Easy Twisted Rib Beanie by Heather Walpole

Easy Twisted Rib Beanie

January 2021
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
25 stitches = 4 inches
in twisted rib unstretched after light blocking
US 8 - 5.0 mm
175 - 190 yards (160 - 174 m)
Child (Adult Small, Adult Large)
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This pattern is available for free.

A subtle difference in how you make a knit stitch transforms a simple ribbed hat into a funky and super stretchy beanie. You’ll love to wear this soft and springy hat every day!

Plus, there’s a pair of mittens to match! Check out the Easy Twisted Rib Mittens free pattern.

Sizes: Child (Adult Small, Adult Large)

To fit head circumferences: 15-18 (18-22, 22-25)”/ 38-46 (46-56, 56-63.5) cm

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns, Heather’s Heathers, 95 yards per 50g skein, 100% merino wool superwash yarn, #4 worsted weight

  • Color A - 1 skein (05 Cotton Candy)
  • Color B - 1 skein (90 Vanilla)

Get the yarn to make this project: See Easy Twisted Rib Beanie Yarn Kit >

Needles: US 8 (5 mm) 16” / 40.5 cm circular knitting needles
US 8 (5 mm) double-pointed knitting needles

Supplies: 1 stitch marker, tapestry needle, row counter (optional)

Gauge: 25 sts to 4” / 10 cm in twisted rib stitch without stretching and after light blocking.

Notes: The fabric that is created is very stretchy and the finished hat will be able to accommodate a wide range of head sizes.

Knit a pair of mittens to match! See Easy Twisted Rib Mittens >

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