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Basic Baby Beanie - Free Crochet Pattern

This basic beanie is made with the simple double crochet stitch and works up quickly. I like to add a row of half double crochets at the end to give it more of a finished look and prevent it from stretching too much so it fits better. This beanie looks great plain as is or you can add appliques to it and dress it up.

 

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Crochet Pattern: Basic Baby Beanie Hat

 

Skill Level: Easy

 

Sizes:

Newborn

3 months

6 months

12 months

 

Materials

Worsted Weight Yarn

H8/5mm Crochet Hook

Yarn Needle

Scissors

 

Abbreviations

CH = Chain

DC = Double Crochet

HDC = Half Double Crochet

RND = Round

SL ST = Slip Stitch

 

Gauge

2 inches= 7 double crochet

 

Notes

Do not include beginning CH in counts.

 

All Sizes Begin the Same:

 

Begin with a magic circle (tutorial here), CH 2.

 

RND1: DC 10 in center of circle. Pull beginning yarn tail to close the magic circle. Join with SL ST in top of first DC. CH2.

 

RND2: 2DC in same stitch and in each stitch around (count=20 DC). Join with SL ST in top of 1st DC. CH2. Circle may not lay completely flat anymore and this is correct. Hat is designed to have a rounded top.

 

RND3:  1DC in same stitch. 2DC in next stitch. Repeat the pattern (1DC, 2DC) all the way around. (Count=30) Join with SL ST in top of first DC. CH2.

 

RND4: DC in same stitch and in next stitch. 2DC in next stitch. Repeat the pattern (1DC, 1DC, 2DC) all the way around. (Count= 40). Join with SL ST in top of 1st DC. CH2.

 

At this point, your circle should be starting to form a bowl shape, with the right side of the bowl on the inside. Flip it inside out so that the wrong side is in the inside of the bowl shape and right side (side you are working on) is on the outside.

 

Remaining rounds: continue with size-specific instructions.

 

Size Newborn 14”

 

RND5-9: DC in same stitch and in each stitch around (count=40). Join with SL ST in top of 1st DC. CH 1.

RND10: HDC same stitch and in each stitch around (count=40). Join with SL ST in top of 1st HDC. CH1. Cut yarn and pull through the CH. Pull to tighten the knot. Weave in ends with yarn needle.

Size 3 Months 16”

 

RND5: DC in same stitch and in next 6 stitches. 2DC in next stitch. Repeat the pattern (DC 7, 2DC) all the way around. (Count=45)

RND6-11: DC in same stitch and in each stitch around (count=45). Join with SL ST in top of 1st DC. CH 1.

RND12: HDC same stitch and in each stitch around (count=45). Join with SL ST in top of 1st HDC. CH1. Cut yarn and pull through the CH. Pull to tighten the knot. Weave in ends with yarn needle.

Size 6 Months 17”

 

RND5: DC in same stitch and in next 2 stitches. 2DC in next stitch. Repeat (DC 3, 2DC) 3 times. DC in next 4 stitches. Then continue the (DC 3, 2DC) pattern 4 more times. DC in last 4 stitches. (Count=48)

RND6-12: DC in same stitch and in each stitch around (count=48). Join with SL ST in top of 1st DC. CH 1.

RND13: HDC same stitch and in each stitch around (count=48). Join with SL ST in top of 1st HDC. CH 1. Cut yarn and pull through the CH. Pull to tighten the knot. Weave in ends with yarn needle.

Size 12 Months 18”

 

RND5: DC in same stitch and in next 2 stitches. 2DC in next stitch. Repeat the pattern (DC 3, 2DC) 8 more times. DC in next 2 stitches. 2DC in last two stitches. (Count=51)

RND6-13: DC in same stitch and in each stitch around (count=51). Join with SL ST in top of 1st DC. CH 1.

RND14: HDC same stitch and in each stitch around (count=51). Join with SL ST in top of 1st HDC. CH 1. Cut yarn and pull through the CH. Pull to tighten the knot. Weave in ends with yarn needle.

 

Congratulations on completing your project!! More patterns are available on my website. Have a look around. :)

 

-Amanda

 

 

 

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