Winter long knitted Beanie, in Stockinette Stitch, made with 100% baby alpaca wool for the elasticity and softness. It’s very warm, light and give you that relax/cool look.
To Knit this pattern you have to know:
Knit in circular and make decreases.
- 1 skeins of Juniper Moon Farm, “Herriot” (100% baby alpaca wool, 200m in a 100g skein), in color #1;
You can change the yarn for a DK/Worsted weight yarn that knits 18sts over 4”/10cm.
- Interchangeable Short Knitting Needles, 4.5mm (7 U.S.), KnitPro “Symfonie”, or the required size needles to obtain the gauge;
- 15.74”/40cm Cable;
- 31.50”/80cm Cable or a 4.5mm (7 U.S.) Double Pointed Needle;
- 4 Markers (one needs to be in a different color);
- Tapestry needle;
18 stitches and 25 rows over a 4”/10cm square in Stockinette Stitch.
Teen / Adult (For head’s circumference with 19.70”/50cm or more.)
- Circumference: 18.11″/46cm
- Height: 9.84″/25cm
K2tog.: Knit two stitches together (decrease)
K2tog tbl.: Knit two stitches together through the back loop (decrease)
S.m.: Slip Marker
Knit all the rounds to form the Stockinette Stitch.
Cast on 80sts and join in round, placing the marker (different color) before knit the first stitch, on the 4.5mm (7 U.S.) Interchangeable Short Knitting Needle with the 15.74”/40cm cable.
Knit all the rounds for 7”/18cm.
Next Round.: [K20, place marker] 3x, K20.
Change for the 31.50”/80cm cable or for the 4.5mm (7 U.S.) Double Pointed Needles.
1ª Round.: K2tog, Knit to last 2sts before 2nd marker, K2tog tbl, s.m., K2tog, Knit to last 2sts before 3rd marker, K2tog tbl, s.m., K2tog, Knit to last 2sts before 4rd marker, K2tog tbl, s.m., K2tog, Knit to last 2sts, K2tog tbl.
2ª Round.: Knit all sts, slipping the markers.
Repeat the last two rounds until you have 16sts on the needles.
Next Round.: [K2tog, K2tog tbl, remove marker] 3x, K2tog, K2tog tbl. (8sts)
Sew the loose ends.
Your Alpaca Beanie is finished.
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