Saturday, June 29, 2013

Princess Beanie Knitting Pattern

Anyone who has met my niece knows she is a Princess, so she needed a hat.





You will need:
4mm needles
5mm needles
Gold wool
Pink wool
Gold thread
Beads
Cast on 70 stitches in yellow/gold on size 4mm needles. Carry a gold thread with the yarn for added shine.
Rib 8 rows
K1 row
P1 row

Change to pink yarn and 5mm needles.
Stst 20 rows
K3, k2 together over the whole row
Purl
K2, k2 together over the whole row
Purl
K1, k2 together over the whole row
Purl
K2 together over the whole row
Purl
K2 together over the whole row
Cut yarn, leaving 30cm, thread all stitches onto the yarn, pull to tighten
Using a crochet hook, pick up 70 stitches from the 8th row of ribbing in yellow.
Rib 4 rows

Treating each 10 stitches separately across the crown portion.
For each point:
Slip one, knit the next stitch in the pattern, psso, continue rib for the rest of the row.
Continue each row the same until 3 stitches remain; slip one, k2 tog, psso, cut yarn, thread through the remaining stitch and pull tight.
Sew up the back, and attach beads to the crown.


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