DIY Crochet Beanie – Day 31 – Child Size Beanie
How to crochet a beanie? In this tutorial, I show you how to crochet a beanie for a child that is very simple to follow. This beanie works quickly and shouldn’t take you more than 45 minutes to complete. The colors used in this pattern can easily be exchanged to fit whatever color scheme you like. If you are interested in crocheting a beanie that looks like a pumpkin, then this is a great start. I suggest using Burnt Orange, Big Twist Value brand for this beanie if you are going to create a pumpkin look. Stay tuned for a child-sized pumpkin beanie!
Pom Pom (Pompon) Maker: https://youtu.be/6ISz8AcMusk
Crochet Beanie Video Tutorial:
This beanie is part of a series of beanies that I am creating to donate to my local homeless shelter. The goal is to complete 100 beanies in 100 days, all using unique patterns that I am going to share with you each day.
Stitches used in this pattern (and their corresponding tutorials):
Magic Circle (MC): https://youtu.be/pTcHUJ8PDMQ
Double Crochet (DC): https://youtu.be/bA7b2sOIfzM
Single Crochet (SC): https://youtu.be/xppth_5GBzM
Slip stitch (SL st): https://youtu.be/cMNam0kuhpQ
Child-Sized Crochet Beanie Pattern:
Crochet Hook: F / 5 / 3.75MM
Yarn: 4 Medium ~ Big Twist Value brand
Row 1: 11 DC inside MC.
Row 2: 1 DC + 1 FRONT POST st in each st in the row (22 total st at end of row).
Row 3: *1 DC in st 1, 1 DC + 1 FRONT POST st in st 2.* Repeat * around the row (33 total st at end of row).
Row 4: *1 DC in st 1 – 2, 1 DC + 1 FRONT POST st in st 3.* Repeat * around the row (44 total st at end of row).
Row 5: *1 DC in st 1 – 3, 1 DC + 1 FRONT POST st in st 4.* Repeat * around the row (55 total st at end of row).
Rows 6 – 13: 1 DC in each of the previous row’s DC st, 1 FRONT POST st in each of the previous row’s FRONT POST stitches. *1 DC in st 1 – 4, 1 FRONT POST st in st 5.* Repeat to build the body of the beanie (NOTE: don’t add a DC to your FRONT POST because that will cause your beanie to continue to increase.
Row 14: Place 1 SC in each st in the row to build the body of the brim.
Rows 15 – 21: Repeat Row 14.
1 SL st in the next 10 st.
Cut and tie off yarn.
Attach a pom pom: https://youtu.be/6ISz8AcMusk
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