Plutonian Paul Alien Beanie Knit PDF Knitting Pattern


FORMAT: PDF, 23 pages, 7.7 MB (mobile devices friendly). Language - English. The pattern is written row-by-row and it also includes many step-by-step photos & diagrams. Hat base is knitted in the round and you can choose to knit or crochet facial features.

SKILLS: Cast on, bind off, stocking / stockinette stitch, garter stitch, half-brioche stitch, three needle joining, working in the round with double pointed needles and with circular needles, flat knitting, increasing, decreasing, sewing. The pattern includes description and illustrations for special stitches required to complete this item.

GAUGE: 23 sts X 30 rows = 4” X 4” (10 cm X 10 cm) in stocking (stockinette) stitch with 3.5 mm (US 4) needles.


  •  Patons Astra Yarn by Yarnspiration Qty: 1-2 skeins of main color & a small amount of additional colors 
  •  Lion Brand Fun Fur Yarn Qty: small amount for the eye 


  • 3 mm (US 21/2) DPNS (set of 4)
  • 3.5 mm (US 4) DPNS (set of 5)
  • 4 mm (US 6) DPNS (set of 4 or 5)
  • 4 mm (US 6) Circular needles / CN


  • Tapestry needle 
  • Stitch markers 
  • Blocking board & straight pins for knit eye
  • 3.75 mm (F) crochet hook (optional - only for a hat with crochet facial features)
  • Newborn (0-3 mo): 13”-14” (33-35.5 cm) head circumference 
  • Baby (3-6 mo): 14”-16” (35.5-40.5 cm) head circumference 
  • Baby (6-12 mo): 16”-18” (40.5-45.5 cm) head circumference 
  • Toddler (1-3 yr): 18”-19” (45.5-48 cm) head circumference 
  • Preschool (3-5 yr): 19”-20” (48-51 cm) head circumference 
  • Child (5-10 yr): 20”-21” (51-53.5 cm) head circumference 
  • Preteen-Teen (S): 21”-22” (53.5-56 cm) head circumference 
  • Adult Medium (M): 22”-23” (56-58.5 cm) head circumference 
  • Adult Large (L): 23”-25” (58.5-63.5 cm) head circumference

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Pattern Published: Nov 01, 2016


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