Monday, October 24, 2011
Easy Peasy Beanie Pattern
120 yard of a worsted weight yarn
16" US 8 circular needles
4 US 8 DPNS
Double Pointed needles
About 10 sts x 13 rows = 2" x 2"
One size, buy you can alter the size of the hat with the wight of the yarn and the size of the needle you use. This basic hats fits both me and my Husband.
Cast on 80 Stitch
place marker and being careful not to twist the cast on edge join.
Work in 2x2 rib for about 1 1/2 to 2 inches.
Swtich to stockinette stitch and knit untill the hat mearures about 6 to 6 1/2 inches.
Now it is time to close up the hat's top.
R1: K8, K2tog, repeat this to marker
R2: Knit all Stitches
R3: K7, K2tog, repeat this to marker
R4: Knit all Stitches
R5: K6, K2tog, repeat this to marker
R6: Knit all Stitches
R7: K5, K2tog, repeat this to marker
R8: Knit all stitches (switch to DPNS, Equally distribute the stitches on to three needles)
R9: K4, K2tog, repeat this to marker
R10: K3, K2tog, repeat this to marker
R11: K2, K2tog, repeat this to marker
R12: K1, K2tog, repeat this to marker
R13: k2tog, repeat this to marker (5 stitches remaining)
Break the yarn and with a tapestry needle pull the yarn through the remaining 5 stitch and pull closed
Weave in the ends and voila! A warm winter hat.