You can crochet this kids beanie with or without a cuff; adding a cuff is simple by adding on more rows at the end and then turning it up.
This pattern is worked in continuous rounds which means there is no joining at the end of rounds. It finishes off with a slip stitch edging to give it a neat finish.
Stitches & Terms
This pattern is using U.S. stitches and terms. To convert stitches go to my Crochet Stitch Conversion Chart.
ch = chain
hk = hook
PM = place marker
rep = repeat
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
1 x 50gm ball of 8 ply wool/DK or Medium Worsted Weight Yarn
Child Size – 17 inches/44 cm – Please take note that the beanie will stretch another 1-1.5 inches/3-4 cm once placed on the head.
Notes: Do not join at the end of rounds and place a marker in the first stitch you make on every round.
Rnd 1: 8 sc into 2nd ch from hk, don’t join. (8 sts)
Rnd 2: 2 sc into each sc to the end. (16 sts)
Rnd 3: *1 sc into next sc, 2 sc into next sc, rep from * around to the end. (24 sts)
Rnd 4: 1 sc into each sc around to the end. (24 sts)
Rnd 5: Rep Rnd 3. (36 sts)
Rnd 6: Rep Rnd 4. (36 sts)
Rnd 7: *1 sc into each of next 2 sc, 2 sc into next sc, rep from * around to the end. (48 sts)
Rnd 8: Rep Rnd 4. (48 sts)
Rnd 9: *1 sc into each of next 3 sc, 2 sc into next sc, rep from * around to the end. (60 sts)
Rnds 10 – 28: Rep Rnd 4; and on the last round, end with a sl st into st where the stitch marker is.
At this point if you want to make a cuff, don’t make that last sl st and repeat rnd 4 (8-12 more times) then make a sl st into next st.
sl st into each sc around to the end; last sl st will be made in the stitch just before the marker, finish off.
Weave in yarn tails with a yarn needle.
Kids Crochet Beanie Part 1 Video Tutorial
Kids Crochet Beanie Part 2 Video Tutorial
You should now have a kids crochet beanie like the one pictured above.
All the best,
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