This beanie is designed with the same stitch pattern as used in the Chutes Headband/ Cowl design in my pattern store.
Complete instructions are included for knitting the beanie either from the top-down or from the bottom-up.
The Red version (Toddler) is knit using Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Solids & Twists
The black version (Large Adult) is knit using Red Heart Soft Yarn Solids & Heathers
You can choose any worsted/ Aran weight yarn as long as you get gauge.
Yarns used by testers:
Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Solids & Twists
Red Heart Soft Yarn Solids & Heathers
Bernat Camouflage Ombres
Berroco Comfort Solids & Heathers
Malabrigo Yarn Merino Worsted
Sandnes Garn Fritidsgarn
Sirdar Supersoft Aran
Plymouth Yarn Paca Tweed
La Droguerie Rcup'
Plymouth Yarn Encore Worsted Tweed
Knit Picks Capra
Uses up to 150yds of yarn depending on the size.
**Sizes available:** Preemie, Newborn, Baby, Toddler, Child/Teen, Adult, Large Adult. Corresponding fullest circumference being: (10.75, 12.75, 15, 17, 17, 19.25, 21.25)inches/ (27, 32, 38, 43, 43, 48, 53)cms; Gauge: 19sts and 24 rows in 4 inches, knit in chutes pattern.
**Solid or tonal yarns would be best suited.**
The pattern has been extensively tested for various sizes and every effort has been made to eliminate errors.
Pattern has been professionally tech-edited.
19sts and 24 rows in 4 inches, knit in chutes pattern.
150 yards of Worsted weight
I started very young. Basic knit sts taught by my Ma and crochet sts by my aunt. Beyond that I am mostly self-taught. Started designing straight away. My first project ever, being a boat-neck sweater for me. It was perfect!