Freebie Friday Knit Hat Pattern

The Go-to Knit Beanie

By: Crazy4CrochetMomma

This pattern is copyrighted and property of Crazy4CrochetMomma. Distribution of this pattern is not allowed.

Skill Level:  Beginner Intermediate 

Gauge: 4“x4“ = 11 st x 18 rows

Cast on 11 sts,  with 9 mm needles. Leave 18 inch long tail. 

K1 in each across, turn P1 in each across continue to K1 row, P1 row alternating for 17 more rows, total of 18 rows. Swatch should measure 4” x 4”


  • 1-2 Skeins Bulky Yarn (5). Lion Brand Color Made Easy-120 yards.

  • 9 mm, Size 13 circular Knitting Needles on 9” cord.

  • Large Eye Tapestry Needle

  • Stitch Markers

  • Scissors

Knit Terms:

  • CA- Cast on

  • K- Knit 

  • P- Purl      

  • St- Stitch 

  • BO- Bind off or Cast off


If you have a smaller size head for an adult make child size. 

Hat is worked in rounds. Make sure to cast on loosely for more stretch. 

Using the Standard Cast Off

Knit the first two stitches. Start by knitting the first two stitches moving from the left needle onto the right needle.

Insert the left needle into the first stitch. Lift the first stitch over the second stitch. Repeat the process. Cut the yarn, leaving a long tail. 


0-3 Months 12”-13”  in Green ()

3-6 Months 14”-15”  in Purple ()

Toddler 16”-18” (Fits 9 months-2 year olds) in Red () 

Child 18”-20” ( Fits 3-10 year olds) in Blue ()

Adult 21”-22” (Fits 11 year olds- Adults) in Black ()

Beanie pattern:

Cast on (32)(36)(40)(44)(48) sts with 9 mm needles, leaving long tail before casting on, but feel free to use a stretchy method of your choice. Join your work to work in the round, being careful not to twist. (32)(36)(40)(44)(48)

Rounds 1-6: [k1, p1, k1, p1] Repeat [] (7)(8)(9)(10)(11) more times, place stitch marker at the beginning of each round to keep track of rounds. Repeat round, 5 more times. *Should have 6 rounds when done with this section.* (32)(36)(40)(44)(48)

Rounds 7 and on: [k1, k1, k1, k1] Repeat [], around for rows 7 on and place stitch marker at the beginning of each round to keep track of rounds. Repeat round, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25 more times. *Should have 24, 26, 28, 30, 32 rounds when done with this section.* (32)(36)(40)(44)(48) BO very loosely, leaving 18 inch tail to weave tail using tapestry needle in and out along the top every 2 stitches along top, pull tight and finish off, weave in ends.* 

**PATTERN  COPYRIGHT: Please do not  copy, redistribute or sell my pattern in  any way. You are very welcome to sell your beanie but please give me credit for the pattern. You may not use my pictures and pass them off as your own  for they are my property. Thank you so much!**

If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to message me on my Instagram or my blog! Instagram name is Crazy4CrochetMomma and my website is

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