Life would be boring if everything in front of you were a smooth path! Once in a while, a little knot will wait ahead that needs to be mastered - tackle it and move on until the next one pops up! Mostly smooth sailing with the occasional knot challenge here and there at predictable intervals - that(tm)s Knots! a super easy slouchy hat perfectly suitable for beginners and beyond. The pattern instructions are charted and written out, so choose your favorite method to follow. Be brave and face your little obstacles - and before you know it, this hat will be done! Make it for yourself or as a thoughtful gift for a loved one. The stitch pattern is neutral enough to look equally good for all ages and genders - from Beautiful Baby Knots! through Tough Teenager Knots! to Grumpy Grandpa Knots! there is one to make for everyone! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knitting, Purling, Casting on GAUGE 17.5 stitches and 25 rounds per 4 [10 cm] on larger needles in Stockinette stitch after blocking. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS One size fits all PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Filcolana Peruvian Highland Wool [100% Wool; 109 yards/100 meters per 50g skein]; color: 259 Lavender; 2 skeins.