Yarmulke Duo

This yarmulke pattern comes in two versions: the first incorporates beads for a decorative edging; the second omits the beads and adds textural patterning. Either version is easy to knit and would make a lovely gift for a wedding, bar mitzvah or other special occasion.


approx. 100 yds/91m of fingering weight sock yarn (Category 1) for each yarmulke; beaded sample shown in Koigu PPM; textured sample shown in Black Bunny Fibers Superwash Merino Classic; colorway: Coffee Bean

needles and supplies:
US size 3 (3.25mm) circular needle, 16”/40cm cable or size needed to get gauge
tapestry needle
stitch marker
approx. 200 small (size 6) beads for beaded version only
sewing thread and sewing or beading needle (optional; for beaded version only)

One size fits all
Finished yarmulke measures approx. 5.75/14.5cm inches across

7 sts = 1”/2.5cm in St st in the round