Sunday, March 29, 2009

Lil' Lion Beanie


- 1 Skein Red Heart Super Saver (Yellow)

- 1 Skein Bernat Boa Furs (Brown,any shade)

- Size 8 16” round needles

- Size 8 DPN’s

- Yarn Needle

UPattern – Icords (Make 2)

Cast on 3 stitches

Work in icord for 5-6 inches. To knit an icord cast on stitches. Without turning work slide stitches to opposite end of needle and knit all stitches. Continue until desired length is reached.

UTo make earflaps:

k1, kfb, k1



k all stitches for 6 rows. Leave on DPN and make second earflap.


Cast on 22 stitches. Knit across first dpn (10 stitches) to move earflaps to circular needle. Cast on an additional 22 stitches, repeat with second dpn. Place marker.

Knit in stockinette stitch for approximately 4-5 inches.


Row 1: k6,k2tog*

Row 2: k all stitches

Row 3: k5,k2tog*

Row 4: k all stitches

Row 5: k4,k2tog

Row 6: k all stitches

Row 7: k3,k2tog

Row 8: k all stitches

Row 9: k2, k2tog

Row 10 : k all stitches

Row 11: k1,k2tog

Row 12: K all stitches

Row 13: K2tog

Repeat row 13 until approximately 6 stitches remain. Thread working yarn through remaining live stitches and pull closed. Weave in ends.


Cast on 8 stitches.

Row 1, 3&5- K all

Row 2, 4&6- P all

Row 7- k2tog,k4,k2tog

Row 8- p all

Row 9- k2tog,k2,k2tog

Row10- p all

Row 11- K2tog*

Cast off and weave in ends. Attach ears to crown of hat, apprx 1 inch to either side of center using yarn needle.


Using dpn's or other size 8 needles, cast on 12 stitches. Work in stockinette stitch for approximately 10 inches. Bind off. Fold piece in half, seam together using yarn needle. Once it is sewn, attach up and around crown of hat just behind the ears. Weave in ends.

HUMake a pompomUH to attach to each icord using Bernat Boa Furs yarn. You’re done!

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