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Giraffe kids beanie

from Sandra Jaeger's Strickstuebchen
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Giraffe kids beanie
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • do stranded knitting with at most two colors in the round on double pointed needles
  • knit and purl

Pattern Description:

Cute baby to toddler kids giraffe beanie with giraffe spots on it.
It can also be knitted as a preemie version.

I knitted mine in 4-ply sock yarn and 2.5 mm needles as a preemie version and sent it to the hospital as a thank you package.

If you knit it in 4-ply Acrylic or Merino yarn and with 3.0 mm needles you will get normal baby to toddler size versions.

As the beanie has only few color changes it can also be knitted by fair isle/stranded knitting beginners.

Please note: there is also a bigger version of this beanie for bigger kids or adults.

Enjoy and happy knitting!


Normal sizes: Knitting gauge: 6 stitches and 7 rows in 2 x 2 cm

Preemie knitting gauge: 8 stitches and 9 rows in 1 x 1 inch/2,5 x 2,5 cm

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • XS (31 - 33 cm head circumreference), S (34 " 37 cm head circumreference), M (38 " 42 cm head cirumreference) with needle size 3.00 mm, For preemies use size XS (about 29 - 30 cm head circumreference) or S (about 33 cm head circumreference)


  • 4-ply yarn (Merino, Acrylic or sock yarn)
  • 17 g in light brown, 14 g in white, 12 dark brown.
  • preemie version: 2.5 mm needles and 4-ply sock yarn
  • normal sizes: 3.0 mm dpns

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle to weave in the ends

Suggested yarn:

214 yards of Fingering weight


brown, light brown, white but you can change it to more fun colors!

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