Stash Buster Bun Beanie

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YARN

You’ll need approximately 65 yards of Weight 6 Yarn in 3 colours, I suggest Bernat Softee Chunky or Lion Brand Thick & Quick

NEEDLES

8.00 mm Needles /16” Cable

SUPPLIES

  • Stitch Marker
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors

GAUGE

5 sts and 7 rows = 2 inches

NOTES

  • I was able to complete the decrease portion of the beanie using my 16” cable but if you find it tricky switching to DPN’s may be helpful.

ABBREVIATIONS

  • sts  – Stitches
  • pm – Place Marker
  • k – Knit
  • k2tog – Knit 2 sts Together
  • p – Purl

DIMENSIONS

  • Fits average sized teen or woman’s head (21 -23 inch circumference)
  • Finished Messy Bun Beanie should measure approximately 8 inches tall and 8.5 inches wide

PATTERN

BRIM

In Colour A cast on 42 sts, pm and and join for working in the round.

ROW 1 – 6

  • *k1, p1*
  • Repeat from * to * around (42 sts)

BODY

ROW 1 – 6 Continuing in Colour A

  • K all sts (42 sts)

ROW 7 – 12 in Colour B

  • K all sts (42 sts)

ROW 13 – 18 in Colour C

  • K all sts (42 sts)

DECREASE

ROW 1

  • *k1, k2tog*
  • Repeat from * to * around (28 sts)

ROW 2

  • K all sts (28 sts)

ROW 3

  • *k2, k2tog*
  • Repeat from * to * around (21 sts)

FINISHING

Loosely bind off all remaining sts knitwise, fasten off and weave in ends!

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