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Knit beanie hat


Yarn - Bernat Handicrafter (color: cool grey ombre) / medium 4 / 12 oz (340 g) / 608 yards (556 m) / less than 1 ball needed
Knitting Needles - Double pointed and circular, 16", Size 3 (3.25 mm) or other size needles needed for the gauge
Gauge - About 18 stitches go into 4 inches
Hat Size - 21 inches head circumference
Complexity - Beginner friendly pattern

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Beanie hat knitting pattern

Step-by-step knitting instructions

Begin knitting the hat with a ribbing, cast on 88 sts or multiples of 4 sts, making first loops loosely. Stretch the loops from one point to point to start knitting in the round.


1st round (wrong side) – [k2, p2] to end
2 – 12 rounds = 1st round
13th round (wrong side) – p to end

Body of the hat

Turn the garment to the other side.
14th round (right side) – k to end
15 – 35 rounds (or more) = 14th round


36th round – [k2tog, k9] to end
37th round – k to end
When it will be too tight to knit on circular needles, switch to double pointed needles.
38th round – [k2tog, k8] to end
39th round – k to end
40th round – [k2tog, k7] to end
41st round – k to end
42nd round – [k2tog, k6] to end
43rd round – k to end
44th round – [k2tog, k5] to end
45th round – k to end
46th round – [k2tog, k4] to end
47th round – k to end
48th round – [k2tog, k3] to end
49th round – k to end
50th round – [k2tog, k2] to end
51st round – k to end
52nd round – [k2tog, k1] to end
53rd round – k2tog to end until you cover up the hole

Cut the yarn and secure it.


k – knit
k2tog – knit two stitches together
p – purl
st – stitch


How to knit beanie hat