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Free knitted hat pattern in cotton and banana yarn.

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Here is our fab free pattern for the knitted beanie hat using our very own handspun banana and cotton yarn. This yarn is the softest yarn you will ever feel. It feels like cotton wool, no exaggeration!



Yarn: 2 x 100g balls of cotton and banana yarn – use the yarn from both balls to double the strands.

Needles: 4mm Double Pointed Needles or Circular Needles alternatively this pattern can be used on Single Pointed needles


 Cast on an even amount of stitches. For this example I cast on 70 stitches. Knit

  1. Knit
  2. Knit
  3. Knit
  4. Knit
  5. Knit
  6. K1 *P1, K1*
  7. P1 *K1, P1*
  8. P1 *K1, P1*
  9. K1 *P1, K1*
  10. Repeat rows 7-10 to desired length. For the sample this was duplicated 11 times.

 Decreasing rows


  1. P2tog *K2tog, P2tog*
  2. P1 *K1, P1*
  3. K2tog *P2tog, K2tog*
  4. K1 *P1, K1*
  5. P2tog *K2tog, P2tog*
  6. P1 *K1, P1*
  7. K2tog *P2tog, K2tog* P2tog, K1
  8. Thread through remaining stitches and bind off.

Pattern Key:


K1 – Knit 1 Stitch 


P1 – Purl 1 Stitch


K2tog – Knit two stitches together


P2tog – Purl two stitches together


* *     – Repeat stitches between these

Please note:  If using this pattern on Single Pointed Needles you will need to Purl all even numbered stitches for the first 6 rows. The hat will need to be sewn using a mattress stitch or any preferred stitch.