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How to Crochet a Beanie Hat

Updated April 17, 2017

Crocheted beanie hats have become a popular accessory with the teenage crowd. This pattern is quickly stitched using a basic double crochet stitch and can easily be accomplished by a beginning crocheter. Take a tote bag with your crocheted beanie hat's supplies when you will be waiting at the doctors office, on car repair or while sitting on the sidelines of a child's sporting event. Make extras for last-minute gifts for the men in your life.

Chain 4 and slip stitch in the beginning chained to form a ring. Chained 2 and double crochet, nine times in the ring. Slip stitch to the beginning chain two. Chain 2 will count as one double crochet now and throughout. The round ends with 10 double crochet.

Chain 2. Insert the hook in the beginning of the chain 2 and double crochet. Double crochet two times in each stitch around for a total of 20 double crochet. Slip stitch to the beginning chain 2.

Chain 2. Insert the hook in the beginning of the chain 2 and double crochet. Double crochet once in the next stitch. Double crochet two times in the next stitch and one double crochet in the next stitch. Repeat from * to * all the way around for a total of 30 double crochet stitches. Slip stitch to the beginning chain 2.

Chain 2. Double crochet in next stitch and double crochet two times in the next stitch. * Double crochet in next two stitches and double crochet two times in the next stitch.* Repeat from * to * all the way around for a total of 40 double crochet stitches. Slip stitch to the beginning chain 2.

Chain 2. Insert the hook in the beginning of the chain 2 and double crochet. Double crochet once in the next three stitches. * Double crochet two times in the next two stitches and double crochet one time in the next three stitches.* Repeat from * to * all the way around for a total of 50 double crochet stitches. Slip stitch to the beginning chain 2.

Chain 2. Double crochet in next stitch and double crochet two times in the next stitch. * Double crochet once in the next nine stitches and double crochet two times in the next stitch. * Repeat from * to * three more times. Double crochet in the last double crochet stitches for a total of 55 double crochet stitches. Slip stitch to the beginning chain 2.

Chain 2. Double crochet in each stitch around. Slip stitch to the beginning chain 2.

Repeat steps 7, eight more times to achieve the length of the crocheted beanie hat.

Chain 1. Single crochet in each stitch around. Slip stitch to the beginning chain 1. Finish off and weave in the end on the crocheted beanie hat.

Things You'll Need

  • 4-ply worsted weight yarn
  • H crochet hook
  • Scissors
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About the Author

Based in the Midwest, Cyndee Kromminga has been writing craft and interior design articles for 15 years. Her articles and craft designs have appeared in Crafting Traditions Magazine, Easy Holiday Crafting Series-House of White Birches Newsletter and Country Woman Christmas Books. Kromminga's education is in interior design and she has experience operating a craft and design business for more than 20 years.