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Kid’s Basic Beanie Knitting Pattern

September 4, 2019

Kid’s Basic Beanie Knitting Pattern- beginner-friendly!

Kid's Basic Beanie Knitting Pattern by blogger Gina Michele

This classic beanie is perfect for fall weather! The hat features a wide ribbed brim and shaping at the crown. I used the Lion Brand Jeans yarn which I love! It’s soft, medium-weight and it comes in an array of modern, neutral colors.

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Kid’s Basic Beanie Knitting Pattern

Yarn: Lion Brand Jeans in Classic Blue

Needles: Size US 7 circular 16 inch, Size US 7 double point

Gauge: 2 inches = 10 sts

Age: 4-6 years old

Cast on 80 sts with the circular needles. Join ends together and place a marker.

Work in K2, P2 ribbing for 2 inches.

Knit increasing 4 sts evenly across the round (84 sts)

Knit in the round until piece measures 6 inches from the cast on edge.

Knit 1 round decreasing  4 stitches evenly around  (80 sts).

Shape crown:

Switch to double point needles when needed.

Round 1: *Knit 8. Knit 2 together. Repeat from * around. (72 sts)

Round 2: Knit.

Round 3: *Knit 7. Knit 2 together. Repeat from * around. (64 sts)

Round 4: Knit.

Round 5: *Knit 6. Knit 2 together. Repeat from * around. (56 sts)

Round 6: Knit.

Round 7: *Knit 5. Knit 2 together. Repeat from * around. (48 sts)

Round 8: Knit.

Round 9: *Knit 4. Knit 2 together. Repeat from * around. (40 sts)

Round 10: Knit.

Round 11: *Knit 3. Knit 2 together. Repeat from * around. (32 sts)

Round 12: Knit.

Round 13: *Knit 2. Knit 2 together. Repeat from * around. (24 sts)

Round 14: Knit.

Round 15: Knit 2 together across round (12 sts)

Break yarn, leaving a long tail. Pull through remaining stitches. Pull to tighten and weave in ends.

Free Kid's Basic Beanie Knitting Pattern by blogger Gina Michele

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Free Kid's Basic Beanie Knitting Pattern by blogger Gina Michele

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