My favorite beanies are always the ones made from the bottom up. The Beginner Bottom Up Beanie Crochet Pattern is a simple pattern with a video tutorial so any level crocheter can make this style hat.
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This beanie is an adult size beanie and is very customizable. HERE is a blog post that has a beanie size chart.
Beginner Bottom Up Beanie Crochet Pattern
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Approx 90g worsted weight yarn
H/5.0 mm hook
Pattern notes & stitches to know
ch – chain
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
blo – back loop only
dc – double crochet
dc2tog – double crochet 2 together (double crochet decrease)
· written in US terms
· ch 1 does not count as sc
· ch 2 does not count as dc
· This beanie is worked from the bottom up. The pattern starts with the ribbing around the bottom
· This is a medium adult size beanie and is meant to be slouchy. If you don’t want it slouchy take out 2 or 3 rounds. I have a beanie size chart HERE.
Approx Finished Size:
The written pattern is below. Scroll down to see the video tutorial.
BEGINNER BOTTOM UP BEANIE CROCHET PATTERN
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from the hook and scross (8)
Row 2: ch 1, turn, sc in first stitch, sc blo in next 6 stitches, sc in last (8)
Repeat row 2 to Row 78 (8)
The ribbing should be approx. 21” long. Add or take out rows as needed.
Bring both ends of the ribbing together. Single crochet both ends together. Do not fasten off.
You are now working in rounds around the ribbed brim of the beanie
Round 1: ch 1, sc evenly around working 1 sc in the end of each row, join to first sc with sl st (78)
Round 2: ch 2, dc in each stitch around, join to first dc with sl st (78)
Round 3: ch 2, dc blo in each stitch around, join to first dc with sl st (78)
Repeat round 3 to Round 12 (78)
Round 13: ch 2, *dc blo, dc2tog blo* repeat from * to * around, join to first dc with sl st (52)
Round 14: ch 2, *dc blo, dc2tog blo* repeat from * to * around, ending with 1 dc, join to first dc with sl st (35)
Fasten off. Leave a long end for sewing.
Using your yarn needle, weave the long end in and out of the top loops of the last round.
Pull the end tight to cinch it closed. Sew the top closed.
Weave in all the ends.