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I used Lion Brand's Wool Ease Thick and Quick, Glacier. This is a wool blend (20%) but if your skin doesn't love the wool blend, then, Hometown USA Yarn may be a good alternative. This a100% acrylic yarn. They also have all acrylic in Thick and Quick Bundle. It looks like the Wool Blend.
The free pattern is for an adult size only.
You can find the ad-free pdf pattern in my shops or save it as a favorite. Links to video and resources are provided in the pdf pattern as well.
NEEDLES | Knitter’s Pride Ginger US 13/9mm BRIM – 16” Circular Needles
US 15/10mm BODY – 16” Circular Needles
US 15/10mm Double Pointed Needles
co – Cast on st(s) – Stitch(es) k – Knit
ktbl – Knit Through Back Loop
p – Purl rep – Repeat rem – Remaining
k2tog – Knit 2 sts together
dpn – Double Pointed Needles
pfb – Purl Front and Back
LH – Left Hand
Special Stitch: (kls) Knit Long Stitch: Insert needle in corresponding stitch 6 rounds below, knit, pulling up a tall loop, place loop on Left Hand needle, knit 2 together through back loops.
GAUGE | Stockinette in US15/10mm
4” = 10 Stitches | 14 Rounds
SKILL LEVEL Beginner
Instructions | Adult Size
Co 42 sts, add stitch marker and join careful not to twist sts.
Please note that in the video, I cast on one more stitch (Total 43 sts) for the Invisible Joining method.
BRIM | US13/9mm Circular Needles
Brim: *ktbl, p1. Rep from * around. You're going to repeat until yo have 6 rounds of brim. You can adjust the height of the brim as desired with less or more rounds.
BODY | US15/10mm Circular Needles
Note: You may continue with US 13 if you feel the main body is too big.
Baby: Purl every st around. (36 sts)
Toddler: [p2tog, p18] twice. (36 sts)
Child: [pfb, p20] twice. (42 sts)
Adult: Purl every st around. (42 sts)
Rounds 2-3: k every st around.
Rounds 4-5: p every st around.
Round 6: k every st around.
Round 7: *k2, kls (See special stitches above), k3. Rep from * around.
Rounds 8-9: p every st around.
Round 10: k every st around.
Round 11: *k5, kls. Rep from * around.
Round 12: p every st around.
Repeat Rounds 5-12 three more times. Then repeat round 5 once more. You can end on round 5 or 9 if you choose a different slouch height.
Switch to dpns when stitches are too tight on circular needles or try the Modified Magic Loop!
Round 1: *k2, k2tog. Rep from * around. K any rem sts.
Round 2: k2, *k1ls, k3, k1ls, k4. Rep from * around. K any rem sts.
Round 3: *k1, k2tog. Rep from * around. K any rem sts.
Cut yarn leaving long tail. Using a tapestry needle, weave through remaining stitches as if to knit and pull tight. Secure and weave in all ends.
Using an extra-large pom pom maker (or desired size), make pom pom by wrapping yarn around pom maker until full or as thick as you’d like and attach to beanie.
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