Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Valerie Beanie

 
Do you love to crochet textured beanies? 
I LOVE crocheting beanies with texture!
As a thank you to my wonderful fans,
I have designed a beanie for free!
The Valerie Beanie Pattern uses basic crochet stitches
to create the texture. 
The pattern includes sizes for everyone in the family,
from Newborn - Large Adult
 
What do you need?
Yarn: Worsted Weight Yarn (Size 4) – Your Color Choice   
(Photographed Color: Vanna’s Choice Sapphire)
Recommended Brands: Vanna’s Choice, Loops and Thread Impeccable and I Love This Yarn              
Hook:  K – 6.50MM 
Additional Supplies: Tapestry Needle, Scissors; Measuring Tape 
HDC Gauge using K Hook - 4X4 Inch Square: 12 Sts & 10 Rows. 
Common Stitches & Abbreviations 
Ch - Chain; Sc - Single Crochet; Hdc - Half Double Crochet; Dc – Double Crochet;
Sl St - Slip Stitch; ** - Repeat Around, St - Stitch; (7) - The Number of Stitches in that round/row.  
Join: When ending the round, you will join with a sl st into the 1st st (NOT the Ch 1) 
Note: Ch 1 will NOT count as a st.   

ALL SIZES: (0-3M, 3-6M, 6-12M, 1-2Y, 3-10Y, Teen, Adult and Large Adult)
You Need Your K Hook and Your Color Choice of Yarn.
Make a Magic ring,
Round 1: Ch 1, 7 sc in loop, join with a sl st in the 1st sc, pull tight. - 7
Round 2: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 2 hdc in each st around, end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 14
Round 3: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next st, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next st; repeat from*, end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 21  
Round 4: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 2 sts, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 2 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 28  
Round 5: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 3 sts, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 3 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join.  - 35  
CONTINUE TO THE SECTION OF THE SIZE YOU ARE MAKING

0-3 Months: (Circumference 13-14” and Height 5 - 5.5”)
Round 6: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next st and each st around, 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join.  - 36
Round 7: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, *Skip next hdc, 2 dc in next hdc; repeat from*, until the last hdc, skip last hdc, 1 dc between the ch 1 and first dc, join in first dc. - 36
Round 8: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, skip next dc, 2 dc in the space between the skipped dc and the next dc, *Skip next 2 dc sts, 2 dc in the space between the skipped dc and next dc; repeat from*, until the last 2 dc sts, skip last 2 dc sts and 1 dc between the ch 1 and first dc, join in first dc.  - 36
Repeat Round 8 until the beanie measures 4.5 inches tall for a newborn or 5 inches tall for a 1-3 month old and continue to brim.  
Brim: Round 1 - (Color 2) Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in each dc around, join.  - 36 
Round 2: (Color 2) Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next sc and each sc around, join.  - 36
Round 3: (Color 1) Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next sc and each sc around, join.  - 36
Finish off and weave in any loose ends. 

3-6 Months: (Circumference 15-16” and Height 6”)
Round 6: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 7 sts, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 8 sts; repeat from*, join. - 38
Round 7: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, *Skip next hdc, 2 dc in next hdc; repeat from*, until the last hdc, skip last hdc, 1 dc between the ch 1 and first dc, join in first dc. - 38
Round 8: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, skip next dc, 2 dc in the space between the skipped dc and the next dc, *Skip next 2 dc sts, 2 dc in the space between the skipped dc and next dc; repeat from*, until the last 2 dc sts, skip last 2 dc sts and 1 dc between the ch 1 and first dc, join in first dc.  - 38
Repeat Round 8 until the beanie measures 5.5" and continue to brim.  
Brim: Round 1 - (Color 2) Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in each dc around, join.  - 38
Round 2: (Color 2) Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next sc and each sc around, join.  - 38
Round 3: (Color 1) Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next sc and each sc around, join.  - 38
Finish off and weave in any loose ends. 
 
6-12 Months: (Circumference 16-18” and Height 6.5”)
Round 6: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 4 sts, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 4 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 42
Round 7: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, *Skip next hdc, 2 dc in next hdc; repeat from*, until the last hdc, skip last hdc, 1 dc between the ch 1 and first dc, join in first dc. - 42
Round 8: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, skip next dc, 2 dc in the space between the skipped dc and the next dc, *Skip next 2 dc sts, 2 dc in the space between the skipped dc and next dc; repeat from*, until the last 2 dc sts, skip last 2 dc sts and 1 dc between the ch 1 and first dc, join in first dc.  - 42
Repeat Round 8 until the beanie measures 6" and continue to brim.  
Brim: Round 1 - (Color 2) Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in each dc around, join.  - 42
Round 2: (Color 2) Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next sc and each sc around, join.  - 42
Round 3: (Color 1) Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next sc and each sc around, join.  - 42
Finish off and weave in any loose ends. 
 
1-2 Years: (Circumference 18-20” and Height 7”)
Round 6: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 4 sts, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 4 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 42
Round 7: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 20 sts; repeat from*, join. - 44
Round 8: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, *Skip next hdc, 2 dc in next hdc; repeat from*, until the last hdc, skip last hdc, 1 dc between the ch 1 and first dc, join in first dc. - 44
Round 9: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, skip next dc, 2 dc in the space between the skipped dc and the next dc, *Skip next 2 dc sts, 2 dc in the space between the skipped dc and next dc; repeat from*, until the last 2 dc sts, skip last 2 dc sts and 1 dc between the ch 1 and first dc, join in first dc.  - 44
Repeat Round 9 until the beanie measures 6.5" and continue to brim.  
Brim: Round 1 - (Color 2) Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in each dc around, join.  - 44
Round 2: (Color 2) Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next sc and each sc around, join.  - 44
Round 3: (Color 1) Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next sc and each sc around, join.  - 44
Finish off and weave in any loose ends. 
 
Child Size 3-10 Years: (Circumference 19-20” and Height 7.5”)
Round 6: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 4 sts, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 4 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 42
Round 7: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in the next 5 sts, *2 hdc in the next st, 1 hdc in next 5 sts; repeat from*, join. - 48
Round 8: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, *Skip next hdc, 2 dc in next hdc; repeat from*, until the last hdc, skip last hdc, 1 dc between the ch 1 and first dc, join in first dc. - 48
Round 9: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, skip next dc, 2 dc in the space between the skipped dc and the next dc, *Skip next 2 dc sts, 2 dc in the space between the skipped dc and next dc; repeat from*, until the last 2 dc sts, skip last 2 dc sts and 1 dc between the ch 1 and first dc, join in first dc.  - 48
Repeat Round 9 until the beanie measures 7" and continue to brim.  
Brim: Round 1 - (Color 2) Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in each dc around, join.  - 48
Round 2: (Color 2) Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next sc and each sc around, join.  - 48
Round 3: (Color 1) Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next sc and each sc around, join.  - 48
Finish off and weave in any loose ends. 
 
Teen, Adult and Large Adult: (22-23” Circumference)
Teen 7.5 Inches Tall, Adult 8.0 Inches Tall, Large Adult 8.5 Inches Tall.
Round 6: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 4 sts, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 4 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 42
Round 7: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in the next 5 sts, *2 hdc in the next st, 1 hdc in next 5 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 49 
Round 8: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 6 sts, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 6 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 56
Round 9: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, *Skip next hdc, 2 dc in next hdc; repeat from*, until the last hdc, skip last hdc, 1 dc between the ch 1 and first dc, join in first dc. - 56
Round 10: Ch 1, 1 dc in same st, skip next dc, 2 dc in the space between the skipped dc and the next dc, *Skip next 2 dc sts, 2 dc in the space between the skipped dc and next dc; repeat from*, until the last 2 dc sts, skip last 2 dc sts and 1 dc between the ch 1 and first dc, join in first dc.  - 56
Repeat Round 10 until the beanie measures 6" and continue to brim.  
Brim: Round 1 - (Color 2) Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in each dc around, join.  - 56
Round 2: (Color 2) Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next sc and each sc around, join.  - 56
Round 3: (Color 1) Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next sc and each sc around, join.  - 56
Finish off and weave in any loose ends. 
 

 
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This is an original Ashley Leither pattern: Owner / Designer of Ashley Designs Corner. This pattern is copyright protected and may not be redistributed for free, sale or trade. Finished products may be sold as long as credit to my shop for this design is provided.
 
 Have a question? Email me @ Ashley@AshleyDesignsCorner.com

Photographed by Novel Etchings Photography, L.L.C.
 
 
Thanks for Stopping By!
~Ashley Leither~
 

3 comments:

  1. Very cute! Thank you for sharing ther pattern!

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  2. I agree with RaeLynn! Very cute.

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  3. Beautiful - I will definitely need to make one of these!!

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