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Cranial Craze Beanie | Knit Skull Hat Pattern

Cranial Craze Beanie | Knit Skull Hat Pattern


The Cranial Craze Beanie Pattern is the perfect way to show off your spooky style this fall. This pattern is designed to fit three sizes (child through adult) and uses stranded knitting to create a skull design that will keep your head warm and cozy. Make one for yourself or give it as a gift - this beanie is sure to be a hit.

  • Pattern Information




    Child: 18” circumference/8.5” height (unstretched)

    S-M Adult: 20” circumference/10” height  (unstretched)

    L-XL Adult: 22” circumference/10.5 height (unstretched)


    18 stitches/24 rows = 4”/10cm in stockinette stitch


    130-155 yards worsted weight yarn in 2 colors:

    Main Color: 90 yds /100 yds /110 yds

    Contrast Color: 40 yds /40 yds /45 yds


    Size US #6 (4mm) 16” circular needle 

    Size US #8 (5mm) 16” circular needle

    Size US #8 (5mm) double pointed needles

    Stitch markers

    Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

    Stitches to know

    Knit, Purl, basic increases and decreases

  • File Information

    Purchase of this pattern includes a PDF download of the written instructions as well as permission to sell the products made from the pattern for craft or handmade websites and not for mass production use. This permission is given with the agreement of acknowledgement to this pattern or a link back to this pattern if used for web sites, blogs or for sale sites. Copying, selling or distribution of the pattern without permission is prohibited and protected under copyright law.

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