Smooth and Shiny HDC Single Striped Beanie

This beanie was made with Lions Brand Basic Stitch Anti Pilling Yarn in Precious Stone

This beanie is made by alternating rows of half double crochet and double crochet in the body of the hat.

Stitches used:

ch- chain

sc – single crochet

hdc – half double crochet

dc – double crochet

sl st – slip stich

st – stitch

Hat Sizes:

X-small – 8” long and 17” flat circumference

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 4 yarn (worsted or medium weight yarn) with a K-10.5 (6.5 mm) needle.  

Follow sizing by color – x-small, 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 11 (12,13,14)  dc into the ring.  Join with sl st to first dc (12,13,14,15 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. (24, 26, 28, 30 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. (36, 39, 42, 45 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 (48, 52, 56, 60 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 (48, 52, 56, 60 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 (48, 52, 56, 60 dc)

Rows 7-14 for XS and S (to Row 16 for M and L) repeat Row 5 and 6 (48, 52, 56, 60 dc)

Row 17 for M and L ONLY – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in each sti all the way around.  Join with sl st to first dc (48, 52, 56, 60 dc)

Row 15 for XS and S (Row 18 for M and L) – ch 1 (this counts as your first sc of the row), sc in each stitch all the way around to the end.  Join with sl st to first sc and fasten off (48, 52, 56, 60 sc)

This beanie was made with Red Heart Soft Essentials in Guacamole

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

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