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Rose Gold Beanie

Rose Gold Beanie

This beanie is all about cuteness. Scroll down for the free pattern, and get the yarn here!

The Rose Gold Beanie hand knit beanie by Bellish
Ball of yarn with artistically laid strand

Fitted and with a fold-over rib, it is as comfortable as it is adorable. Put in some Thorn Stitch using pink and yellow yarn and you’ll have a cuteness overload every time you reach out for this beanie. Ready to make this cutie?

For this pattern we used the Knit Picks yarn Hawthorne Kettle Dye in Daphne as the main color, and Compass as the contrasting color 1. You can get the same yarn HERE!

Cast on

Use US size 2 / 2.75 mm circular needles (16 in / 40 cm length).

CO 136 stitches using your preferred cast on style. Join to work in the round, and place marker to indicate the BOR.

Rib

2x2 Rib Round 1
[k2, p2] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Next Rounds
Repeat 2x2 rib pattern until rib measures 4 in / 10 cm.

Body

Transition to US size 4 / 3.5 mm circular needles and begin the body section of the beanie as follows.

Thorn Stitch Round 1
With Mc, [k, k1-yo-k1, k2] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Thorn Stitch Round 2
With Cc1, [k, sl3wyib, k2] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Thorn Stitch Round 3
With Cc1, [k2tog, sl1wyib, ssk, k] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Thorn Stitch Round 4
With Mc, [k3, sl1wyib] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Thorn Stitch Round 5
With Mc, [k3, k1-yo-k1] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Thorn Stitch Round 6
With Cc1, [k3, sl3wyib] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Thorn Stitch Round 7
With Cc1, remove BOR marker, sl1wyib, replace marker. [k, k2tog, sl1wyib, ssk] repeat between brackets to end of round. BUT, when you complete the last ssk, move the BOR marker back one stitch to the right so it sits before the final ssk of the round.

Thorn Stitch Round 8
With Mc, [sl1wyib, k3] repeat between brackets until 3 sts before the end of round. sl1wyib, k2.

Next Rounds
Repeat 1-8 until 4 in / 10 cm from start of thorn stitch.

Knit 7 rounds in stockinette stitch.

Decreases

When working the decreases, transition to double pointed needles when the stitches can no longer reach comfortably around the circular needle.

Round 1
[k15, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 2
[k14, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 3
[k13, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 4
[k12, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 5
[k11, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 6
[k10, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 7
[k9, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 8
[k8, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 9
[k7, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 10
[k6, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 11
[k5, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 12
[k4, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 13
[k3, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 14
[k2, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 15
[k, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 16
Repeat k2tog to the end of round.

Finishing

Cut working yarn, leaving a long tail. Pull the tail through the remaining stitches and pull the top closed tightly. Draw the working yarn through the top center of the hat (to the inside) and weave it in securely on the inside of the beanie. Weave in any remaining ends.

A tutorial on how to make your own pompom is available on our blog!

Yarn

Fingering
weight |
4 ply

Main Color:

187 meters / 205 yards

Contrast Color 1:

84 meters / 91 yards.

Gauge

26 stitches and 32 rows in over 4 in / 10 cm with 4 US / 3.5 mm needles

Needles

Circular 4 US / 3.5 mm

Circular 2 US / 2.75 mm

Notions

Darning / wool needle

Size

This pattern is knit to fit an adult. If you would like to knit a different size, or to change anything else about the pattern, download Bellish for free to customize your own beanie.

Info
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Base illustration showing measurements

Head Circumference:

21 in / 53.5 cm

Height:

9.25 in / 23.5 cm

Negative Ease:

3 in / 7.5 cm

BOR: Beginning of round

CC1: Contrast Color 1

CO: Cast on

DEC: Decrease/decreased/decreases

INC: Increase/increased/increases

K: Knit

K1-YO-K1: Knit one, then yarn over, then knit 1 again into the same stitch (2 st inc into one stitch)

K2TOG: Knit two stitches together (decrease 1 stitch)

M: Marker/s

MC: Main Color

P: Purl

P2TOG: Purl two together

PM: Place Marker

SL1WYIB: Slip one st (without working it) with yarn held to the back

SL3WYIB: Slip three sts (without working them) with yarn held to the back

SSK: Slip, slip knit together (decrease 1 stitch)

REP: Repeat

ST: Stitch

STS: Stitches

YO: Wrap yarn around the needle to create an extra stitch (it will leave an intentional hole)

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Base
Beanie
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sections

Body Fitted

Ribbing Folded

With Pompom

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embellishment
Thorn Stitch
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yarn
Fingering
weight
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size
24 in / 61 cm
The Rose Gold Beanie by Bellish beanie illustration