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FREE Beanie Pattern

Updated: Nov 20, 2023

If you use this FREE pattern, the challenge is to create at least 1 beanie that you donate to the charity of your choice.


You can find the pattern below or if you would like to support me and my crochet habit, the pattern can be purchased on Ravelry for $2.00 :)


 

Willow Beanie



MATERIALS

  • Willow Yarns Burrow (75% Acrylic, 25% Wool, 197 yards / 180 meters, 3.5 ounces / 100 grams) 1 skein per hat.

  • Other Yarn Options: Any #4 worsted weight yarn.

HOOKS & SUPPLIES

  • Hook US I9 / 5.5 mm

  • Scissors

  • Yarn Needle

  • Measuring Tape

  • Stitch Marker (Optional)

GAUGE

  • At the end of Round 6.

SIZES

  • Child: 16” x 7.25”

  • Teen: 18” x 7.75”

  • Women: 20” x 9”

  • Men: 22” x 9.25”

PATTERN KEY (US Terms)

  • bpdc = back post double crochet

  • dc = double crochet

  • fpdc = front post double crochet

  • RS = right side

  • sc = single crochet

  • slst = slip stitch

  • sp(s) = space(s)

  • st(s) = stitch(es)

  • WS = wrong side


SPECIAL STITCHES & TECHNIQUES

  • MC: https://tinyurl.com/y9z6k3x8

  • fpdc: YO, insert hook from front to back to front around post of indicated stitch, YO and pull up loop, [YO, draw through 2 loops on hook] 2 times.

  • bpdc: YO, insert hook from back to front to back around post of indicated stitch, YO and pull up loop, [YO, draw through 2 loops on hook] 2 times.


EXPERIENCE LEVEL

  • Easy


NOTES

  • * * - Repeat instructions between the asterisks.

  • You will be working in the round, join with a slip stitch at the end of each round.

  • The chain 1 & chain 2 at the beginning of the rounds do not count as stitches.

  • The single crochet rounds are done on the Wrong Side.

  • If you feel that the beanie is too short, just add a few rows of repeats before the band, until about 1” - 1.5” before the desired length.

 

INSTRUCTIONS ALL Hats


Round 1 (RS): make a M/C, ch 2, 9 / 10 / 11 / 12 dc in the M/C. JOIN (9 / 10 / 11 / 12 sts)


Round 2: ch 1, (sc, dc) in the first st and each st around. JOIN (18 / 20 / 22 / 24 sts)


Round 3: ch 2, dc in the first st, 2 dc in the next st, * dc in the next st, 2 dc in the next st * around. JOIN (27 / 30 / 33 / 36 sts)

Round 4: ch 1, sc in the first st, dc in the next st, (sc, dc) in the next st, * sc in the next st, dc in the next st, (sc, dc) in the next st * around. JOIN (36 / 40 / 44 / 48 sts)


Round 5: ch 2, dc in the first 3 sts, 2 dc in the next st, * dc in the next 3 sts, 2 dc in the next st * around. JOIN & TURN (45 / 50 / 55 / 60 sts)


Round 6 (WS): ch 1, skip the joining st, sc in the first 4 sts, * 2 sc in the next st, sc in the next 4 sts * around, sc in the last st. JOIN & TURN


NOTE:

The circle should now measure 6.25 / 6.5 / 6.75 / 7 inches across.

Each round will now have 53 / 59 / 65 / 71 sts


Round 7 (RS): ch 1, skip the joining st, sc in the first st, * dc in the next st, sc in the next st * around. JOIN to the first sc.


Round 8 (RS): ch 2, dc in the first st and each st around. JOIN & TURN


Round 9 (WS): ch 1, skip the joining st, sc in the first st and each st around. JOIN to the first sc & TURN


INDIVIDUAL SIZES BELOW

 

CHILD


Rounds 10 - 15: Repeat Rounds 7 - 9.


Round 16: ch 2, skip the joining st, dc in the first st and each st around. JOIN to the first dc. (53 sts)


Round 17 & 18: ch 2, fpdc around the first st, * bpdc around the next st, fpdc around the next st * around. JOIN


Fasten off and weave ends.

 

TEEN


Rounds 10 - 15: Repeat Rounds 7 - 9.


Rounds 16 & 17: Repeat Rounds 7 & 8. JOIN. DO NOT TURN.


Round 18: ch 2, dc in the first st and each st around. JOIN (59 sts)


Round 19 & 20: ch 2, fpdc around the first st, * bpdc around the next st, fpdc around the next st * around. JOIN


Fasten off and weave ends.

 

WOMEN


Rounds 10 - 18: Repeat Rounds 7 - 9.


Round 19: ch 2, skip the joining st, dc in the first st and each st around. JOIN to the first dc. (65 sts)


Round 20 & 21: ch 2, fpdc around the first st, * bpdc around the next st, fpdc around the next st * around. JOIN


Fasten off and weave ends.

 

MEN


Rounds 10 - 18: Repeat Rounds 7 - 9.


Round 19: ch 2, skip the joining st, dc in the first st and each st around. JOIN to the first dc. (71 sts)


Round 20 - 22: ch 2, fpdc around the first st, * bpdc around the next st, fpdc around the next st * around. JOIN


Fasten off and weave ends.



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