bikey beanie

colorwork hat

This tight-gauge beanie is sporty and warm and suits fellas and ladies equally well. Tuck it under your bike helmet or show it off in chilly weather!  

 

finished sizes

About 19.25 (22.5)" (49 [57] cm) in circumference.

Projects shown measure 19.25" (49 cm). 

 

Yarn 

Fingering weight (#1 Super Fine) in 2 colors:

190 (235) yd (174 [215] m) Main Color
50 (62) yd (46 [57] m) Contrast Color.

Shown here:
BIKE VERSION:
Quince & Co. Finch (100% wool; 221 yd [202 m]/50 g): MC Poppy, 1 skein; CC Chanterelle, 1 skein.

HEARTS VERSION:
Sweet Fiber Yarns Sweet Merino Lite (100% superwash wool; 475 yd [434 m]/115 g): MC Charcoal, 1 skein; CC Paper Birch, 1 skein. 

 

Needles 

Hem and plain St st sections:
Size U.S. 2 (2.75 mm): 16" (40 cm) circular needle.

Charted sections: Size U.S. 3 (3.25 mm): 16" (40 cm) circular needle.

Crown: Size U.S. 2 (2.75 mm): set of dpn.

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge. 

 

Notions 

Stitch markers (m); tapestry needle. 

 

Gauge 

30 sts and 44 rnds = 4" (10 cm) in St st pattern on smaller needles. 

 


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