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Snowy Peaks Hat

Take a lovely speckled yarn, a stepped-mountain stitch pattern, and add the biggest pompom your neck can support, and you’ve got Wintery happiness in a hat.

Materials

  • Finished Measurements: Small (Medium, Large): 18 (20, 22)” circumference; 8 (8.25, 8.75)” from cuff to top.
  • Yarn: approximately 120 (140, 160) yards worsted-weight yarn. I used Knitted Wit Worsted & Targhee Shimmer Worsted in Frozen.
  • Needles: US7/4.5mm circular needle for small-circumference knitting, or size needed to get gauge and similar needles one size smaller for ribbing.
  • Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle.
  • Gauge: 21 sts & 30 rounds = 4″/10 cm in stockinette stitch, measured after blocking.