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Charity Pattern: Adult Sized Knitted Beanie

This Knitting pattern shows you how to make a basic, quick to knit beanie in adult size. Perfect pattern for charity knitting projects and fundraisers

by CraftBits (Shellie Wilson)

What you need

Using 2 strands of 8 ply Wool (double worsted)
Size 10 US, 4 UK (6 mm) Needles

Instructions

This is a 2 row pattern 1 row (knit ) 1 row (knit 1 purl 1)

Cast on 64 stitches and pattern for 34 rows

Now begin to decrease for the crown

Knit 2 together to the end( 32 stitches)

Pattern 1 row.

Knit 2 together to the end (16 stitches)

Pattern 1 row

Knit 2 together to the end ( 8 stitches)

Thread your yarn through your remaining stitches draw up and secure.

Sew down the side seem To finish off.

To make the flower – cast on 8 stitches

Knit into the back of every stitch

Purl 1 row

Knit twice into every stitch (16 stitches)

Purl 1 row

Attach another shade at this stage,(knit 1 Inc into next stitch) to the end.

Purl 1 row

Knit twice into every stitch to the end.

Purl 1 row

(Knit 1 yarn round needle knit 2 together ) to the end this forms the picket edge

Purl 1 row

Knit1 row

Purl 1 row

( knit 1 knit 2 together) to the end.

Purl 1 row

( knit 2 together) to the end

( purl 2 together) to the end.

Thread yarn through stitches and secure.

Fold your flower where the picket edge is and draw up secure.

Make 5 French knots in the center.

Now take a long length of thread and secure in the center of the Wrap over the flower and come back through the center , do this 6 times, to create petals.

Fasten off.

Leaf – cast on 17 stitches and stocking stitch 3 rows

Knit 1 (knit 1 yarn round needle twice knit 2 together) to the end.

( purl 1 purl the first loop drop the second loop ) to the end

Stocking stitch 3 rows

Cast off.

Finished.

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