Striped Beanie Free Knitting Pattern

striped beanie hat

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This striped slouchy hat would make a grey holiday accessory for visiting friends or family photographs!

Knit on 4mm circular needles, this hat is a really easy knit, using stocking stitch throughout the pattern.

This holiday hat pattern will introduce you to shaping and decreasing, as well as using basic knit and purl stitches.

Striped Beanie Hat Knitting Pattern

The beanie pattern is easy to follow, knitting in the round on circular needles.

This easy 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.

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Striped Beanie Hat Knitting Pattern

Easy Slouch Beanie Hat Pattern

Materials >

4mm (US 6) 16″ circular knitting needles

50g double knit yarn in red (Lion Brand Cotton 24/7)

50g double knit yarn in white (Lion Brand Cotton 24/7)

Stitch marker


Darning needle

Easy Knit Holiday Beanie Pattern

Cast on 80 (adult size) for a child cast on 72

Place a stitch marker at the join and be careful not to twist.

Begin with the red yarn and knit every round until it measures 1 inch. Then cut yarn and tie white yarn to begin next stripe. Each stripe measures 1 inch.

When hat measures 11 inches from cast on edge (adult) or 10 inches (child) start to decrease.

Decrease – Round 1 – K2TOG

Repeat the decrease until you can no longer work in the round.

Cut the yarn and leaving a 7-inch tail, using your darning needle, threading through remaining stitches, pull tight and secure top of the hat. Then weave in all ends.

Pom >

Add a pom to the top of the hat, stitching into place.

Abbreviations >

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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