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The Bubble Knit Beanie

Three beanie hat patterns in less than a week! Hmmm I think I'm addicted to fall/winter fashion accessories. If you haven't check out the other two beanie patterns I posted so far this week please check out my Lara Knit Beanie and my Animal Print Beanie
So what do we have today you may be asking? Well my dear friends this beanie hat has definitely found a snug place in my heart. I am absolutely and positively in love with this little creation of mine. I call it the Bubble Knit Beanie..

The "bubble" texture of this hat feels amazing. Knit with super chunky yarn this little dream is like a bubble of squishiness!
Materials needed:
7 mm circular needle Super Bulky yarn Stitch marker Yarn needle.
knit5b ( knit 5 below): Slip the next stitch off the left needle and drop it down 4 rows . (There Will be 4 strands of yarn above the stitch.) Put right needle into the front of the free stitch and UNDER the 4 loose strands. Knit from this position, catching the loose strands…

Knit Animal Print Beanie Hat

Ok, my knit beanie obsession continues! I just can't stop. Two patterns in three days! Wow I'm on a roll. So, the other day I was in my local Aldi and discovered a bunch of super chunky yarn in an array of color so naturally I couldn't resist. To be honest I think I bought the lot! The second I came home I wanted to knit and design another beanie hat and so I got thinking. ANIMAL PRINT! Why not create a super chunky beanie with super cool animal print, and here it is.

Here's what you need:
Super Bulky yarn 7 mm circular needle (16") or double pointed needles. Tapestry needle Stitch marker.

Start of with your contrasting color (CC). In this case I've used dark blue. Cast on 50 stitches. Begin with knit 1, purl 1 ribbing. Continue in this pattern until you have 9 rows completed.
From now on we will be working the main part of the hat (the animal print. You can work off the chart below or simply read the instructions. If reading off the chart remember to begin at…

The Lara Knit Beanie

I've recently taken up knitting again and I'm completely obsessed! Long before crochet came into my life I remember being about nine years old learning knitting in primary school. Back then the nuns ruled most schools while "regular" teachers were few and far between. I remember I absolutely hated knitting! Basics such as casting on was an unbearable task altogether. Nothing about the craft stuck to me whatsoever. I suppose having a stiff lipped ogre of a nun luring over your shoulder shouting, "it's like pulling teeth trying to teach you". Oh the memories! Fast forward a few years and while in the comfort of my own home I self taught within a day. But somehow over the years I discovered crochet and dropped knitting. I had forgotten how much I love knitting. I love the textures of all the different stitches, something crocheting just doesn't live up to. Anyways, I'm rambling on quite a bit now. Fall has definitely arrived here in Ireland and I r…