Smooth and Shiny Granny Stitch Beanie – Thick

This beanie is made with Red Heart Soft Essentials yarn in Royal Blue

This beanie is made with stitches of a granny square in the body of the hat, using a size 5 (bulky) weight yarn.

Stitches used:

ch- chain

sc – single crochet

dc – double crochet

granny stitch – 3 double crochet in the same space

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 dc of this row), dc in each st all the way around to the end. Join with sl st to first dc. (40, 44, 48 dc)

Row 6 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), sk 1 stitch, granny stitch in the next stitch, skip 2 stitches, granny stitch in the next stitch, then {skip 2 stitches, granny stitch in the next stitch} all the way around  (40, 44, 48 dc)

Row 7 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), 2 dc in the space between first dc and first granny stitch, then repeat {granny stitch in space between next two granny stitches in the row below} all the way around  (40, 44, 48 dc)

Row 8 – 12 (for S) and to Row 13 (for M and L) – repeat Row 7  (40, 44, 48 dc)

Row 13 (for S) and Row 14 (for M and L) –  ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in same st as joining, dc in each st all the way around.  Join with sl st to first dc (40, 44, 48 dc)

Row 14 (for S) and Row 15 (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 (40, 44, 48 sc)

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

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