Intro Beanie


Designed for 6 yarn weights for up to 12 sizes, the pattern provides options for different brim and crown finishes – an any yarn, any size come build your own adventure Hat! All of the Intro Hats are worked bottom up and in the round. Intro Beanie is the first design in the Introspection collection. Available as a single pattern or as part of the Intospection collection.


Hat Description

Intro Beanie is a fitted Hat with a smooth crown. There are 4 brim options – one by one rib, two by two rib, garter stitch and folded – and 10 shaping crown options for different effects. Beyond the brim the rest of the Hat is worked in stocking stitch and can be worked in any yarn for any size.


Pattern Details


Approximately 50g to 150g, dependent on the options selected, of 4ply/Sock [Sport, DK, Worsted, Aran, Chunky] weight, single or plied yarn; solid, semi-solid or variegated yarns.

Needles & Notions

Set 2.5 [3, 3.25, 4, 4.5, 5] mm DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Spare circular needle in same size
Single needle two sizes larger
2.5 [3, 3.25, 4, 4.5, 5] mm crochet hook
Approx. 3yd/3m waste yarn
Stitch markers as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample Details

Shown in Countess Ablaze Lady Persephone Sock (blue) [465yd/425m per 100g; 75% BFL, 25% Nylon] and Malabrigo dos Tierras (purple) [210yd/193m per 100g; 50% Merino, 50% Alpaca]
Shown in size 20in/50.75cm on model with 23in/58.5cm circumference head


32 [28, 24, 20, 18, 16] sts x 40 [36, 30, 26, 22, 20] rows to 4in/10cm on 2.5 [3, 3.25, 4, 4.5, 5] mm needles over Stocking St.


To fit size: 13 [14, 15, 16, 17, 18] [19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24] in/33 [35.5, 38, 40.75, 43.25, 45.75] [48.25, 50.75, 53.25, 56, 58.5, 61] cm

Pattern Notes

This is a multiple option pattern covering 12 sizes, with 6 yarn weights, 4 brim options and 10 crown options included.

About our Hat patterns

Each Woolly Wormhead pattern is a short workshop in PDF format. Each pattern is carefully developed and every effort is made to ensure that the instructions are as clear as possible. In addition, the patterns are all multi-sized, professionally edited, and professionally photographed. These patterns will not only teach you how to create your own beautiful knitted Hat, but will also teach you new skills and improve your knitting knowledge!

With each purchase you will receive an email with a download link to the primary PDF. This PDF includes the instructions to make the Hat, and also includes links to in-depth photographic tutorials and where available, supporting videos. These educational resources are provided to guide you through each technique so that you can learn new skills as you make your Hat, all at your own pace. There is also live support available via our forum, where we can answer any questions and provide help where needed.

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Product Details

  • Intro Beanie knitting pattern
  • Designer: Woolly Wormhead
  • Technical Editing: Deb Bramham , Sharon Carter
  • Translation: Šárka Dvořáčková (CZ); Alessia Càmpera (IT)
  • ISBN: 978-9916-693-30-8
  • Copyright Date: 2022
  • Last Revision: February 2024
  • File Name: WW423KIntroBeanie
  • PDF File Size: 1.47MB; 150dpi

Additional information


Colour Blind Friendly


Bottom-up, In The Round




Woolly Wormhead

Instructions Type

Written Only




English, čeština, Italiano

Product Type

Single Pattern


Newborn (13 to 14in), 6 Months (15 to 16in), 12 Months (17 to 18in), Child/Teen (19 to 20in), Adult (21 to 22in), L Adult (23 to 24in), XL Adult (25 to 26in), Graded by Gauge, Any Size

Stitch Pattern

Twisted Stitches

Stitch Technique

Braids, I-Cords, On The Bias, Picots, Pleats, Short Rows, Slipped Stitches, Tucks/Welts

Yarn Type

Dip-Dyed, Gradient, Hand-Spun, Kettle Dyed, Self-Striping, Semi-Solid, Single Ply, Solid, Space-Dyed, Variegated

Yarn Weight

4ply/Sock, Sport, DK, Worsted, Aran, Chunky, Any Weight


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