Apr
17

Third Eye Beanie | Chunky Cotton Hat for Spring

Third Eye Cotton Hat | Free #KnittingPattern (courtesy of Visible Mobile) by Vickie Howell

Third Eye Beanie

The “eyes” have it with this chunky, cotton hat that’s perfect for the transition between frigid Winter weather, and cool Spring. The Third Eye beanie was inspired by the tuning into one’s creative, higher self. I had the pleasure of spending a couple of days at the Visible Mobile summit with a collection of visionaries, across creative realms, whose candor, and energy reinvigorated that tuning in, for me.

Grab your needles, focus within, and enjoy!

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Third Eye Beanie: How-To

MATERIALS

1 ball each Loopy Mango Big Cotton (100% cotton’ 48 yds), in colors: A and B.

Size US 15, 16″ circular needle

Large-eyed tapestry needle

Stitch marker

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

9″/23 cm Tall

21″(22″)/53 cm(56 cm) Circumference

GAUGE

9 sts x 11 rnds = 4″/10 cm

ABBREVIATIONS

Find the list here.

DIRECTIONS

Brim:

With A, CO 42 (44). Place marker; join, taking care not to twist.

Rnd 1: Knit.

Join B.

Rnds 2-6: *With B K1, with A p1; rep from * around.

Cut B.

Body:

Rnd 7: With A, knit.

Repeat Rnd 7 until piece measures 7″(7 1/2″) 17 3/4 cm(19 cm) from CO edge.

Crown:

Rnd 1: Knit, decreasing 2(4) sts evenly around. –40 sts

Rnd 2: *K6, k2tog; rep from * around. –35 sts

Rnd 3: Knit.

Rnd 4: *K5, k2tog; rep from * around. –30 sts

Rnd 5: Knit.

Rnd 6: *K4, k2tog; rep from * around. –25 sts

Rnd 7: Knit.

Rnd 8: *K3, k2tog; rep from * around. –20 sts

Rnd 9: Knit.

Rnd 1o: *K2, k2tog; rep from * around. –15 sts

Rnd 11: Knit.

Rnd 12: *K1, k2tog; rep from * around. –10 sts

Rnd 13: Knit.

Rnd 14: *K2tog; rep from * around. –5 sts

Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Using tapestry needle, feed yarn through live stitches letting them drop of the needles. Cinch shut.

FINISHING

Using desired method, make a pompom. Sew onto top of hat.

Using Color B, tapestry needle, and the photo and video as a guide, embroider eye on front of hat.

Weave in ends. 

Wear it!

 

Third Eye Cotton Hat | Free #KnittingPattern (courtesy of Visible Mobile) by Vickie Howell

Modeled by Graphic Artist, Becca Reitz

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