This is the first knitting project I did (after a scarf), and still my go-to for a quick beanie. Easy to follow pattern, with a refreshing lack of knitters code. http://www.aokcorral.com/projects/how2sept2004.htm
How To Tink! It’s a fact of life that if you knit, you’re eventually going to make a mistake. The trick is knowing how to fix it, because all mistakes can be fixed. Learn how to unknit and remedy a dropped stitch.