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This slouchy stocking cap in multiple sizes knits up quickly in DK/light worsted yarn for a stylishly warm answer to mid-winter cold. The hat brim is worked in a reversible herringbone rib and can be doubled back if desired; the pattern continues with a simple linear detail through the body. For maximum slouch, choose a very softly spun yarn and/or one that blends silky, relaxed fibers with wool. For a snug fit, go down one size.

Suggested Yarns: 
Stone Soup DKBetter Breakfast DK, Kent DKSeasons DK, Targhee Tango Sport, or any soft DK/light worsted yarn that knits to pattern gauge. Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size.

Finished Size: 
11(13.5, 16)[18.5, 21.5, 23.5) inches in circumference (unstretched) to fit heads measuring up to 15(17.5, 20)[22, 24.5, 27] inches around
Note: child/youth sizes appear in (parens) while adult sizes appear in [brackets]

Yarn Requirements: 
125(150, 200)[225, 250, 275] yards

21 sts and 30 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on larger needle (knit flat; unblocked) 

size 6US (4.0mm) circular needles and DPNs for body (or size to obtain correct gauge) 
size 5US (3.75mm) circular needle for brim (or one size smaller than body needle)