Basic Adults Knitted Beanie

This is a colorful pattern for a basic adults knitted beanie. Very easy to do and the beanie is finished in a couple of hours. Basic and easy!

by CraftBits (Shellie Wilson)

What you need

Around 100 yards, of bright colored worsted weight yarn or 8 ply (self-striping yarn or make stripes from your stash)
Pair of size 9 US (5.5 mm) knitting needles
Yarn needle for sewing up


Cast on 74 sts.

Work in k1, p1 ribbing for 6 rows.

Work in stockinette stitch (knit 1 row, purl 1 row) until piece measures 7 inches (18 cm) from cast on edge, ending with a purl row.

Next row, k2tog across. 37 stitches remain.

P 1 row.

K2tog across, ending k1. 19 stitches.

Cut a 12″ (30 cm) length of yarn and thread it on a yarn needle.

Carefully pull the last row of knitting from the needle and thread the needle through every stitch. Pull tightly then whip stitch the seam shut.

Add a Pom Pom or flower to the beanie if desired and it is complete.

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