Sylvana combines fine lace knitting with a warm underlayer for practicality with beauty.
The hat uses two different weights of yarn - approximately 150 metres of a DK weight yarn and approximately 175 metres of a 2ply/lace weight yarn. The lace weight is held double for the band. Construction is bottom-up from a tubular cast-on (optional). After knitting the band the underhat is first knitted in the DK yarn and then the overhat is knitted in the laceweight on picked up stitches from the band. The underhat and overlace are married together through the blocking process.
The finished band circumference is