madesimplybystacey.com
How to Crochet a Beanie Hat; Free Pattern - Made Simply by Stacey
Easy Crochet Beanie I just love these beanie hats. This is a beginner pattern. For an ad free PDF version with a bonus tutorial on how to turn a beanie hat pattern into a messy bun hat for just $2.00. Visit my Etsy Shop. You will need to know how to: Crochet in the Round – Start with a circle, increase each round. dc; double crochet – yo (yarn over), insert hook, yo, pull through stitch, yo pull through first two stitches, yo pull through last two stitches. hdc; Half Double Crochet – yo (yarn over), insert hook, yo, pull through stitch, yo, pull through all three loops on hook. hhdc; Herringbone Half Double Crochet – yo, insert hook, yo, pull through stitch, pull through the first loop on hook, yo, pull through last two loops on hook. sl st; Slip Stitch – insert hook, yarn over (yo), pull through stitch, pull through the loop on hook. Increase – crochet 2 times in the same stitch. A half double crochet will have 3 loops on the top of the stitch. 1 is the back loop 2 and 3 are the front loops in this pattern. Materials Yarn ; I used Lion Brand Yarn Wool-Ease Thick & Quick, number 6 super bulky, color fisherman. Fur Pom Pom I purchased these off of Amazon. Hook – I used a 6.5mm hook. Stitch Marker – to mark the beginning of each round. Scissors Tapestry Needle I linked all of the materials for easy shopping, it is always nice to keep these on hand. You never know when you will feel crafty. My blog contains affiliate links. Directions: Use a stitch marker to mark the first crochet in each round, this is where your slip stitch will end each round. (Skip over slip stitch loop). To Start: Make a circle; Chain 4, sl st in chain 1 making a circle. Round 1 Double crochet (dc) 10 stitches in the center of the circle, slip stitch in the first stitch to join. Pull tail to tighten. Note: Chain stitch will count as one stitch. Increase Round 2 Chain 2, dc in same stitch, work 2 double crochets in each stitch. At the end of the round, you should have 20 stitches (counting your chain stitch). Join the round with a slip stitch. Increase Round 3 Chain 2, dc two times in the next stitch; *1dc in the next stitch, 2 dc in next stitch (1 stitch increased); repeat from * to end of the round, slip stitch to join in the first stitch of the previous round. You will finish with 30 total stitches. (1 dc in the first stitch, 2 in the next, 1 in the next, 2 in the next, repeat the pattern until the end of the round.) Increase Round 4: Chain 2, 1 dc in the next stitch, 2 in the next; *1 dc in the next 2 stitches, 2 dc in the next stitch (1 stitch increased); repeat from * to end of the round, slip stitch to join. You will finish with 40 total stitches. (1 hc in the first stitch, 1 in the next, 2 in the next, 1 in the next, 1 in the next, 2 in the next, repeat until end of the round.) Increase Round 5: Chain 2, 1 dc in the next stitch, 1 in the next, 2 in the next; *1 dc in the next 3 stitches, 2 dc in the next stitch (1 stitch increased); repeat from * to end of the round, slip stitch to join. You will finish with 50 total stitches. This will end your increase. This is the crown of your hat. A hat that fits a 20 – 22-inch circumference head, your crown should measure a little over 7 inches in diameter. After this point, you can start designing your hat. You can choose your favorite stitch or a blend of your favorite stitches. The length of your hat should measure 7 or more inches. This is how I finished off this one. Round 6 Chain 2, work 49 dc around, slip stitch to join. You should see your work starting to bowl. Round 7 Don’t chain, hdc in the same stitch as your slip stitch. Hdc around, slip stitch to join. Half double crochet will finish with 3 loops. We will be crocheting in the back loop to create this look all the way around. Round 8 Hdc in the back loop of each stitch. Slip stitch to join. Rounds 9 Hdc in the front two loops. Slip stitch to join. Round 10 Herringbone Half Double Crochet – yo, insert hook, yo, pull through stitch, pull through the first loop on hook, yo, pull through last two loops on hook. hhdc around. Slip stitch to join. Round 11 Repeat round 10. Your project should look like this: Round 12 Hdc around, slip stitch to join. Round 13 Hdc in back loop around, slip stitch to join. Round 14 Hdc in front two loops around, slip stitch to join. Round 15 Hdc slip stitch (yarn over insert through stitch, yarn over pull through stitch, pull through all three loops on hook. Slip stitch to finish. Fasten off and weave in ends. Add a cute pom pom. Ta-da super cute beanie. Check out my market bag pattern. Coming soon: Something Christmas, maybe a stocking. Please subscribe for updates on new posts. Find a sponsor for your website. Get paid for your great content. Get paid for your great content. shareasale.com. Shop my Made Simply by Stacey for ad free versions of my crochet pattern tutorials.