Layered Yarn Beanie Knitting Pattern

Recently my friend’s mother generously gave me a giant bag of yarn she wasn’t going to use. Included inside were a few balls of butterfly yarn. At first I wasn’t sure what to do with it- it wasn’t nearly substantial enough for a scarf or hat. I decided to layer it over some heavy yarn and make this fast (around 2 hours) and easy ribbed beanie.

Size US 13 knitting needles
Yarn- Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick  (1 Skein)
Butterfly yarn (similar) (1 ball- 150 yards is plenty)
Layered Yarn Beanie Knitting Pattern:

Work both yarns at the same time
Cast on 48 stitches
Rows 1-26: Work 26 rows in k2, p2 Rib.
Row 27 (Dec Row): *K2, p2, k2, p2tog; rep from * across row  Row 28: *K1, p2, k2, p2; rep from * across row.
Row 29 (Dec Row): *k2, p2tog, k2, p1; rep from * across row Row 30: *K1, p2; rep from * across row.
Row 31: *K1, k2tog; rep from * across row Cut yarn, leaving an 8 in. tail. Thread tail through stitches of last row and pull to secure. Use the tail to sew the side seam together.

 

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12 Comments

  1. Beautiful hat! I usually knit hats in the round (circular needles). The instructions for this is for straight needles and sewing the sides together. I'm going to try it my way…first. Have any of you knitted it in the round?

  2. This is a beautiful hat, and seems like such a warm and fun accessory to have in the cold season. I found you via AllFreeKnitting, and am now a new fan 🙂 Going to order me some Butterfly Yarn now! And learn to knit.
    Alexandra
    EyeLoveKnots.blogspot.com

  3. This is the first time that I have knitted a hat!

    Thank you! The instructions were really clear and easy to follow.

    I decide to use 2 strands of different coloured chunky yarn on 10mm needles and I am pleased with the result!

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