How to Tunisian Crochet a Beanie – Day 49 – Super Easy Tunisian Crochet Beanie
How to crochet a beanie? In this tutorial, I show you how to crochet a beanie that is elegant but extremely simple to make. This beanie should take you between 2 – 3 hours to make, depending on your crochet skill level. This beanie is crocheted using the Tunisian Crochet method, but don’t be discouraged if you aren’t familiar with Tunisian crochet as it is quiet simple and fun to work with.
Side note: this is actually my VERY FIRST time working with Tunisian crochet and currently the ONLY pattern I know how to make with Tunisian crochet. I just started working with it a week ago and I am totally in love. So, if you are someone who enjoys crochet, then you should definitely give Tunisian crochet a try!
Tunisian 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):
Beginner-Friendly Tunisian Crochet Beanie Pattern:
Crochet Hook: F / 5 / 3.75MM
Tunisan Crochet Hook: J / 6 (make sure you have a hook at both ends)
Yarn: 4 Medium ~ Big Twist Value brand, 2 strands needed
*Note: this pattern has a precursor video: How to Crochet a Beanie Brim: https://youtu.be/V2zw-4mWR8E
Row 1: Color A: Create a brim that is 15 st deep and roughly 16’’ wide. Connect the two edges of the brim with SL stitches. Fold brim in half lengthwise. Section off the brim into four even sections using scrap pieces of yarn or st markers.
Row 2: Place 71 TSS in the available looks along the two edges of your brim (connecting the two edges together as you do so). Yarn over with other strand of yarn and drop two loops at at time with other crochet hook end (I usually crochet about 8 st and then slide the st over to start dropping my loops). Never drop last two loops.
Row 3: Yarn over the opposite way you normally would (draw crochet hook under working yarn). Hold yarn over in place while you TSS 2together in the vertical loop st (each TSS 2together you should add 2 loops to your crochet hook). When you get to the end of your row, you should have 1 remaining loop to work into. Yarn over and drop two loops at at time with other crochet hook end (I usually crochet about 8 st and then slide the st over to start dropping my loops). Never drop last two loops.
Row 4: Yarn over the opposite way you normally would and TSS 2together in the last remaining vertical loop from Row 3 and the right side of the 1st V that was formed in the last row. From here, yarning over the opposite way, TSS 2together in the left side of the 1st V st and the right side of the 2nd V st. Yarn over and drop two loops at at time with other crochet hook end (I usually crochet about 8 st and then slide the st over to start dropping my loops). Never drop last two loops. Repeat this pattern all along the row and for subsequent rows to build the body of the beanie.
Once the beanie has reached your desired length, then simply drop the last two loops on your crochet hook and then tie off your yarn, cutting both yarn strands and securing them together.
Cut a strand of yarn roughly 2 feet in length and draw it through each of the vertical V loops along your last row. Cinch the two ends together and tie them as tightly as you can to secure the top of your beanie.
Attach a pom pom: https://youtu.be/6ISz8AcMusk