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Live Wired Beanie

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Live Wired Beanie
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Provisional Cast On
  • Short Rows
  • 3-Needle Bind Off
  • Pick up stitches
  • Stretch Bind Off

Pattern Description:

This pattern offers a fun alternative to commonly constructed beanie hats. Using approximately 150-160 yards of sock weight yarn and size 3 needles, you build this hat using short row sections. Accent rows are inserted along the way forming a wonderful look of color and style. A light weight and snug fitting beanie, it wears well in most all seasons and climates.
USE UP YOUR STASH. Mix & match. Use your favorite sock yarn to create this fun to wear beanie.

Finished Size - 7.5 inches long/ 9 inches wide (flat)

Yarn Requirements
Main Color - 140 - 150 yards
Contrast Color - 10 yards


26 stitches/36 rows in 10 cm (stockinette)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Adult size( 21 - 22")


  • 150-160 yards of finger weight yarn (4 ply)
  • US Size 2 Needle (2.75 mm)
  • US Size 3 Needle (3.25 mm)
  • Stitch Marker
  • Darning Needle
  • Scrap Yarn or stitch holder

Suggested yarn:

150 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

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About the designer

I am a MOM & GRANDMA who absolutely loves to knit. They say you should do what you love to do and for me that is KNITTING.

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