Smooth and Shiny HDC Single Striped Beanie (thick)

These beanies are made with Red Heart Essentials yarn in Cocoa (left) and Pixie Stripe (right)

This beanie is made by alternating rows of half double crochet and double crochet in the body of the hat, using size 5 (bulky) weight yarn.

Stitches used:

ch- chain

sc – single crochet

hdc – half double crochet

dc – double crochet

sl st – slip stich

st – stitch

Hat Sizes:

Small – 8” long and 18” flat circumference

Medium – 8.5” long and 19” flat circumference

Large – 8.5” long and 20” flat circumference

Using size 5 yarn (bulky yarn) with a L-11 (8 mm) needle.  

Follow sizing by color – small, medium, large

Ch 4 and loop to make a magic ring.

Row 1 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row) and then 9,(10,11)  dc into the ring.  Join with sl st to first dc (10,11,12 dc)

Row 2 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in the same st as joining, and then 2 dc in each stitch all the way around to end.  Join with sl st to first dc. (20, 22, 24 dc) 

Row 3 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in same st as joining, dc in the next st, then repeat {2 dc in the next st, dc in the next st} to the end.  Join with sl st to first dc. (30, 33, 36 dc)

Row 4 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in same st as joining, dc in the next 2 st, then repeat {2 dc in the next st, dc in the next 2 st} to the end.  Join with sl st to first dc (40, 44, 48 dc)

Row 5  – ch 2 (this counts as your first hdc of this row), hdc in each st all the way around to the end.  Join with sl st to the first hdc (40, 44, 48 hdc)

Row 6 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in each st all the way around.  Join with sl st to first dc (40, 44, 48 dc)

Rows 7-14 – repeat row 5 and 6 (40, 44, 48 dc)

Row 15 – ch 1 (this counts as your first sc of the row), sc in each stitch all the way around to the end.  Join with st to the first sc and fasten off.  (40, 44, 48 sc)

These beanies are made with Red Heart Soft Essentials yarn in Maritime Stripe (right) and Cobblestone Stripe (left)

Happy Crocheting! Wear with LOVE and be warmed by HOPE.

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