Lace Beanie Pattern

 Lace Beanie  
You will need: 
Approx. 60g of DK Weight (2/5nm) Iona Wool
A set of 5 5mm Double pointed needles
A cable needle 




k – Knit 

p – Purl 

yo – yarn forward under needle then back over needle (creates lace hole)

ssk – Slip, Slip Knit (same as k1, sl1, psso) (Left leaning decrease)

Kfb – Knit into front and back of st, (increases 1 stitch)

psso – pass slipped stitch over

k2tog – knit two together (decreases 1 stitch)

K3tog – knit three together (decreases 2sts)



Cast on 78sts and distribute evenly between 4 of the needles. 

Round 1 *k1, p1; repeat from * to end of round, place marker and join in round. 

(2) *k1, p1, Repeat from * to end of round

(3)  Continue working in 1x1 rib (repeat row 2)

(4) Continue in rib to last 2 sts, kfb, k1 (79sts)

(5)  k2, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k2; repeat from * to end 

(6)  k

(7) k1, *k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk; repeat from * to last st, k1

(8) k

Rows 5 to 8 form the pattern. Repeat them five more times

(29) k2, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k2tog; repeat from * to end (11sts decreased, 68sts) 

(30) k68

(31) k1, k2tog, yo, *k3, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo; rep from * to last 5 sts, k3, yo, ssk


(33) k1, k2tog, *sl1, k2tog, psso, yo; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k2tog (24sts decreased, 44sts)

(34)  k44

(35)  sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, *k1, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo; Repeat from * to last st, k1, yo

(36) k44

(37) *(sl, k2tog, psso) twice, yo; repeat from * to last 5sts, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k2tog (21sts decreased, 23sts)

(38) k23

(39) *sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k1, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2tog, yo (3sts decreased, 20sts)

(40) k20

(41) (k2tog) ten times (10sts decreased, 10sts)

(42) k10

(43) (k2tog) five times

Break yarn, leaving a long tail. Using a sewing needle, draw this through the 5sts remaining on the needle. Weave this end into the hat neatly to finish.