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Knit Checkered Twist Slouch Beanie FREE Pattern

Hi Friends! The Checkered Twist Slouch Beanie is finally live!!! This uses super bulky yarn so it knits up quick! Scroll down for the free pattern or purchase the pdf in my shops.

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Stockinette in US15/10mm

4” = 9 Stitches | 13 Rows/Rounds


Super Bulky #6 (40-110 yards)



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

p – Purl

rep – Repeat

k2tog – Knit 2 sts together

tbl - Through Back Loop

dpn – Double Pointed Needles

kfb Knit front and back: knit the next stitch through front loop, do not slip off, knit the same stitch through the back loop.

Special Stitches (See image below Long Stitch – count 4 sts over & 4 rounds below. Insert needle in space between the 4th and 5th columns & pull up a long loop.

LEVEL – Intermediate

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This is just a standard head sizing chart provided for your convenience. This is not the finished beanie size. Sizes may differ due to knitter’s tension and type of yarn used.

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Instructions | In US Terms

Sizes: Baby (Toddler, Child, Adult, Lg Adult)

BRIM | Smaller Size Needles

co 36 (38, 40, 42, 44), join round careful not to twist sts. Add stitch marker to mark the beg.

Rounds 1- 5 (6, 7, 7, 8): k1tbl, p1. Rep from around.


BODY | Larger Needles                      

Set up Round

Baby – [k4, p2]. Rep between [ ]

(36 sts)

Toddler – [k8, kfb] 4 times, k2. (42 sts)

Child – [k19, kfb] twice (42 sts)

Adult – [k6, kfb] 6 times (48 sts)

Lg Adult[k10, kfb] 4 times. (48 sts)


Rounds 1-4: [k4, p2]. Rep between [ ]

Round 5: [Long st, k1, p2, k3]. Rep between  [ ]

Round 6: [k2tog tbl, p2, k3]. Rep between

[ ]

Rounds 7-10: [k1, p2, k3]. Rep between [ ]


Round 11: [k3, Long st, k1, p2]. Rep between [ ]

Round 12: [k3, k2tog tbl, p2]. Rep between [ ]

Repeat Rounds 1-12 until your beanie measures ear to crown height (see chart on page 1) end on rounds 4 or 10. Measure from the bottom of brim up. Examples: For a 9-year-old, stop at 8-9” for a 1-2” slouch beanie. Adjust slouch as desired.

Decrease Rounds

Switch to dpns when stitches are too tight on circular needles or try the Modified Magic Loop!

Ending on Round 4

Round 1: [long st, k1, p2tog, k3] Rep between [ ]

Round 2: [k2tog tbl, p1, k3] Rep between [ ]

Round 3: [k1, p1, k1, k2tog]. Rep between [ ]

Round 4: [k1, p1, k2tog]. Rep between [ ]

Round 5: k1 [p1, k2tog]. Rep between [ ] until last st. k last st.


If you still have too many sts, work 1 more round: [k1, k2tog].

Ending on Round 10

Round 1: [k3, long st, k1, p2tog]. Repeat between [ ]

Round 2: [k3, k2tog tbl, p1]. Rep between [ ]

Round 3: [k1, k2tog, k1, p1]. Rep between [ ]

Round 4: [k1, k2tog, p1]. Rep between [ ]

Round 5: [k2tog, p1]. Rep between [ ]

If you still have too many sts, work 1 more round: [k1, k2tog].

Pom Pom

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.

Yarn Pom | Video Tutorial

Faux Fur Pom | Video Tutorial



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