This cute adult beanie for men or women has such a great classic look. This is a simple crochet beanie pattern that's perfect for anyone.
Made with worsted weight yarn, it's also a great stash-buster project. They make great gifts, to give to charity or to make for the entire family.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Yarn: Worsted weight yarn
US size H/8 (5.00mm) crochet hook or size needed to match gauge
Size: Circumference: 20” (to fit head circumference up to 24”); Height: 8”
Gauge: 16 hdc x 12 rows = 4″
Pattern uses US crochet terms
ABBREVIATIONS DESCRIPTION ch Chain dc Double crochet fpdc Front post double crochet fpsc Front post single crochet hdc Half double crochet rnd Round sc Single crochet sl st Slip stitch st(s) Stitch(es)
Note: Hat is worked in continuous rounds, do not join unless indicated. Mark the first stitch of each rnd with a stitch marker.
Make a magic circle.
Rnd 1: 10 hdc in magic circle. (10 hdc)
Rnd 2: 2 hdc in each st around. (20 hdc)
Rnd 3: [2 hdc in next st, hdc in next st] around. (30 hdc)
Rnd 4: [2 hdc in next st, hdc in each of next 2 sts] around. (40 hdc)
Rnd 5: [2 hdc in next st, hdc in each of next 3 sts] around. (50 hdc)
Rnd 6: [2 hdc in next st, hdc in each of next 4 sts] around. (60 hdc)
Rnd 7: Hdc in each st around.
Rnd 8: [2 hdc in next st, hdc in each of next 5 sts] around. (70 hdc)
Rnd 9: Hdc in each st around.
Rnd 10: [2 hdc in next st, hdc in each of next 6 sts] around. (80 hdc)
Rnds 11-18: Hdc in each st around.
Rnd 19: Hdc in each of the next 78 sts, sc in next st, sl st in next st. (78 hdc, 1 sc, 1 sl st)
Rnds 20-25: Ch 1, sc in first st, fpdc in next st, [sc in next st, fpdc in next st] around, join with sl st in first st. (40 sc, 40 fpdc)
Rnd 26: Ch 1, fpsc in each st around, join with sl st in first st. (80 fpsc)
Fasten off; weave in ends.
That's all there is to it!
Do you enjoy making simple shapes like rectangles? I highly recommend the Crochet Anything with Rectangles class where you take the basic shape and make a tote bag, beanie, slippers, and cardigan. All of these projects are made with simple rectangles!