The spiral beanie is a beginner friendly and quick to work up knitting pattern. This pattern uses a bulky wool blend yarn making the hat warm and quick to work up.
This hat pattern is slightly slouchy and is extra stretchy due to the stitch pattern. A perfect hat if you like a looser fitting hat. The spiral knit hat is fun to work up and looks good in any colour. Try mixing it up and making the brim of the hat a different colour than the body of the hat.
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Spiral Beanie Pattern
- 9 mm (US 13) 16″ Circular needle
- 9mm DPN’S
- Stitch Marker
- 1 skein bulky yarn (level 6) – I used lion Bran Wool-Ease Thick and Quick
- Optional: Pom Pom Maker or fur pom pom
- This pattern is written for an adult if you would like other sizes please purchase the inexpensive PDF version here.
- Pattern is created in multiples of 4
- If you would like the beanie to be more slouchy knit extra rounds to increase the length of the hat.
- If you would like the hat to be less slouchy decrease the number of round you knit.
k2tog: Knit 2 together
* Repeat anything in the asterisk until end of the round
Cast on 48 stitches using the long tail cast on method. Join to work in the round and place marker.
Brim of the hat
Row 1-6: *K1, P1*
Body of the hat
Row 7: *Knit 3, p1* *Repeat until the end of the round
Row 8: *Knit 3, p1* Repeat until the end of the round
Row 9: P1, *K3, P1*, K3 *Repeat around until the last three stitches.
Row 10: P1, *K3, P1*, K3 *Repeat around until the last three stitches.
Row 11: K1, P1, *K3, P1*, K2 * Repeat around until the last two stitches.
Row 12: K1, P1, *K3, P1*, K2 * Repeat around until the last two stitches.
Row 13: K2, P1 *K3, P1*, K1 * Repeat around until the last stitch.
Row 14: K2, P1 *K3, P1*, K1 * Repeat around until the last stitch.
Row 15-22: Repeat rows 7-14
Row 23-26: Repeat rows 7-10
Row 27: *K2, K2tog*, K3
Row 28: Knit all the way around
Row 29: *k2, k2tog*, K3
Row 30: Knit all the way around.
SWITCH TO DPN’s
Row 31: *k1, k2tog*
Row 32: Knit all the way around
Row 33: k2tog
Cut a long tail and weave through the remaining stitches on the needle to close off.
Weave in ends and you’re done! Now you can add a pom pom if you would like. You can purchase faux fur pom poms here!
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