If you have ever been to a Ski Lodge or Resort, you will find hats like this on sale for huge amounts of money! Now you can easily knit your own in no time at all, and use up your scrap yarn too! This will fit men or women. Men especially love this style for skiing and sports! It uses worsted weight yarns, knitting needles, US # 7, in 16 inch length. No double pointeds here for top! We made this super easy! Pattern shows you how to sew pleat at top of hat!