Guacamole Comfy Beanie
The Guacamole Comfy Beanie is the perfect classic style. This knitted hat will look great for any age and the bright green color really makes this free knitting pattern stand out from the crowd. Work one up for yourself and your friends. If you are new to knitting, this knit hat pattern is a great starting point. A hat is such a versatile piece you will reach for again and again. Whether it's the middle of winter or the middle of spring, this green knit hat can surely do double duty. Wear this design year-round and you will always be in style.
NotesHat is worked in the round on circular needle. Change to double pointed needles when there are too few stitches for the circular needle.
Knitting Needle Size7 or 4.5 mm, 8 or 5 mm, Circular Knitting Needles, Double-Pointed Knitting Needles (DPNs)
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Gauge18 sts = 4” (10 cm); 24 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Stockinette Stitch using larger needle. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.
Finished SizeHat measures 22” (56 cm) circumference.
- RED HEART® Soft®: 1 ball 4420 Guacamole
- Circular Knitting Needles: 4.5mm [US 7] and 5 mm [US 8], 16” (40 cm) long
- Double Pointed Knitting Needles: 5 mm [US 8]
- Stitch marker, yarn needle
With smaller needle circular needle, cast on 100 sts. Join, being careful that sts are not twisted, and begin working in the round. Place marker for beginning of round.
Round 1 (Right Side): [K2, p2] around. Repeat Round 1 for pattern until piece measures approximately 2” (5 cm) from cast on edge.
With larger circular needle, knit every round until piece measures approximately 7” (18 cm) from cast on edge.
Note: Change to double pointed needles as sts allow.
Round 1: [K8, k2tog] around – 90 sts.
Round 2: Knit around.
Round 3: [K7, k2tog) around – 80 sts.
Round 4: Knit around.
Round 5: [K6, k2tog] around – 70 sts.
Round 6: Knit around.
Round 7: [K5, k2tog] around – 60 sts.
Round 8: Knit around.
Round 9: [K4, k2tog] around – 50 sts.
Round 10: Knit around.
Round 11: [K3, k2tog] around – 40 sts.
Round 12: [K2, k2tog] around – 30 sts.
Round 13: [K1, k2tog] around – 20 sts.
Round 14: K2tog around – 10 sts.
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Thread tail through remaining stitches and remove stitches from needle. Pull to gather and close top opening.
Weave in ends.
- knit 2 sts together
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- work directions in brackets the number of times specified
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