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Sublime Sunshine Beanie

Sublime Sunshine Beanie

This is one happy hat. Scroll down for the free pattern, and get the yarn here!

The Sublime Sunshine Beanie hand knit beanie by Bellish
Ball of yarn with artistically laid strand

Sunny yellow yarn, fun and easy lace details and an oversized pompom on top. If looking at this beanie is making you smile, just imagine how much you will love wearing your own. Delightful!

To create this beanie here are some of our suggestions:

Cast on

Use US size 1 / 2.5 mm circular needles (16 in / 40 cm length).

CO 148 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 2 in / 5 cm.

Body

Transition to US size 3 / 3.25 mm circular needles and begin the body section of the beanie as follows.

Dew Drop Lace Round 1
[k2tog, yo2, ssk] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Dew Drop Lace Round 2
[k, p, k2] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Dew Drop Lace Round 3

Knit.

Dew Drop Lace Round 4
Knit.

Dew Drop Lace Round 5
[yo, ssk, k2tog, yo] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Dew Drop Lace Round 6
k, [k2, p, k] repeat between brackets until 3 sts before the end of round. k3.

Dew Drop Lace Round 7
Knit.

Dew Drop Lace Round 8
Knit.

Next Rounds
Repeat dew drop lace pattern until body measures 3.75 in / 9.5 cm.

Decreases

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

Round 1
[k35, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 2
[k16, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 3
[k15, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 4
[k14, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 5
[k13, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 6
[k12, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 7
[k11, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 8
[k10, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 9
[k9, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 10
[k8, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 11
[k7, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 12
[k6, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 13
[k5, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 14
[k4, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 15
[k3, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 16
[k2, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 17
[k, k2tog] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Round 18
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

Worsted
weight |
10 ply

Main Color:

153 meters / 168 yards

Gauge

20 stitches and 26 rows in over 4 in / 10 cm with 7 US / 4.5 mm needles

Needles

Circular 7 US / 4.5 mm

Circular 5 US / 3.75 mm

Notions

Darning / wool needle

Size

This pattern is knit to fit an adult woman. 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:

19.25 in / 49.0 cm

Height:

8.5 in / 22.0 cm

Negative Ease:

3 in / 7.5 cm

BOR: Beginning of round

CO: Cast on

DEC: Decrease/decreased/decreases

INC: Increase/increased/increases

K: Knit

K2TOG: Knit two stitches together (decrease 1 stitch)

M: Marker/s

P: Purl

P2TOG: Purl two together

PM: Place Marker

REP: Repeat

SLIP 1: Slip 1 stitch (without knitting it) with yarn held to the back

SL1-K2TOG-PSSO: Slip one stitch, then knit 2 st together, then pass the slipped stitch over the k2tog (2 st decreased)

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 Flat

With Pompom

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embellishment
Little Fountain Lace
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yarn
Worsted
weight
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size
22 in / 56 cm
The Sublime Sunshine Beanie by Bellish beanie illustration