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Think Pink Beanie

Think Pink Beanie

Looking for a no brainer beanie? Go ahead, read on for the free pattern, and get the yarn here!

The Think Pink hand knit beanie by Bellish
Ball of yarn with artistically laid strand

Flattering folded rib, lightweight fabric and easy to knit Spine Stitch for texture. What more could you possibly want!

For this beanie we used the Knit Picks yarn Palette in Blossom Heather. You can get the same yarn HERE!

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 4 in / 10 cm.

Body

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

Spine Stitch Round 1
[1/1 lc, 1/1 rc] repeat between brackets to end of round.

Spine Stitch Round 2
Knit.

Next Rounds
Repeat 1-2 until 4.75 in / 12 cm from start of spine stitch.

Knit 1 round 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
[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.

Yarn

Fingering
weight |
4 ply

Main Color:

261 meters / 285 yards

Gauge

28 stitches and 34 rows in over 4 in / 10 cm with 3 US / 3.25 mm needles

Needles

Circular 1 US / 2.5 mm

Circular 3 US / 3.25 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:

21.5 in / 53.5 cm

Height:

9.25 in / 23.5 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)

LC: Left Cable

M: Marker/s

P: Purl

PM: Place Marker

RC: Right cable

REP: Repeat

SM: Slip marker

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

ST: Stitch

STS: Stitches

WS: Wrong side

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Base
Beanie
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sections

Body Fitted

Ribbing Folded

Without Pompom

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embellishment
Spine Stitch
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yarn
Fingering
weight
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size
24 in / 61 cm
The Think Pink by Bellish beanie illustration