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Beanie and Headband Set

Difficulty level: *** Intermediate

Free Hat and Headband Knitting Pattern

This set consists of a matching headband and hat. You can either wear the headband by itself,
the hat by itself, or layer the two for extra warmth. Both hat and headband are worked in rounds without seams.

BEANIE

Size: one

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Hat circumference at bottom: 17" [43cm] blocked and unstretched.
Height from the edge to the top centre of the crown 8.5" (21 cm)

Skills Required/Techniques Used:
-Knit & purl, cast on & bind off
- Increasing
-Decreasing
-Working in the round on circular and double pointed needles and/or magic loop technique

Materials: Cascade Yarns 220 worsted weight yarn (100% wool) 220 yards (201 meters) /
100gr, color 8887 Dark Lavender - 1 ball

Needles: circular US #4 (3.5 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Gauge in Ridged rib: 22 sts x 40 rows= 4” x 4" (10cm x 10cm)

Notions: stitch marker, yarn needle.

Abbreviations:
k - knit
p –purl
k2tog – knit 2 together
st, sts – stitch, stitches

Pattern Notes:

Ridged Rib in rounds: multiple of 2
Round 1: knit
Round 2: purl
Rounds 3 and 4: *k1, p1 - repeat from * to the end of the round
Repeat rounds 1-4


Hat

Cast on 90 sts, join and continue to work in rounds, take care not to twist, place a marker at the beginning of the round, slip the marker while working.

Round 1: knit.

Round 2: purl.

Rounds 3 and 4: *k1, p1 - repeat from * to the end of the round.

Repeat rounds 1-4 eighteen times or until the work measures 7 1/4" (18 1/2cm) high.

Crown Shaping

Round 1 (decrease round): *K2tog, k3 - repeat from * to the end of the round. (= 72 sts)

Round 2: purl

Round 3: knit

Round 4 (decrease round): *k2tog, k2 - repeat from * to the end of the round.( = 54 sts)

Round 5: purl

Round 6: knit

Round 7 (decrease round): *k2tog, k4 - repeat from * to the end of the round. ( = 45 sts)

Round 8: purl

Round 9: knit

Round 10: *k2tog, k3 - repeat from * to the end of the round. ( = 36 sts)

Round 11: purl

Round 12: knit

Round 13 (decrease round): *k2tog, k2 - repeat from * to the end of the round. (= 27 sts)

Round 14: purl

Round 15: knit

Round 16 (decrease round): *k2tog, k1 - repeat from * to the end of the round. (= 18 sts)

Round 17: purl

Round 18: knit

Round 19: purl

Round 20: knit

Round 21 (decrease round): *k2tog - repeat from * to the end of the round. (= 9 sts)

Cut yarn, leaving a 10" (25 cm) tail. Pull through all the stitches and secure.

Headband

One size.

Finished measurements: circumference at bottom: 17" [43cm] blocked and unstretched, hight 6 ½” (16.6 cm).

Skills Required/Techniques Used:
-Knit & purl, cast on & bind off
- Slip stitches
-Working in the round on circular needles

Materials: Cascade Yarns 220 worsted weight yarn (100% wool) 220 yards (201 meters) /
100gr, color 8887 Dark Lavender - 1 ball (MC)
Cascade Yarns 220 worsted weight yarn (100% wool) 220 yards (201 meters) / 100gr, color
8902 Herb - 1 ball (CC)

Needles: circular US #4 (3.5 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Gauge in Ridged rib: 22 sts x 40 rows= 4” x 4" (10cm x 10cm)

Notions: stitch marker, yarn needle

Abbreviations:
k - knit
p –purl
sl1 - slip 1
MC – main color
CC – contrast color

Pattern notes:

1 x 1 Rib: multiple of 2
All rounds: *k1, p1 repeat from * across the rounds

2-colored pattern: multiple of 6
Note: Slip all sts purlwise
Rounds 1-2 (CC): knit
Round 3 (MC): *k5, sl1 wyib (with yarn in the back) repeat from * across the round
Rounds 4, 5, 6 (MC): * p5, sl wyib (with yarn in the back) repeat from * across the round
Repeat rounds 1-6.


Headband

With MC yarn cast on 90 sts, join and continue to work in rounds, take care not to twist, place marker at the beginning of the round, slip the marker while working.

Work 3 rounds of 1x1 rib with MC color.

In round 4 start 2-colored pattern:

Rounds 4-5 (CC): Knit.

Round 6 (MC): *K5, sl 1– repeat from * to the end of the round.

Rounds 7-8-9 (MC):*P5, sl 1 - repeat from * to the end of the round.

Repeat rounds 4-9 seven times, or to desired height.

Repeat rounds 4 and 5 one more time .

Work the next 3 rounds in 1x1 rib in main color.

Bind off.

Enjoy!

Pattern was updated on August 26, 2018


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