FREE Patriotic Beanie knitting pattern red white and blue

July 4th is one of my favorite holidays!  BBQs, fireworks, friends, family, and fun!!  So I decided to whip up a fun red, white, and blue beanie topped with a firework pom!  I hope you enjoy it.  I sell the firework poms in my shop if you want one. ;)

MATERIALS

US size 13 and 15 16" circular knitting needles

Tapestry needle

Measuring Tape

Scissors

Stitch marker

SUGGESTED YARN -- SUPER BULKY WEIGHT 6

Lion Brand Thick n Quick or Malabrigo Rasta

Color A = Red

Color B = White

Color C = Blue

This is a stash buster and FREE so I'm not gonna measure yardage LOL, so grab your scraps of red, white, and blue.  

SIZES

Child (Adult)

8w” x 8.5l” (8.5w” x 9.5l”)

ABBREVIATIONS

sts = stitches     P = purl      K = knit      K2tog = knit 2 stitches together

GAUGE on size 15 needles

9 sts x 13 rows = 4” square in stockinette stitch

NOTES

Make sure to twist yarn when switching between colors to avoid holes.

Keep floats loose!

 

PATTERN

With size 13 circular needles and Color A, cast on 36 (40) sts. Place marker and join to work in the round.

*K1, P1*; repeat from * to end of round.
Repeat for 4 (5) more rounds for a total of 5 (6) rounds.

Switch to size 15 needles.

STRIPES

With Color A, knit one round.

With Color B, knit one round.

Repeat these 2 rounds until the beanie measures approximately half of final length.  Cut Color A leaving a tail long enough to weave in later.

STARS

Knit 2 rounds with Color C.

With *Color B, K1, with Color C, K3*; repeat from * to end of round.

With *Color C, K2, with Color B, K1, with Color C, K1*; repeat to end of round.

Repeat these 2 rounds 1 (2) more time(s).  Cut Color B leaving a tail long enough to weave in later.

DECREASE

With Color C, knit one round.

CHILD SIZE

*K4 sts, K2tog*; repeat from * to end of round. 

*K3 sts, K2tog*; repeat from * to end of round. 

*K2 sts, K2tog*; repeat from * to end of round.

*K1 st, K2tog*; repeat from * to end of round.

ADULT SIZE

*K6 sts, K2tog*; repeat from * to end of round.

*K5 sts, K2tog*; repeat from * to end of round.

*K4 sts, K2tog*; repeat from * to end of round. 

*K3 sts, K2tog*; repeat from * to end of round. 

*K2 sts, K2tog*; repeat from * to end of round.

*K1 st, K2tog*; repeat from * to end of round.

Cut Color C, leaving an 8" tail.

Thread darning needle and pull through remaining stitches. Pull tight to gather and secure.  Weave in all ends.

ENJOY!!!!!  Feel free to sell finished products, but please credit me as the designer. Tag me @rosieposiedesignco #rosieposiedesignco

Please do not copy, distribute or sell the pattern as your own.  And since I am offering it for free, please consider purchasing another one of my patterns in support of me and my small biz.  

THANK YOOOOOUUUUUUUUUUU!!!!!!!!

2 comments

  • Beautiful!!!

    Chris
  • What beautiful patriotic patterns!! Thank you so much!!❤️🤍💙🇺🇸🥰

    Kathleen Green

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