HALLOWEENIE BEANIE


The Halloweenie Beanie is the perfect little hat for October! Made with a wide variety of babies and children in mind, this is the perfect hat to make for hospital donations, the kids in your child’s play group, or all the littles in your family!

YARN

One skein Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn! in burnt pumpkin (100% acrylic; 355 yards / 325 meters per 198 grams)

Less than 25 yards of brown acrylic (for the stem)

NEEDLES

One set size US 8 / 5.0 mm DPNs
One size 10 / 6.0 mm needle (for stem)

NOTIONS 

Stitch marker
Darning needle

GAUGE

16 sts x 24 rows = 4" in pattern

SIZES

preemie (baby, toddler/child) = 11 (15, 18)” (with hat un-stretched)

ABBREVIATIONS 

BO = bind off
CO = cast on
DRnd = decrease round
K = knit
K2Tog = knit two sts together
P = purl
RND = round
STS = stitches

SPECIAL STITCHES 

KFBF = knit into the front, back, and then front of stitch

DIRECTIONS 

Using MC and long tail method, CO 48 (56, 60, 64) sts. Join for working in the round.
Rnd 1: (K4, P1) around.
Repeat Rnd 1 until hat measures 4 (5, 5.5, 6) inches from CO edge.

DECREASES 

DRnd 1: (K1, K2tog, P1). Repeat around.
DRnd 2-3: (K2, P1). Repeat around.
DRnd 4: (K2tog, P1). Repeat around.
DRnd 5-6: (K1, P1). Repeat around.
DRnd 7: K2tog around.
DRnd 8-9: K around.
DRnd 10: K2tog around.

FINISHING 

Break yarn, leaving a long tail.
Using darning needle, transfer all sts from knitting needle to yarn.
Pull tight, closing top of hat.
Turn hat inside out, weave yarn through sts one more time, knot (if desired) and weave in ends.
Turn hat right side out, and wear happily!

PUMPKIN STALK DIRECTIONS 

Using CC and long tail method, CO 7 sts.
Rnd 1: KFBF each stitch.
Row 2: P across.
BO all sts.

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