Button Flap Beanie

Design by Renita Harvey

LOOM:  Flexee Loom Links- Chunky, 28 chunky links, 56 pegs used.

YARN:  65 – 70 yds of super bulky/6 weight yarn.  1 ball of Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick in color Lollipop used in the sample.

NOTIONS:  loom tool, tapestry needle, button

GAUGE:  6 sts x 12 rows = 2″

SIZE:  adult

COMPLETE HAT VIDEO

ABBREVIATIONS

K – knit,  P – purl   K2tog –  knit 2 together  CO – cast on  BO – bind off  R – row Rnd – round  Rep – repeat

SPECIAL STITCH INSTRUCTIONS

K2tog – worked over 2 pegs with peg 1 on the right and peg 2 on the left.  Lift the stitch off peg 1 and place on peg 2.  Now peg 1 is empty, and peg 2 has 2 stitches.  Knit peg 2 treating both loops as one.

PATTERN NOTES

Brim is worked as a flat panel to create the flap the button will be sewn on.

Button is ornamental only.

When decreasing, move each stitch over after decreasing until 2 pegs are empty on the same link from 2 decreases.  Remove empty link.

INSTRUCTIONS

Join 28 chunky gauge links (56 pegs total).

CO 56 sts.  Prepare to work a flat panel.

R1:  *P2, K2, rep from * to end

R2:  *K2, P2, rep from * to end

R3 – 8:  rep R1-2, 3 more times

R9:  Rep R1, once more

R10:  BO 8 sts in pattern, *K2, P2, rep from * to end

Remove 4 links and join to work in the round – 48 sts

Rnd 1:  K48

Rnd 2:  K40, P1, K7

Rnd 3:  K39, P3, K6

Rnd 4:  K38, P2, K1, P2, K5

Rnd 5:  K37, P2, K3, P2, K4

Rnd 6:  K36, P2, K5, P2, K3

Rnd 7:  K35, P2, K7, P2, K2

Rnd 8:  K34, P2, K9, P2, K1

Rnd 9:  K33, P2, K11, P2

Rnd 10:  K34, P2, K9, P2, K1

Rnd 11:  K35, P2, K7, P2, K2

Rnd 12:  K36, P2, K5, P2, K3

Rnd 13:  K37, P2, K3, P2, K4

Rnd 14:  K38, P2, K1, P2, K5

Rnd 15:  K39, P3, K6

Rnd 16:  K40, P1, K7

Rnd 17 – 18:  K all

Decrease crown

Note:  When decreasing, remove a link when 2 pegs are empty.   

Rnd 1:  *K4, K2tog, rep from * to end.

Rnd 2:  K all

Rnd 3:  *K3, K2tog, rep from * to end.

Rnd 4:  K all

Rnd 5:  *K2, K2tog, rep from * to end.

Rnd 6:  K all

Rnd 7:  *K1, K2tog, rep from * to end

Rnd 8:  K all

Rnd 9:  *K2tog, rep from * to end

Rnd 10:  K all

BO using gathered bind off method and secure.

Weave in ends.

Sew button on with extra yarn to secure the flap to the brim.

 

 

 

 

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