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This simple women's garter stitch beanie hat knitting pattern is an excellent beginner project. Using mainly knit and purl stitches, it will also introduce you to decreasing and shaping.
This chunky 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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Free Beanie Hat Knitting Pattern
- 2 balls of chunky yarn suitable for size 10.00mm (US 15) needles. Rico Creative Melange in 001 or something similar. Super bulky weight - 106 yards. I used 2 strands together to knit the hat.
- Gauge - 5 stitches = 2"
- Set of 10.00mm (US 15) circulars
- Stitch markers
- Scissors/Darning needle/Tape measure
- Pom pom maker
Slouch Hat Knitting Pattern
Cast on > 40 sts
1st rnd: K2, P2.
Repeat until the work measures 2.5" from the cast on edge.
Next row: Purl
Continue to purl every round until the hat measures 8.5" or 9" from the cast on edge.
Decrease as follows >
P2tog, P2tog all around
Break yarn. Draw end through rem sts 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.
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)
For any help with the knitting stitches please visit the video tutorials page here >