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Crochet beanie that you can quickly make now

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Today I am sharing a basic crochet beanie with the grannie stitch pattern. I love how simple and colorful this turned out! And best of all, you only need 1/2 a skein of yarn for this project. It’s a great yarn stash buster.

Hello friends! Remember those two Caron Cupcake hats I made the other day? Well I had quite a bit of yarn left over and I started this quick crochet beanie with that. When it comes to creating hats- crochet is always my best friend. I like how it’s easy to make a circle and I love that this hat comes together from top to bottom. This way, I can kinda wear the hat midway and make sure it fits and all.

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For this quick crochet hat, I used about half a skein of Caron Cupcakes yarn in colorway Sweet Berries. I love the look this self striping yarn creates for this hat. I used the recommended size G 4.00mm hook- I’m using the Clover crochet hooks, You gotta love how colorful they are!


Start with a simple magic ring and increase to form a granny circle. If you haven’t done this before, I have a previous post with a video tutorial showing this- click here to learn more.

crochet beanie in round

If you find that the colors are not changing at the end of a round- optionally you can cut off the excess yarn left of that color off the skein, and then join the new color at the start of the round. I know many people do this! crochet beanie free pattern

I let the yarn stripe as it wants, with color changes in the middle of the round and all. I just wanted to finish up the yarn and make a hat that looked cute. I really did not have enough yarn to manage the color pooling. But in the end, it all works out and I love how nice the colors all look together!

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FREE PATTERN:


The pattern goes as follows:

crochet beanie with granny stitch

Size, fits an average adult woman. Changes for child mentioned at the end.

Using a size G (4.00mm) hook, ch 4. Join with sl st to first ch to form ring. Or create a magic ring.

1st round: Ch3 (this counts as 1dc), 1dc, ch1 into ring, *2dc, ch1* repeat 5 times.

2nd round: Ch3 (this counts as 1dc), 1dc, ch1, 2dc into the ch1 space below, *ch1, 2dc, ch1, 2dc into next ch-1 space* repeat till end of round. Ch1 and join with sl st to top of the initial ch3.

3rd round: Ch3 (this counts as 1dc), 2dc into the ch1 space below, *ch1, 3 dc into next ch-1 space* repeat till end of round. Ch1 and join with sl st to top of the initial ch3.

4th round: Ch3 (this counts as 1dc), 2dc into the ch1 space below, *ch1, 2dc, ch1, 2dc into next ch-1 space, ch1, 3dc into next ch-1 space* repeat till end of round. Ch1 and join with sl st to top of the initial ch3.

5th round: Ch3 (this counts as 1dc), 2dc into the ch1 space below, *ch1, 3dc into next ch-1 space* repeat till end of round.  Ch1 and join with sl st to top of the initial ch3.

6th round: Repeat Round#4

7,8,9,10, rounds: Same as round #5

Round 11: Ch3 (this counts as 1dc), 2dc into the ch1 space below, ch1,3dc, ch1, 3dc into next ch-1 space *ch1, 3dc into next ch-1 space* repeat 7 times, ch1,3dc, ch1, 3dc into next ch-1 space, *ch1, 3dc into next ch-1 space* repeat till end of round. Ch 1 and join with a sl st to top of the initial ch3

Repeat Round #5 till you reach the required length. I had a total of 19 rounds from start to finish, and this makes an adult sized crochet beanie.

For a child size, omit round #11 increase and adjust length accordingly. You will probably only need 15 rounds of length.

abbreviations used: ch= chain, dc= double crochet,

TIPS AND TRICKS:


  • This is the perfect project to use up all your little leftover yarn scraps. I used just half a skein of self striping yarn here today, but you could totally use 3 or 4 different colored yarn bits to make this.
  • This crochet beanie is also the perfect little project to take with you on the go. It is small, portable and travels well as a car project.
  • If you have just two colors of yarn leftover from some previous project, simply use this pattern and alternate the colors to create a Granny stripe crochet beanie.
  • An optional way to finish off this crochet beanie- add a round of single crochet as the last round using a contrasting color. Like for my example, maybe a white or cream color
  • Each Caron cupcake skein of yarn comes with a pom pom, that’s the main reason I bought it, and a pom pom on this little hat would look super cute! I used up the pom pom for my previous hat though so had none left for this – check out that pattern here.
  • Finally, an important note- this is a super quick project! You can easily make it in an hour or two. I love projects that I can start on the weekends and complete before Monday arrives- and this one is the perfect example.

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