With end of yarn in palm of left hand, wrap yarn around index finger, insert hook into lp around finger from underneath and draw up a lp, slip lp form finger and hold between finger and thumb of left hand *yo, insert hook into ring and draw up a lp, yo and through 2 lps on hook; rep from * 13 times more. Cut yarn, leaving a long end. Pull end through rem 15 sts on hook.
Hat is knit straight and seamed up the back. It is NOT knit in the round.
Work as for left front, reversing all shaping.
2 balls in #5227 tan (A)
14 sts and 32 rows to 4″/10cm over rev St st with A using larger needles.