Blue Slouchie Beanie
This Blue Slouchie Beanie from Vickie Howell is an adorable accessory to wear during the fall or winter months. It's an easy crochet pattern that uses Stitch.Rock.Love. Sheep(ish) from Caron in a cool Turquoise color. The band is worked in rows while the body is worked in rounds, so this is a great project to help you fine-tune your crochet skills.
Make one in all your favorite colors so you have a cute crochet accessory for all of your best outfits! It also makes a great gift for birthdays and Christmas.
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- 2 balls Stitch.Rock.Love. Sheep(ish) Yarn from Caron in Turquoise
- US I-9 (5.5mm) crochet hook, or size to obtain gauge
- Yarn needle
- 2 buttons—1"/25mm diameter (optional)
SIZES: S/M (L/1X)
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Beanie measures approximately 22 (23 1/2)"/56 (59.5) cm in circumference
GAUGE: In ribbing pattern, 18 sts = 4"/10cm.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each remaining ch across, turn—9 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, working in front loops only, sc in each sc across, turn.
Repeat last row until piece measures 22 (23 1/2)"/56 (59.5)cm from beginning. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Use tail to sew short ends together to form band. Set aside.
Beginning at top of beanie, ch 87 (93); join with sl st in first ch to form a ring, taking care not to twist ch.
Round 1: Ch 3 (dc, ch 2, sc) in same ch as joining sl st (counts as first pattern repeat), *sk next 2 ch, (2 dc, ch 2, sc) in next ch; repeat from * around; join with sl st in 3rd ch of beginning ch-3—29 (31) pattern repeats.
Round 2: Sl st to first ch-sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 2, sc) in first ch-sp, (2 dc, ch 2, sc) in each remaining ch-sp around; join with sl st in top of beginning ch.
Repeat last round until piece measures 11"/28cm from beginning. Fasten off.
Close Top of Hat: At top of hat, bring center front and center back of beanie together. Join yarn with sc, inserting hook through center front and center back (joining front and back at center). Pinch side edges to the same center point and sc the edges together (by inserting hook through both thicknesses and completing a sc). The top of the beanie will now be in a star formation. Continue to pinch opposite edges and sc them together until top of beanie is completely closed. Fasten off.
Attach Band: Using yarn needle, sew band to lower edge of beanie. Sew buttons to band, if desired. Using yarn needle, weave in all ends.
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