This knitting pattern is for a contemporary beanie with two style options made with 2 contrasting colours of yarn of your choice as it is reversible. It is knitted using stocking stitch in the round from the crown to the brim then back to the inside brim on your choice of either circular needles or double pointed needles (DPNs).
The Finney Beanie is styled for any gender in two colours of the Bellissimo 8 Ply 100% Extra fine Merino wool or other soft DK weight merino yarn.
Skill Level: Intermediate, knit in the round
Sized for Smaller Head (S) and Larger Head (L)
To fit Head: 56 (59) cm
Style A: Both sizes use 2 balls of both Main colour and Contrast Colour x 50g balls of Bellissimo 8 100% Extra-fine merino (125m per 50g ball)
Style B: Both sizes use 3 balls of both Main colour and Contrast Colour x 50g balls of Bellissimo 8 100% Extra-fine merino (125m per 50g ball)
Gauge: 22 stitches and 29 rows over 10cm square swatch pattern using 4mm needles.
Recommended Needles: 4mm 40cm circular needles or a set of 4mm dpns or as needed to make gauge
Also needed: wool needle (for sewing in ends)
Colour Printed leaflet Only. See the colours of Bellissimo 8 here.
We highly recommend using only the yarn specified as other yarns are likely to produce different results.