Back to Basics ~ Basic Slouchy Beanie Crochet Pattern

For a few weeks now I've been crocheting beanie after beanie. I've been enjoying every single second of it, but then the other day I realised that I had never actually crocheted a plain old slouchy beanie! So three mornings ago I set out on a mission to crochet a plain slouchy beanie THAT very day!... Nothing would stand in my way!... like I said before, I might be slightly addicted to crocheting, lol.
Thankfully after only 2 hours I successfully completed my mission!
Here is the pattern, enjoy!


Materials:
6.00 Crochet Hook
8ply Wool 100g
Scissors
Tapestry or Wool Needle

Size:
Fits 13 years and up
{I just made a smaller version for my sister to model}

Instructions:

Row 1~ Star by making a Slip Knot, then chain 3 Chain Stitches. Crochet 10 Double Crochets in the chain farthest away fartherst away from your hook. Join with a Slip Stitch to the first double crochet. (The first double crochet is actually the previous chains you made which counts as the first double crochet)
Row 2~ Chain 2 and crochet 2 double crochets in each stitch all around. Join with a slip stitch to the first double crochet.


Row 3~ Chain 2 and crochet a double crochet in the same stitch. * Crochet 1 double crochet in the next stitch, then crochet 2 double crochets in the next stitch. Keep repeating from the * all the way around. Join with a slip stitch to the first double crochet.
Row 4~ Chain 2 and crochet a double crochet in the same stitch. * Crochet 1 double crochet in the next 2 stitches, then crochet 2 double crochets in the next stitch. Keep repeating from the *. Join with a slip stitch to the first double crochet.
Row 5~ Chain 2 and crochet a double crochet in the same stitch. * Crochet 1 double crochet in the next 3 stitches, then crochet 2 double crochets in the next stitch. Keep repeating from the *. Join with a slip stitch to the first double crochet.
Row 6~ Chain 2 and crochet a double crochet in the same stitch. * Crochet 1 double crochet in the next 4 stitches, then crochet 2 double crochets in the next stitch. Keep repeating from the *. Join with a slip stitch to the first double crochet.
Row 7~ Chain 2 and crochet a double crochet in the same stitch. * Crochet 1 double crochet in the next 5 stitches, then crochet 2 double crochets in the next stitch. Keep repeating from the *. Join with a slip stitch to the first double crochet.
Row 8~ Chain 2 and crochet a double crochet in the same stitch. * Crochet 1 double crochet in the next 6 stitches, then crochet 2 double crochets in the next stitch. Keep repeating from the *. Join with a slip stitch to the first double crochet.
Row 9,10,11~ Chain 2 then crochet 1 double crochet in each stitch all around. Join with a slip stitch to the first double crochet.
Row 12~ Chain 2 then crochet *1 double crochet in each of the next 6 stitches. Crochet a Double Crochet Decrease in the next 2 stitches. Keep repeating from the *. Join with a slip stitch to the first double crochet.
Row 13~ Chain 2 then crochet *1 double crochet in each of the next 5 stitches .Crochet a double crochet decrease in the next 2 stitches. Keep repeating from the *. Join with a slip stitch to the first double crochet.


Row 14~ Chain 2 then crochet *1 double crochet in each of the next 8 stitches .Crochet a double crochet decrease in the next 2 stitches. Keep repeating from the *. Join with a slip stitch to the first double crochet.

Row 15, 16, 17~ Chain 1 then crochet 1 Single Crochet in each stitch all around.
Fasten off, and weave in ends.


And you're done! I hope you all enjoyed that tutorial, if you have any questions, comment away!
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Have a great day crocheting!




24 comments:

  1. This is a great hat! Thanks for posting the pattern, I just might have to make me one in pink since I AM a pink girl! Blessings on your day!

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    1. Aw thank you! So glad you like it!... I know what you mean, I made this pink one for my little sister since she is obsessed with the colour pink! Pink clothes, blankets, cups etc. haha
      Hope you have a lovely day! Xx

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    2. What does the * mean in the instructions?

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    3. The * just stands as a marker. When you see a * you need to do exactly what comes after the * till the end of the sentence, all around that row in the project. it just makes it easier and quicker for me to write the pattern :) Hope you understand! Xx

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  2. Question: How would I modify this pattern to fit an adult size head, i.e. 22 inches? Please. Thank you!

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    1. Hi there Tera! I made the beanie in the photo on my little sister with a size 5.00 crochet hook. I made mine with a size 6.00 hook. My head size is 22 inches as well :) Hope this helps! Xx

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  3. I came across your site from CrochetMe...thank you for posting the beanie pattern : ) Love your webpage,beautifully set out.

    Thank you for sharing your creativity & idea's.
    Cindy

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    1. wow, thank you so much Cindy! You are to sweet :)
      Hope you have a lovely day! Xxx

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  4. Could this be adjusted to use worsted weight yarn and a 6.5 hook you think? I just cant buy any new yarn right now but I love this pattern.

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  5. Sorry, I meant 5.5 hook. I thought DK yarn was thicker but it's actually thinner.

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    1. I've never tried it, but it sounds like it should work :)

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  6. What size hook do you mean? Is the 6.00 American, UK, or European? I made this with a 6mm hook today hoping it would fit my 4 year old and it was only big enough to fit on one of her baby dolls. Also the dc's and inc or dec never matched up with the number of stitches on each row. Did anyone else have this problem?

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    1. In the USA it's a size 4 hook, but in Australia where I live it's a size 6.00 crochet hook.
      Oh and yes in some rows the stitches won't exactly match up, I'm still learning how to create crochet patterns lol
      Hope this helped?
      Xx

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  7. Is the double crochet stitch the American version or the Australian one? The American DC is our treble.

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  8. Love this pattern - thank you so much! I modified to make it a bit more of a beret and to fit my 1 year old daughter. I used a Size I (5.5mm) hook and a Bulky (5) Alpaca blend yarn. I omitted row 8 & row 11 and only did 2 rows of decreases, begining with a 5 dc, 1ddc and then a 3dc, 1 ddc. I did three rows of single crochet to finish. I adore this!!!! I have searched high and low for a basic baby beret pattern. This was very easy to adapt & worked up quickly. Thanks much!

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    1. Aww I'm glad you ere able to adapt it for your sweet little daughter :)
      Have a great day!
      Olivia Xx

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  9. Is your crochet hook 6.00 in mm or is that the UK size. I am a little confused about the hook to use.

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    1. The crochet hook is 6.00mm :)

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    2. Thanks Olivia. By the way, a 6.00 mm hook in the USA converts to a size J/10. Just thought you would like to know that.

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  10. For row 12, double crochet decrease in next 2 stitches - do you mean just skip one stitch and dc in the next?

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    1. I mean that you'll be using the next 2 stitches to create a double crochet decrease. :)

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  11. wow. reading crochet patters are so much easyer than knitting patterns. love how it turned out!

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  12. Hi, I was wondering what size hook should i use for a lil kid (5yrs old)
    BTW this looks super cute!!

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