This is an easy and fun 2 color pattern. Choose 2 balls of different variegated colors, cast on, and be prepared to be mesmerized by what happens. Watching the colors shift and change between your needles will keep you staying up way past midnight with the words "just one more row". After the first hat you'll want to try all the color choices. This hat is knit in the round starting at the bottom and working to the I-cord loop at the top. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knit purl knit in the round k2tog GAUGE 18 sts = 4" in stockinette st.