The Design Concept Of The Oak Beanie Knitting Pattern: A Graphic Fair-Isle Design To Make A Big Statement
A classic beanie structure becomes a canvas for alluring geometric shapes and graphic lines, making The Oak Beanie a truly stunning accessory for fall and winter. Seamlessly knit in the round, the beanie is worked bottom up and finishes off with a spiral, symmetrical design at the top. This knitting pattern equips you with highly-detailed written instructions, a color-coded stitch chart, a stitch glossary, links to numerous video and photo tutorials, a schematic with precise measurements and more, making this beanie a delight to knit. If you're looking to knit a gorgeous, one-of-a-kind hat, then The Oak Beanie knitting pattern is definitely for you!
When designing The Oak Beanie, I wanted to create a graphic fair-isle design that had diamonds and circles and was so fun and rhythmic to knit. This beanie is unisex and knits up very quickly, and the alternating colors make is so much fun. I hope you'll enjoy knitting The Oak Beanie as much as I enjoyed designing it!
More Details Of The Oak Beanie Knitting Pattern: Construction, What's In The Knit Pattern + More
The Oak Beanie is seamlessly knitted in the round on circular knitting needles from the bottom, up first starting with a classic ribbed brim, and then working the beautiful fair-isle design for the body of the beanie. The top of the beanie is decreased and designed to have a unique, spiral symmetrical design. Overall, this knitting pattern is really fun to follow and is very easy to knit if you're comfortable with fair-isle knitting. The knitting pattern equips you with highly-detailed written instructions, a color-coded stitch chart, a stitch glossary, links to video and photo tutorials, a schematic with precise measurements, and more.
And have you heard about our Learn page yet? It's an extensive free resource filled to the brim with information on stitches, reading knitting patterns, terms, schematics, and also filled with loads of photos and video tutorials for many stitches that are required by Darling Jadore patterns -- and all the stitches and techniques required by The Timber Beanie knitting pattern! 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. No need to spend your hard-earned money on a book just to learn how to knit and helpful tips and tricks. Plus, who even has time to flip through a book?! We designed this digital resource to be user-friendly with a menu that you can click on and it will immediately direct you to the location you want to go in under one second. Want to learn how to Kfb? Click on "kfb" and at lightning speed, you're presented with photos, a video tutorial, and accompanying text to learn. We've also included other information like how to read a knitting pattern, common abbreviations, information on blocking, Sierra's top picks for starting a knitting tool kit, information on Continental-style knitting and more. The best part? We're continually updating and growing the content.
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What Materials Do I Need In Order To Follow The Oak Beanie Knitting Pattern?
To knit The Oak Beanie, you'll need U.S. Size 8 (5.0 mm) 16" circular knitting needles, Approximately 120 yards total (109.728 meters) of medium/worsted-weight (category 4) yarn; Approx. 70 yards (64.008 meters) of one color (i.e., the base color) and approx. 50 yards (45.72 meters) of the other color, (similar here, here, and here). 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 Oak Beanie photographed.
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Who Can Knit The Oak Beanie? What Is The Difficulty Level Of This Knitting Pattern
The skill level of The Oak Beanie is "intermediate" because certain techniques such as knitting in the round on circular knitting needles and fair-isle (also know as "stranded knitting" techniques are involved. But if you're comfortable with these techniques, then you'll fly through this easy knitting pattern. All the stitches and techniques required for The Oak 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 knitting pattern. We've also included other information like how to read a knitting pattern, common abbreviations, and information on blocking. We also have a YouTube page where we post free video tutorials for knit stitches and techniques.
Accessing The Oak Beanie Knitting Pattern (And All Darling Jadore Knitting Patterns): Retrieval, Downloading, Etc
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Reselling From Darling Jadore Knit and Crochet Patterns: Can I Sell My Finished Oak Beanie?
Yes! 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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