Friday, May 15, 2009

Free Crochet Pattern - Very Easy Adult Beanie





Materials
4 ply knitting worsted weight yarn (2 hats can be made with one skein)
Crochet Hook size H
Shell: consists of 3 DC in the same stitch
Ch = chain
SC = single crochet
DC = double crochet

Begin: Chain 4 - join with a slipstitch being careful not to twist.
Row 1: Ch 3 (counts as first DC), 11 DC in center (12 sts), join with a slip stitch to beginning Ch 3.
Row 2: Ch 3, DC in same stitch as chain, 2 DC in each remaining stitch, join with slip stitch to beginning Ch 3. (24 sts)

Row 3: Ch 3, 2 DC in next stitch, *DC in next stitch, 2 DC in next stitch*, repeat * to * until end, join with slip stitch to beginning Ch 3. (36 sts)

Row 4: Ch 3, DC in next stitch, 2 DC in next stitch, *DC in next 2 stitches, 2 DC in next stitch*, repeat * to * until end, join with slip stitch to beginning Ch 3. (48 sts)
Row 5: Ch 3, DC in next 2 stitches, 2 DC in next stitch, *DC in next 3 stitches, 2 DC in next stitch*, repeat * to * until end, join with slip stitch to beginning Ch 3. (60 sts)
Row 6: Ch 1, SC in back loop only (this row only) of each stitch, join with a slip stitch to beginning Ch1. (60 sts)

Row 7: Ch 3, DC in each stitch, join with a slip stitch to beginning Ch 3. (60 sts)

Row 8: Ch 3, 2 DC in same stitch as beginning Ch 3, skip 2 stitches, *3 DC in next stitch, skip 2 stitches*, end by joining with a slip stitch in beginning Ch 3. (20 shells)

Rows 9-12: Repeat rows 7 & 8

Rows 13-14: Repeat row 7

Row 15: Ch1, SC in each remaining stitch, join with a slip stitch to beginning Ch 1 and finish off.
This pattern may be used for gifts or resale, but please do not claim my pattern as your own.

3 comments:

miyako said...

Thanks for this pattern. I can not wait to use it!

Simpletonia said...

I love this pattern, have used it several times now. It's really straightforward and quick to make.

lotusblsm said...

This is going to be my first beanie. Thanks for the pattern will let you know how it works out!