This hat works best when the fabric is fairly firm. Use chunky wool, or use more than one strand of yarn to give you a substantial fabric. If you use a very soft yarn or work a loose, drapey fabric, the brim of the hat will not have the body it needs.
- Bulky yarn 110 yards for Knit version, 150 yards for Crochet version
- Knitting needles: 16 circular size 9 & 10 ½, Double Pointed needles size 9 &10 ½
- Crochet Hook: size H & J
- Knit version: 3 ½ sts = 1 on larger needles
- Crochet version: 3 HDC = 1 on larger hook