How to Knit a Beanie

By Allison Isaacs

To knit a beanie, use a 16-inch needle to begin the bottom of the hat, measure the person's head to determine how many stitches to cast on, determine which decorative stitches will be sued and decrease the stitches incrementally to taper up to the top. Learn the basic steps of knitting a beanie with a demonstration from an advanced knitter in this free video on knitting.

About the Author

Allison Isaacs learned to knit and needlepoint at an early age. After a successful career in health care, she began indulging her love for knitting by selling her patterns and hand knits in local stores. She recently gave into fate and picked up her needles full time to ImagiKnit.