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Kaysen Beaded or Knot Beanie - sparkly with beads and sequins or an elegant knot. Uses just 1 skein of yarn!


You decide the look! A simple slouchy beanie, an elegant knot to top the beanie or add sparkles with beads and sequins. I’ve always wanted a beanie with a little bling.


Kaysen is knit in the round with a fingering weight yarn, wool-silk mix, held doubled. Any fingering weight, wool-silk mix yarn can be substituted. Please adjust needle size to get gauge.


The pattern and design are simple and straight forward. Complete photo tutorials are included on how to attach the tassels, tie the knot and add the beads. Note that the tassel is not removable.


Great as a gift or maybe something for you, I do hope you enjoy making Kaysen while stashbusting or using that 1 pretty skein of yarn that you have been eyeing!


Alternate Yarn Suggestions:
Valley Yarns Charlemont, Shibui Knits Pebble or Koan, Manos Del Uruguay Fino, Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk, Lana Grossa Lace Seta Mulberry, Rowan Island Blend Fine, Plymouth Yarn Incan Spice, SweetGeorgia CashSilk Lace, Dream in Color Butterfly BFL, Little Fox Yarns Vixen


Pattern Download Information:

After purchase, you will receive links to download the pattern in the thank you page of the checkout, along with an emailed link that will last for 30 days.

Kaysen Beaded or Knot Beanie

  • Skill Level: Beginner

    Finished Measurements: 11¾“ (29.8cm) height x 16” (40.6cm) circumference

    Yarn: YarnKart (SILKINDIAN SilkWool), 66% Silk, 34% Wool, 86g, 450yds (412m), 2ply Fingering Weight, 1 skein, Caramel-Mocha

    US2½ (3mm) 16“(40cm) circular needles, US4 (3.5mm) 24“(60cm) circular needles, US4 (3.5mm) double pointed needles
    If Using Magic Loop Method
    US2½ (3mm) 40“(120cm) circular needles
    US4 (3.5mm) 40“(120cm) circular needles

    Notions: Sewing Needle, 8“(20.3 cm) sewing thread, Tapestry Needle, Scissors, 8 stitch markers

    Beads: TOHO 8/0, 20g, Color #27 Green, 1 tube, 720 beads total

    Sequins: Cup/Bowl Sequins, Iridescent, 5mm, 80 sequins total

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