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Striped Beanie Pattern

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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.

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

This pattern is great for any advanced beginner knitters.

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Striped Beanie Hat Knitting Pattern

The Striped Hat Knitting Pattern

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Notes

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

Yarn
  • 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

Needles

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

Notions

Other Tools

Pattern

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.

I love seeing your finished projects!

If you enjoyed making the beanie, I’d love to see yours on Instagram, be sure to tag me @handylittleme.

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Happy Knitting! xoxo

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