Quick and Easy Knit Picks Beanie Pattern

Alright, for those of you that need a super fast, economical knit, here it is!

You’ll need:
1 16″ US size 8 circular needle
1 set US size 8 double pointed needle
1 tapestry needle
MC-1 skein Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Coal
CC-1 skein Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Tulip
Stitch marker

CO 84 sts with MC
Join without twisting, and pm to mark beginning of round
Work 2×2 rib for 12 rows
With CC, work 4 rows in 2×2 rib
With MC, work 2×2 rib for 5″
Next row, k2, p2tog around (switch to dpn’s when necessary)
Next row, k2tog, p1 around
next row, k2tog, p2tog. repeat until 8 sts remain
Cut yarn, leaving a 12″ tail
With tapestry needle, thread through remaining sts and pull closed. Weave in all ends.

There you go! For about $5 you have a quick, stylish knit for the holiday gift giving!!!

Here are pics of the hat, and a showcase of the trials of taking a picture of yourself while holding a Chihuahua.
Sassy Attacks!

Sassy pushes the camera away at the last second

Sassy attacks again!

And that is why you should never try to take a picture of yourself while holding a Chihuahua.