I love to fill in the squares of a sheet of graph paper. Then knit with it. This hat is striking from a distance. You can choose to use 2 -3 colors or more. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY 2 color knitting knit purl knit in the round slide 1 stitch, k2tog, passo follow graph GAUGE 5 sts (adult) / 6 sts (child) = 1 inch in 2 color pattern .