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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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Professor Bean

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

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit and purl
  • decreases
  • garter stitch

Pattern Description:

This is a charmingly simple, but dashing little hat for the academically-minded baby bean. Knit in a breathable cotton blend, it is soft and comfortable against delicate baby skin. Professor Bean is an easy-to-knit pattern with a few garter stitch rib rows for interest, simple decreases and an adorable button to top it off! It is very beginner friendly and would make a great option for a last minute handmade baby shower gift, especially when paired with the Professor Bean Socks.

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


5 stitches and 7 rows = 1 inch in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Newborn, 3-9 months, 12-18 months


  • 1 skien DK weight cotton blend yarn
  • size 6 and 7 DNPs

You Will Also Need:

  • button for top (optional)