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So today I thought I would share with you a popular hat pattern in the crochet community; Puff Stitch Beanies.
I wanted to design a quick and easy puff stitch beanie that didn't have all the confusing seaming that needed to be done when you work the hat from the bottom up, so I did the exact opposite and made one from the top down. Yay!
I decided to make a Youtube video for this pattern as well, we all do puff stitches differently and it's great to see a visual!
Let's get into the pattern!
- One size only, fits the average women’s 21” head circumference
- Worked from the top down, ribbing is done last.
6.00mm Crochet Hook
approx. 200 yards Medium 4 yarn (I like to use Lion Brands Wool Ease)
Ch - Chain
SC - Single Crochet
YO - Yarn Over
P - Puff Stitch
SC BLO - Single Crochet in the Back Loop Only
Sl St - Slip Stitch
Sts - Stitches
Sl St to the first chain to create a circle
R1 - 8P into circle, Sl St to beginning (8)
R2 - 2P into each stitch around, Sl St to beginning (8)
R3 - P into first stitch , *2P into next, P into next, repeat from * around, Sl St to beginning (24)
R4 - P into first 2 sts , *2P into next, P into next 2 sts, repeat from * around, Sl St to beginning (32)
R5 - P into first 3 sts , *2P into next, P into next 3 sts, repeat from * around, Sl St to beginning (40)
R6 - P into first 4 sts , *2P into next, P into next 4 sts, repeat from * around, Sl St to beginning (48)
***At this point your circle should measure approx. 7" in diameter***
R7 - P into each stitch around, Sl St to beginning (48)
Repeat Round 7 for a total of -
Fitted Beanie - 13 Rounds (or until the length reaches 7”)
Slouchy Beanie - 17 Rounds (or until the length reaches 9”)
Do Not fasten off, continue to ribbing.
R1 - SC into 2nd Ch from hook and across, Sl St into next 2 Sts (5)
R2 - Turn, SC BLO into single crochet stitches (5)
R3 - Ch1, Turn, SC BLO across, SL St into next 2 Sts (5)
Repeat rows 2 & 3 all the way around beanie. Slip Stitch last row to the first row.
Fasten off, weave in ends.
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