4US (3.5 mm) 16-inch circular needle for brim or .5 mm smaller than gauge needle