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HALLOWEENIE BEANIE

The Halloweenie Beanie is the perfect little hat for October! Made with a wide variety of babies and children in mind, this is the perfect hat to make for hospital donations, the kids in your child’s play group, or all the littles in your family!

YARN One skein Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn! in burnt pumpkin (100% acrylic; 355 yards / 325 meters per 198 grams)

Less than 25 yards of brown acrylic (for the stem)

NEEDLES One set size US 8 / 5.0 mm DPNs
One size 10 / 6.0 mm needle (for stem)

NOTIONS  Stitch marker
Darning needle

GAUGE 16 sts x 24 rows = 4" in pattern

SIZES preemie (baby, toddler/child) = 11 (15, 18)” (with hat un-stretched)

ABBREVIATIONS  BO = bind off
CO = cast on
DRnd = decrease round
K = knit
K2Tog = knit two sts together
P = purl
RND = round
STS = stitches

SPECIAL STITCHES  KFBF = knit into the front, back, and then front of stitch

DIRECTIONS  Using MC and long tail method, CO 48 (56, 60, 64) sts. Join for working in the round.
Rnd 1: (K4, P1) around.
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