Free Pattern – Beanie in Pink

Published December 16, 2015 by estherknit

Beanie in Pink 6

Measurements

To fit size: newborn (3 months: 6-9 months: 12 months)

Head circumference: 30 (34: 38: 42) cm, 12 (13½: 15: 16½) inches

Materials

Twilight double knitting

Shade: 991-7 pink glitter, 50 g

A pair of 4 mm (US 6) knitting needles

A pair of 4½ mm (US 7) knitting needles

Tension / Gauge

18 sts and 25 rows to 10 cm (4 inches)

measured over stockinette stitch using 4½ mm needles

To knit hat

Using 4 mm (US 6) needles and yarn used double throughout,

cast on 54 (60: 68: 76) sts and work 4 rows in st.st.

Change to 4½ mm (US 7) needles and work 5½ (6¼: 7: 8) cm or 14 (16: 18 20) rows in st.st.

Shape Crown:

Now decrease as follows.

1st decrease row: * K8, k2tog; repeat from * to last 4 (0: 8: 0) sts, k4 (0: 8: 0).  49 (54: 62: 69) sts

Work 3 rows in stocking stitch.

2nd decrease row: * K7, k2tog; repeat from * to last 4 (0: 8: 4) sts, k4 (0: 8: 4).  44 (48: 56: 62) sts

Work 3 rows in stocking stitch.

3rd decrease row: * K6, k2tog; repeat from * to last 4 (0: 0: 4) sts, k4 (0: 0: 4).  39 (42: 49: 55) sts

Work 1 row in stocking stitch.

4th decrease row: * K5, k2tog; repeat from * to last 4 (0: 0: 4) sts, k4 (0: 0: 4).  34 (36: 42: 48) sts

Purl 1 row.

5th decrease row: * K4, k2tog; repeat from * to last 4 (0: 0: 4) sts, k4 (0: 0: 4).  29 (30: 35: 40) sts

Purl 1 row.

6th decrease row: * K3, k2tog; repeat from * to last 4 (0: 0: 4) sts, k4 (0: 0: 4).  24 (24: 28: 32) sts

Purl 1 row.

7th decrease row: * K2, k2tog; repeat from * to last 0 (0: 0: 4) sts, k0 (0: 0: 4).  18 (18: 21: 24) sts

Purl 1 row.

8th decrease row: K2tog across row to last to last 0 (0: 1: 4) sts, k0 (0: 1: 4).  9 (9: 11: 12) sts

Purl 1 row.

9th decrease row: K2tog across row to last to last 1 (1: 1: 4) sts, k1 (1: 1: 4).  5 (5: 6: 6) sts

Leave length of yarn and break yarn.

With the wrong side of the work facing you, thread yarn through the remaining stitches, pull up and sew to secure.

To make up / Finishing

Sew the back seam.  Roll brim to required length and catch down at back to secure the brim into position.  Weave in ends.

Beanie in Pink 7

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