Reef Beanie by Erin Gates

Reef Beanie

July 2019
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
9 stitches and 13 rows = 4 inches
US 13 - 9.0 mm
US 15 - 10.0 mm
60 - 70 yards (55 - 64 m)
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This ‘Reef Beanie’ uses a combination of slipped stitches and cable knitting to create a design that is very stretchy even with the thick yarn. The super bulky yarn makes for a very cozy and warm hat and a very quick knit as well.

This is a fitted style hat. However, I included an option in the pattern if you would like to add more height/slouchiness to the hat. Just note that the yardage will increase.

With US 15 needles, 9 sts and 13 rows make a 4” square in stockinette stitch

Materials Needed
65 yards of super bulky weight yarn (I used Malabrigo Rasta)
US 13 (9.0mm) circular needles with a 16” cord
US 15 (10.0mm) circular needles with a 16” cord
US 15 (10.0mm) double pointed needles
Cable needle
Stitch marker
Tapestry needle

Skills/stitches Required
Cast on
Knitting through the back loop
Cable knitting
Knitting in the round
Knitting with double pointed needles