The Design Concept Of The Icicle Beanie Knitting Pattern: A Lovely Winter Beanie With An Icicle-Inspired Edge
When designing The Icicle Beanie knitting pattern, I was really inspired by the pretty icicles and snowfall during the winter months here in Colorado. I've seen many basic double-brim beanie knitting patterns on the market, but I wanted to make sure the one I designed had an extra element of surprise. So I designed The Icicle Beanie to feature a subtle edging inspired by icicles (I've been calling it "the icicle edging"), a double-thick brim with a body of classic stockinette stitches, and a beautiful spiral symmetrical design toward the top of the beanie. Overall, The Icicle Beanie knitting pattern is a super easy knitting project and it knits up in no time. And the little details that I added throughout the hat (i.e., the icicle edge, the double-thick brim, the spiral top design, etc) required throughout this project make this knitting pattern interesting and really entertaining to knit. The Icicle Beanie is definitely a staple item in any fall or winter wardrobe, because it goes with everything, is super in-style, and keeps you warm and cozy.
Knitted seamlessly in the round on circular knitting needles bottom-up, The Icicle Beanie knitting pattern equips you with a stitch glossary, a detailed schematic with precise measurements, highly-detailed written instructions (including lots of tips and notes), links to numerous helpful video and photo support for reference, photo tutorials within the pattern for guidance, and more. Suitable for advanced-beginner knitters, The Icicle Beanie knitting pattern is a really enjoyable and relaxing knitting pattern to make a true fashion knitwear item that looks less "handmade" and more "high-fashion" or even "store-bought".
More Details Of The Icicle Beanie Knitting Pattern: Construction, What's In The Pattern + More
The Icicle Beanie is seamlessly knitted in the round on circular knitting needle from the bottom-up. The entirety of the beanie, aside form the icicle-edging, consists of classic stockinette stitches, making this beanie an instant classic and timeless fall or winter accessory that goes with everything. The brim of the beanie is a double-thick brim that is super easy to create, and the pattern even contains tutorial photos within it for reference. The bottom brim of the beanie consists of a subtle icicle-inspired edging which is also super easy to create and only consists of simple increase and decrease stitches -- all very beginner-friendly techniques and stitches.
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What Materials Do I Need For The Icicle Beanie Knitting Pattern?
To knit The Icicle Beanie, you'll need U.S. Size 5 (3.75 mm) 16" circular knitting needles approximately 200 yards of light/DK-weight (category 3) yarn (similar yarn here, here, and here) and scissors. Other notions that are recommended but not required for this knitting pattern include a stitch marker (to mark the end of each round you knit), a tapestry needle, and a row counter. As with all Darling Jadore patterns, all the specific materials (brands, etc) are located within the knitting pattern file so you can make the exact Icicle Beanie photographed.
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Who Can Knit The Icicle Beanie? The Difficulty Level Of The Knitting Pattern
I specifically designed The Icicle Beanie knitting pattern to be suitable for advanced-beginner knitters and to incorporate only the simplest of knit stitches and technique. Overall, the finished result looks like a store-bought fashion beanie instead of a handmade/hand-knitted beanie, but the actual process of knitting The Icicle Beanie is very easy. You will knit The Icicle Beanie in the round on circular knitting needles bottom-up, and work stockinette stitch for the majority of the pattern. The top of the beanie features a symmetrical, spiral design which is super easy and consists of only simple decrease stitches.
Overall, The Icicle Beanie knitting pattern is a fun and easy knitting pattern that requires only very easy knit stitches and techniques. Plus, all the stitches and techniques required for The Icicle Beanie knitting pattern are available to learn on the Darling Jadore Learn page. There, you can learn how to cast on on circular knitting needles, how to join in the round on circular knitting needles, and how to make simple decreases for this pattern. We've also included other information like how to read a knitting pattern, common abbreviations, and information on blocking.
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Reselling From Patterns: Can I Sell My Finished Icicle Beanie?
Yes, absolutely! All finished items made from Darling Jadore knitting patterns and crochet patterns may be sold, so long as clear credit has been given to Darling Jadore™ on your website and/or social media account (if shown and sold there). I love when customers tell me they buy patterns for "market prep", meaning that they will make a lot of the items in bulk and eventually sell them in fall and winter markets and festivals, or in their Etsy shop, etc. In fact, some of our customers' favorite market-prep items to knit include The Avalon Beanie, The Lakewood Beanie, The Halston Scarf, and The Cappuccino Mitts -- so check those out if you want to stock up for market season! I love seeing your finished items, but kindly ask that you give pattern credit to Darling Jadore.
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