Children’s Whimsical Warmth Beanie…Free Crochet Pattern!!

Children’s Whimsical Warmth Beanie…Free Crochet Pattern!!

Children’s Whimsical Warmth Beanie

Fun and playful, this Whimsical Warmth Beanie is easy to make and the perfect weight for those chilly days ahead! It has a slouchy effect and can be made in any color theme or in a nice solid yarn!!  Sized to fit 3 – 10 year olds depending on the amount of slouch desired.  It will be a slouch style hat for the younger child and more like an awesome beanie for the older kids!

 

Whimsical Warmth Childrens Hat

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This hat measures approximately 19″ around and fits children 3 – 10 years of age depending on how they like their hats to fit.

Materials: 

Lion Brand Pound of Love ~ A: Pastel Green, B: Honey Bee, C: Creamsicle and D: Lavender.  Approximately 50 -75 yards of each color for a total of 200-250 yards.

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Clover Hook Size D

Yarn needle

Gauge:

2″ x 2″ = 9 sc x 9 rows

Stitches:

yo ~ yarn over     sk ~ skip     sp ~ space     st ~ stitch     sl st ~ slip stitch     ch ~ chain     sc ~ single crochet

dec ~ decrease (insert hook in st, pull up loop, insert hook in next st, pull up loop, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook.)

Puff Stitch ~ (Yo, insert hook in designated space, pull up a loop) 4 times, yo and pull through all 9 loops on hook, ch 1. Make sure all loop you pull up are a double crochet height.

* When joining the next color, join with sl st in the same st you finished off in the last round.*

Instructions:

Band Ribbing:

Approximately 18″

With Color A ~ Ch 5

Row 1:  Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across. = 4 sc

Rows 2 – 82: Ch 1, turn, sc in back loop of each st across.  = 4 sc

Finish off leaving a long tail for sewing band together.

Join beginning ch foundation row to row 82 and sew together in 1 loop of each row to form the band of the hat.

Hat Crown:

You will now be working in the round and continuing with color A.

Rnd 1:  Working in end of rows of Hat Band Ribbing.  Join in any row end with sl st. Ch 1, sc in same st and in each row end st around. Join with sl st to beginning sc . = 82 sc.

Rnd 2:  Ch 1, sc in 1st st, ch 1, sk st, *sc in next st, ch 1, sk st* Repeat * * around. Join with sl st to 1st sc. = 41 sc & 41 ch-1 sps.

Rnd 3:  Sl st in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, Puff st in same sp, ch 1, *Puff st in next ch-2 sp, ch 1*, repeat * * around. Join to top of 1st Puff  st. = 41 Puff sts & 41 ch-1 sps.

Rnd 4:  Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each ch-1 sp and the top of each Puff st around.  Join with sl st to beginning sc.  = 82 sc

Rnd 5:  Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 82 sc

Change to Color B

Rnd 6 & 7:  Ch 1, Sc in each st around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 82 sc

Rnd 8 -11:  Repeat rounds 2 – 5

Change to Color C

Rnd 12 & 13:  Ch 1, sc in each st around.  Join with sl st to  beginning sc. = 82 sc

Rnd 14 – 17:  Repeat rounds 2 – 5

Change to Color D

Rnd 18:   Ch 1, sc in 1st st, sc in the next 7 sts, dec, *sc in next 8 sts, dec*, repeat * * 7 more times, sc in last 3 sts. Join with sl st to beginning sc. 74 sc

Rnd 19:  Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. 74 sc

Rnd 20: Repeat round 2. = 37 sc & 37 ch-1 sps

Rnd 21:  Repeat round 3. = 37 Puff sts & 37 ch-1 sps

Rnd 22:  Ch 1, sc in each Puff st and  ch-1 sp around.  Join with sl st in beginning sc. = 74 sc

Rnd 23:  Ch 1 sc in 1st st and next 5 sts, dec, *sc in next 6 sts, dec*, repeat * * around, sc in last 2 sts. Join with sl st to beg sc. = 65 sc

Change to Color A

Rnd 24:  Ch 1, sc in each st around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 65 sc

Rnd 25:   Ch 1, sc in 1st st and next 2 sts, dec, * sc in next 3 sts, dec*, repeat * * around 12 times. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 52 sc

Rnd 26:  Ch 1, Sc in each st around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 52 sc

Rnd 27:  Ch 1, Sc in 1st st, ch 1, sk st, *sc in next st, ch 1, sk st*, repeat * * around. Join with sl st to beg sc. = 26 sc & 26 ch-1 sps.

Rnd 28:  Sl st in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, Puff st in same sp, ch 1, * Puff st in next ch-1 sp, ch 1*, Repeat * *  around. Join with sl st to top of 1st Puff st. = 26 Puff sts & 26 ch-1 sps

Rnd 29:  Ch 1, sc in each Puff st and ch-1 sp around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 52 sc

Rnd 30:  Ch 1, sc in 1st st and next 3 sts, dec, * sc in next 4 sts, dec*, Repeat * * 7 more times, sc in last 4 sts. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 44 sc

Rnd 31:  Ch 1, sc in 1st st and next 2 sts, dec, * sc in next 3 sts, dec*, Repeat * * 7 more times, sc in next 2 sts, dec. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 35 sc

Rnd 32:  Ch 1, sc in 1st st and next st, dec, *sc in next 2 sts, dec*, Repeat * * 7 more times, sc in next st, dec. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 26 sc

Rnd 33:  Ch 1, sc in 1st st, dec, *sc in next st, dec*, Repeat * * 7 more times, dec. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 17 sc

Rnd 34:  Ch 1, sc in 1st st, Dec around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 9 sc

Finish off leaving a long tail for sewing.

Using a yarn needle, sew the last 9 stitches together by weaving in and out of each of the 9 sts. Draw the opening closed and tie off on the inside of the hat.

Weave all ends in.

Whimsical Warmth Childrens Hat

Congratulations!!  You now have a new Children’s Whimsical Warmth Beanie!!… Stay tuned for an adult version and a headband!!  

Happy Crocheting!!

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Comments

  1. Hi, I just started making this hat and I am confused. I have 41 ch 1 spaces and 41 sc. I’m only getting 41 puff stitches not 42. I have restarted and double counted…am I missing something?

  2. Is this beanie is worked from the end to the top?

    • Beatrice Ryan Designs :

      The instructions start at the band ribbing which is the bottom of the hat that is the part that goes around your forehead

  3. Hi, I’ve been making this pattern today and I’m up to rnd 25 and I can’t quite work out how it goes from 65 sc to 52 sc with following the repeats 12 times I only get 8 times with 2 sc left over – 59 sc I think it came to.

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