Cedar Trails by Courtney Little

Cedar Trails

December 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in K1, P1 ribbing (relaxed)
US 6 - 4.0 mm
127 - 232 yards (116 - 212 m)
Toddler (2+) - Adult
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Everyone needs a good ol’ basic ribbed beanie in their life, am I right? Grab your favorite worsted weight wool and get ready for your new go-to hat during these frosty winter months! This little classic can be worn with the brim folded up for extra warmth or down for a slouchy look. It also makes a great gift if you’re in need of a quick project to gift your loved ones this holiday season! I hope you enjoy! Let me know if you have any questions.


  • Beginner level
  • Written in English and US terms for 3 sizes, toddler/child to adult
  • Worked seamlessly from the bottom up
  • Skills to know: How to work in the round, knit, purl, decrease
  • You’ll need: 1-2 100-gram skeins worsted weight yarn, US size 6 (4mm) 16” circular needles + DPNs/longer circular needles for magic loop of the same size (or size needed to attain gauge), and a removable/locking stitch marker

You’ll receive:

  • Complete instructions on how to knit the Cedar Trails beanie (5 total pages)
  • Two different instructions for working the crown - gathered (slightly tighter fit), and flat (slightly looser fit)
  • Several suggested lengths and yardage estimates for all sizes + full pattern support should you need it!

Notes on sizing:

  • Size 1 (to fit head circumference 18-20 in/45.5-51 cm), should fit toddler-child
  • Size 2 (to fit 20-22 in/51-58.5 cm), should fit child-adult woman
  • Size 3 (to fit 22-24 in/56-63.5 cm), should fit adult man Schematic and more sizing information included in the pattern.

Pattern gauge:

  • 4”/10 cm = 30 sts (relaxed)/18 sts (stretched)
  • 4”/10 cm = 28 rounds

Taken in 1x1 (K1, P1) ribbing worked in the round using US size 6 needles

All measurements are approximate and taken after blocking. Inches are rounded to the nearest 0.25 in and centimeters to the nearest 0.5 cm.

For more information, see: https://ivyandautumn.com/products/cedar-trails-beanie