How to Loom Knit a Beanie


How to Loom Knit a Beanie

How to Loom Knit a Beanie
How to Loom Knit a Beanie

Learn How to Loom Knit a Beanie with this step-by-step guide, and create a classic beanie that is easy to pair with any outfit. Customize the pattern to fit your style by using yarn in your favorite texture and color, or personalize it to a loved one's taste and this hat will be the perfect gift. You and everyone you know will stay very warm and very stylish when you learn how to loom knit a hat with this fun, fast, and straightforward pattern!


Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Knitting Loom TypeRound Knitting Loom

Pegs Needed41

Materials List

  • 3 cakes of DGY Worsted Weight Silk Yarn or DGY Sparkle Worsted Weight Silk Yarn
  • Circle Knitting Loom (11.5" // 29 cm // 41 pegs)
  • Knitting loom hook
  • Weaving Needle
  • Scissors
  • Stitch markers (not necessary)


We’re going to triple up the yarn to make it extra chunky! Watch our tutorial here.

  1. With the slip knot made by the thickening of our yarn, attach the yarn to the anchor peg. 

  2. Round 1: EW your loom in a clockwise direction.

  3. Round 2: EW the loom clockwise again and YO. 


  1. Round 3: For this round, you’re going to alternate every peg between K and P. This is where you’ll use those stitch markers to mark what is a K peg and what is a P peg. Since this loom has an uneven amount of pegs, I end each round with two P.

  2. Round 4-10: Keep alternating between K and Pl for each peg.

  3. Round 11: EW clockwise and YO


  1. Round 12-14: EW clockwise and YO 

  2. Round 15: P each peg

  3. Round 16-35: Repeat rounds 12-15. That’s 3 rounds of EW and YO and one round of P. 

  4. Round 36-37: K all pegs


  1. Wrap your working yarn around the loom 2 times and cut. Using your needle, insert the working yarn from the bottom of the loop and pull up. Do this to all pegs. Once the working yarn has been woven up through all the pegs, remove the yarn from the pegs. 

  2. While holding the working yarn, turn your beanie inside out. Cinch the beanie up by pulling tightly on the working yarn. Knot the working yarn at the cinch and cut. Weave in any ends. Turn your beanie outside in and weave in any ends.

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