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When the temperature dips, everyone needs to keep warm in a slouchy hat! Mountain Meadow Merino Wool is super soft and bouncy, and perfectly suited for this generously sized head topper with seed stitch pattern bands.

fiber: 90 yards bulky weight wool. Designed with Mountain Meadow Wool Sheridan Bulky, 100% merino wool, 102yd/100g/3.5oz.

gauge: 12 stitches = 4”,  using largest needle and measured over blocked stockinette fabric.

needles: sizes 9 & 10.5 circular 16” needle for body of hat, and size 10.5 double points for closing up top (or sizes necessary to achieve gauge).

finished dimensions: pattern is written for one size, 18” circumference & 11” height.

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Choose one skein Sheridan Bulky for each Drifter that you want to make. Their wool is American grown by ranchers near the mill in Buffalo, Wyoming. It’s all ecologically processed and kept natural in color or beautifully dyed in small batches.

While traveling out west this summer, I stopped in the mill to shop and get a tour. What a warm welcome I received! I’ve become a very big fan of their products, and I got inspired to dream up this hat design with some of the skeins I took home.

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