Steel Ridge Beanie… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Steel Ridge Beanie… Free Crochet Pattern!!

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.

Materials:

200 yards  total ~ 2 Colors of Lion Brand Yarn Heartland Worsted Weight Yarn. Shown here in Great Smokey Mountains and Glacier Bay

K Hook

Scissors

Pom Pom Maker

Stitches:

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

Gauge:

6 dc x 3 rows

Hat Size:

22″ around un-stretched 11″ tall(not including pom pom)

Tips:

*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


Instructions:

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.

Crochet with Me Week 4 Stitches

Brim

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!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena


©Copyright 2016 Elena Hunt/Beatrice Ryan Designs.  All my, patterns and posts are my own work. Do not copy them in any way. If you want to share this information with someone, share the link to this post. If you want to share on your own blog website, then you may use the first photo in this post and link back to this post. You may not give away printed copies of this post. Thank you. This post may contain affiliate links/ads. If you purchase something from a link in this post, I may be compensated.


 

Amazing Grace Twisted Headband…Free Crochet Pattern!

Amazing Grace Twisted Headband…Free Crochet Pattern!

Amazing Grace Twisted Headband

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This Amazing Grace Twisted Headband Pattern is the 20th free pattern in the Amazing Grace Series.  Dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness and my dearest friend Sandy Gilb who lost her fight in 2007.  Pay it forward by make and donating any of the Amazing Grace Patterns to someone suffering or recovering from cancer or any traumatic life event…

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Amazing Grace Twisted headband is a simple pattern using the Amazing Grace standard stitch. To achieve the twist that sets this off,  you work the pattern in two sections for a few rows, cross them and work the piece in one solid pattern again… But, don’t worry, there is a photo tutorial at the bottom of the pattern for you to see how this works!!

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Materials

Yarn ~ 90 yards worsted weight yarn.

Pictured above, I used Premier Yarns Deborah Norville Everyday Soft in Pond, Parrot and Lilac Ridge

Hook ~ H or hook to meet gauge

Scissors

Gauge

4″ x 4″ = 15 sts x 8 rows of Double Crochet

Size

Approx. 21″ around un-stretched

Stitches

St ~ Stitch     Ch ~ Chain     Sk ~ Skip     Sc ~ Single Crochet     Dc ~ Double Crochet

Instructions

Ch 23

Row 1:  Sc in 2nd ch from hook, *sk 2 chs, (sc,ch2,sc) in next ch*, repeat *to* 6 times, sk 2, sc in last st. =2 sc & 6 (sc,ch2,sc)

Row 2:  Ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), turn, *3dc(shell) in next ch 2 sp*, repeat *to* 6 times, dc in last st. 2 dc and 6 3dc shells

Row 3:  Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st st, sk 1 st,* (sc,ch2,sc) in next st, sk 2 sts*, repeat *to* 5 times, (sc,ch2,sc)in next st, sk 1 st, sc in last st. = 2 sc & 6(sc,ch2,sc)

Rows 4-20: Repeat rows 2 & 3

*Now for the section for the twist-Photo tutorial at the end of the pattern*

Row 21:  Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st st, sk 1 st, (sc,ch2,sc) in next st, *sk 2 sts, (sc,ch2,sc) in next st*, repeat *to* 2 times, sc in next st. Leave remaining sts unworked. This will be half of the width of the headband. =2 sc & 3(sc,ch2,sc)

Row 22:  Ch 3, turn, *3dc in next ch 2 sp*, repeat *to* 3 times, dc in last st. = 2 dc & 3-3dc shells

Rows 23-26: Repeat rows 21 & 22. Finish off

Turn and join yarn to the first sk st from row 21

Row 27:  Ch 1, sc in same st, (sc,ch2,sc) in next st, *sk 2 sts, (sc,ch2,sc) in next st*, repeat *to* 2 times, sc in last st. = 2sc & 3- (sc,ch2,sc)

Row 28:  Repeat row 22

Row 29:  Repeat row 27

Row 30:  Repeat row 22

Row 31:  Repeat row 29

Row 32: Repeat row 22

Cross the 2 halves over each other making sure they remain flat.

Turn work over so working loop is on the right

Row 33:  Ch 1, sc in same st, sk st, *(sc,ch2,sc)in next st, sk 2 sts*, repeat *to* 2 times, (sc,ch2,sc) in next st, sk st, sl st next 2 sts together(see photo), , sk st, *(sc,ch2,sc) in next st, sk 2 sts*, repeat *to* 3 times, sk next st, sc in last st. = 2 dc, 1 sl st, 6(sc,ch2,sc)

Rows 34-53:  Repeat rows 2 & 3. finish off leaving a long tail for sewing.

Making sure the headband is flat, sew 2 ends together.

Weave in ends.


Photo Tutorials

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Congratulations… You  now have an Amazing Grace Twisted Headband!!!

Make sure to share my patterns on social media to help me continue to bring you Free Crochet Pattern…

Happy Crocheting!

Elena

Amazing Grace Baby Cocoon… New Free Crochet Pattern!!

Amazing Grace Baby Cocoon… New Free Crochet Pattern!!

Amazing Grace Baby Cocoon

 

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and if you have followed me very long, you know my passion and heart towards this cause.  In 2007, I lost my dearest friend Sandra Gilb to breast cancer…. With each Amazing Grace Pattern, they are dedicated to those who are suffering, recovering and taking care of those who are battling cancer or other dramatic life events!  Please pay it forward by using this free pattern and making and gifting an item to someone in need, while making some for yourself.


Amazing Grace Baby Cocoon… What a lovely gift this will make for any beautiful little angel!!  And if you know someone with an infant who is suffering from illness or displacement, this would be a great way of  paying it forward!! This is free pattern is in the beautiful Amazing Grace Stitch Pattern!!

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Size ~

20″ Long x 28″ Around The Top

Gauge ~ 

8 Hdc x 4 Rows = 2″ x 2″

Materials ~

Yarn: Caron Simply Soft – 450 total yards.

3 Colors – Color A: Blue Mint 200 yards Color B: Rainbow Bright 75 yards Color C: Orange 175 yards

Hook: I or hook to meet gauge

Stitches ~

St ~ Stitch      Sl St ~ Slip Stitch      Sk ~ Skip      Ch ~ Chain     Sp ~ Space     Sc ~ Single Crochet     Hdc ~ Half Double Crochet      Dc ~ Double Crochet     Rev Sc ~ Reverse Single Crochet

Tips ~

*You will be working in the round

*The easiest way to do the color changing in this pattern is to carry the colors up as you go and not cut the yarn each round

 


Instructions ~

Begin with a Magic Circle

With Color A

Round 1:  Ch 2(counts as hdc now and throughout) in center of magic circle, 9 more hdc in center of space. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 10 hdc

Round 2:  Ch 2, hdc in same st,  2 hdc in each st around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 20 hdc

Round 3:  Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in next st, *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next st*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. =30 hdc

Round 4:  Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in next 2 sts, *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 2 sts*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 40 hdc

Round 5:  Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in next 3 sts, *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 3 sts*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 50 hdc

Round 6:  Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in next 4 sts, *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 4 sts*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 60 hdc

Round 7:  Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in next 5 sts, *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 5 sts*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 70 hdc

Round 8:  Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in next 6 sts, *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 6 sts*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 80 hdc

Round 9:  Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in next 7 sts, *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 7 sts*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 90 hdc

Round 10:  Ch 2, hdc in same st, hdc in next 8 sts, *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 8 sts*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 100 hdc

Round 11:  Ch 2, hdc in same st, *hdc in next 15 sts, 2 hdc in next st*, repeat 6 times, hdc in next 2 sts, 2 hdc in last st. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 108 hdc

Round 12:  Ch 2, Hdc in each st around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 2. = 108 hdc

Change to Color B

Round 13:  Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in same st, sk 2 sts, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in next st, sk 2 sts*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to beginning. = 36 (sc, ch 2, sc)

Change to Color C

Round 14:  Join with sl st in ch 2 sp, ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), 2 dc in same sp, *3 dc in next ch2 sp*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 36 3dc shells

Change to Color B

Round 15:  Join with sl st in middle st of 3dc shell, ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in same st, sk 2 sts, *(sc, ch 2, sc), sk 2 sts*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 36 (sc, ch 2, sc)

Change to Color A

Round 16:  Join with sl st in ch 2 sp, ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), 2 dc in same sp, *3 dc in next ch2 sp*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 36 3dc shells

Change to Color B

Round 17:  Join with sl st in middle st of 3dc shell, ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in same st, sk 2 sts, *(sc, ch 2, sc), sk 2 sts*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 36 (sc, ch 2, sc)

Change to Color C

Round 18:  Join with sl st in ch 2 sp, ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), 2 dc in same sp, *3 dc in next ch2 sp*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 36 3dc shells

Change to Color B

Round 19:  Join with sl st in middle st of 3dc shell, ch 1, (sc, ch 2, sc) in same st, sk 2 sts, *(sc, ch 2, sc), sk 2 sts*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 36 (sc, ch 2, sc)

Rounds 20-43: Repeat the same sequence of rounds 16-19 including color changes.

Change to Color A

Round 44:  Join with sl st in ch 2 sp, ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), 2 dc in same sp, *3 dc in next ch2 sp*, repeat *to* around. Join with sl st to top of beginning ch 3. = 36 3dc shells

Round 45:  Ch 1, sc around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 108 sc

Change to Color C

Round 46: Ch 1, sc around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 108 sc

Change to Color B

Round 47:  Ch 1, sc around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 108 sc

Change to Color C

Round 48:   Ch 1, sc around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 108 sc

Change to Color A

Round 49: Ch 1, sc around. Join with sl st to beginning sc. = 108 sc

Round 50:  Reverse sc around. Join to beginning.

Finish off

Weave in ends.

*This project looks best if blocked. You can use either the steam or wet method*


Congratulations… You now have an Amazing Grace Baby Cocoon…

Stay tuned all month-long for more new Amazing Grace Patterns!!!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena



©Copyright 2016 Elena Hunt/Beatrice Ryan Designs.  All my, patterns and posts are my own work. Do not copy them in any way. If you want to share this information with someone, share the link to this post. If you want to share on your own blog website, then you may use the first photo in this post and link back to this post. You may not give away printed copies of this post. Thank you. This post may contain affiliate links/ads. If you purchase something from a link in this post, I may be compensated.

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