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Sheep beanie

from Sandra Jaeger's Strickstuebchen
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Sheep beanie
Sheep beanie

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • some stranded knitting experience with two colors

Pattern Description:

A complete flock of tiny sheep are all around this beanie.
They are completed by a fence peerie.

Note: for bigger heads use bigger needle size or/and use 5-ply yarn.

There are at most two colors in one row!
So the pattern actually is not as difficult as it may seem.
It's knit in fair isle technique.

Happy knitting!


For a medium sized hat knit with 3.00 mm needles:
1 x 1 inch: 8 stitches and 9 rows in stranded knitting

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • This beanie fits size S and M. (up to 56 cm head circumreference)


  • about 35 g of grass green 4-ply sock yarn
  • about 25 g of dark green 4-ply sock yarn
  • about 35 g of off-white 4-ply sock yarn
  • about 25 g of black 4-ply sock yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • circular needle size 3.00 mm (for bigger heads 3.5 mm) 40 cm
  • 5 double pointed needles 3.00 mm for the top of the hat
  • tapestry needle to weave in the ends

Suggested yarn:

230 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Opal uni solid 4-ply sock yarn, Buttinette sckli 4-ply sock yarn


green, dark green, off-white and black
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