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Is there anything that shouts take me to the slopes more than a super cosy neutral knitted beanie?
This classic hat elevates a simple beanie to a more snow bunny worthy accessory.
Don this cosy and chunky hat and think of yourself going off to a ski resort at the weekend…
This chunky knitted hat would take you around an hour or two to make (depending on how fast you knit!) and will be a cosy addition to your winter wear.
I made the hat using Lion Brand wool ease thick and quick and knit on size 10.00mm (US 15) needles.
I knit this hat on circular needles, so there was no seaming involved, just a few loose ends to sew in at the end.
The hat pattern is easy to follow, knitting in the round on circular needles, you could knit this hat on DPN’s if it is your preference.
Chunky Hat Knitting Pattern
The hat uses basic stitches – knit and purl, to knit ribbing and then for the main body of the hat.
If you are a beginner it will also introduce you to shaping through simple decreases.
This easy hat knitting pattern is great for any beginners who are learning how to knit, as it is a great project for learning the basic knitting stitches.
Knit Hat Patterns
The hat size can also be adapted if you want to make it smaller or larger, just measure the circumference of the recipients head and adjust the number of stitches you cast on.
If you would like to make more knitted items for women, please take a look at the other patterns in the women’s knitting pattern library.
You can scroll down to see the free pattern below or you may choose to purchase the printable ad-free pdf version from my shop.
There is also a pattern bundle for sale featuring 24 of the women’s knitting patterns which is great value.
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- 1 ball of chunky yarn (in Wheat) suitable for size 10.00mm (US 15) needles.
- Lion Brand wool ease thick and quick (colour 402) or something similar.
- Super bulky weight – 106 yards.
- Set of 10.00mm (US 15) 16″ circulars
- Stitch markers
- Darning needle
- Tape measure
- Pom maker
- Cast on > 38 sts
- 1st rnd: P1, K3, P1
- Repeat the row above until the work measures 2.5″ from the cast on edge.
- Next row: Knit
- Continue to knit every round until the hat measures 8.5″ or 9″ from the cast on edge.
- Decrease as follows >
- K2tog, K2tog all around
- Break yarn. Draw end through rem sts and fasten securely.
- Sew in any loose ends.
- Make a pom pom and stitch it securely onto the top of the hat in a coordinating colour.
Gauge – 5 stitches = 2″
Approx = Approximately
Beg = Begin(ning)
Cont = Continue(ing)
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
P – Purl
M1 = Make 1 stitch
Rem = Remaining
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
SKPO – Slip one, knit one
St(s) = Stitch(es)
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Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn (402) Wheat
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Happy Knitting! xoxo