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Keep warm and look awesome in this leopard print beanie hat. This unisex leopard beanie features a shaped crown and the perfect amount of slouch.
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Men's Leopard Print Beanie Hat Pattern
10mm (US 15) circular knitting needles
Chunky yarn in black and brown- for example Lion brand wool ease thick and quick in black and taupe.
Scissors / Darning needle / Tape measure / Stitch markers
Pom pom maker
Men's Beanie Hat Pattern
Cast on 56 sts (This is for an adult size)
Place a marker and join in the round.
Round 1 - *K2, P2* Repeat from * all around.
Repeat round 1 for a total of 3 rows.
Pick up second colour (brown) carry both yarns and follow the graph pattern - from right to left. Work the graph from the bottom up and repeat when you reach the 18th row. Work the graph a total of - 20 rounds.
Working with the black colour only , decrease as follows;
*K5, K2tog* repeat from * all around.
Then - *K2, P2* repeat from * all around. Repeat this for a total of 3 rounds.
*K6, K2tog* repeat from * all around.
*K3, K2tog* repeat from * all around.
*K2, K2tog* repeat from * all around.
*K1, K2tog* repeat from * all around.
K2tog all around.
Pick up remaining stitches and pull tightly together and stitch closed.
Make a pom in black or brown yarn and stitch to the top of the beanie. Sew in any loose ends.
Approx = Approximately
Beg = Begin(ning)
Cont = Continue(ing)
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
P - Purl
Rem = Remaining
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
St(s) = Stitch(es)
For any help with the knitting stitches please visit the video tutorials page here >