Friday, February 16, 2018

Do you ever go online and just look at different knitting stitches? I am a knitting fanatic so seeing all of the different designs you can knit is just so fascinating to me. It definitely helps my creative gears start flowing. I came across the dandelion stitch and fell in love. All the heart eyes! I believe I said out loud, "I HAVE to have that stitch on a hat!" so, here we are! My first draft of this beanie turned out so perfect, I could not wait to share with you guys on Instagram and you all loved it too! *I also asked you all to help me with a name and oh my goodness you guys are so creative! It was very hard to choose one. After narrowing it down to two, I had you vote on my instastories and Pomshell Beanie was the winner! So thank you, and congratulations to the lady who won the free pattern!* On sale right now for a LIMITED TIME ONLY!

Click here for yarn

Next, I went to work and made it into 4 different sizes. I made a video tutorial of the adult size so this is the one that I will write here on my blog. For all the other sizes, click here.

Click here for the yarn - in Petal

Click here for the yarn - in coral

Click here for the yarn - in rice paper

You can buy the inexpensive ad-free PDF pattern on my Shop HERE that has ALL SIZES of this hat and on Ravelry and Craftsy

You can also purchase one of my hats that I handmade here!

Video Tutorial: http://bit.ly/pomshell

Photo Tutorial for the flower: http://www.theiknits.com/2018/02/how-to-knit-dandelion-stitch.html

Ravelry: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/pomshell-beanie

Adult Size. To make this in sizes baby, child, big kid, click here.


5 sts x 6 rows=2” in stockinette

CO - Cast On
K - Knit
K2tog - Knit two together
P1 - Purl 1
Rnd - Round
Rnds - Rounds
St. - Stitch
Sts. - Stitches

Flower:  insert needle 2 sts to the left, and down 3 sts. Knit, making a loop. *K2, insert needle through the same stitch to knit another loop. * Repeat from * to * once.

CO 42                                                                        

Join to Knit in the round.
Rounds 1-4:  K2, P1 to end of round.

Rnds 1-4: Knit all stitches.
   (At the end of Rnd 1, Knit the last 2 sts. together(k2tog). (41 sts)
Rnd 5: K3, Flower, *K4, Flower* repeat to last 2 sts. K2.
Rnd 6: K2, (K2tog, K1) twice, K2tog. *K3, (K2tog, K1) twice, K2tog* repeat to last 2 sts. K2.
Rnds 7-10: Knit all stitches.
Rnd 11: K7, *Flower, K4* Flower* repeat to last 3 sts. Flower.
   Note: you will go to the next round (2sts) to complete the 4th Flower.
Rnd 12: K4, *(K2tog, K1) twice, K2tog, K3)* repeat 4 times.
   Note: you will go to the next round (2sts) to complete the 4th Flower decrease.

Repeat Rnds 1-8.

Rnd 1: K2tog to last st. K1. (21) sts.)
Rnd 2: Knit all stitches.
Rnd 3: K2tog to last st. K1. (11) sts.)

Cut yarn leaving a 6” tail.
Weave through remaining sts.

Make a pom pom. Or buy a faux pom pom.


This is an original pattern by Christine Rosen of iKNITS. This pattern is for personal use only - not to be reproduced for sale, nor to make items for sale. I sell these hats on my shop. Thank you for being respectful and understanding.

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