14ply Family Beanies
Who doesn’t love a set of matching beanies for the whole family? Kit out everyone in this set of beanies, from baby through to large adult, in coordinating yarns. The average adult will take the adult size, whereas the large adult size is there for people with lots of wild hair and a big noggin (like me).
Sizes: Baby (Toddler, Child, Teen, Adult, Large Adult),
to fit head sizes 40 (45, 50, 52, 55, 60) cm
Yarn – 1 ball Peppin 14ply or 1 ball Gembrook or 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2) balls Inca or
1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2) balls Adorn Silky Merino DK/Bellissimo 8ply with two strands together
Needles – 6.5mm 40cm circular needle and dpns (baby and toddler sizes use dpns throughout), and 5.5mm 40cm circular needle/dpns
Extras – 8 stitchmarkers (suggestion: start of round marker is contrasting), yarn needle for sewing in ends, optional pompom (additional yarn may be required)
Tension – 13sts and 19 rows to 10cm in Stocking Stitch, on larger needles. Check your tension for an accurate fit.
Pictured: Peppin 14ply in 1421 Sage - Adult
Pattern includes bonus tutorial on how to work jogless stripes in the round, which is a method to make the transitions between stripes almost invisible.