Easy Ribbed Beanie

The Easy Ribbed Beanie is a simple design that will look great on both men and women. Light worsted weight yarn is worked at a tight gauge to keep out the wind and keep you cozy. It’s a quick knit and is perfect for a last-minute gift or for using that one special skein of yarn.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 18.25 (20, 21.75, 23.5) inches

Gauge: 22 sts and 31 rnds = 4” in St st after wet blocking

Materials

Yarn:

Medium Weight Yarn Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Superwash (100% superwash wool; 110 yards [100 meters]/50 grams): Marina (2 balls)
Needles: US size 5 (3.75 mm) circular needle and set of 4 DPNs
Notions: Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Pattern

CO 100 (110, 120, 130) sts. PM and join to work in the rnd.
Work 10 rounds in Garter Stitch. 

Switch to Rib Pattern

Rnd 1: *K2, p1, k1, p1; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 2: K3, *p1, k4; rep from * to 2 sts before end of rnd, p1, k1.
Rep these 2 rnds until Hat measures 6.25 (6.5, 7, 7.5) inches. Switch to DPNs and work crown decreases.

Crown

Rnd 1: *K1, ssk, p1, k2tog, k1, p1, k1, p1; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 2: K2, *p1, k3; rep from * to 2 sts before end of rnd, p1, k1.
Rnd 3: *K1, k3tog, k1, p1, k1, p1; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 4: K4, *p1, k5; rep from * to 2 sts before end of rnd, p1, k1.
Rnd 5: *K2tog, k1, p1, k1, p1; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 6: K3, *p1, k4; rep from * to 2 sts before end of rnd, p1, k1.
Rnd 7: *Ssk, p1, k1, p1; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 8: K2, *p1, k3; rep from * to 2 sts before end of rnd, p1, k1.

Finishing

Rnd 9: P1, *p2tog; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rep Rnd 9 once more.
Cut yarn and pull through remaining stitches. Pull tight and tie off.
Weave in ends. yarn ball

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Comments
    • Ilk E.

      DPNs stands for “Double Pointed Needles” You’ll find them near the regular knitting needles and they usually come in a pack of 5 or 6. ~Chris

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