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Beginner Garter Stitch Beanie

By: Marie Segares
Beginner Garter Stitch Beanie
Beginner Garter Stitch Beanie

"This simple, gender-neutral beanie is a beginner-friendly, knit flat hat pattern. Use a self-striping yarn to highlight the garter stitches, which, when assembled, will form vertical “stripes” on the hat. Best of all, it’s a one-skein project! This is the third pattern in the Holiday Stashbusting Knit Along. Skills Used Basic knitting stitches: knit, purl, slip stitch Knitting flat in rows Seaming with mattress stitch (includes video tutorial) Cinching a hat closed (links to photo tutorial) Skill Level Easy Finished Sizes Newborn (0-3 Months, 3-6 Months, 6-12 Months, 1-2 Years, 3-5 Years, 6-12 Years, Teen/Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large). Photographed sample is 1-2 Years. Newborn: 12” (30.5 cm) hat circumference x 5” (13 cm) height. 0-3 Months: 15” (38 cm) hat circumference x 6” (15 cm) height. 3-6 Months: 16” (40.5 cm) hat circumference x 6.25” (16 cm) height. 6-12 Months: 17” (43 cm) hat circumference x 6.75” (17 cm) height. 1-2 Years: 18” (45.5 cm) hat circumference x 7” (18 cm) height. 3-5 Years: 19” (48 cm) hat circumference x 7.5” (19 cm) height. 6-12 Years: 20” (51 cm) hat circumference x 8” (20.5 cm) height. Teen/Adult Small: 21” (53.5 cm) hat circumference x 8.25” (21 cm) height. Adult Medium: 22” (56 cm) hat circumference x 8.75” (22.5 cm) height. Adult Large: 23” (58.5 cm) hat circumference x 9” (23 cm) height. Materials King Cole Acorn Aran yarn (80% acrylic/20% wool, 3.5 oz/100 g/216 yd/198 m) in 4953 Cranberry – 1 skein for all sizes, or approximately 60 yd (90 yd, 100 yd, 114 yd, 125 yd, 145 yd, 160 yd, 175 yd, 195 yd, 205 yd)/55 m (82.5 m, 91.5 m, 104 m, 114.5 m, 132.5 m, 146.5 m, 160 m, 178.5 m, 187.5 m) in any medium weight yarn. US Size 8/5 mm straight knitting needles, or size needed to obtain gauge. Clover bent tip yarn needle. Gauge 16 sts = 4” (6.5 cm) across in garter stitch (knit every stitch of every row). For best fit, always check your gauge. "


Knitting Needle Size8 or 5 mm

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

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