Achieving Proper Fit: Hats

The keys to a successfully fitting hat Take proper measurements! Use appropriate negative ease! Measure your head Ensure your tape measure is snug – Hats should fit snuggly; not too tight or too loose. To measure your head circumference, wrap a tape measure around the widest part of your head – over your hair, from your forehead, above your ears, and around the back, then round to the front again. Different hat styles have different lengths, but you should know the size of your head in relation to the pattern, so you know what to expect and what an ideal length for hats would READ MORE

Achieving Proper Fit: Socks

Understanding your foot Low Calf Circumference: The circumference of the leg measured 6″ / 15 cm up from the ground. Ankle Circumference: The circumference around the narrowest part of the ankle. Heel Diagonal: The diagonal’s circumference, measured from the top of the foot in front of the ankle to the very back of the heel, on the floor. Gusset Circumference: The circumference around the arch of the foot, just in front of the heel. Foot Circumference: The circumference around the ball of the foot. This is the widest part, just after the toes. Note: This is the measurement used for READ MORE