The Earflap hat is super soft and super warm thanks to the merino fleece worked in as you knit. It’s my own version of thrumming… “extreme thrumming” which is invisible on the outside but thick and warm as lamb’s wool on the inside.
General knitting skills.
Size youth (woman, man)
To fit head size 18–20 (20–22, 22–24)"
1 (1, 2) skeins Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Bulky (85% Wool, 15% Mohair, 125 yards), or
1 (1, 2) skeins Plymouth Yarn Baby Alpaca Grande (100% alpaca, 110 yards), or
Substitute any Bulky yarn which calls for 3 sts/1"