Stunning Classic Beanie Free Knit Pattern

I designed this classic knit beanie for the Stunning String Learn To Knit Series. It is great for beginners or experienced knitters who want to achieve the classic beanie look. Great for the guys and the gals and works up quickly. Make it in your favorite color of Cozy Aran yarn from Stunning String.

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MAKE IT IN YOUR FAVORITE COLOR IN STUNNING STRING COSY ARAN

Finished Measurements of your hat:
Brim Circumference:
 21
Brim to peak
 10” 

Supply List:
1 Skein Stunning String Cozy Yarn - Aran Weight / 180 Yards
US 10.5 / 6.5 mm 16” circular knitting needles
Tapestry needle to weave ends
Tape Measure
Stitch Marker


Stitches Used / Abbreviations:
K – knit
P – purl
K2tog – knit two stitches together
CO – cast on
st(s)- stitch (es)

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CO 73, join together being careful not to twist using the following method:
BO the 1st stitch, 72 sts remain
Place Marker

Slip your marker over each time you pass it marking a completed round

 

BRIM:

Ribbed Stitch:
R1:
[k2, p2] repeat around
Repeat  R1  until reaches approx.. 3 inches 

HAT BODY:

Stockinette Stitch:
R1:
k around
Repeat  R1  until reaches approx.. 8 inches from brim 

HAT PEAK:
R1:
k2tog around, 36 sts remain
R2:  k around
R3:  k2tog around, 18 sts remain
R4:  k around
R5:  k2tog around, 9 sts remain
R6:  k around 

Cut a long 6” tail
Using your tapestry needle, thread the tail through the live stitches still on the needles
Pull the needles out
Pull the tail tight like a drawstring
Tie off
Weave In all ends!

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