378 – How to Crochet Basic Beanie – Super Quick and Easy

378 – How to Crochet Basic Beanie – Super Quick and Easy

You can see step by step instructions and video tutorials on how to crochet an adult beanie. The pattern is very easy to make. Even a beginner can do it. This is an adult beanie. But, I will show you how to make different sizes.
Get colorful yarn to make the cap interesting as the pattern is very simple.
It’s very soft and comfortable.

Be sure to check out my YouTube Tutorial Video. 

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You will need:

Total Yarn approximately 100 g / 210 m/ 230 yds
Weight #3 or Light yarn
Hook Size 5 mm (US H/8, UK 6)

Size: Adult
Width: 25 cm / 9.6 in
Length: 21,5 cm / 8.3 in

Terminology:
st – stitch
sl.st. – slip stitch
Rnd – Round/Row
Incr – increase
CH – chain stitch
DC – double crochet st
SC – single crochet stitch

Instructions:

To begin, make 4 chains. Make a slip stitch to close the round.

Rnd 1: CH 2, DC 12 into the center of the ring, Slip stitch to the first st just to close the round. Total 12 DCs
Rnd 2: (incr 12 sts) CH 2, DC 2 in every stitch across; Slip stitch to the first st just to close the round.
Total 24 DCs
Rnd 3: (incr 12 sts) CH 2, *DC, DC 2 in one stitch *repeat the entire row; Slip stitch to the first st just to close the round.
Total 36 DCs
Rnd 4: (incr 12 sts) CH 2, *DC 2, DC 2 in one st. *repeat the entire row; Slip stitch to the first st just to close the round. Total 48 DCs
Rnd 5: (incr 12 sts) CH 2, *DC 3, DC 2 in one st. *repeat the entire row; Slip stitch to the first st just to close the round. Total 60 DCs

The diameter of these first 5 rows is about 15 cm / 6 inches. It is for children aged 3 – 10 years.

I’ll do one more row.
Rnd 6: (incr 12 sts) CH 2, *DC 4, DC 2 in one st. *repeat the entire row; Slip stitch to the first st just to close the round. Total 72 DCs

The diameter of these first 6 rows is about 17,5 cm / 7 inches. It is M size beanie for adults.
For size L, make one more, seventh round in which you will add stitches.

Rnd 7: (No more increase) CH2 and make DC one in every stitch across. Slip stitch to the first st just to close the round.

Repeat Rnd 7 until you measure about 20cm / 8 inches / 17 rnds
If you need a different size, make more or fewer rows.

Rnd 18: Now, we are going to make single crochet stitches (do backward)
CH one and make one SC in each stitch across.

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