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SIZESFinished Circumference About 20 in. (51 cm)Finished Height About 11 in. (28 cm)


  • LION BRAND® MANDALA® WATERCOLORS (Art. #554)#608 Wild Pansy 1 cake
  • LION BRAND® stitch markers
  • LION BRAND® large-eyed blunt needle

ADDITIONAL MATERIALSCircular knitting needle size 10.5 (6.5 mm), 16 in. (40.5 cm) long Double pointed needles size 10.5 (6.5 mm)

GAUGE14 sts = about 4 in. (10 cm) in K1, p1 Rib, slightly stretched.BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

PATTERN STITCHK1, p1 Rib worked in rnds (worked over an even number of sts)Rnd 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to end of rnd.Rnd 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.Rep Rnd 2 for K1, p1 Rib worked in rnds.

NOTES1. Beanie is worked in K1, p1 Rib worked in rnds from lower edge upwards.2. Decreases are worked to shape top of Beanie.3. Work begins on circular needle, then changes to double pointed needles when stitches have been sufficiently decreased.

BEANIEWith circular needle, cast on 70 sts.Place marker for beg of rnd. Join by working the first st on left hand needle with the working yarn from the right hand needle and being careful not to twist sts.Work in K1, p1 Rib worked in rnds until piece measures about 9 in. (23 cm) from beg.

Shape TopNote: Change to double pointed needles as you work Rnd 1.Rnd 1: *K1, p1, k1, k2tog, p1, k1, p1, k2tog; rep from * around – you will have 56 sts in this rnd.Rnd 2: K1, p1, k2, *p1, k1, (p1, k2) twice; rep from * to last 4 sts, (p1, k1) twice.Rnd 3: *K1, p1, k2tog, p1, k1, p2tog; rep from * around – 42 sts.Rnd 4: *K1, p1; rep from * around.Rnd 5: *K1, k2tog, p1, k2tog; rep from * around – 28 sts.Rnd 6: K2, *p1, k3; rep from * to last 2 sts, p1, k1.Rnd 7: *K2tog, p2tog; rep from * around – 14 sts.Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail. Thread tail through remaining sts. Pull tail to close opening at top of Beanie.Knot securely.

FINISHINGWeave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONSbeg = begin(ning)(s)k = knitk2tog = knit 2 sts togetherp = purlp2tog = purl 2 sts togetherrep = repeatrnd(s) = round(s)st(s) = stitch(es)

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