NRL Earflap Hat – Free Beanie Knitting Pattern

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With the last game of the 2016 State of Origin series about to grace our screens, what better way to celebrate your team than by knitting your own beanie?

If you have wool left over, check out the other free knitting patterns HERE (cushion cover), and HERE (scarf).

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NRL Scarf – Free Knitting Pattern

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So we’ve had State of Origin NRL Cushion Covers (HERE), and now we have State of Origin NRL Scarves.

These are free knitting patterns from Lincraft, so make sure you go in store (or shop online) to get the very best colours and wool.

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NRL Cushion Cover – Free Knitting Pattern

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YAY! I’m so happy! My local Lincraft store has released a lot of new knitting patterns.

To help spread the love for those not near a store, I will be uploading them here. Let me know what your favourite is.

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Boys Multi-Coloured Beanie – Free Beanie Knitting Pattern

This is the second knitting item I have done for my Christmas homeless package project. (First can be found HERE).

Here I will take you through the free pattern for the Boys Multi-Coloured Beanie.

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YARN REQUIRED
I used 4 different colours, each less than 100g

NEEDLES
1x 5mm knitting needles
1x 6mm knitting needles

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1x wool needle for sewing up

DIFFICULTY
Easy. You only need to know how to do a few different stitches.
Requires: K, P, K2tog

BEANIE
Using 5mm needles, cast on 64sts.

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First 1.5cm from CO: K2, P2
Change to 6mm needles

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Change colour
Until 6cm from CO: K

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Change colour
Until 10cm from CO: K

Change colour
Until 13cm from CO: K

SHAPE CROWN
Row 1: *K4, K2tog, rep from * to end
Row 2: K
Row 3: *K3, K2tog, rep from * to end
Row 4: K
Row 5: *K2, K2tog, rep from * to end
Row 6: K
Row 7: *K1, K2tog, rep from * to end
Row 8: K
Row 9: *K2tog, rep from * to end
Row 10: K

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FINISHING
Join back seam. Sew in all ends.

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Regular Guy Beanie – Free Beanie Knitting Pattern

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Making the Regular Guy Beanie by Chuck Wright as found on Ravelry.

This year I am trying to knit as much as possible, and collect bulk general items for cheap, so I can create Christmas present packages for the local homeless community.

The Regular Guy Beanie was my first creation.

It’s a free pattern, and very easy to make, so check it out here and through the link above, and see what else Chuck has designed.

I don’t like DPNs (double-pointed needles), and I didn’t want to knit in the round, so I amended this patten for two straight needles.

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MEASUREMENTS
To fit head – 24″

YARN REQUIRED
1 x 100g ball

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NEEDLES
1x US 6 or 7 knitting needles
1x wool needles for sewing up

TENSION
20sts over 4″

DIFFICULTY
Easy. You only need to know how to do a few different stitches.
Requires: K, P, K2tog, P2tog

BEANIE
Using 4mm needles, cast on 84sts.

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First 2″: K2, P2
Until 5.5″: Stockinette st (K one row, P one row)

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SHAPE CROWN
Row 1: *K12, K2tog, rep from * to end
Row 2: Purl
Row 3: *K11, K2tog, rep from * to end
Row 4: Purl
Row 5: *K10, K2tog, rep from * to end
Row 6: Purl
Row 7: *K9, K2tog, rep from * to end
Row 8: Purl
Row 9: *K8, K2tog, rep from * to end
Row 10: Purl
Row 11: *K7, K2tog, rep from * to end
Row 12: Purl
Row 13: *K6, K2tog, rep from * to end
Row 14: Purl
Row 15: *K5, K2tog, rep from * to end
Row 16: Purl
Row 17: *K4, K2tog, rep from * to end
Row 18: Purl
Row 19: *K3, K2tog, rep from * to end
Row 20: Purl
Row 21: *K2, K2tog, rep from * to end
Row 22: *P1, P2tog, rep from * to end
Row 23: *K2tog, rep from * to end

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FINISHING
Join back seam. Sew in all ends.

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That’s it! Very easy to make.

Make sure you click through to Chuck’s Ravelry page and give this knit a try.

Surroundings Beret – Free Beanie Knitting Pattern

It may not be Winter and beanie-weather here, but I found a pattern I wanted to share with you.

Lincraft is a one-stop-shop for all things art, craft, and homewares. They have a store quite close to my house, and I haven’t been able to stop myself from going in there all the time, almost opening my own store at my house!

On display for everyone needing a new project, I found a free knitting pattern.

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Today we will be making the Surroundings Beret beanie.

MEASUREMENTS
To fit head – 56cm

YARN REQUIRED
1x 100g ball

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NEEDLES
1x 6mm knitting needles (I used 5mm size because I didn’t have 6, and it worked well)

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1x wool needle for sewing up

TENSION
16.5sts and 19 rows to 10cm over stocking st, using 6mm needles

DIFFICULTY
Easy. You only need to know how to do a few different stitches.
Requires: K, P, K2tog, P2tog, M1

BERET
Using 6mm needles, cast on 79sts.

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1st row: K2, * P1, K1, rep from * to last st, K1.
2nd row: K1, * P1, K1, rep from * to end.
Rep 1st and 2nd rows twice.

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7th row: K1, * M1, K2, rep from * to end … 118sts.
Work in stocking st, beg with a purl row, until work measures 13cm from beg, ending with a purl row.

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SHAPE CROWN
1st row: K1, * K2tog, K7, rep from * to end … 105sts.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: K1, * K2tog, K6, rep from * to end.
5th row: K1, * K2tog, K5, rep from * to end.
7th row: K1, * K2tog, K4, rep from * to end.
9th row: K1, * K2tog, K3, rep from * to end.
11th row: K1, * K2tog, K2, rep from * to end.
13th row: K1, * K2tog, K1, rep from * to end.
15th row: K1, * K2tog, rep from * to end.
16th row: * P2tog, rep from * to end … 7sts.
Break off yarn, run end through rem sts, draw up tightly and fasten off securely.

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FINISHING
Join back seam. Sew in all ends.

Knitted and Stuffed Marvel Thor’s Hammer

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Today I’m going to take you through making a knitted and stuffed Marvel Thor’s Hammer. It is a design I came up with myself, and is broken down into easy-to-follow steps with photos.

*Be safe when making this when it will be around little kids/babies and animals. It’s durability and safety depends on how strongly it is put together.*

STEP 1

Knit the individual pieces all in garter stitch (both sides knit).

You will have (from photo below top to bottom, left to right) –

1x CO8, K 59cm (designated A)

2x CO20, K 18cm (designated B)

2x CO8, K 14cm (designated C)

1x CO5, K 34cm (designated D)

(white sections listed under photo)

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White wings (it doesn’t matter if these don’t come out in the perfect shape, as you can manoeuvre it when you sew it on).

2x CO10

Row 1: K

Row 2: K9, K1M1

Row 3: M1K1, K….., K1M1

Row 4: K……., K1M1

Rows 5, 6, 7, 8: K all

Row 9: K2tog, K rest

Row 10: K……., K2tog

Row 11: K2tog, K rest

Row 12: K…….., K2tog

Rows 13, 14, 15, 16: K all

Row 17: K2tog, K rest

Row 18: K………, K2tog

Row 19: K2tog, K rest

Row 20: K………., K2tog

Rows 21, 22, 23: K all

Row 24: K………, K2tog

Row 25: K2tog, K rest

Row 26: K………., K2tog

Row 27: K2tog, K rest

Rows 28, 29, 30: K all

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STEP 2

This is the handle of the hammer. You will use C and D. C (2 pieces) are the sides, and D is sewn around them, making a 3D rectangle. Do not sew it up completely. Leave one side open.

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STEP 3

You can either stuff the filling in like it is, or, as I did to make sure no fibres poked through, I sewed a little fabric packet stuffed with fill.

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Sew up the remaining side.

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STEP 4

Sew the white wings on – one on each B. As stated before, when sewing them on, you can give them more of a proper wing shape.

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STEP 5

Like STEP 3, connect the Bs with A, making it into a 3D rectangle. As you sew-up the bottom-middle, sew-on the handle. Add stuffing (again, can be in a fabric pouch), and close it all up.

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ENJOY!