top of page

Originally designed for Acorn Street Shop, my favorite LYS in Seattle, this adorable pile of beanies features acorns formed by twisted stitches and cables. Most of the cables used to create the acorns require two cable needles, a technique that is simple to master yet yields wonderful stitch definition. And given the ten stitch repeat for both the acorn brim and the crown decreases, this hat is easy to size up or down just by increasing or decreasing your cast-on by ten stitches. This allows you to create cuteness for the whole family!


I love to see your creations. Share on social media and tag me:
🌈@SunDaughterKnits on Instagram and Facebook,
🌈@SunDaughter on Ravelry and Making App
🌈@SunKnits on Twitter
🌈SunDaughter on the Making App

Use the hashtags #AcornStreetBeanie and #SunDaughterKnits.


Please feel free to reach out to me with any questions or feedback via the contact me button on the SDK home page or via email at sun.daughter.knits@gmail.com.


Feel free to sell items made from this pattern, with credit to the designer.

This pattern is the work product and property of Sönna Schuttner, please do not distribute.



Yarn Ideas:

Bad Sheep Yarn Worsted: 100% Superwash Merino Wool; 218 Yards; 100 Grams OR

Juniper Moon Farm Moonshine: 40% Alpaca, 40% Wool, 20% Silk; 197 yards; 100g

Yarn yardage and weight:

65 (90, 120, 165) yards of worsted weight yarn,category 4


20 sts and 26 rows = 4in/10cm in stockinette stitch, in the round, on larger needle, after blocking.

Needles and Notions:
🌈US5 (3.75mm) 16in/40cm circular needle, or 2 sizes smaller than gauge needle
🌈US7 (4.5mm) 16in/40cm circular needle and either DPNs or 40in/100cm circular needle for magic loop, or size needed to obtain gauge
🌈2 cable needles
🌈titch markers: one unique marker for beginning of round and optional 6 (7, 8, 9) other markers to mark pattern repeats
🌈Stitch markers for BOR, decreases and increases: 10 (11, 12) markers including BOR marker
🌈Darning needle



Baby (Child, Adult 1, Adult 2) / 15 (17, 19, 21)in / 38 (43, 48.25, 53.25)cm


Acorn Street Beanie

    bottom of page