Knitting hats

Has anyone had trouble when knitting hats and the brim doesn’t stay snug. I follow the pattern, hat fits fine at first and eventually is too lose. I would appreciate any helpful tips. Thank you.

It is pretty much normal for a hat to become wider and at the same time shorter after some time. Instead of knitting a normal gauge swatch, use a hat that has already become looser around the brim as gauge and then either create an own pattern with this gauge or find a pattern fitting this gauge.

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Thank you for the information but the hats fit nice and snug but after a week they become too wide at the brim. Do you think elastic thread would help?