Striped Beanie Pattern


This striped beanie would make a great holiday accessory for visiting friends or family photographs!

Knit on 4mm circular needles, this hat is a really easy knit, using stocking stitch throughout the pattern.

This holiday hat pattern will introduce you to shaping and decreasing, as well as using basic knit and purl stitches.


Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern:

This pattern is great for any advanced beginner knitters.

Striped Beanie Hat Knitting Pattern

The Striped Hat Knitting 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

Size –

  • Adult woman
  • Child

The Supplies You Need

  • 1 x 50g double knit yarn in red (Lion Brand Cotton 24/7)
  • 1 x 50g double knit yarn in white (Lion Brand Cotton 24/7)
  • Yarn weight guide


  • 4mm (US 6) 16″ circular knitting needles


Other Tools


Abbreviations / Knitting Abbreviations List

  • Beg = Begin(ning)
  • Cont = Continue(ing)
  • K = Knit
  • K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
  • Rem = Remaining
  • Rep = Repeat
  • Rnd(s) = Round(s)
  • St(s) = Stitch(es)

Hat Pattern

Yarn A – Red / Yarn B – White

  • Cast on 80sts (adult size) for a child cast on 72sts in Yarn A (red).
  • Place a stitch marker at the join and be careful not to twist.
  • Begin with the Yarn A – red yarn and knit every round until it measures 1 inch.
  • Then join in the white yarn – Yarn B to begin next stripe.
  • Each stripe measures 1 inch.
  • Knit every round in the white yarn – Yarn B for 1 inch.
  • Join in the red yarn – Yarn A and knit every round for 1 inch.
  • Cont to do this until the hat measures 11 inches from the cast-on edge (adult) or 10 inches (child) then start to decrease.
  • Decrease –
  • Round 1 – K2TOG – rep to the end of the round.
  • Repeat the decrease round until you can no longer work in the round.
  • Cut the yarn and leaving a 7-inch tail, using your darning needle, threading through remaining stitches, pull tight and secure top of the hat.
  • Then weave in all ends.

Pom >

Add a pom to the top of the hat, stitching into place.

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Happy Knitting! xoxo

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