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Basic Beanies

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Some Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Patons

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Patons® Kroy Socks™, Grey Brown Ragg or
  • Patons® Kroy Socks™, Blue Striped Ragg Version 1- 1 (1) Version 2 - 2 (2) ball(s)
  • Knitting needles
  • Sizes 3.25 mm (U.S. 3) & 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) circular knitting needles 16” [40 cm] long
  • Set of four size 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension.
  • Scissors
  • Tape measure

MEASUREMENTS:

Approx 9" [23 cm] wide x 30" [76 cm] around.
Version 1 regular fit
Version 2 slouchy fit
Sizes to fit average woman (man)

GAUGE:

26 sts and 34 rows = 4" (10 cm) with larger needles in stocking st.

DIRECTIONS:

Note: The instructions are written for smaller size. If changes are necessary for larger size the instructions will be written thus ( ). Numbers for each size are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to both sizes.

Version 1 (Regular Fit)
**With smaller circular needle, cast on 128 (136) sts. Join for working in rnd placing marker on first st.
Work 4" [10 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing.** Change to larger circular needle and knit in rnds until work from
beg measures 6½" [16.5 cm]. ***Dec as follows, changing to set of 4 double-pointed needles where appropriate:
1st rnd: *K2tog. K28 (30). ssk. Rep from * around. 120 (128) sts.
2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th, 10th, 12th and 14th rnds: Knit.
3rd rnd: *K2tog. K26 (28). ssk. Rep from * around. 112 (120) sts.
5th rnd: *K2tog. K24 (26). ssk. Rep from * around. 104 (112) sts.
7th rnd: *K2tog. K22 (24). ssk. Rep from * around. 96 (104) sts.
9th rnd: *K2tog. K20 (22). ssk. Rep from * around. 88 (96) sts.
11th rnd: *K2tog. K18 (20). ssk. Rep from * around. 80 (88) sts.
13th rnd: *K2tog. K16 (18). ssk. Rep from * around. 72 (80) sts.
15th rnd: *K2tog. K14 (16). ssk. Rep from * around. 64 (72) sts.
16th rnd: *K2tog. K12 (14). ssk. Rep from * around. 56 (64) sts.
17th rnd: *K2tog. K10 (12). ssk. Rep from * around. 48 (56) sts.
18th rnd: *K2tog. K8 (10). ssk. Rep from * around. 40 (48) sts.
19th rnd: *K2tog. K6 (8). ssk. Rep from * around. 32 (40) sts.
20th rnd: *K2tog. K4 (6). ssk. Rep from * around. 24 (32) sts.
21st rnd: *K2tog. K2 (4). ssk. Rep from * around. 16 (24) sts.
Man’s Size only: 22nd rnd: *K2tog. K2. ssk. Rep from * around.
16 sts.
Both sizes: Break yarn. Thread end through rem sts. Draw up tightly and fasten securely.***

Version 2 (Slouchy Fit)
Work from ** to ** as given for Version 1.
Change to larger circular needle and knit in rnds until work from
beg measures 11" [28 cm].
Work from *** to *** as given for Version 1.

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