The crochet corkscrew or swirl is used to place on top of beanies and hats. It is a nice finishing touch and can make an ordinary beanie look spectacular!
For Visual Learners crochet along with me in the Crochet Corkscrew or Swirl Video Tutorial.
Stitches & Terms
This pattern is using U.S. stitches and terms. To convert stitches go to my Crochet Stitch Conversion Chart.
ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
rnd = round
st = stitch
opp. = opposite
hk = hook
Notes: Place the front of the beanie so it is facing you. On one side of the beanie of the 1st rnd, join your yarn into any st on the right side making a sl st and ch 10. If you want a higher crochet corkscrew/swirl then add more chain stitches than 10.
Row 1: 4 sc into 2nd ch from hk, 4 sc into each ch st along to the end of the chain, make a sl st into any st on the opp. side of the 1st rnd on the beanie to join.
With one of your yarn tails, thread it through your yarn needle and sew the bottom layer of the crochet corkscrew/swirl onto the 1st rnd of the beanie.
Weave in yarn tails with a yarn needle.
Related Crochet Pattern
Try making the The Royal Crochet Newborn Baby Beanie which has a crochet corkscrew/swirl on top of it.
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