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Despite telling my mom years ago that I would never become a knitter, I took up a pair of needles in 2009 and haven’t put them down since! Knitting is an outlet for my creative energy and my desire ...

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Coffee Bean

from Chelsea Anne Design
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Coffee Bean
Coffee Bean
Coffee Bean
Coffee Bean
Coffee Bean
Coffee Bean

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit and purl
  • increases
  • cables
  • i-cords
  • decreases
  • backwards loop cast on

Pattern Description:

The Coffee Bean pattern is as rich in texture and detail as the smell of well-brewed coffee! Designed to show off the beautiful and soft tweed wool, this earflap hat is a mixture of simple twisting cables and a wide rib. Starting with the earflaps, the Coffee Bean is knit from the bottom up, finishing with a beautiful tapestry of cables on the crown and an optional pom pom for flair. The best part about this hat are the I-cord loops at the base of the earflaps: this allows the flaps to be hooked onto buttons sewn onto the sides and worn up if desired.
This pattern is for the adventurous beginner knitter due to the cables, however, the cable pattern is easy to pick up and is surrounded by a simple stockinette rib. Because of the comfortable, stretchy nature of the wide rib and cable combination, this cozy hat will last through a child's many growing seasons.

Pattern includes helpful photos and instructions including notes on all the techniques described.


6st/7 rows= 1 inch in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 3-6 months, (9-12 months, 2-4 yrs/ toddler, 5-7 yrs/ little kid, 8-12 yrs/ big kid


  • 150-280 yrds of Knit Pick's Wool of the Andes Tweed or other worsted weight wool
  • size 5 DPN or circular
  • size 2 DPN
  • cable needle/tapestry needle

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 buttons