A simple variation on a watch cap with a moc fold-up brim. Quick to knit. A true woolen spun yarn that captures air to create maximum insulation, Solitude’s Montadale woolen makes a cozy gat — it’s our shepherd’s favorite for winter chores!
Yarn: 1 skein of Montadale woolen
Sizes: approximately 16" (18, 20, 22, 24") / 40.5 cm (46, 51, 56, 61 cm) circumference after blocking. With 1" to 1.5" of negative ease. 64-stitch versions fit babies, 72-stitch versions fit young children; 80-stitch versions fit older children, teens and most women; 88-and 96-stitch versions fit those larger heads and men. Height can be easily adjusted
Skills: knitting, knitting in the round, purling, decreasing
Level of difficulty: easy!
Needles: size 7 (US) (4.5 mm) 14 to 16: / 35 to 40 cm circular needles or double pointed needles or size to get gauge. can change to size 8’s after brim if desired.