Yarn: Pictured above Wollmeisse Sockenwolle 80/20 Twin, or any Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) Yardage 385 yards (352 meters) 100 grams . You will need about 150 yards to 300 yards of a fingering weight yarn.
( Main Picture Hat at 126 sts 50 grams or 175 yds), stretching to 24 inches at ribbing with 8 inches from the crown to the cast on edge, blocked and stretched.
Needles: US 4, 3.50 mm double pointed needles or a circular needle with cable of 30” or more.
Gauige: 2" = 12 sts and 17 Rows in stockinette stitch (adjust needle size to get desired gauge)
Stitch Markers and a darning needle.
Finished dimensions before blocking: Rib band measures about 18(20, 22, 24) “, if you get gauge. Your hat will stretch quite a lot, so keep in mind how you are blocking your hat. If you wash the hat and lay it flat it won’t stretch as much as using a dinner plate to block the hat.