Bestie Beanie by Michelle Krause

Bestie Beanie

August 2012
Aran (8 wpi) ?
12.5 stitches and 13 rows = 2 inches
in cable pattern worked in the rnd on larger needles
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
65 - 137 yards (59 - 125 m)
Child, Teen/Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large
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This is a quick and easy project that you will want to knit for all your friends! This snug fitting beanie is knit in a soft and warm merino wool. The hat is worked in the round from the bottom up. The cables travel up the hat and hide the decreases used to shape the crown. Four sizes are presented, each with a different number of cables and/or pattern repeats. For a slouchy version of this pattern, see the Bestie Slouchy.

Child - Will fit 18-20” head circumference. 6” long.
Teen/Sm. Adult - Will fit 20-22” head circumference. 7” long.
Medium Adult - Will fit 22-24” head circumference. 8” long.
Large Adult -Will fit 22-24” head circumference. 9” long.

Yardage: Approximately 65 (90, 120, 137) yds.

Required skills: knitting in the round, cables, decreasing.

This pattern has been test knit in all sizes.

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