Free Toddler Beanie Knitting Pattern

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Free Knit Beanie Pattern 1

The inspiration for this hat was my husband’s home town of Regina and their beloved Roughriders!  The team colours are green, white and black… but I prefer the look of grey so its not exactly a match… still it does make me think of my hubby’s Sasky roots!  When you make your own version, you could use the same colour scheme or change it up to whatever you like (or have on hand) for that special little guy in your life!

Toddler Boy Beanie Knitting Pattern

Free Toddler Beanie Knitting Pattern

Worsted Weight Yarns from knitpicks.com

What you will need

Here is what you will need to make this beanie:

Gauge

19 Stitches, 27 Rows = 4 Inches

Sizes:

Toddler Boy (2-5 years old).

Abbreviations:

K: Knit

P: Purl

K2Tog: Knit two together

MC: Main Colour

SC: Secondary Colour

Pattern

Using main colour, cast on 80 Stitches.  Place the stitch marker to mark the beginning of the round and join being careful not to twist your work.

Rounds 1-6: K1, P1 (repeat until end of round) to make 1 X 1 rib stitch.

Repeat the following 4 times to make the body of the hat:

  1. Working in MC, knit 6 rows.
  2. Switch to SC and knit 2 rows.

Switch back to MC and start decreasing to shape the top (switch to double pointed needles when you need to):

Round 1: *K6, K2tog, repeat from * to end of row (70 stitches remaining).

Round 2: *K5, K2tog, repeat from * to end of row (60 stitches remaining).

Round 3: *K4, K2tog, repeat from * to end of row (50 stitches remaining).

Round 4: *K3, K2tog, repeat from * to end of row (40 stitches remaining).

Round 5: *K2, K2tog, repeat from * to end of row (30 stitches remaining).

Round 6: *K1, K2tog, repeat from * to end of row (20 stitches remaining).

Round 7: *K2tog, repeat from * to end of row (10 stitches remaining).

Finishing

Cut yarn (leave a long tail) and pull through yarn needle.  Thread through the remaining stitches and pull tight.  Secure and weave in ends.

There you have it!  Simple, yet classic.   If you enjoyed this pattern please post the link on your favourite social media site to share with your friends!  This is a really fun small project and with fall just around the corner, its not too early to get started!

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3 Comments

  • Reply Sandra Swan August 25, 2015 at 4:48 pm

    Hi am going to knit this toddler beanie for my grandson, just doing all one colour so hopefully should turn out ok, do you have similar for little girls.
    Thanking You,
    Sandra Swan

    • Reply Leelee August 25, 2015 at 5:58 pm

      Hi Sandra, I do not at the moment but I do plan to have one up in September so please do check back. Enjoy the pattern!

  • Reply Mona October 15, 2015 at 7:43 am

    I love this hat!
    Thank you for posting this……..what a handsome little boy! 😉

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