Cabbage Patch Beanie Pattern

Knit your own fun Cabbage Patch hair style beanie. Great for costumes or just for fun.

Cabbage Patch Beanie Pattern

What you need

1 ball (100 grams) of 8 ply acrylic yarn or double worsted.
I pair of size 6 US or 4 mm needles.
Ribbon of choice.


Cast on    56 —-3 months    68—-6 months.      80—-12 months.

The full hat is worked in (moss stitch rib) this will give it more depth and the ridges run from front to back.

Moss stitch rib consists of 2 rows.

Row 1 (knit 1 purl 1)

Row 2 (knit)

Continue in pattern until work measures desired length approximately   10—12—-14—cm.

Now begin decreasing for the crown section.

Do your decreasing on the pattern row.

(Knit 2 together pattern 6) continue this way to the end.

Knit 1  row.

(Knit 2 together pattern 5 knit) to the end.

Knit 1 row.

Continue this way until you are on knit 2 together all the way across .

Then thread your yarn through the remaining stitches draw up and secure. Fasten off.

Stitch down the side.

Hair designs

Check the pictures and decide which you like. They are done the same way apart from the length.

An easy way to do your lengths is to wrap the yarn around a book and then cut through one loop and secure with a strand of yarn.

Attach it to the main piece by threading it through with a hook one at a time. Make a circle with chalk where you want them to be.

That way you will keep them even. Add the fringe by tying on strands at the front.

How easy is that?


  1. I used 68 sts. Why do I come out w/2 sts. At the end.

  2. Please explain what “pattern6 pattern 5 ” means? Do I continue to k1 p1 to end of row or do I knit 2 together and thenknit and purl the 6 stiches and knit 2 together and continue that way till end of row?

    • Valerie Owens says:

      For those of you struggling with pattern five or six you repeat the stitches in the brackets until the end of the row. Hope this makes sense.

  3. I would like to make this in an Adult size for a fancy dress. How do I do this from the existing pattern, or is there an adult pattern available.

  4. knit this for my 4yr old grand daughter and everyone who sees it loves it
    I made one in brown and now am working on one in orange and the next will be the blond..all difference looks
    my daughter in law says her friends all want to know where she got them..they
    all want them for their little girls

  5. I’m trying to figure out what pattern 6 and/or pattern 5 mean?

  6. For those that wanted to knit this for an adult could. Just change the size of the needles to a 5 or 6mm and increase the number of stitches and trial making it until it fits your head. Be patient with yourself and enjoy the process as much as the finished product.

  7. How do I achieve that curly bangs look. I’m a new knitter and I’m looking at the loops hoping i don’t have to tie up a bunch of circles and sew them in.! Please help! lol

  8. How about sizes up to adult? I’d wear it for fun and just when I want to be funny. I wonder if cancer patients might wear this?

  9. Love it! Just wish it was in crochet.

  10. I agreee with above. I’d like sizing for an older child. Babies really won’t appreciate this hat.


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