My Little Guys Beanie

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My Little Guys Beanie

designed by Vickie Howell
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Kids will love these cool and comfy striped beanies, designed by Vickie Howell!

Sizes

S
fits Child 2 to 6 years
M
fits pre-teen to Woman
L
fits Man
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The materials for this project cost $21.43

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • S
  • M
  • L

fits Child 2 to 6 years

Step 2:

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

Main Color (MC)

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) Stripes | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Contrast A

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) Stripes | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Circular Aluminum Knitting Needles 36"

Size 8/5mm
$6.95

Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 8/5mm
$4.00

Locking Stitch Markers

20/Pkg
$5.49

Chibi Tapestry Needle Set

Jumbo 2/Pkg
$4.99
The materials for this project cost $21.43

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

S fits Child 2 to 6 years
M fits pre-teen to Woman
L fits Man

MATERIALS

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) Stripes
SizesSML 
Main Color (MC)
()
111
Contrast A
()
111
Size U.S. 8 (5 mm) circular knitting needle 16" [40 cm] long. Set of 4 size U.S. 8 (5 mm) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Stitch marker. Tapestry needle.

GAUGE

18 sts and 24 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking stitch.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).
When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes.
 
Hat Body
With MC and circular needle, cast on 76 (80-84) sts. Join in rnd, taking care not to twist and placing a marker on first st.
1st to 8th rnds: *K2. P2. Rep from * around.
9th rnd: Knit.
Rep 9th rnd until work from beg measures 6 (6½, 7)" [15 (16.5-18) cm]. Break MC. Join A.
 
Sizes S and L only: With A, *K10 (19). K2tog. Rep from * to last 4 (0) sts. K4 (0). 70 (80) sts.
 
Size M only: Next rnd: With A, knit.
 
All sizes: Shape crown:
Note: Change to set of 4 double-pointed needles when necessary.
1st rnd: *K8. K2tog. Rep from * around. 63 (72-72) sts.
2nd and alt rnds: Knit.
3rd rnd: *K7. K2tog. Rep from * around. 56 (64-64) sts.
5th rnd: *K6. K2tog. Rep from * around. 49 (56-56) sts.
7th rnd: *K5. K2tog. Rep from * around. 42 (48-48) sts.
9th rnd: *K4. K2tog. Rep from * around. 35 (40-40) sts.
11th rnd: *K3. K2tog. Rep from * around. 28 (32-32) sts.
13th rnd: *K2. K2tog. Rep from * around. 21 (24-24) sts.
15th rnd: *K1. K2tog. Rep from * around. 14 (16-16) sts.
17th rnd: *K2tog. Rep from * around. 7 (8-8) sts.
 
FINISHING
Cut yarn, leaving a tail. Using tapestry needle, thread tail through remaining sts while removing needles. Pull snuggly.
Weave in ends.