Basic Blue Striped Beanie
If you are a beginner knitter interested in making a cute and versatile hat, the Basic Blue Striped Beanie is the perfect knit hat pattern. Work up this knitted hat in no time. This bright hat features many beautiful shades of blue. Whether it's a gift or a gift for yourself, you are sure to get a lot of mileage out of this head topper. When the temperature starts to drop, you can wear this hat and look totally on trend. The yarn is not too heavy, so you can wear this hat all year long. Work up this beginner knit hat pattern today.
Knitting Needle Size10 or 6 mm, 9 or 5.5 mm
Yarn Weight(5) Bulky/Chunky (12-15 stitches for 4 inches)
- Size U.S. 9 (5.5 mm) and U.S. 10 (6 mm) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
- Bernat® Dimensions™(2.8 oz/80 g; 160 yds/146 m) Bluebell (99003) 1 ball
15 sts and 20 rows = 4" [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.
Measurements: One size to fit average lady.
Alt = Alternate, Approx = Approximately, Beg = Begin(ning), Cont = Continue, Dec = Decrease, K = Knit, K2tog = Knit 2 stitches together, P = Purl, Rep = Repeat, Rem = Remaining, RS = Right side, St(s) = Stitch(es), WS = Wrong side
With smaller needles cast on 74 sts.
1st row: (RS). K1. *K2. P2. Rep from * to last st. K1.
Rep last row 3 more times. Change to larger needles and cont as follows: 1st row: (RS). Knit.
2nd and alt rows: K1. Purl to last st. K1.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures approx 7" [18 cm], ending on a WS row.
Dec as follows:
1st row: K1. *K2tog. K7. Rep from * to last st. K1. 66 sts.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: K1. *K2tog. K5. Rep from * to last st. K1. 58 sts.
5th row: K1. *K2tog. K6. Rep from * to last st. K1. 50 sts.
7th row: K1. *K2tog. K4. Rep from * to last st. K1. 42 sts.
9th row: K1. *K2tog. K3. Rep from * to last st. K1. 34 sts
11th row: K1. *K2tog. K2. Rep from * to last st. K1. 26 sts.
13th row: K1. *K2tog. K1. Rep from * to last st. K1. 18 sts.
Break yarn, leaving a long end. Draw end tightly through rem sts. Sew center back seam.
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