The thicker the wool and the circular needle are the faster you will be able to finish knitting your beanie. This beanie unlike the ones above that are done in ribbing is done in garter stitch.
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How to knit a beanie. The knit beanie that s perfect for beginner knitters. Or enjoy a quick knit. Because it is a bit easier to handle thick wool is ideal for beginners.
Each subsequent decrease row will have 1 less knitted stitch in your decrease pattern 6 2 5 2 4 2 etc. 100 g organic wool gauge 6 15. Today s pattern for our contribution to marly bird s 24 days of quickies 2020 is the stunning starter beanie.
When you get to your next decrease row you will knit the first 7 stitches then knit the next 2 stitches together then repeat 7 2 all of the way across that row. Then knit 10 rows in a knit 2 purl 2 pattern to create the brim of the hat. To knit a beanie start by casting 80 stitches of medium weight worsted yarn onto size 8 circular needles and placing a stitch marker at the end of the row.
Circular needle gauge 6 15 gauge of the needle should match the gauge of the yarn measuring tape. While this classic beanie was designed with the beginner in mind it s also good for experienced knitters who want to achieve the classic beanie look. Working up in just a few hours the easy knit hat here at b hooked is perfect for your first knitting project.
You ll need to know how to cast on knit and purl so check out my videos for those if you need to. 5 x 25g balls of double knitting wool in your colour or colours of choice. To fit any average sized head.
The shape is the same and you can add a pom pom to the top of the beanie if you wish. To knit an adult sized beanie you will need the following materials. How to knit a beanie.
So i figured it s time to fill that gap and create a design for a basic hipster beanie i want to wear if you like that approach make sure to follow me on instagram i call it mütze which is the german word für beanie a basic word for a simple pattern. Next alternate pure knit stitches and purl stitches in each row until the hat is about 10 inches long. Funnily enough it s exactly those basic knitting patterns that are hardest to find especially for men.
The game day knit hat by red heart yarns is worked as a flat piece so there s no need to wrestle with double pointed needles. A great hat tutorial if you re just learning to knit hats. If knitting in the round scares the daylights out of you but you want to knit a beanie for yourself or a friend i have just the pattern for you.