This Free Crochet pattern teaches how to make a textured beanie for kids that will sure to make them smile!
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For this project you’ll need:
HOOK: a 4mm hook or a US size 6 hook
YARN: at least two colors of worsted weight yarn 4 ply US 10 ply AU
ch = Chain
sl st = Slip Stitch
st = Stitch
sc = Single Crochet
dc = Double Crochet
TRC = Triple Crochet
Quad = Quadruple crochet
*( )* = Repeat what is in the brackets til end of row.
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ch 3 and sl st in beginning ch to make a ring.
ch 1 and sc 12 inside the ring, sl st to join in beginning st. (12 sts)
ch 1 and sc two sc’s in each sc around, sl st in beginning st. (24 sts)
sc ch1 (counts as first dc) do a quad in next st *(dc two in next st, TRC in next st)*
til end, dc in beginning st to make it an increase then sl st into beginning ch. (36 sts)
sc ch1 in first st (counts as first dc), dc two into next st, dc one into next st, TRC into next st *( dc 1, dc 2, dc1, TRC)*
sl st into beginning st to end round.
Round 5 (We are done increasing!)
sc ch 1, dc into next st, then next st do a TRC (dc1, dc1, TRC)
Keep doing this until you reach the desired length of the hat.
Be sure to change colors at row’s 6 and 9 if you want to make one like I show here
if your doing a smaller hat change colors every 3 rows, or you could change color every row, or not at all! Try variegated yarn. Would love to see what you come up with.
Do 12 rows total for 2 & 3 year olds
and 13 rows total for 4 & 5 year olds
Making the rim of the Hat
To do the border of the hat you want to sc 7 then do a decrease, keep doing that for up to three rows until you get
2 & 3 = 44 sts
4 & 5 = 46 sts
once you get the sts you need just sc for the remander of the rows.
How to do the rim border
You need to do a reverse sc, or better known as crab st.
Don’t know how to do the crab stitch? here’s a tutorial for you
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By: Meladora's Creations
Posted: January 24th, 2014