The beanie is a classic knit hat pattern that’s useful, practical and easy to learn. A perfect project for beginners who want to make their first hat, or a great pattern for experienced knitters to practice circular knitting or using double pointed needles. The beanie is also a great way to practice sizing to fit different head sizes and try out new stitches.

Whether you’re knitting for yourself or as a gift, this simple beanie is an easy pattern that works up in a matter of hours. Work in the round with a simple rib stitch and this beanie will fit comfortably to your head. This pattern is available in newborn, baby, toddler, child, and adult sizing. It can also be worked in a variety of yarn weights, from sock to sport and DK to worsted/aran.

This cute beanie features a twisted rib stitch with a lace pattern. Worked in the round on circular needles, this hat is an ideal first project for those who are comfortable working with circular needles and basic ribbing. It’s also a great pattern to practice the use of yarn overs, and a good pattern for increasing and decreasing stitches. When it’s time to finish, cut the yarn, leaving a tail about as long as your forearm. Thread the tail through all active stitches and pull to draw them together. Block and weave in ends. beanie knitting pattern