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Chicks beanie

from Sandra Jaeger's Strickstuebchen
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • do stranded knitting with at most two colors in one round
  • knit and purl

Pattern Description:

Right in time for spring and Easter or simply if you love little chicks I proudly present my chicks beanie.

It will fit heads with a circumreference of about 52 - 56 cm depending on yarn and gauge.
Mine is knit completely in 4-ply sock yarn. You can also use sock yarn leftovers.

There is a band of chicks all around, a field of flowers and grass and a daisy flower right at the top!

Note: for bigger heads use bigger needle size or 5-ply yarn.

Notes for bigger head sizes are included.

Enjoy and happy knitting!


Knitting gauge in stranded pattern: 1 x 1 inch: 8 stitches and 9 rows (2 x 2 cm: 7 stitches and 8

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • about 52 " 56 cm head circumreference(depending on yarn and gauge)
  • for bigger heads go up one needle size


  • You need (4-ply sock yarn yardage 209 " 210 m/50g): 35g dark green, 30 g of off-white, 25 g of light green, 15 g of grass green, 10 g of orange, 7 g of black and 20 g of yellow 4-ply sock yarn.
  • You can also use Acrylic yarn of similar weight or also 5-ply yarn then the beanie will get more slouchy
  • Circular needle 40 cm 3.00 mm and 5 double pointed needles size 3.00 mm for the top of the head.

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle to weave in the ends

Suggested yarn:

230 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Opal uni solid, Buttinette sckli


Easter colors
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