Northstowe Beanie Hat
Comfortable, easy-to-wear and with a rugged outdoor look, the Northstowe Beanie Hat will keep him warm as the cold weather draws closer. The hat features strong textural details, with wide ribs intersected by garter stitch bands.
The pattern uses two strands of a DK yarn held together to give a chill-beating finish and can be worked in a fashion-forward graphite colour or a rich blue to team with jeans.
Please see below for more details about this pattern.
A co-ordinating Ladies' Beanie, the Madingley Beanie Hat is available separately.
TECHNIQUES REQUIRED: Knitting, purling, decreases, working in the round, and working with two ends of yarn held together.
MEN’S SIZES: Medium (Large)
To fit head size: 58-60 (61-63) cm / 23-24 (24-25) ins
Height of hat: 22 (23) cm / 8.75 (9) ins
Yarn: CoopKnits Socks Yeah DK, 75% merino wool, 25% nylon, 112m/122 yds:50gm ball in colour #201 Tartarus (Dark Grey) or #203 Astra Planeti (Mid Blue) x3 (3) balls.
Actual amount of yarn used in medium size hat as shown: 110gm/4 oz, 242m/265 yds.
Yarn substitution: To use an alternative yarn, please select a DK (Double Knitting) yarn with a recommended gauge of about 22 sts:10 cm/4 ins using 4.0mm/US #6 needles when working with a single strand of yarn. Please note that the hat is worked with two ends of yarn held together throughout.
Needles: Size 4.5 (5.0)mm/US #7 (8) circular needles, length 80cm/32 ins or dpn’s.
Gauge: Using two ends of yarn held together and working in 3x2 Rib, when slightly stretched:
. Medium size: 19 sts & 26 rows:10cm/4 ins using 4.5mm/US #7 needles.
. Large size: 18 sts & 25 rows:10cm/4 ins using 5.0mm/US #8 needles.
Notions: Row counter and tapestry needle for finishing.
The pattern includes stitch charts and full line-by-line instructions and is available for immediate download.
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The pdf file can be printed out or viewed on a computer, tablet or mobile device. Please let me know if you have any difficulties in downloading or opening the file.
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Current Version: v08NOV2023
Please contact me if you have a previous version of the pattern and would like an updated copy.
© Moira Ravenscroft, 2023