Story of this hat
A boy had seen a comic figure with such a “cool” beanie on his head and he liked it for christmas 2012.
A friend of him and work collegue of me asked me if I could knit such a beanie.
So the sock yarn version with 3.5 mm needles one was done.
As he was freezing with the sock yarn version and liked a thicker one for skiing I knit another one in bulkier yarn Lana Grossa Bingo with 5.00 mm needles.
The second one also became a bit larger and longer.
My friend told me he is now walking around indoors and outdoors with the beanies and is the happiest boy on earth now. :-)
You can vary it in lengh by knitting the stripes longer or shorter...
The beanie is one size and will fit head circumreference 57 - 60 cm.
The boy has a head circumreference of 58 cm.
But it even fit me and I have a relatively small head as the ribbing keeps the beanie from slipping over your eyes.
Gauge is not that important. So I left it blank.
I testknitted both versions.
Took me thr