Simple Wide Brim Beanie

The Wide Brim Beanie is a simple standard beanie pattern with a wider than usual brim. Using two strands of Knitting For Olive Merino, this beanie is super soft and quick to knit.

What you need:

2 x 50g Knitting for Olive Merino (pictured in light gray)

3.75mm (40cm) circular

4.5mm (40cm) circular

4.5mm DPNS

Tapestry needle

 

Pattern:

With 3.75mm needles and yarn held double, cast on 92 stitches. Join to work in the round.

Round 1: *K1, p1* repeat to end of round.

Repeat round 1 until piece measures 10cm.

 

Change to 4.5mm circular needles

Work in stocking stitch (knit every round) until piece measures 22cm from cast on edge

 

Decrease for crown: (change to DPNS when necessary)

Round 1: *K1, ssk, k18, k2tog, place marker* repeat 4 times (8 stitches decreased)

Round 2: Knit

Round 3: *K1, ssk, knit to 2 stitches before marker, k2tog, slip marker* repeat 4 times

Round 4: Knit

Repeat rounds 4 and 5 until there are 20 stitches remaining.

Next round: k2tog * repeat to end of round (10 stitches remaining)

 

Cut yarn leaving a 20cm tail, thread through remaining 10 stitches, pull tight and fasten on the wrong side. Weave in loose ends.