Saturday, October 18, 2014

Free Crochet Beanie Pattern

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I'm pretty excited to share this beanie hat crochet pattern with you today.  AND there's an awesome giveaway for you too! (It ends October 31, 2014.)  I'd like to say a big thank you to Red Heart for making this post possible!  They provided me with the scrumptious yarn I used to crochet this hat and they are sponsoring today's giveaway.


Like I said, the yarn is from Red Heart.  It's Heads Up in Bright Coral.  This line of yarn is a 80% Acrylic 20% Wool blend.  It's super soft and squishy and cuddly.  It's a great yarn to use for hats!

The recommended hook size is a K, but I used a J hook to make this hat.  I wanted a nice tight stitch.

The yardage for this yarn is a little over 100 yards (106 to be exact) and I was able to finish the hat with just the teeniest bit of leftover yarn.  (I would not have been able to complete another row.)  It fits me perfectly.  (I'd say I have an average sized head.)


Here's how to make this hat:

Row 1: 8 hdc in magic loop (or preferred method). Slip stitch to join.  [8 stitches]
Row 2: 2 hdc in each st around.  Slip stitch to join. [16 stitches]
Row 3: *2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in the next st* repeat around.  Slip stitch to join.  Chain two and turn. [24 stitches]
Row 4: *2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in each of the next 2 sts* repeat around.  Slip stitch to join. Chain two and turn. [32 stitches]
Row 5: *2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in each of the next 3 sts* repeat around.  Slip stitch to join.  Chain two and turn. [40 stitches]
Row 6: *2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in each of the next 4 sts* repeat around.  Slip stitch to join.  Chain two and turn. [48 stitches]
Row 7: *2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in each of the next 5 sts* repeat around.  Slip stitch to join.  Chain two and turn. [56 stitches]
Row 8: *2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in each of the next 6 sts* repeat around. Slip stitch to join.  Chain two and turn. [64 stitches]
Row 9: 2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in each of the next 32 sts, 2 hdc in one stitch.  Hdc to end.  Slip stitch to join.  Chain two and turn.  [66 stitches]
Rows 10 - ?: Hdc in each stitch. (How many rows you make will depend on where you want the beanie to hit: at the ear, in the middle of the ear, below the ear?  For my hat I did seven rows of hdc in each stitch.)
Brim: Sc in each stitch.  Do this for two rows.



I really love how comfortable this yarn makes the hat!  And the bright color is a great way to bring a little cheerfulness to those dreary winter days.


This Giveaway has ended. 
Check out this awesome prize pack being sponsored by Red Heart.  Just look at all those yarn goodies!  

One lucky reader will win it.  


Details and Fine Print: Must be a US resident 18+ to enter.  This giveaway is not affiliated with Facebook or any other social media.  Red Heart is responsible for prize fulfillment and shipment.  Winner will be notified via email and will have 48 hours to respond in order to claim prize.  After 48 hours a new winner will be chosen.  Void where prohibited.  Entries will be verified.  Giveaway ends October 31, 2014.

Don't forget to check out the other craft themed giveaways that are a part of my October Celebration!

And there are lots of crafty giveaways over at The Philosopher's Wife: Giveaways Galore.


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45 comments:

  1. I'd make baby booties, fingerless gloves, scarf, too many ideas to write!

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  2. I see lots of hats, scarves and fingerless gloves for Christmas pressies!

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  3. I make amigurumi (stuffed crocheted items)...I'd definitely make more of those for holiday gifts! I do it all...scarves, booties, hats, cowls, etc. This would certainly come in handy!! :)

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  5. I would use some of this yarn to teach my Kindergarten students how to make pom poms using a fork. Our classroom would look so adorable with Red Heart yarn pom poms!! I would also use some of the yarn to crochet some pot holders for Christmas gifts! Thank you Rachel and Red heart for a fantastic giveaway!

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  6. What would I make? The possibilities seem endless! Hats & mittens to start.

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  7. Scarves and cowls! Always useful and it's the perfect size for my short attention span.

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  8. Not sure what I would make, but likely something to keep warm in the winter. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  9. I would knit scarves with the ruffle yarns for charity and would knit a lap robe out of the other yarns for my church.

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  10. I love the bright color of this yarn! The hat also looks soft and stretchy. Can't wait to pick me up some and start working on some cooler weather hats and scarves!
    Alexandra
    EyeLoveKnots.blogspot.com

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  11. I see quite a few Christmas presents! Hats, cowls, scarves, fingerless gloves...etc.

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  12. I would make all the gifts on my Christmas to do last!

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  13. I have lots of Christmas presents to make--planning on making scarves for my nieces so would probably start there. Lots of nice squishy gifts!!

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  14. Hats. And also I would give some away to my guild.

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  15. What wouldn't I make with this?! Would probably use it to design crochet patterns : )

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  16. I'd make scarfs and hats to give as Christmas gifts. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  17. I would make hats, scarves, maybe even some nice house socks!

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  18. what a great assortment of yarns! I see hats, mitts & ami's right away and then might even see a shawlette or a scarf hidden somewhere in that prize package too :) and of course any of these projects with be crochet

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  19. Fantastic yarns and tools. I can see many different hats and scarves.

    sherryglover1 on RAV

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  20. I would crochet granny squares! :-) rosyretro on Ravelry

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  21. I'd make scarves, and crochet some dish towels/wash cloths!

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  22. I would knit hats and maybe an afghan! :D

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  23. Gifts for the family such as ornaments for keychain toys.

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  24. I'd make some scarves and hats for my kids.

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  25. I'd make my granddaughter some scarves for winter.

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  26. I would make hats for my grandkids for Christmas.

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  27. I would make some baby blankets, scarves, and fingerless gloves.

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  28. I haven't knitted or crocheted in years and need to relearn these skills. All this yarn would give me that opportunity!

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  29. I would make scarves with the yarn.

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  30. I have been thinking of crocheting my daughter a colorful,granny squares poncho.

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  31. I would make a baby blanket for my nieces new baby thanks for the chance.

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  32. I would make a blanket for my new grandson, due to arrive in December.

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  33. I would make some hats and fingerless mitts.

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  34. I think I would start with amazing hats!

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  35. Not sure what all, but I want to start with the orange and green in the bag and make a scarf with them ... love orange and green together!

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  36. I would love to make new hats and scarves! this yarn would be perfect for it!

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  37. I love making hats; I'd probably share with my mother as she does lots of charity projects.

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  38. I'd love to learn how to make a hat...

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  39. I would make Christmas gifts for my family. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

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  40. Hi. When you chain 2 and turn on the crochet beanie pattern, where do you connect the two sides? Maybe I'm doing something wrong because I have a gap between the two sides. Thanks.
    Jessica

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    1. Hmm. It looks like I missed "slip stitch to complete round" before chaining two. Does that help?

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