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Easy Beanie

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Quick & Easy Beanie – by Deborah Swain

 

Yarn

1 ball of 12-16 ply yarn. Any of the chunky or bulky yarns. Anything really thick or uneven will work. Some of the eyelash yarns will work quite well also.

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Needles

7.5mm knitting needles

 

Measurements

Approx 56cm head

 

Tension

Not critical

 

What to do

Cast on 65 stitches.

Rib for 4 rows: K1, P1

Working in garter stitch (knitting every row) knit until work measures 15-17cm.

Next row: K1, *knit 2 together, K3 repeat from * until the end of the row.

Row 2: Knit

Row 3: K1, *knit 2 together, K2 repeat from * until the end of the row.

Row 4: Knit

Row 5: K1, *knit 2 together, K1 repeat from * until the end of the row.

Row 6: Knit

Row 7: K1, *knit 2 together, K3 repeat from * until the end of the row.

Using a wool needle, draw thread through remaining stitches and fasten off.

 

To make up

Join the side using a flat seam.

 

Abbreviations:

K – Knit

P – Purl

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