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Home : Patterns : Striped Spirit Beanie

Free Knitting Pattern: Striped Spirit Beanie

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern #: BK4K-0609006
Rating: ***2.5 (based on 2 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

Approximately 20 inches [51 cm] in circumference

PUBLISHED IN:  By Kids, For Kids
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Wear with the ruffled spirit scarf or the pom-pom spirit scarf.

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Color (A)

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 620-102: Wool-Ease Yarn: Ranch Red
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Color (B)

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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Natural Heather Fisherman Ranch Red Blush Heather Blue Heather Navy Denim Blue Mist
Seaspray Cocoa Cranberry Dark Rose Heather Rose Heather Grey Heather Oxford Grey Black
Mustard Eggplant Gold Avocado Chestnut Heather Forest Green Heather Paprika Pumpkin
White/Multi Wheat Mushroom White Frost
*Wool-Ease® (Article #620).
  • Solid, Heather, Twist: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
  • Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 86% acrylic, 10% wool, 4% rayon
  • Glitter/Multi-colors: 78% acrylic, 19% wool, 3% polyester
  • Frosts: 70% acrylic, 20% wool, 10% polyamide
  • Prints: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
; package size: Solid, Heather, Twist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Glitter/Multi-colors: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Frosts: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Prints: 2.5 oz/70g; 162 yd/146m balls

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•  620-102 Wool-Ease Yarn: Ranch Red
$ 4.69  
Note: (A)
•  620-153 Wool-Ease Yarn: Black
$ 4.69  
Note: (A)
Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]   $ 3.60  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
This pattern is can be made with the yarn left over from the matching Pom-Pom Spirit Scarf.

Striped Spirit Beanie

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®


18 St sts + 24 rows = 4 inches (10 cm)

When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch


With (A), cast on 120 stitches.

Rows 1-8: *

Knit 2, purl 2, repeat from * to end of row.
Row 9: **Knit 2, knit 2 stitches together, repeat from ** to end of row. – 90 sts
Row 10: Purl
Row 11: Knit
Row 12: Purl
Row 13: Knit
Row 14: Purl
Rows 15-16: Change to B, knit.
Row 17: Change to A, knit
Row 18: Purl
Rows 19-24: Repeat rows 17-18.
Rows 25-26: Change to B, knit.
Row 27: Change to A, knit
Row 28: Purl
Row 29: Knit
Row 30: Purl
Row 31: *K8, k2tog, rep from * around – 81 sts
Row 32: Purl
Row 33: *K7, k2tog, rep from * around – 72 sts
Row 34: Purl
Row 35: *K6, k2tog, rep from * around – 63 sts
Row 36: Purl
Row 37: *K5, k2tog, rep from * around – 54 sts
Row 38: Purl
Row 39: *K4, k2tog, rep from * around – 45 sts
Row 40: Purl
Row 41: *K3, k2tog, rep from * around – 36 sts
Row 42: P2 tog, p2, rep from * around – 27 sts
Row 43: K, k2tog – 18 sts
Row 44: P2 tog – 9 sts
Row 45: k2tog 4 time2, K1 - 5 sts
Row 46: Cut the tail of the yarn to 18 inches and threat on the large-eyed blunt needle. Threat through remaining stitches and pull tight.


Tie yarn off, sew sides of hat together.

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k = knit p = purl
st(s) = stitch(es)  

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Pattern Average Rating: ***2.5 (based on 2 reviews)
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Striped Spirit Beanie Reviewed by Marianne Burns on 2013-09-20 *
I was very disappointed. The hat doesn't fit snugly and just sort of lays on the top of your head! There is an error on Row 43. It should read *k1, p2.
I followed the pattern carefully but I will probably unravel it as it useless as is.

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