Delilah Beanie Free Crochet Pattern

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For my January hat contribution, I have this adorable beanie that works up quickly and is the perfectly matches the Delilah Scarf pattern from last week! Scroll down to check out the FREE crochet pattern for the Delilah Beanie! And for a limited time only, get a FREE PDF version of this pattern from my Ravelry shop! I hope you enjoy it! Happy Crocheting!

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Delilah Beanie

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Skill Level:

Intermediate

Abbreviations:

BL – back loop
ch(s)
– chain(s)
ch-sp
– chain space
dc
– double crochet
sc – single crochet
sk
– skip
st(s)
– stitch(es)
t-ch
– turning chain
()
– indicates stitch counts
* 
– indicates instructions to be repeated

Gauge:

13.2 stitches & 10.4 rows = 4″ (in pattern st)

Finished Sizes:

  • Newborn – Fits 13.5″ head size
  • 0-3 Months – Fits 16″ head size
  • 3-6 Months – Fits 17″ head size
  • 6-12 Months – Fits 18″ head size
  • 12-24 Months – Fits 19″ head size
  • 3-5 Years – Fits 20″ head size
  • 6-10 Years – Fits 21″ head size
  • Adult Small – Fits 22″ head size
  • Adult Medium – Fits 23″ head size
  • Adult Large – Fits 24″ head size

Notes:

  • This pattern is written in US terms.
  • Sizing will vary depending on how tightly or loosely you crochet. If you would like to keep the sizing the same, please check your gauge before starting this project.
  • This hat is worked in the round and is joined after each round. You will also have to turn your work where indicated.

Special Stitches:

Baby Bean Stitch:

  • Insert hook into designated stitch
  • Yarn over, pull up a loop
  • Yarn over and insert hook into same stitch
  • Yarn over, pull up a loop
  • Yarn over and pull up through all 4 loops on hook

Instructions:

Newborn:

RIBBING:

With Size H 5mm Hook:
Leaving approximately an 8″ long tail,
Ch 7
Row 1:
 1 sc into 2nd ch from hook and into each st across, turn. (6 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, 1 sc into the BL of the next 4 sts, 1 sc into the last st, turn. (6 sts)
Row 3-38: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-38, sc 38 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc, turn. (38 sts)

MAIN HAT:

With Size I 5.5mm Hook:
Round 1: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each st around, join into the beginning ch-3 with a sl st, turn. (38 sts)
Round 2:
Ch 1, *[work 1 baby bean st into the next st, ch 1, sk the next st]; Repeat from * around, join into the beginning st with a sl st, turn. (38 sts)
Round 3-8: Repeat Rounds 1-2
Round 9: Ch 1, 1 sc into each st around, join in the beginning sc with a sl st, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (38 sts)

Finish:

  • Turn hat inside out so that the seam from the ribbing and closing of the top of the hat will be on the inside.
  • Using the yarn tail from the ribbing and yarn needle, sew the ribbing together using the whip stitch method or mattress seam method.
  • Using long tail from the top of the hat and a yarn needle, close up the hole in the center of the hat by weaving the yarn through the front loop of each stitch of the last round. Pull the yarn taught to cinch the center closed and weave yarn around the center to close any gap that may remain.
  • If you are using a pom pom, place it into the center of the hat and sew into place using the pom pom strings. If your pom pom does not have strings and has an elastic band instead, you can sew a button onto the top of the inside of your hat and attach the pom pom to the button.
  • Weave in all ends.
  • Turn hat right side out.

0-3 Months:

RIBBING:

With Size H 5mm Hook:
Leaving approximately an 8″ long tail,
Ch 7
Row 1:
 1 sc into 2nd ch from hook and into each st across, turn. (6 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, 1 sc into the BL of the next 4 sts, 1 sc into the last st, turn. (6 sts)
Row 3-46: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-46, sc 46 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc, turn. (46 sts)

MAIN HAT:

With Size I 5.5mm Hook:
Round 1: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each st around, join into the beginning ch-3 with a sl st, turn. (46 sts)
Round 2:
Ch 1, *[work 1 baby bean st into the next st, ch 1, sk the next st]; Repeat from * around, join into the beginning st with a sl st, turn. (46 sts)
Round 3-10: Repeat Rounds 1-2
Round 11: Ch 1, 1 sc into each st around, join in the beginning sc with a sl st, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (46 sts)

Finish:

  • Turn hat inside out so that the seam from the ribbing and closing of the top of the hat will be on the inside.
  • Using the yarn tail from the ribbing and yarn needle, sew the ribbing together using the whip stitch method or mattress seam method.
  • Using long tail from the top of the hat and a yarn needle, close up the hole in the center of the hat by weaving the yarn through the front loop of each stitch of the last round. Pull the yarn taught to cinch the center closed and weave yarn around the center to close any gap that may remain.
  • If you are using a pom pom, place it into the center of the hat and sew into place using the pom pom strings. If your pom pom does not have strings and has an elastic band instead, you can sew a button onto the top of the inside of your hat and attach the pom pom to the button.
  • Weave in all ends.
  • Turn hat right side out.

3-6 Months:

RIBBING:

With Size H 5mm Hook:
Leaving approximately an 8″ long tail,
Ch 10
Row 1:
 1 sc into 2nd ch from hook and into each st across, turn. (9 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, 1 sc into the BL of the next 7 sts, 1 sc into the last st, turn. (9 sts)
Row 3-50: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-50, sc 50 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc, turn. (50 sts)

MAIN HAT:

With Size I 5.5mm Hook:
Round 1: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each st around, join into the beginning ch-3 with a sl st, turn. (50 sts)
Round 2:
Ch 1, *[work 1 baby bean st into the next st, ch 1, sk the next st]; Repeat from * around, join into the beginning st with a sl st, turn. (50 sts)
Round 3-10: Repeat Rounds 1-2
Round 11: Ch 1, 1 sc into each st around, join in the beginning sc with a sl st, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (50 sts)

Finish:

  • Turn hat inside out so that the seam from the ribbing and closing of the top of the hat will be on the inside.
  • Using the yarn tail from the ribbing and yarn needle, sew the ribbing together using the whip stitch method or mattress seam method.
  • Using long tail from the top of the hat and a yarn needle, close up the hole in the center of the hat by weaving the yarn through the front loop of each stitch of the last round. Pull the yarn taught to cinch the center closed and weave yarn around the center to close any gap that may remain.
  • If you are using a pom pom, place it into the center of the hat and sew into place using the pom pom strings. If your pom pom does not have strings and has an elastic band instead, you can sew a button onto the top of the inside of your hat and attach the pom pom to the button.
  • Weave in all ends.
  • Turn hat right side out.

6-12 Months:

RIBBING:

With Size H 5mm Hook:
Leaving approximately an 8″ long tail,
Ch 10
Row 1:
 1 sc into 2nd ch from hook and into each st across, turn. (9 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, 1 sc into the BL of the next 7 sts, 1 sc into the last st, turn. (9 sts)
Row 3-52: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-52, sc 52 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc, turn. (52 sts)

MAIN HAT:

With Size I 5.5mm Hook:
Round 1: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each st around, join into the beginning ch-3 with a sl st, turn. (52 sts)
Round 2:
Ch 1, *[work 1 baby bean st into the next st, ch 1, sk the next st]; Repeat from * around, join into the beginning st with a sl st, turn. (52 sts)
Round 3-12: Repeat Rounds 1-2
Round 13: Ch 1, 1 sc into each st around, join in the beginning sc with a sl st, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (52 sts)

Finish:

  • Turn hat inside out so that the seam from the ribbing and closing of the top of the hat will be on the inside.
  • Using the yarn tail from the ribbing and yarn needle, sew the ribbing together using the whip stitch method or mattress seam method.
  • Using long tail from the top of the hat and a yarn needle, close up the hole in the center of the hat by weaving the yarn through the front loop of each stitch of the last round. Pull the yarn taught to cinch the center closed and weave yarn around the center to close any gap that may remain.
  • If you are using a pom pom, place it into the center of the hat and sew into place using the pom pom strings. If your pom pom does not have strings and has an elastic band instead, you can sew a button onto the top of the inside of your hat and attach the pom pom to the button.
  • Weave in all ends.
  • Turn hat right side out.

12-24 Months:

RIBBING:

With Size H 5mm Hook:
Leaving approximately an 8″ long tail,
Ch 10
Row 1:
 1 sc into 2nd ch from hook and into each st across, turn. (9 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, 1 sc into the BL of the next 7 sts, 1 sc into the last st, turn. (9 sts)
Row 3-56: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-56, sc 56 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc, turn. (56 sts)

MAIN HAT:

With Size I 5.5mm Hook:
Round 1: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each st around, join into the beginning ch-3 with a sl st, turn. (56 sts)
Round 2:
Ch 1, *[work 1 baby bean st into the next st, ch 1, sk the next st]; Repeat from * around, join into the beginning st with a sl st, turn. (56 sts)
Round 3-14: Repeat Rounds 1-2
Round 15: Ch 1, 1 sc into each st around, join in the beginning sc with a sl st, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (56 sts)

Finish:

  • Turn hat inside out so that the seam from the ribbing and closing of the top of the hat will be on the inside.
  • Using the yarn tail from the ribbing and yarn needle, sew the ribbing together using the whip stitch method or mattress seam method.
  • Using long tail from the top of the hat and a yarn needle, close up the hole in the center of the hat by weaving the yarn through the front loop of each stitch of the last round. Pull the yarn taught to cinch the center closed and weave yarn around the center to close any gap that may remain.
  • If you are using a pom pom, place it into the center of the hat and sew into place using the pom pom strings. If your pom pom does not have strings and has an elastic band instead, you can sew a button onto the top of the inside of your hat and attach the pom pom to the button.
  • Weave in all ends.
  • Turn hat right side out.

3-5 Years:

RIBBING:

With Size H 5mm Hook:
Leaving approximately an 8″ long tail,
Ch 11
Row 1:
 1 sc into 2nd ch from hook and into each st across, turn. (10 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, 1 sc into the BL of the next 8 sts, 1 sc into the last st, turn. (10 sts)
Row 3-60: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-60, sc 60 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc, turn. (60 sts)

MAIN HAT:

With Size I 5.5mm Hook:
Round 1: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each st around, join into the beginning ch-3 with a sl st, turn. (60 sts)
Round 2:
Ch 1, *[work 1 baby bean st into the next st, ch 1, sk the next st]; Repeat from * around, join into the beginning st with a sl st, turn. (60 sts)
Round 3-14: Repeat Rounds 1-2
Round 15: Ch 1, 1 sc into each st around, join in the beginning sc with a sl st, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (60 sts)

Finish:

  • Turn hat inside out so that the seam from the ribbing and closing of the top of the hat will be on the inside.
  • Using the yarn tail from the ribbing and yarn needle, sew the ribbing together using the whip stitch method or mattress seam method.
  • Using long tail from the top of the hat and a yarn needle, close up the hole in the center of the hat by weaving the yarn through the front loop of each stitch of the last round. Pull the yarn taught to cinch the center closed and weave yarn around the center to close any gap that may remain.
  • If you are using a pom pom, place it into the center of the hat and sew into place using the pom pom strings. If your pom pom does not have strings and has an elastic band instead, you can sew a button onto the top of the inside of your hat and attach the pom pom to the button.
  • Weave in all ends.
  • Turn hat right side out.

6-10 Years:

RIBBING:

With Size H 5mm Hook:
Leaving approximately an 8″ long tail,
Ch 11
Row 1:
 1 sc into 2nd ch from hook and into each st across, turn. (10 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, 1 sc into the BL of the next 7 sts, 1 sc into the last st, turn. (10 sts)
Row 3-62: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-62, sc 62 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc, turn. (62 sts)

MAIN HAT:

With Size I 5.5mm Hook:
Round 1: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each st around, join into the beginning ch-3 with a sl st, turn. (62 sts)
Round 2:
Ch 1, *[work 1 baby bean st into the next st, ch 1, sk the next st]; Repeat from * around, join into the beginning st with a sl st, turn. (62 sts)
Round 3-16: Repeat Rounds 1-2
Round 17: Ch 1, 1 sc into each st around, join in the beginning sc with a sl st, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (62 sts)

Finish:

  • Turn hat inside out so that the seam from the ribbing and closing of the top of the hat will be on the inside.
  • Using the yarn tail from the ribbing and yarn needle, sew the ribbing together using the whip stitch method or mattress seam method.
  • Using long tail from the top of the hat and a yarn needle, close up the hole in the center of the hat by weaving the yarn through the front loop of each stitch of the last round. Pull the yarn taught to cinch the center closed and weave yarn around the center to close any gap that may remain.
  • If you are using a pom pom, place it into the center of the hat and sew into place using the pom pom strings. If your pom pom does not have strings and has an elastic band instead, you can sew a button onto the top of the inside of your hat and attach the pom pom to the button.
  • Weave in all ends.
  • Turn hat right side out.

Adult Small:

RIBBING:

With Size H 5mm Hook:
Leaving approximately an 8″ long tail,
Ch 11
Row 1:
 1 sc into 2nd ch from hook and into each st across, turn. (10 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, 1 sc into the BL of the next 7 sts, 1 sc into the last st, turn. (10 sts)
Row 3-66: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-66, sc 66 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc, turn. (66 sts)

MAIN HAT:

With Size I 5.5mm Hook:
Round 1: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each st around, join into the beginning ch-3 with a sl st, turn. (66 sts)
Round 2:
Ch 1, *[work 1 baby bean st into the next st, ch 1, sk the next st]; Repeat from * around, join into the beginning st with a sl st, turn. (66 sts)
Round 3-16: Repeat Rounds 1-2
Round 17: Ch 1, 1 sc into each st around, join in the beginning sc with a sl st, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (66 sts)

Finish:

  • Turn hat inside out so that the seam from the ribbing and closing of the top of the hat will be on the inside.
  • Using the yarn tail from the ribbing and yarn needle, sew the ribbing together using the whip stitch method or mattress seam method.
  • Using long tail from the top of the hat and a yarn needle, close up the hole in the center of the hat by weaving the yarn through the front loop of each stitch of the last round. Pull the yarn taught to cinch the center closed and weave yarn around the center to close any gap that may remain.
  • If you are using a pom pom, place it into the center of the hat and sew into place using the pom pom strings. If your pom pom does not have strings and has an elastic band instead, you can sew a button onto the top of the inside of your hat and attach the pom pom to the button.
  • Weave in all ends.
  • Turn hat right side out.

Adult Medium:

RIBBING:

With Size H 5mm Hook:
Leaving approximately an 8″ long tail,
Ch 12
Row 1:
 1 sc into 2nd ch from hook and into each st across, turn. (11 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, 1 sc into the BL of the next 8 sts, 1 sc into the last st, turn. (11 sts)
Row 3-70: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-70, sc 70 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc, turn. (70 sts)

MAIN HAT:

With Size I 5.5mm Hook:
Round 1: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each st around, join into the beginning ch-3 with a sl st, turn. (70 sts)
Round 2:
Ch 1, *[work 1 baby bean st into the next st, ch 1, sk the next st]; Repeat from * around, join into the beginning st with a sl st, turn. (70 sts)
Round 3-18: Repeat Rounds 1-2
Round 19: Ch 1, 1 sc into each st around, join in the beginning sc with a sl st, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (70 sts)

Finish:

  • Turn hat inside out so that the seam from the ribbing and closing of the top of the hat will be on the inside.
  • Using the yarn tail from the ribbing and yarn needle, sew the ribbing together using the whip stitch method or mattress seam method.
  • Using long tail from the top of the hat and a yarn needle, close up the hole in the center of the hat by weaving the yarn through the front loop of each stitch of the last round. Pull the yarn taught to cinch the center closed and weave yarn around the center to close any gap that may remain.
  • If you are using a pom pom, place it into the center of the hat and sew into place using the pom pom strings. If your pom pom does not have strings and has an elastic band instead, you can sew a button onto the top of the inside of your hat and attach the pom pom to the button.
  • Weave in all ends.
  • Turn hat right side out.

Adult Large:

RIBBING:

With Size H 5mm Hook:
Leaving approximately an 8″ long tail,
Ch 12
Row 1:
 1 sc into 2nd ch from hook and into each st across, turn. (11 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, 1 sc into the BL of the next 8 sts, 1 sc into the last st, turn. (11 sts)
Row 3-72: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-72, sc 72 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc, turn. (72 sts)

MAIN HAT:

With Size I 5.5mm Hook:
Round 1: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each st around, join into the beginning ch-3 with a sl st, turn. (72 sts)
Round 2:
Ch 1, *[work 1 baby bean st into the next st, ch 1, sk the next st]; Repeat from * around, join into the beginning st with a sl st, turn. (72 sts)
Round 3-18: Repeat Rounds 1-2
Round 19: Ch 1, 1 sc into each st around, join in the beginning sc with a sl st, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (72 sts)

Finish:

  • Turn hat inside out so that the seam from the ribbing and closing of the top of the hat will be on the inside.
  • Using the yarn tail from the ribbing and yarn needle, sew the ribbing together using the whip stitch method or mattress seam method.
  • Using long tail from the top of the hat and a yarn needle, close up the hole in the center of the hat by weaving the yarn through the front loop of each stitch of the last round. Pull the yarn taught to cinch the center closed and weave yarn around the center to close any gap that may remain.
  • If you are using a pom pom, place it into the center of the hat and sew into place using the pom pom strings. If your pom pom does not have strings and has an elastic band instead, you can sew a button onto the top of the inside of your hat and attach the pom pom to the button.
  • Weave in all ends.
  • Turn hat right side out.


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