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Beanie Hat With Pom Pom| The Astraia


This simple beanie hat with pom pom knitting pattern is an excellent project for anyone who is learning how to knit and use circulars.

Using mainly knit and purl stitches, it will also introduce you to decreasing and shaping.

This knitted hat has been made with the softest yarn and will be sure to keep you nice and cosy in the cold weather.

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beanie hat with pom pom

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This pattern is great for any beginner or advanced beginner knitters.

Beanie hat with pom pom

Beanie Hat With Pom Pom Pattern

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The hat knits up quickly and the simple design makes for a relaxing and enjoyable knit.

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Skill Level – Easy


Adult Woman.

To fit head around 22-24 inches in circumference.


10 sts and 15 rounds = 4in/10cm.

beanie hat with pom pom knit with super bulky yarn

The Supplies You Need




  • Darning Needle
  • Scissors
  • Tape Measure
  • Stitch markers

chunky hat pattern


  • Approx = Approximately
  • Beg = Begin(ning)
  • Cont = Continue(ing)
  • K = Knit
  • K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
  • P – Purl
  • PM – Place marker
  • P2tog – Purl next 2 stitches together
  • Rem = Remaining
  • Rep = Repeat
  • Rnd(s) = Round(s)
  • St(s) = Stitch(es)


  • Cast on 40 sts, join in the round and pm, being careful not to twist the sts.
  • 1st round: *K2, P2 – rep from * to the end of the round.
  • Repeat the 1st round until the work measures 2.5′′ from the cast on edge.
  • Next row: Purl to the end of the round.
  • Continue to purl every round until the hat measures 8.5′′ or 9′′ from the cast on edge.
  • Decrease as follows >
  • *P2tog, P2tog – rep from * to the end of the round.
  • Break yarn.
  • Thread end through a darning needle and draw end through rem sts, pull up tightly 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.

easy garter stitch beanie hat

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    1. Hello Amanda, You could cast on fewer or more sts depending on the size you wish to make.
      The 2 x 2 ribbing for the hat will have to be cast on in multiples of 4.
      So you could cast on 48 sts or more for a larger size or 36 sts for a smaller size.
      I hope that helps 🙂