Basic Beanies

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Basic Beanies

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Effortlessly stylish cap available in regular or slouchy fit, for men or women. Knit in Patons Kroy Socks.

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The materials for this project cost $33.72

Step 1:

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Size:

  • Mens
  • Womens

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Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Kroy Socks | Grey Brown Marl, 55048Edit Color
$7.49

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 16"

Size 3/3.25mm
$8.49

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 16"

Size 5/3.75mm
$8.49

Takumi Bamboo Double Point Knitting Needles 7" 5/Pkg

Size 5/3.75mm
$9.25
The materials for this project cost $33.72

Abbreviations

Dec = decrease(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit average head

MATERIALS

Regular Fit
Kroy Socks (50 g/1.75 oz;152 m/166 yds)
SizesMensWomens 
Main Color (MC)
Grey Brown Ragg (55048)
11
Slouchy Fit
Kroy Socks (50 g/1.75 oz;152 m/166 yds)
SizesMensWomens 
Main Color (MC)
Blue Striped Ragg (55102)
11

GAUGE

26 sts and 34 rows = 4" (10 cm) with larger needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smaller size. If changes are necessary for larger size the instructions will be written thus ( ). Numbers for each size are shown in the same color throughout the pattern.
When only one number is given in black, it applies to both sizes.

Version 1 (Regular Fit)
**With smaller circular needle, cast on 128 (136) sts. Join for working in rnd placing marker on first st.
Work 4" [10 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing.**
Change to larger circular needle and knit in rnds until work from beg measures 6½" [16.5 cm].
***Dec as follows, changing to set of 4 double-pointed needles where appropriate:
1st rnd: *K2tog. K28 (30). ssk. Rep from * around. 120 (128) sts.
2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th, 10th, 12th and 14th rnds: Knit.
3rd rnd: *K2tog. K26 (28). ssk. Rep from * around. 112 (120) sts.
5th rnd: *K2tog. K24 (26). ssk. Rep from * around. 104 (112) sts.
7th rnd: *K2tog. K22 (24). ssk. Rep from * around. 96 (104) sts.
9th rnd: *K2tog. K20 (22). ssk. Rep from * around. 88 (96) sts.
11th rnd: *K2tog. K18 (20). ssk. Rep from * around. 80 (88) sts.
13th rnd: *K2tog. K16 (18). ssk. Rep from * around. 72 (80) sts.
15th rnd: *K2tog. K14 (16). ssk. Rep from * around. 64 (72) sts.
16th rnd: *K2tog. K12 (14). ssk. Rep from * around. 56 (64) sts.
17th rnd: *K2tog. K10 (12). ssk. Rep from * around. 48 (56) sts.
18th rnd: *K2tog. K8 (10). ssk. Rep from * around. 40 (48) sts.
19th rnd: *K2tog. K6 (8). ssk. Rep from * around. 32 (40) sts.
20th rnd: *K2tog. K4 (6). ssk. Rep from * around. 24 (32) sts.
21st rnd: *K2tog. K2 (4). ssk. Rep from * around. 16 (24) sts.

Man’s Size only: 22nd rnd: *K2tog. K2. ssk. Rep from * around. 16 sts.

Both sizes: Break yarn. Thread end through rem sts. Draw up tightly and fasten securely.***

Version 2 (Slouchy Fit)
Work from ** to ** as given for Version 1.
Change to larger circular needle and knit in rnds until work from beg measures 11" [28 cm].
Work from *** to *** as given for Version 1.