Marled ribbed beanie

An easy, fun ribbed hat that's very wearable. One strand of yarn is used with smaller needles for a neat ribbed band. A second colour is then added and the two are knit together on much larger needles in a simple slipped stitch rib pattern that's wonderfully warm and lofty.

There are lots of possibilities for colour play using this marled technique — high and low contrast combinations can be equally effective. The hat is long enough to be worn slouchy or with the brim folded up. Decreases are worked rapidly at the crown, creating a gathered effect. It’s a great option for any gift recipient who will be pleased to receive something that looks like it could have been store bought. Shown in De Rerum Natura Ulysse, sport weight merino from France.



16 sts and 24 rows = 2" / 5cm in 2x2 rib on smaller needles


4 sizes available from small to x-large.

To fit head circumference: 19[21, 23, 25]“ / 47.5[52.5, 57.5, 62.5] cm
Finished length: 9¼’9½, 9¾, 10” / 23’24, 24.5, 25cm



Shown in De Rerum Natura Ulysse (100% merino, 202 yds / 185m, 50g) in Nuit and Granit

Needles and notions

US 8 / 5mm 16" / 40cm circular and dpns or preferred needles for working small circumferences in the rnd
US 2 / 2.75mm 16" / 40cm circular needle

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