To get you through these winter blahs! Happy knitting!
Earthen is knit seamlessly from the brim up. The slip stitch texture of the fabric gives a substantial thickness but is also simple enough to showcase any yarn, solid or variegated. Interesting decreases at 4 equidistant points ensure a good fit.
The sample is shown in Western Sky Knits Magnolia Worsted. A suggested substitute is shown below.