The pattern is featured in the “Fixing Brioche Mistakes” course with Matt Akers.
This two-color brioche hat is the perfect way to dip your toe into the waters of brioche. Beginner-friendly and a blank canvas for colour play, you’ll love this quick knit for every season of the year.
Total Brioche Hat by Matt Akers
Skill Level: Intermediate
Brim Circumference: 10 (12, 14, 16, 18, 20)” / 25.5 (30.5, 35.5, 40.5, 45.75, 51) cm
Choose the size that is approx 2-4″ / 5-10 cm less than your actual head circumference.
2 skeins SweetGeorgia Yarns Superwash Worsted, 1 each in Walnut (MC) and Cayenne (CC) (200 yd / 182 m per 4 oz / 115 g skein; 100% Superwash Merino Wool).
Needles & Notions
Size 8 US / 5 mm circular needle 16″ / 40 cm in length
Size 8 US / 5 mm set of 4 or 5 double-pointed needles
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
4 stitch markers (1 different to mark beginning of round), tapestry needle
16 sts and 20 rows = 4″ / 10 cm in Brioche st, after blocking.
Please note that changes in gauge will affect yardage used and final measurements