This beanie is not only easy to crochet to any size you need, but it’s also got a pretty color-tone. And you have the option to make a pom pom or to leave it off.
For this hat, I tried to do a happy medium on the length for a 6-12 month old so that I could fold the brim up for extra warmth around the ears, or to leave the brim down for a slight slouch at the top. You decide how long you want to make it.
It’s mindless and
Crochet Pattern Information
Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver (Worsted Weight (#4) 100% acrylic, 7 oz/198g – 364 yds/333m) – 2 Colors – CA = Soft Navy, CB = Light Blue.
Crochet Hook: I 5.50mm and K 6.50mm
Gauge Across Ribbing Rows: 4 sts = 1″ and 14 rows = 4″. Gauge however is not important as the hat can be adjusted to any size as needed.
Finished Size: Laying flat it measures 8″ across and 8.5″ long. However, it can be crocheted to any size as desired.
Carry unused yarn up at each Rnd.
Here is a short tutorial on how to make a pom pom.
CA = Color A
CB = Color B
Blsc = Back Loop Single Crochet
Ch/Chs = Chain/Chains
Rep = Repeat
Sc = Single Crochet
Sc2tog = Single Crochet 2 Stitches Together
Sl St = Slip Stitch
St/Sts = Stitch/Stitches
Row 1: With CA and I crochet hook, Ch 10, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 8 chs. Turn. (9 sc)
Rows 2-52: Ch 1, blsc in each sc across. Turn. (9 sts) Continue with this row until you have reached a desired circumference making sure to end in an even number of rows.
Ch 1 and join the ribbing rows by slip stitching the last row to the free loops of starting chs.
Working in the Round (Body of Hat)
Rnd 1: With CA, sc into the row ends, working 1 sc into each end; With CB, join with sl st in first sc. [52 sts]
Rnd 2: With K hook, Ch 1, (sc2tog, ch 1) around working each sc2tog over 2 sts. With CA, join with sl st in first sc2tog. [26 sc2tog]
Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in same st as join and into each st and ch-1 around. With CB, join with sl st in first sc2tog. [52 sc]
Rnds 4-21: Rep Rnds 2 and 3 consecutively for a total of 21 rounds, or until you have reached a desired height for hat.
Rnd 22: Ch 1, sc2tog around; With CA, join with sl st in first st. Fasten Off CB. [26 sc2tog]
Rnd 23: Rep Rnd 22, omitting the color change at end. [13 sc2tog]
Fasten Off CA leaving a 10″ tail. Weave tail end in through last Rnd and pull tight to close the hole.
Optional: Make a pompom and attach it to the top of hat.
This is the first in the series, but more patterns to come in the Two Together series.