FREE PATTERN FRIDAY: Better Hair Baggy Knit Beanie Knitting Pattern/Kit

September 28, 2018 0 Comments

Better Hair Knit Beanie - Final Hat

BEFORE YOU BEGIN

Instantly make it a great hair day with the Better Hair Baggy Knit Beanie. It's baggy shape will keep your hair in check without flattening it! Designed by Christine Ingels of @lepurplegiraffeshop using Darn Good Yarn's Yark Wool Yarn (which comes in 8 beautiful colors!)

Craft: Knitting

Skill Level: Easy

Get the Kit Here

MATERIALS
  • 1 Skein DGY Yak Wool Yarn From Nepal (In Cumulus Cloud)

  • US 8 (5 mm) Circular Knitting Needles 16’’+ Long(not included)

  • US 8 (5 mm) Double Pointed Needles(optional; not included)

  • US 6 (4 mm) Circular Knitting Needles 16’’+ Long(not included)

  • Stitch Markers (not included)

  • Tapestry Needle and Scissors(not included)


PATTERN NOTES:
  • Finished Hat Measurements: Width: 22 inch Circumference

  • Blocking is option. If you choose to block,  you will lose the texture of the ribbed mesh and it will become more of a lacework hat.

  • The stitch counts per row are in <brackets>.

ABBREVIATIONS

CO: Cast On
ST(S): Stitch(es)
K: Knit
P: Purl
K1P1: Knit 1, Purl 1
KFB: Knit Front and Back of St (Increases 1 ST)
YO: Yarn Over
K2TOG: Knit 2 Together
K3TOG: Knit 3 Together
BO: Bind Off
X#: Repeat Pattern Number of Times Listed

PATTERN

BRIM: (US 6 Needles)
Begin: CO 88 Sts using long tail cast on.
Place marker and be careful not to twist stitches to join in the round.
Work K1P1 ribbing for 1.75” or until desired brim height. <88 sts>
Set Up Round: *K3, KFB* repeat from * - * around. <110 sts>

Knit Hat In Progress


HAT BODY: (US 8 Needles)
Round 1: *YO, K2Tog* repeat from * - * <110 sts>
Repeat: Round 1 until hat measures 7’’ from cast on. If you desire a slouchier hat, add from this measurement.

DECREASING: (US 8 Needles)
Switch to DPNs or Magic Loop when appropriate.
Decrease Round 1: *[YO, K2Tog] X4, K2Tog* around <99 sts>
Decrease Round 2: *[YO, K2Tog] X3, YO, K3Tog* around <88 sts>
Decrease Round 3: *[YO, K2Tog] X3, K2Tog* around <77 sts>
Decrease Round 4:*[YO, K2Tog] X2, YO, K3Tog* around<66 sts>
Decrease Round 5: *[YO, K2Tog] X2, K2Tog* around <55 sts>
Decrease Round 6:*YO, K2Tog, YO, K3Tog* around <44 sts>
Decrease Round 7:*YO, [K2Tog] X2* around <33 sts>
Decrease Round 8: *YO, K3Tog* around <22 sts>
Decrease Round 9: *K2Tog* around <11 sts>


Finishing:Cut yarn and use needle to weave remaining 11 sts. Tighten firmly, weave in ends.

Finished Better Hair Baggy Knit Beanie

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