My Favorite Beanie – Free Crochet Pattern in Several Sizes!

My Favorite Beanie - Free Crochet Pattern Sizes Preemie to Adult Large | www.thestitchinmommy.com

A few weeks ago I posted the pattern for My Favorite Beanie, a hat that I made for myself to battle the cold winter. I have finally been able to write up the pattern for the other sizes. I have sizes preemie to adult large listed below. I hope you enjoy the pattern! Happy Crocheting!

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My Favorite Beanie

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Skill Level:

Intermediate

Abbreviations:

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

Gauge:

16 stitches & 14 rows = 4″

Finished Sizes:

  • Preemie – Fits 12″ head size
  • 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.
  • All color changes are made in the last yarn over of the last stitch of the round.
  • See finishing instructions for all sizes are the bottom of the pattern.

Instructions:

Preemie:

Ribbing:

With Color A,

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 3-35: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-35, sc 35 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc, change to Color B, leaving a long tail with Color A when fastened off. (35 sts)

Main Hat:

Round 1: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each st around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (35 sts)
Round 2: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (35 sts)
Round 3: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color C
Round 4-6: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color D
Round 7-10: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color E
Round 11: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 3 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (28 sts)
Round 12: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 2 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (21 sts)
Round 13: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (14 sts)
Round 14: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (7 sts)


Newborn:

Ribbing:

With Color A,

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 3-42: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-42, sc 42 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc, change to Color B, leaving a long tail with Color A when fastened off. (42 sts)

Main Hat:

Round 1: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each st around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (42 sts)
Round 2: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (42 sts)
Round 3-4: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color C
Round 5-8: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color D
Round 9-10: Repeat Round 2
Round 11: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 4 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (35 sts)
Round 12: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 3 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (28 sts)
Change to Color E
Round 13: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 2 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (21 sts)
Round 14: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (14 sts)
Round 15: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (7 sts)


0-3 Months:

Ribbing:

With Color A,

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 3-56: 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, change to Color B, leaving a long tail with Color A when fastened off. (56 sts)

Main Hat:

Round 1: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each st around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (56 sts)
Round 2: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (56 sts)
Round 3-5: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color C
Round 6-10: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color D
Round 11: Repeat Round 2
Round 12: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 6 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (49 sts)
Round 13: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 5 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (42 sts)
Round 14: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 4 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (35 sts)
Round 15: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 3 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (28 sts)
Change to Color E
Round 16: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 2 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (21 sts)
Round 17: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (14 sts)
Round 18: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (7 sts)


3-6 Months:

Ribbing:

With Color A,

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, change to Color B, leaving a long tail with Color A when fastened off. (60 sts)

Main Hat:

Round 1: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each st around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (60 sts)
Round 2: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (60 sts)
Round 3-5: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color C
Round 6-10: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color D
Round 11: Repeat Round 2
Round 12: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 8 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (54 sts)
Round 13: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 7 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (45 sts)
Round 14: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 6 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (36 sts)
Round 15: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 5 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (27 sts)
Change to Color E
Round 16: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 4 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (18 sts)
Round 17: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 3 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (9 sts)
Round 18: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 2 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * one more time, 1 BPdc around the post of the last st, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (7 sts)
Round 19: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * one more time, 1 BPdc around the post of the last st, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (5 sts)


6-12 Months:

Ribbing:

With Color A,

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 3-63: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-63, sc 63 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc, change to Color B, leaving a long tail with Color A when fastened off. (63 sts)

Main Hat:

Round 1: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each st around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (63 sts)
Round 2: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (63 sts)
Round 3-5: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color C
Round 6-10: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color D
Round 11-12: Repeat Round 2
Round 13: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 7 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (56 sts)
Round 14: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 6 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (48 sts)
Round 15: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 5 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (40 sts)
Change to Color E
Round 16: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 4 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (32 sts)
Round 17: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 3 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (24 sts)
Round 18: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 2 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (16 sts)
Round 19: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (8 sts)
Round 20: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (4 sts)


12-24 Months:

Ribbing:

With Color A,

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 3-64: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-64, sc 64 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc, change to Color B, leaving a long tail with Color A when fastened off. (64 sts)

Main Hat:

Round 1: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each st around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (64 sts)
Round 2: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (64 sts)
Round 3-5: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color C
Round 6-10: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color D
Round 11-13: Repeat Round 2
Round 14: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 6 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (56 sts)
Round 15: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 5 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (48 sts)
Change to Color E
Round 16: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 4 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (40 sts)
Round 17: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 3 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (32 sts)
Round 18: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 2 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (24 sts)
Round 19: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (16 sts)
Round 20: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (8 sts)
Round 21: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (4 sts)


3-5 Years:

Ribbing:

With Color A,

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 3-72: 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, change to Color B, leaving a long tail with Color A when fastened off. (72 sts)

Main Hat:

Round 1: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each st around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (72 sts)
Round 2: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (72 sts)
Round 3-7: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color C
Round 8-13: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color D
Round 14: Repeat Round 2
Round 15: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 7 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (64 sts)
Round 16: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 6 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (56 sts)
Round 17: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 5 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (48 sts)
Round 18: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 4 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (40 sts)
Change to Color E
Round 19: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 3 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (32 sts)
Round 20: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 2 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (24 sts)
Round 21: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (16 sts)
Round 22: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (8 sts)
Round 23: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (4 sts)


6-10 Years:

Ribbing:

With Color A,

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 3-77: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-77, sc 77 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc, change to Color B, leaving a long tail with Color A when fastened off. (77 sts)

Main Hat:

Round 1: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each st around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (77 sts)
Round 2: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (77 sts)
Round 3-7: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color C
Round 8-13: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color D
Round 14-15: Repeat Round 2
Round 16: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 9 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (70 sts)
Round 17: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 8 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (63 sts)
Round 18: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 7 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (56 sts)
Round 19: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 6 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (49 sts)
Change to Color E
Round 20: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 5 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (42 sts)
Round 21: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 4 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (35 sts)
Round 22: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 3 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (28 sts)
Round 23: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 2 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (21 sts)
Round 24: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (14 sts)
Round 25: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (7 sts)


Adult Small/Teen:

Ribbing:

With Color A,

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 3-80: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-80, sc 80 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc, change to Color B, leaving a long tail with Color A when fastened off. (80 sts)

Main Hat:

Round 1: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each st around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (80 sts)
Round 2: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (80 sts)
Round 3-7: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color C
Round 8-13: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color D
Round 14-15: Repeat Round 2
Round 16: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 8 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (72 sts)
Round 17: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 7 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (64 sts)
Round 18: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 6 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (56 sts)
Round 19: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 5 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (48 sts)
Change to Color E
Round 20: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 4 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (40 sts)
Round 21: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 3 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (32 sts)
Round 22: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 2 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (24 sts)
Round 23: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (16 sts)
Round 24: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (8 sts)
Round 25: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (4 sts)


Adult Medium:

Ribbing:

With Color A,

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 3-84: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-84, sc 84 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc, change to Color B, leaving a long tail with Color A when fastened off. (84 sts)

Main Hat:

Round 1: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each st around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (84 sts)
Round 2: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (84 sts)
Round 3-7: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color C
Round 8-14: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color D
Round 15: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 10 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (77 sts)
Round 16: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 9 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (70 sts)
Round 17: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 8 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (63 sts)
Round 18: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 7 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (56 sts)
Round 19: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 6 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (49 sts)
Round 20: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 5 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (42 sts)
Round 21: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 4 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (35 sts)
Change to Color E
Round 22: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 3 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (28 sts)
Round 23: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 2 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (21 sts)
Round 24: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (21 sts)
Round 25: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (14 sts)
Round 26: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (14 sts)
Round 27: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (7 sts)


Adult Large:

Ribbing:

With Color A,

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 3-88: Repeat Row 2
Turn your work so that you are now working into the side of Rows 1-88, sc 88 sts evenly across, join in beginning sc, change to Color B, leaving a long tail with Color A when fastened off. (88 sts)

Main Hat:

Round 1: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each st around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (88 sts)
Round 2: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (88 sts)
Round 3-7: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color C
Round 8-14: Repeat Round 2
Change to Color D
Round 15-16: Repeat Round 2
Round 17: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 9 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (80 sts)
Round 18: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 8 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (72 sts)
Round 19: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 7 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (64 sts)
Round 20: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 6 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (56 sts)
Round 21: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 5 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (48 sts)
Change to Color E
Round 22: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 4 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (40 sts)
Round 23: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 3 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (32 sts)
Round 24: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next 2 sts, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (24 sts)
Round 25: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc around the post of the next st, 1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (16 sts)
Round 26: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3. (8 sts)
Round 27: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), *1 BPdc dec over the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join with a sl st in the top of the ch-3, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. (4 sts)


Finish:

  • Using Color A‘s yarn tail and yarn needle, sew the ribbing together using the whip stitch method or mattress seam method.
  • Using long tail and yarn needle, close up the hole in the center of the hat by weaving the yarn around the last round and pulling the yarn taught.
  • Place the pom pom in the center and sew in place using pom pom strings. (Note: If your pom pom strings are not long enough, you can tie them into a knot on the inside of the hat)
  • Weave in all ends.

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5 Comments

  1. Love the look of this pattern! – I only have worsted weight yarn in my stash at the moment, do you think it could be used for this pattern? 🤔

    1. Hi Lynsie! The hat would come out significantly bigger. You can work up a gauge swatch to see how much bigger it will be and pick a hat size based on those measurements.

  2. What a fantastic “weapon” for my kids in cold weather! Thank you for the detailed instruction. I will change the color to pink and purple, and I’m sure that my little ones will loveeee wearing these hats.

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