Woven Lies Messy Bun Beanie

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BULKY (WEIGHT 5) YARN

You’ll need approximately 65 yards of Weight 5 Yarn, I suggest Knit Picks BravaLion Brand Color Made Easy or Red Heart Soft Essentials.

NEEDLES

6.5 mm Needles /16” Cable

SUPPLIES

  • Stitch Marker
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors

GAUGE

6 sts and 10 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
  • p2tog – Purl sts Together

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

Cast on 60 sts, pm and and join for working in the round.

ROW 1 – 8 

  • *k1, p1*
  • Repeat from * to * around (60 sts)

BODY

ROW 1 – 4

  • *k2, p4*
  • Repeat from * to * around (60 sts)

ROW 5 – 8

  • p3, *k2, p4*
  • Repeat from * to * around until 3 sts remain
  • k2, p1 (60 sts)

ROW 9 – 24

  • Repeat Rows 1 – 8 twice

DECREASE

ROW 1

  • *k2, p2tog, p2tog*
  • Repeat from * to * around (40 sts)

ROW 2

  • *k2tog, p2*
  • Repeat from * to * around (30 sts)

FINISHING

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

SUPER BULKY (WEIGHT 6) YARN

You’ll need approximately 65 yards of Weight 6 Yarn, 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
  • p2tog – Purl 2 sts Together

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

Cast on 42 sts, pm and and join for working in the round.

ROW 1 – 6

  • *k1, p1*
  • Repeat from * to * around (44 sts)

BODY

ROW 1 – 4

  • *k2, p4*
  • Repeat from * to * around (42 sts)

ROW 5 – 8

  • p3, *k2, p4*
  • Repeat from * to * around until 3 sts remain
  • k2, p1 (42 sts)

ROW 9 – 20

  • Repeat Rows 1 – 8 once then Rows 1 – 4 once.

DECREASE

ROW 1

  • *k2tog, p2tog, p2*
  • Repeat from * to * around (28 sts)

ROW 2

  • *k, p, p2tog*
  • Repeat from * to * around (21 sts)

FINISHING

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

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