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Inspired by Metsovo in Greece, this snow beanie hat knitting pattern is an excellent advanced beginner project.
It can be worn as seen for an extra slouch or with the brim rolled (turned up) for a closer fit.
Please scroll down to view the free pattern or purchase a printer-friendly ad-free PDF in my shop here.
An Easy-Level Knitting Pattern
This is an easy pattern for those of you who are advanced beginner level, and the techniques you will need to know are knit, purl, k2tog, and knitting in the round.
Using mainly knit stitches and purl stitches, you will also decrease to shape the crown.
If you have never knit in the round before you can watch my video tutorial here.
The Yarn I Used…
I made the Metsovo knitted hat pattern using 2 skeins of super bulky yarn – one in light grey and one in white – I used Yarn Art Alpine Alpaca in white 433 and grey in Yarn Art Alpine 334.
This was knit up quite quickly, scrap yarns can be used, as you do not need full balls of yarn for each color.
However, whichever color you make the pom in will need to have more yarn available.
Any super bulky weight yarn 06 will be okay to use for this pattern.
Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern:
This pattern is great for any advanced beginner knitters.
- Knitting cast-on methods.
- Knitting Lessons
- How to cast on knitting.
- How to cast off knitting.
- How to knit the garter stitch.
- How to knit the purl stitch.
- How to knit stockinette stitch.
- How to read knitting patterns.
- Knitting abbreviations and terms.
- How to knit rib stitch.
- How to kit two stitches together – K2tog.
- How to knit in the round.
Beanie Hat Knitting Pattern
Purchase the inexpensive ad-free, PDF printable pattern in my shop here.
The slouchy knit hat works up quickly in super bulky yarn, and the simple design makes for a relaxing and enjoyable knit.
Use up your yarn stash with whatever you have in super bulky yarn, acrylic, wool blends, etc for the stripes.
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Skill Level – Easy (advanced beginner)
- Adult medium.
- Hat length lying flat w/o pom = 9 inches
- Width lying flat = 9 inches
- To fit a circumference head size of around 22-26 inches.
Gauge – 10 sts and 15 rounds = 4in/10cm.
The Supplies You Need…
- 2 skeins of super bulky yarn (One skein in each color – I used Yarn Art Alpine Alpaca in white 433 and grey in Yarn Art Alpine 334)
- Lion Brand wool ease thick and quick or something similar will also be fine to use.
- Super bulky weight – 106 yards. / yarn weight guide
- Set of 10.00mm (US 15) 16″ circular knitting needles
- Please note – you may have to change your needles for the decrease of the hat if working on the circular needles becomes too tight.
- This would mean using a set of size 10mm double-pointed needles (DPNs).
- If you do not have those, you could use a 60cm/24″ cable and use the magic loop technique.
- Pom pom maker Clover 2 – 1/2 inch Large.
Abbreviations / Knitting Abbreviations List
- Approx – Approximately
- Beg – Begin(ning)
- Cont – Continue(ing)
- K – Knit
- K2tog – Knit the next 2 stitches together
- P – Purl
- PM – Place marker
- M1 – Make 1 stitch
- Rem – Remaining
- Rep – Repeat
- Rnd(s) – Round(s)
- St(s) – Stitch(es)
Yarn A = Light Grey / Yarn B = White
- Cast on > 38 sts in Yarn A, join in the round and pm, being careful not to twist the sts.
- 1st rnd: K1, P1 to the end of the round.
- 2nd rnd: Knit to the end of the round.
- Cont to knit every round until work measures 4′′.
- Next round: Change yarn color to Yarn B then knit every round until work measures 8.5′′ from cast on edge.
Decrease as follows >
- Shape top: 1st rnd: *K2, K2tog, – rep from * to the end of the round.
- 2nd rnd: Knit to the end of the round.
3rd rnd: *K1, K2tog, – rep from * to the end of the round to last st, K1.
- 4th rnd: Knit to the end of the round.
- 5th rnd: K2tog, – rep to the end of the round.
Draw the end through rem sts and fasten securely.
Sew in any loose ends (yarn tails).
Make a pom and stitch it securely onto the top of the hat in a coordinating color.
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