8ply beret style beanie, sizes 2 years to lady - Ivy

This 8ply Beret style Beanie is worked in an easy block stitch and can be worn several ways. Wear it as a Beret, a slouchy Beanie or turn up the brim to create a firmer fit Beanie. It is worked in the round, so no sewing up required.

If you like this style of beanie but prefer to work in rows, on a pair of needles, and have a seam, please see my Audrey pattern.

Pattern sizes: Age 2-5 yrs, 6-10 yrs, Teen and Lady.

To fit head: 52 (54-55-56) cm [20½ (21¼-21¾-22) ins].

Yarn required: 1 (1-1-1) ball Creative Basics Esther 8ply, 100g balls@220m.

Needles required: A set of 3.25mm (UK 10, US 4) double-pointed knitting needles OR A 3.25mm (UK 10, US 4) circular knitting needle, 40cm long. A set of 4.00mm (UK 8, US 6) double-pointed knitting needles. A 4.00mm (UK 8, US 6) circular knitting needle, 40cm long – optional. Wool needle for sewing in ends.

Tension: 22 sts and 30 rows to 10cm [4 ins] over stocking st, using 4.00mm needles.

Pattern rating: Easy.

Please note that this pattern is protected by copyright and you do not have permission to copy or resell this pattern. You may, however, sell the knitted product.

Contains:

  • PDF knitting pattern
  • Beret style beanie in 8ply yarn
  • Ages 2 years to lady
  • Easy pattern rating

Materials you need at home:

  • Yarn required 1 (1-1-1) ball Creative Basics Esther 8ply, 100g balls@220m.
  • Needles required A set of 3.25mm (UK 10, US 4) double-pointed knitting needles OR A 3.25mm (UK 10, US 4) circular knitting needle, 40cm long., A set of 4.00mm (UK 8, US 6) double-pointed knitting needles., A 4.00mm (UK 8, US 6) circular knitting needle, 40cm long – optional.
  • Wool needle for sewing in ends.
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Jennifer Lee

I have been addicted to knitting for over 35 years (I started very young!) and I love being able to take a ball of yarn and a pair of needles and make something gorgeous and individual yet practical.

As a child I designed and knitted clothes for my toy elephants (elephants are my other obsession), during high school I knitted baby clothes and sold them at local craft markets then during my university days I knitted for a local yarn shop. While knitting was my passion, at that stage I never thought of making it my career.

After spending 10 years in the medical profession I came across a job ad for a knitting pattern design writer and suddenly I realised it was possible to combine my passion with my work. I was lucky enough to get that job and I have been working as a pattern writer, pattern designer and proofreader ever since.

As well as creating my own designs, I continue to work for yarn companies in Australia and overseas.

Along with my love of knitting, I hold Diplomas in both Comprehensive Writing and Professional Book Editing, Proofreading and Publishing.

I love what I do and I hope you will enjoy knitting my patterns as much as I have enjoyed creating them.

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