February 14, 2015

Free Basic Beanie Crochet Pattern All Sizes



Basic Beanie Crochet Pattern
Basic Beanie Crochet Pattern


With spring just around the corner I would like to share this pattern of a basic crochet beanie with you. I designed it in seven sizes from preemie to adult.

Yarn used: Caron Simply Soft Acrylic yarn. Any worsted weight yarn would work.
Hook used: 5 mm (H)
Abbreviations:
CH – chain
ST – stitch
SC – single crochet
Sl ST – slip stitch
Cl ST – cluster stitch
YO – yarn over

In this short video I show and explain how to crochet a Cluster Stitch. (Written explanation following).
To work Cluster Stitch – YO, insert hook in next ST, YO and pull up a loop, YO and draw through 2 loops on hook, YO, insert hook in same stitch, YO and pull up a loop, YO and draw through 2 loops on hook, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook.


Pattern: 
Updated Oct. 13, 2016: I have created a short video showing how to start the hat and make the first round:

Size Preemie:
Use hook H
Round 1: CH 4 (or Magic Loop+CH3), Cl ST 10 times in 4th CH from hook (or in magic loop). Sl ST in top of CH4 to complete round. (10)
Round 2: CH 3. Cl ST 2 times in each ST around. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (20)
Round 3: CH 3. *Cl ST 2 times in next ST, Cl ST 1 time in next ST*. Repeat from * to *. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (30)
Round 4-5: CH 3, Cl ST in each ST around. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (30)
Round 6: Place marker. For the ribbing work *two SC in first stitch, one SC in next stitch*, repeat around, do not join, continue working in spiral (45).
Round 7-10: SC in each stitch around in back loops. Crocheting in back loops gives your ribbing a nice ribbed look. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Size 0-6 Months
Use hook H
Round 1: CH 4 (or Magic Loop+CH3), Cl ST 11 times in 4th CH from hook (or in magic loop). Sl St in top of CH4 to complete round. (11)
Round 2: CH 3. Cl ST 2 times in each ST around. Join with Sl St at top of CH 3. (22)
Round 3: CH 3. *Cl ST 2 times in next ST, Cl ST 1 time in next ST*. Repeat from * to *. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (33)
Round 4-6: CH 3. Cl ST around. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (33)
Round 7: Place marker. For the ribbing work *two SC in first stitch, one SC in next stitch*, repeat around (50), do not join, continue working in spiral.
Round 8-11: SC in each stitch around in back loops. Crocheting in back loops gives your ribbing a nice ribbed look. Fasten off and weave in ends.

 
Size 6 -12 Months
Use hook H
Round 1: CH 4 (or Magic Loop+CH3), Cl ST 9 times in 4th CH from hook (or in magic loop), Sl ST in top of CH4 to complete round. (9)
Round 2: CH 3, Cl ST 2 times in each ST around. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (18)
Round 3: CH 3, *Cl ST 2 times in next ST, Cl ST 1 time in next ST*. Repeat from * to *. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (27)
Round 4: CH 3. *Cl ST 2 times in next ST, Cl ST 1 time in each of next 2 ST*. Repeat from * to *. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (36)
Round 5: CH 3. Cl ST around. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (36)
Round 6 – 7: Repeat round 5 (36)
Round 8: Place marker. For the ribbing work *two SC in first stitch, one SC in next stitch*, repeat around (54), do not join, continue working in spiral.
Round 9-13: SC in each stitch around in back loops. Crocheting in back loops gives your ribbing a nice ribbed look. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Size 12 Months - 2 Years
Use hook H
Round 1: CH 4 (or Magic Loop+CH3), Cl ST 10 times in 4th CH from hook (or in magic loop). Sl ST in top of CH4 to complete round. (10)
Round 2: CH 3. Cl ST 2 times in each ST around. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (20)
Round 3: CH 3. *Cl ST 2 times in next ST, Cl ST 1 time in next ST*. Repeat from * to *. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (30)
Round 4: CH 3. *Cl ST 2 times in next ST, Cl ST 1 time in each of next 2 ST*. Repeat from * to *. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (40)
Round 5: CH 3. CL ST around. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (40)
Round 6 – 8: Repeat round 5 (40)
Round 9: Place marker. For the ribbing work *two SC in first stitch, one SC in next stitch*, repeat around (60), do not join, continue working in spiral.
Round 10- 15: SC in each stitch around in back loops. Crocheting in back loops gives your ribbing a nice ribbed look. Fasten off and weave in ends.

 
Size 3 – 6 Years
Use hook H
Round 1: CH 4 (or Magic Loop+CH3), Cl ST 11 times in 4th CH from hook (or in magic loop). Sl St in top of CH4 to complete round. (11)
Round 2: CH 3. Cl ST 2 times in each ST around. Join with Sl St at top of CH 3. (22)
Round 3: CH 3. *Cl ST 2 times in next ST, Cl ST 1 time in next ST*. Repeat from * to *. Join with Sl St at top of CH 3. (33)
Round 4: CH 3. *Cl ST 2 times in next ST, Cl ST 1 time in each of next 2 ST*. Repeat from * to *. Join with Sl St at top of CH 3. (44)
Round 5: CH 3. Cl ST around. Join with Sl St at top of CH 3. (44)
Round 6 – 9: Repeat round 5 (44)
Round 10: Place marker. For the ribbing work *two SC in first stitch, one SC in next stitch*, repeat around (66), do not join, continue working in spiral.
Round 11-19: SC in each stitch around in back loops. Crocheting in back loops gives your ribbing a nice ribbed look. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Size 7-10 Years
Use hook H
Round 1: CH 4 (or Magic Loop+CH3), Cl ST 9 times in 4th CH from hook (or in magic loop), Sl ST in top of CH4 to complete round. (9)

Round 2: CH 3, Cl ST 2 times in each ST around. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (18)

Round 3: CH 3, *Cl ST 2 times in next ST, Cl ST 1 time in next ST*. Repeat from * to *. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (27)

Round 4: CH 3. *Cl ST 2 times in next ST, Cl ST 1 time in each of next 2 ST*. Repeat from * to *. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (36)

Round 5: CH 3. *Cl ST 2 times in next ST, Cl ST 1 time in each of next 3 ST*. Repeat from * to *. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (45)

Round 6: CH3. Cl ST 2 times in next ST, Cl ST in next 21 stitches, Cl ST 2 times in next stitch, Cl ST in next 22 stitches. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (47)

Round 7: CH 3. Cl ST around. Join with Sl St at top of CH 3. (47)

Round 8 – 9: Repeat round 7 (47)

Round 10: Place marker. For the ribbing work *two SC in first stitch, one SC in next stitch*, repeat around (71), do not join, continue working in spiral.

Round 11-19: SC in each stitch around in back loops. Crocheting in back loops gives your ribbing a nice ribbed look. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Size 11 Years – Adult
Use hook H
Round 1: CH 4 (or Magic Loop+CH3), Cl ST 10 times in 4th CH from hook (or in magic loop), Sl ST in top of CH4 to complete round. (10)

Round 2: CH 3, Cl ST 2 times in each ST around. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (20)

Round 3: CH 3, *Cl ST 2 times in next ST, Cl ST 1 time in next ST*. Repeat from * to *. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (30)

Round 4: CH 3. *Cl ST 2 times in next ST, Cl ST 1 time in each of next 2 ST*. Repeat from * to *. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (40)

Round 5: CH 3. Cl ST around. Join with Sl St at top of CH 3. (40)

Round 6: CH3. *Cl ST 2 times in next ST, Cl ST in each of the next 3 ST* Repeat from * to *. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (50)

Round 7-10: CH 3. Cl ST around. Join with Sl St at top of CH 3. (50)

Round 11: Place marker. For the ribbing work *two SC in first stitch, one SC in next stitch*, repeat around (75), do not join, continue working in spiral.

Round 12- 19: SC in each stitch around in back loops. Crocheting in back loops gives your ribbing a nice ribbed look. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Updated March 2015: You can find this free flower crochet pattern that can be sewn onto the beanie here on my blog.
 

Enjoy!
Lili

***Please do not copy and post this pattern and claim it as your own. Please do not re-publish photos as your own.***

February 06, 2015

Crochet Beret Hat Pattern for 18” American Girl Doll



Crochet Beret for doll
Crochet Beret for American Girl Doll



I got inspired by the American girl doll of the year 2015 Grace Thomas and by the upcoming Valentines Day and created this crochet beret pattern for American girl dolls. It can also be worn as slouchy hat.


Crochet beret for doll
Crochet Beret for American Girl Doll


Yarn used: Vickie Howell Bernat Cotton-ish. This yarn is a blend of cotton and acrylic, it is heavier than regular acrylic or wool yarn and gives the finished garment a nice drape. Berets shown in photos were made in colours “Coffee Filter” (light brown), Crimson Twine (red) and “Cotton Candy” (pink). Any light worsted weight/DK yarn would work for this project.


Hook used: 4 mm (G)
Abbreviations:
CH – chain
ST – stitch
SC – single crochet
Sl ST – slip stitch
Cl ST– cluster stitch
Cl ST D – cluster stitch decrease
YO – yarn over
To work Cluster Stitch – YO, insert hook in next ST, YO and pull up a loop, YO and draw through 2 loops on hook, YO, insert hook in same stitch, YO and pull up a loop, YO and draw through 2 loops on hook, YO and draw through all 3 loops on hook.

To work Cluster Stitch Decrease - YO, insert hook in next ST, YO and pull up a loop, YO and draw through 2 loops on hook, YO, insert hook in same stitch, YO and pull up a loop, YO and draw through 2 loops on hook, YO, insert hook in next ST, YO and pull up a loop, YO and draw through 2 loops on hook, YO, insert hook in same stitch, YO and pull up a loop, YO and draw through 2 loops on hook, YO and draw through all 5 loops on hook. See photo help for cluster stitch decrease below:

Pattern: 
Updated Oct. 13, 2016: I have created a short video showing how to start the hat and make the first round:

Use hook G
Round 1: CH 4. Cl ST 10 times in 4th CH from hook. Sl ST in top of CH 4 to complete round. (10) 

Round 2: CH 3. Cl ST 2 times in each ST around. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (20) 

Round 3: CH 3. *Cl ST 2 times in next ST, Cl ST 1 time in next ST*. Repeat from * to * 10 times. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (30) 

Round 4: CH 3. *Cl ST 2 times in next ST, Cl ST one time in each of next two stitches*. Repeat from * to * 10 times. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (40)
 
Round 5: CH 3. *Cl ST 2 times in next ST, Cl ST one time in each of next three stitches*. Repeat from * to * 10 times. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (50) 
 
Round 6: CH 3. Cl ST in each ST around. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3.(50)

Round 7: CH 3. *Cl ST D, Cl ST one time in each of next three stitches*. Repeat from * to * 10 times. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3. (40) 
 
Round 8: CH 3. Cl ST in each ST around. Join with Sl ST at top of CH 3.(40)

Round 9: Place marker. For the ribbing work one SC in each stitch around, do not join, continue working in spiral (40).

Round 10-12: SC in each stitch around in back loops. Crocheting in back loops gives your ribbing a nice ribbed look. Fasten off and weave in ends.


Sew a cute button to one side of the beret as a finishing touch.
Enjoy!
Lili
***Please do not copy and post this pattern and claim it as your own. Please do not re-publish photos as your own.***