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Iris Garden Hat - FREE Knitting Pattern


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The Iris Garden Hat is my take on a basic ribbed beanie…with a twist! With a simple cable repeat, this beanie is worked from the bottom up and decreased at the crown to created a perfectly textured, slightly slouchy beanie. This pattern is sized for teen-adult.

This is a beginner-advanced beginner level slightly slouchy hat pattern.

Finished Measurements

Sizing is written for S (L), Teen/Adult Small (Adult Large)
To fit head circumference of: 21 (23) inches/ 53 (58.5) cm
Finished hat can stretch up to 6 inches/15 cm comfortably.

Suggested Yarn

~ 120-150 yards (110-137 meters) of worsted weight.
Sample shown in Less Traveled Yarn (100% Merino) in the colorway “Almost Ivory”

Suggested Needles

US 7 (4.5 mm) needles, 16” circular needles


-darning needle
-stitch marker
-cable needle (optional)

Techniques Featured

knit stitches, purl stitches, 1x1 cable stitches, decrease stitches, weaving in ends.

This pattern is available for free and has been thoroughly tested by over 15 test knitters. If you would like to contribute towards resources for more future free patterns, you can “tip” me or donate via this link:

Donations are never expected but very much so appreciated! Thank you so much for taking time and energy to knit up this pattern! If you knit up this beanie, I’d LOVE to see your work! Tag me on instagram @mavencrafted

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