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This super chunky hat has been inspired by the amazing hat that American Olympian Chloe Kim was wearing during the recent winter Olympics.
Her team USA chunky knit hat looked so warm and cosy that I just had to get a pattern out there for you guys to make.
It is so huge and comfy it will definitely keep you warm during any snowstorm or ski vacation.
This is an easy level knitting pattern, and the techniques you will need to know are knit, purl, and k2tog as well as knitting in the round, using either circular needles or double pointed needles (DPN’s).
The hat pattern is easy to follow, knitting in the round on 16″ circular needles, you could knit this hat on DPN’s if it is your preference.
The hat uses basic stitches – knit and purl, to knit ribbing 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.
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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Chloe Kim Beanie Hat Pattern
- 2 balls of chunky yarn (Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick in Fisherman 099) suitable for size 15.00mm (US 17) needles. Super bulky weight – 106 yards.
- Gauge with yarn doubled – 2st/1″
- Set of 15.00mm (US 17)16″ circulars
- Stitch markers
- Scissors/Darning needle/Tape measure
- Pom pom maker
- USA patch/badge
Please note >>
- The hat’s circumference > Stretched = 30″ & Un-stretched = 20″
- Height w/o pompom > 10″
Snow Beanie Hat Knitting Pattern
Knit with 2 strands together.
Cast on > 38 sts
1st rnd: K1, P1
Repeat the above until the work measures 9.5″ from the cast on edge.
Decrease as follows >
- K1, K2tog* Repeat all around.
- K2tog* Repeat all around.
- K2tog* Repeat all around.
Break yarn. Draw end through rem sts and fasten securely.
Sew in any loose ends.
Make a large pom and stitch it securely onto the top of the hat.
Optional > Stitch on a patch of your choice, a flag or team USA badge!
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)