Sizes: Women's S (M,L) to fit head circumferences of 21 (22, 23) in/ 53.5 (56,58.5) cm. Shown in size S. Pattern is very easy to customize by adding or subtracting length from bands between ears.
Finished Measurements: 19 (20, 21) in/ 48 ( 51, 53.5) cm circumference when buttoned. Designed with 2 in/ 5 cm negative ease.
Gauge: 3 sts and 6 rows/ inch over garter stitch. No need to knit a large gauge swatch; just measure your 3 st band after a few rows. It should measure approximately 1 in/ 2.5 cm wide.
What you need: Approximately 39 (40, 41) yds/ 36 (37, 38) m of bulky weight yarn.
One pair of straight needles in size required to obtain gauge. I used US#10/6mm. You may need a size or two above or below that.3/4 in/19 mm button, matching thread
Tapestry needle to sew in ends