Steel Ridge Beanie
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Steel Ridge Beanie is a fun easy shell and chain pattern beanie… Pick 2 of your favorite colors and make one today!! Perfect for a cool afternoon or chilly evening.
200 yards total ~ 2 Colors of Lion Brand Yarn Heartland Worsted Weight Yarn. Shown here in Great Smokey Mountains and Glacier Bay
Pom Pom Maker
St ~ Stitch Ch ~ Chain Sl St ~ Slip Stitch Sk ~ Skip Sc ~ Single Crochet Hdc ~ Half Double Crochet Dc ~ Double Crochet FP ~ Front Post BP ~ Back Post
6 dc x 3 rows
22″ around un-stretched 11″ tall(not including pom pom)
*You will be working in the round
*Use even, slightly loose tension
*Using a darker color and a lighter color will show off the pattern
*It is easiest to carry your yarn up each round as you change color
Color A ~ Great Smokey Mountain Color B ~ Glacier Bay
Using Color A Chain 61
Round 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across. =60 sc
Carefully join with out twisting, you will secure the project when you make the brim
Round 2: Ch 1, sc in same st, sk 2 sts, 5dc(shell) in next st, sk 2 sts, *sc in next st, sk 2 sts, 5dc in next st, sk 2 sts*, repeat *to* around, Join with sl st to beginning. = 10 5dc shells & 10 sc
Change to Color B
Round 3: Join yarn in same sc as joining last round. Ch 1, sc in same st, *ch 6, sk 5dc shell, sc in next sc*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 10 ch6 & 10 sc
Change to Color A
Round 4: Join yarn in same st as joining last round. Ch 3(counts as dc now and through out), 4 dc in same st, * sc around ch6 from previous round and into 3rd dc of 5dc shell in round below(see picture at bottom), 5dc shell in next sc*, repeat *to* around, sc around last ch6 into the 3rd dc of 5dc shell. Join to top of beginning ch 3. = 10 5dc shells & 10 sc
Rounds 5-26: Repeat rounds 3 & 4
Finish off leaving long tail for securing top of beanie.
Weave tail in and out of each middle dc of 5dc shells. Draw closed and secure.
Join Color A in any st of bottom of beanie
Round 1: Sc 60 sts evenly around the bottom of the beanie. Join with sl st to beginning sc
Round 2: Ch 2(counts as hdc now and throughout), hdc in each st around. Join with sl st around the top of beginning ch 2. = 60 hdc
Round 3-5: Ch 2, bphdc around next st,* fphdc around next st, bphdc around next st*, repeat *to* around. Join around top of beginning ch 2.
Finish off and weave in ends.
*Optional* Make a Pom Pom and secure it to the top of your new Steel Ridge Beanie
Congratulations, You now have a Steel Ridge Beanie… Make sure to share you pictures on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest!!
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