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.
I used 4 different colours, each less than 100g
1x 5mm knitting needles
1x 6mm knitting needles
1x wool needle for sewing up
Easy. You only need to know how to do a few different stitches.
Requires: K, P, K2tog
Using 5mm needles, cast on 64sts.
First 1.5cm from CO: K2, P2
Change to 6mm needles
Until 6cm from CO: K
Until 10cm from CO: K
Until 13cm from CO: K
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
Join back seam. Sew in all ends.