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Free Bright Stripes Crochet Beanie

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The other day I made the kids some matching hats. My son is obsessed with this bright green color so he loves it and The Squid is always happy to get a new hat. This pattern was so simple I’m happy to share it here with you all 🙂

Scroll to the bottom for a video tutorial (in Italian).

Bright Stripes Beanie by KT and the Squid
Bright Stripes Beanie by KT and the Squid

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Bright Stripes Beanie

This pattern is copyrighted by KT and the Squid. You may NOT copy, change or sell the pattern itself.

If you’d like to sell finished items from this pattern please do! If you choose to sell them on online please credit me (KT and the Squid) as the designer and add a link to my shop (www.ktandthesquid.etsy.com). I recommend selling finished items for $15-$25.

All KT and the Squid patterns are tested by wonderful volunteers. If you have any questions or need help just ask

Materials

Worsted weight yarn

  • I have used Vannas choice

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J hook
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Yarn needle

Scissors

Tape measure

Abbreviations

*click on the links for stitch definitions and videos.

Ch = chain

St = stitch

Ss = slip stitch

Sc = single crochet

Dc = double crochet

Fpdc = front post double crochet

Bpdc = back post double crochet

Gauge

Approx. 12 sc by 15 rows = 4 square”

  • Save time and check your gauge!

Sizes (finished circumference)

Child (20”) and Adult (23”).

Notes

  • Please read all instructions before beginning.
  • This hat is worked in the round, you will join with a ss to the first st of the round. The ch 1 or ch 2 will not count as a st.
  • The ch 3 at the beginning may be replaced with a magic ring.
  • I have used 2 colors MC (main color) and CC (contrasting color).

Instructions

Child

With MC ch 3 (does not count as a st)

Round 1Dc 9 in 3rd ch from hook, join. (9)

Round 2 – Ch 2 (does not count as a st from here on), 2 dc in every st around, join. (18)

Round 3 – Ch 2, dc in 1st, 2 dc in next *dc in next, 2 dc in next; repeat from * around, join. (27)

Round 4 – Ch 2, dc in 1st 2, 2 dc in next *dc in next 2, 2 dc in next; repeat from * around, join. (36)

Round 5 – Ch 2, dc in 1st 3,2 dc in next *dc in next 3, 2 dc in next; repeat from * around, join. (45)

Round 6– Ch 2, dc in 1st 4, 2 dc in next *dc in next 4, 2 dc in next; repeat from * around, join. (54)

Round 7 – Ch 2, dc in 1st 8, 2 dc in next *dc in next 8, 2 dc in next; repeat from * around, join. (60)

Round 8Change to CC, ch 1, fpdc in 1st st, bpdc in next *fpdc in next, bpdc in next; repeat from * around, join. (60)

Round 9Change to MC, ch 1, bpdc in 1st st, fpdc in next *bpdc in next, fpdc in next; repeat from * around, join. (60)

Repeat round 8 and 9 until your hat measures 6.5” long.

Next roundWith MC ch 1, sc in every st around, join. (60) Repeat the last round 3 more times (or until your hat is about 7.5” long), fasten off, weave in ends. *Note: I changed colors one more time on the last round.

Adult

With MC ch 3 (does not count as a st)

Round 1Dc 9 in 3rd ch from hook, join. (9)

Round 2 – Ch 2 (does not count as a st from here on), 2 dc in every st around, join. (18)

Round 3 – Ch 2, dc in 1st, 2 dc in next *dc in next, 2 dc in next; repeat from * around, join. (27)

Round 4 – Ch 2, dc in 1st 2, 2 dc in next *dc in next 2, 2 dc in next; repeat from * around, join. (36)

Round 5 – Ch 2, dc in 1st 3,2 dc in next *dc in next 3, 2 dc in next; repeat from * around, join. (45)

Round 6– Ch 2, dc in 1st 4, 2 dc in next *dc in next 4, 2 dc in next; repeat from * around, join. (54)

Round 7 – Ch 2, dc in 1st 5, 2 dc in next *dc in next 5, 2 dc in next; repeat from * around, join. (63)

Round 8 – Ch 2, dc in 1st 20,2 dc in next *dc in next 20, 2 dc in next; repeat from * around, join. (66)

Round 9Change to CC, ch 1, fpdc in 1st st, bpdc in next *fpdc in next, bpdc in next; repeat from * around, join. (66)

Round 10Change to MC, ch 1, bpdc in 1st st, fpdc in next *bpdc in next, fpdc in next; repeat from * around, join. (66)

Repeat round 9 and 10 until your hat measures about 7.5” or 7” long for a small adult size.

Next roundWith MC ch 1, sc in every st around, join. (66) Repeat the last round 3 more times (or until your hat is about 8.5” or 8” long for small adult), fasten off, weave in ends. *Note: I changed colors one more time on the last round.

Elena of Artec YT Channel has made a lovely video tutorial. It is in Italian but if you don’t speak Italian there it is still easy to follow. Thanks Elena!
*note: She is working in the back loops for the top of the hat.

A big thanks to my awesome testers! Here are some of their photos.

Bright stripes beanie

By Johanna of Needles, Hook & Hand.

Bright Stripes Beanie

By Leah

By Jodi of Love-You-Knots.