Finished Size About 18 (20)" (45.5  cm) brim circumference. Hat shown measures 20" (51 cm). **Yarn** DK weight (#3 Light). Shown here: Baah Yarn Sonoma (100% super-wash merino wool; 234 yd [214 m]/3 1/2 oz [100 g]), Maldives (light turquoise, MC), mystique (medium turquoise, CC), 1 skein of each for both sizes. **Needles** Size U.S. 6 (4 mm): 16" (40 cm) circular (cir) and set of 4 or 5 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. **Notions** Markers (m); tapestry needle. **Gauge** 21 sts and 26 rnds = 4" (10 cm) in St st. **Stitch Guide** Chain Stitch RND 1: *P1, sl 1 wyf; rep from * around. RND 2: *Sl 1 wyf, p1; rep from * around.
<strong>Brim </strong> With cir needle and MC, CO 92 (108) sts. Join to work in the rnd, being careful not to twist sts, and place marker (pm) for beg of rnd. RND 1: *K2, p2; rep from * around. Rep Rnd 1 for k2, p2 rib for 9 more rnds. NEXT RND: (inc rnd) [K10 (8), k1f&b] 8 (12) times, k4 (0)ó100 (120) sts. Knit 1 rnd. Short-Row Waves With CC, work 2 rnds of Chain Stitch, then knit 1 rnd. *With CC, work the short-row sequence as follows over the next 20 sts: ROW 1: K19, wrap & turn (w&t; see Glossary). ROW 2: P18, w&t. ROW 3: K16, w&t. ROW 4: P14, w&t. ROW 5: K12, w&t. ROW 6: P10, w&t. ROW 7: K8, w&t. ROW 8: P6, w&t. ROW 9: K4, w&t. ROW 10: P2, w&t. ROW 11: K11, picking up all wraps. Rep from * 4 (5) more times, working the short-row sequence over 20-st sections for a total of 5 (6) short-row waves in rnd. Knit 2 rnds even, picking up any remaining wraps. With MC, work 2 rnds of Chain Stitch, then knit 1 rnd. Knit 10 sts and place a 2nd marker to indicate an alternate beg of rnd. **With MC, work the inverted short-row sequence as follows, picking up all wraps as the wrapped sts are worked: ROW 1: K11, w&t. ROW 2: P2, w&t. ROW 3: K4, w&t. ROW 4: P6, w&t. ROW 5: K8, w&t. ROW 6: P10, w&t. ROW 7: K12, w&t. ROW 8: P14, w&t. ROW 9: K16, w&t. ROW 10: P18, w&t. ROW 11: K19, picking up any remaining wraps. Rep from ** 4 (5) more times, working the inverted short-row sequence over 20-st sections for a total of 5 (6) short-row waves in rnd, ending at alternative beg of rnd. Knit 1 rnd, then work 1 more rnd, ending at the original beg-of rnd marker. Repeat the short-row wave sequences in each color, including the Chain Stitch and knit rnds, twice moreóthere will be 6 wave rnds, 3 in CC and 3 in MC. <strong>Crown </strong> Note: Change to dpns when there are too few sts to work comfortably on cir needle. With CC, work 2 rnds of Chain Stitch. Then work crown shaping as follows: RND 1: (dec rnd) *K8, k2tog; rep from * aroundó90 (108) sts. RND 2: Knit. RND 3: (dec rnd) *K7, k2tog; rep from * aroundó80 (96) sts. RND 4: Knit. RND 5: (dec rnd) *K6, k2tog; rep from * aroundó70 (84) sts. RND 6: Knit. RND 7: (dec rnd) *K5, k2tog; rep from * aroundó60 (72) sts. RND 8: Knit. RND 9: (dec rnd) *K4, k2tog; rep from * aroundó50 (60) sts. RND 10: (dec rnd) *K3, k2tog; rep from * aroundó40 (48) sts. RND 11: (dec rnd) *K2, k2tog; rep from * aroundó30 (36) sts. RND 12: (dec rnd) *K1, k2tog; rep from * aroundó20 (24) sts. RND 13: (dec rnd) *K2tog; rep from * aroundó10 (12) sts.
<strong>Finishing</strong> Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Thread tail on tapestry needle, draw through rem sts, pull tight to close hole. Weave in all ends. Block lightly.
This pattern is excerpted with permission from <a href=http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1620338521/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1620338521&linkCode=as2&tag=craftfocom-20&linkId=WM4VC4K46R2W75YK> "Warm Days, Cool Knits" </a> by Corrina Ferguson and published by Interweave.