Knitting Pattern - Bad Medicine Beanie


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Introducing the Bad Medicine Beanie! This fair isle/colorwork beanie is a true statement piece, showcasing a stunning combination of skulls and hearts. With its edgy yet charming design, this beanie is perfect for those who crave a touch of rebellious flair in their wardrobe. Whether you're a seasoned knitter or a beginner looking for a new challenge, this knitting pattern will guide you through every step, ensuring a masterpiece in the end.

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This pattern is for an adult size beanie - one size fits most.

**Skill Level**
Advanced Beginner
Familiarity with stranded colorwork/fair-islie knitting is recommended.

Worked in the round from the bottom up using stranded colorwork/fair-isle knitting.

8 mm (US Size 11) Circular Knitting Needles
9 mm (US Size 13) Circular Knitting Needles
Super Bulky Weight Yarn - examples were knit using super bulky yarns from Fainting Goat FIber Co, Rebel Yarn Co, Nella's Cottage, and Malabrigo Rasta
MC - 65 yards
CC - 40 yards
Stitch Marker
Tapestry/Yarn Needle
Tape Measure
Pom - optional
Tag - optional

Pattern is written in English using American terminology with step by step instructions and charts for reference.

**Pattern Copyright**
This pattern and the photographs contained herein are the sole property of Nikki Little and A Lil’ Loopy. Reproduction or distribution of this pattern, in whole or in part, and/or it’s photographs is strictly prohibited.

Items made from the use of this pattern may be sold both in person and online. If selling online or posting finished products to social media, please offer pattern credit to @ALilLoopy and use #badmedicinebeanie - mostly because I'd love to see your work!

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Reviews (2)


Well written pattern - excited to make this!

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