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Free Knitting Pattern: Beginner Beanie

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern #: L32378
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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)

SIZE: One Size

Finished Circumference About 20 in. (51 cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes.



CORRECTIONS: None
 
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This hat is knit in the round, which creates the seamless appearance.  A great project for beginner knitters. Designed by Teresa Chorzepa.

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Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 640-511: Wool-Ease Thick & Quick: Parakeet
Click here for larger swatch
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
Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Linen Fisherman Blossom Glacier Sky Blue Cobalt Navy Raspberry
Denim Taupe Oatmeal Barley Grass Lemongrass Pumpkin Citron
Spice Apricot Cranberry Claret Fig Eggplant Charcoal Black
Grey Marble Snapdragon Cilantro Butterscotch Denim Twist Celebration Cabernet Constellation
Gemstone Galaxy Poinsettia Mystical Starlight Wheat Wood Sequoia
Mesquite Granite Sandstone Marble Blackstone Jungle Desert Flamingo
Toucan Parakeet Monarch Seagull Blue Jay Purple Martin Bluebird Raven
Hoosiers Hoyas Crimson Tigers Huskies Spartans Red Beacon Checkerboard
*Wool-Ease Thick & Quick (Article #640). Solids, Heathers, Twists, Prints, Stripes: 80% Acrylic, 20% Wool
Wheat & Wood: 86% Acrylic; 10% Wool; 4% Rayon
Oatmeal & Barley & Grey Marble: 82% Acrylic; 10% Wool; 8% Rayon
Metallics: 79% Acrylic, 20% Wool, 1% Metallic Poly; package size: Solids, Heathers, Twists, Tweeds: 6 oz./170g (106 yd/97 m)
Prints, Stripes: 5 oz./140g (87 yd/80 m)
Metallics: 5 oz./140g (92 yd/84 m)

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  640-511 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick: Parakeet
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$ 7.59  
Brittany Birchwood Double Pointed Needles - Size 13   $ 8.95  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Beginner Beanie

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

GAUGE:

9 stitches + 12 rounds = about 4 in. (10 cm) in Stockinette stitch worked in rounds (knit every round).

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

NOTES:

Hat is worked in one piece in the round on double pointed needles.


HAT
Cast on 45 stitches. Divide stitches onto 4 needles, with 11 stitches on each of 3 needles and 12 stitches on the 4th needle. Place marker for beginning of round. Join by working the first stitch on left hand needle with the working yarn from the right hand needle and being careful not to twist stitches.
Work in Stockinette stitch worked in rounds (knit every round) until piece measures about 7 in. (18 cm) from beginning.
Shape Crown (Top of Hat)
Decrease Round:
*Knit 3, knit 2 stitches together; repeat from * around – 36 stitches at the end of this round.
Next Round: Knit.
Decrease Round: *Knit 2, knit 2 stitches together; repeat from * around – 27 stitches.
Next Round Knit.
Decrease Round: *Knit 1, knit 2 stitches together; repeat from * around – 18 stitches.
Next Round: Knit.
Decrease Round: *Knit 2 stitches together; repeat from * around – 9 stitches.
Next Round: Knit. Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail. Thread yarn tail through remaining stitches and pull to gather. Knot securely.

FINISHING
Weave in ends.


 


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