Bubbles beanie - knitting pattern

A fun, unisex Hat featuring a large cable motif on a reverse stocking stitch background. 2 different pattern options are included - classic beanie shape or flat/square top. Pattern is sized from 3 months through to large adult and is great for all ages.

Pattern is provided in both written and charted format. Worked in the round, bottom-up.

Skills required: Knit and purl stitches, Knitting in the round, Basic cables, 3-needle bind-off, Kitchener or crochet bind-off

Gauge: 20 sts x 32 rows to 10cm/4” on 4mm needles over St.St


  • Illustrated knitting pattern
  • Metric and imperial measurements
  • Sizes to fit 15 (17, 19, 21, 23) inches, 38 (43.25, 48.25, 53.5, 58.5) cm (Finished size 12.75 (14.5, 16, 17.5, 19.25) inches, 32.5 (37, 40.5, 44.5, 49) cm)
  • Illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable, Cable cast-ons and crochet bind-off

Materials you need at home:

  • Beanie 59 (74, 89, 107, 126) yd / 54 (67, 82, 98, 115) m worsted weight yarn
  • Square Top 64 (81, 100, 121, 143) yd / 58 (74, 91, 110, 131) m worsted weight yarn
  • Set 4mm DPN’s or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Stitch marker as necessary
  • Cable needle
  • Tapestry needle
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