Houndstooth Beanie

Lilly modelling the beanie

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Triple knit Ashford yarn in two high contrast colours


5.5mm 40 cm circular needles

Cast on 84 sts join in the round


  • K – knit
  • P – Purl
  • Sl – slip
  • K2tog – knit 2 stitches together
  • Rnd – round


Rnd 1-20 Work (K1,p1) rib.


Rnd 1 dark (sl1, k2)

Rnd 2 dark knit

Rnd 3 light (k2, sl1)

Rnd 4 light knit

Rep rnd 1-4 until hat measures 18 -20cm from cast on


Rnd 1 dark (sl1, k2)

Rnd 2 dark (K1, k2tog, k9, k2tog) (72sts)

Rnd 3 light (k2, sl1)

Rnd 4 light (K1, k2tog, k7, k2tog) (60sts)

Rnd 5 dark (sl1, k2)

Rnd 6 dark (k1, k2tog, k5, k2tog) (48sts)

Rnd 7 light (k2, sl1)

Rnd 8 light (k1, k2tog, k3, k2tog) (36sts)

Rnd 9 dark (sl1, k2)

Rnd 10 dark (k1, k2tog,k1, k2tog) (24sts)

Rnd 11 dark (k2tog) (12sts)

Break yarn. Thread tail through live stitches, pull to tighten and fasten securely.

Sew in ends.

Block to bring out the pattern.

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