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Beanies are just as much fun to knit, as they are to gift. That’s why we’ve prepared this Easy Beanie Knitting Pattern so you can start practicing your hat making skills. Whip up a bunch to give to your loved ones in cool seasons.
The FREE downloadable knitting pattern for this warm and stylish hat can be found on the Knit Picks website.
Quick and Easy Beanie – An Excellent Beginner Hat
Designed by Toni Carr, this trendy beanie is the perfect piece to whip up when you need a warm headwear fast. It comes in a single size but is stretchy enough to fit most adults.
Using Knit Picks’ Wool of the Andes Yarn, the hat is knitted using US8 Circular or Double-pointed knitting needles. That is 5 mm needles, if you are using the metric system.
You will be using a couple of knitting decrease in making this hat, particularly the k2tog or knit 2 stitches together and the p2tog or purl 2 stitches together.
The k2tog is a basic right-slanting decrease that is very common throughout knitting patterns. If you want to learn more about it, we have a detailed tutorial on this decrease technique that you can find here: Basic Right-Slanting Decrease (K2tog).
Furthermore, the p2tog is the reverse equivalent of k2tog and also reduces the number of working stitches by 1 stitch. If you would like to learn how to make this decrease technique, we have a fully-illustrated tutorial on the subject that can be found here: Purled Right-Slanting Decrease (P2tog).
Download the FREE knitting pattern for this simple yet stylish beanie here: Quick and Easy Beanie.
In addition, you can purchase the recommended yarn through this link here: Knit Picks’ Wool of the Andes Yarn