Hat not Hate 2021- The Striped Collection

October is National Bully Prevention month. #hatnothate (https://hatnothate.org/) is an amazing organization that rallies fiber artists around the country to knit and crochet blue hats to be distributed and worn by kids during the month of October. What an amazing sight of blue to combat bullies!

For #hatnothate 2021, we have designed 16 unique beanies for the cause. Here is our striped beanie collection – 2 unique patterns in blue!

These beanies are made with Red Heart Super Saver yarn in Royal and Mainstays Yarn for Walmart in Blue Multi

These beanies have a final height of 8.5-9 inches and flat circumference of 19 inches.  

Stitches used:

ch- chain

sc – single crochet

dc – double crochet

ldc  – long double crochet 

sk st – skip stitch 

sl st – slip stitch

st – stitch

The Basic Striped Beanie

This beanie is made with Red Heart Super Saver yarn in Royal and Mainstays Yarn for Walmart in Blue Multi

This is a basic beanie made with two different colors of yarn to create a striped effect.

Using size 4 yarn (worsted or medium weight yarn) with a K-10.5 (6.5 mm) needle.  Main Beanie Color is A and Stripes of beanie are made with B

With Color A, Ch 4 and loop to make a magic ring.

Row 1 (Color A) – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row) and then 13 dc into the ring.  Join with sl st to first dc (14 dc)

Row 2 (Color A) – 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. (28 dc) 

Row 3 (Color A) – 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. (42 dc)

Row 4 (Color A) – 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 (56 dc)

Row 5 (Color A) – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in each st all the way around to the end. Join with sl st to first dc. (56 dc).  

Row 6 (Color A) – repeat Row 5 (56 dc).  Change to Color B

Row  7-8 (Color B) – repeat row 5.  Change to Color A (56 dc)

Row 9 (Color A) – repeat row 5. Change to Color B (56 dc)

Row 10-11 (Color B) – repeat row 5.  Change to Color A (56 dc)

Row 12 (Color A) – repeat row 5.  Change to Color B (56 dc)

Row 13-14 (Color B) – repeat row 5.  Change to Color A  (56 dc)

Row 15 (Color A) – repeat row 5.  (56 dc)

Row 16 – 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.  (56 sc)

The Interlocking Striped Beanie

This beanie is made with two different colors of yarn, interlocked with long double crochet stitches between rows.

Using size 4 yarn (worsted or medium weight yarn) with a K-10.5 (6.5 mm) needle.  Main Beanie Color is A and Stripes of beanie are made with B

With Color A, Ch 4 and loop to make a magic ring.

Row 1 (Color A) – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row) and then 13 dc into the ring.  Join with sl st to first dc (14 dc)

Row 2 (Color A) – 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. (28 dc) 

Row 3 (Color A) – 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. (42 dc)

Row 4 (Color A) – 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 (56 dc)

Row 5 (Color A) – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in each st all the way around to the end. Join with sl st to first dc. (56 dc).  

Row 6 (Color A) – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in the next stitch, ch 1 and skip the st below, then {dc in the next three stitches, ch 1 and skip the st below} to the end.  Join with sl st to the first dc.  Change to Color B  (56 stitches)

Row 7 (Color B) – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in next st, ldc into sk st in the row below, dc in the next st, ch 1 and skip next stitch, then {dc in next st, ldc into sk st in the row below, dc in the next st, ch 1 and skip next stitch} to the end.  Join with sl st to the first dc.  (56 stitches)

Row 8-9 (Color B)  – repeat Rows 7.  (56 stitches)  Change to Color A at the end of Row 9.

Row 10 (Color A) – repeat Row 7.  (56 stitches).  Change to Color B

Row 11-13 (Color B) – repeat Row 7.  (56 stitches).  Change to Color A

Row 14 (Color A) – repeat Row 7.  (56 stitches).  Change to Color B

Row 15-16 (Color B) – repeat Row 7.  (56 stitches)

Row 17 (Color B) – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in the next three stitches, ldc into the sk st in the row below, then {dc in the next three stitches, ldc in the sk st in the row below} to the end.  Join with sl st to the first dc.  Change to Color A.

Row 18 (Color A) – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in each stitch of the row below to the end.  Join with sl st to the first dc.  (40 dc)

Row 19 (Color A) – 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 (40 sc)

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

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