Hat not Hate 2021 – The Ribbed Beanie 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 ribbed beanie collection – two unique patterns in blue!

These beanies are made with Lions Brand Wool Ease yarn in Blue Heather

These beanies are fitted and have a final height of 8.5 inches and flat circumference of 19 inches

Stitches used:

ch- chain

sc – single crochet

dc – double crochet

fpdc – front post double crochet

sl st – slip stitch

st – stitch

The Single Ribbed Beanie

This beanie is made with Lions Brand Wool Ease yarn in Blue Heather.

This beanie is made by alternating DC and FPDC stitches to create this single ribbed effect along the beanie.

Using size 4 yarn (medium, worsted weight) in a size K-10.5 (6.5mm) hook

Ch 4 and loop to make a magic ring.

Row 1 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), FPDC in the next st, then repeat {dc in the next st, FPDC in the next st} to the end.  Join with sl st to the first dc.  (56 stitches)

Row 6 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), FPDC in the next st, then repeat {dc in the next st, FPDC in the next st} to the end.  Join with sl st to the first dc.  (56 stitches)

Row 7-17 – repeat Row 6 (56 stitches)

Row 18 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in each stitch all the way around.  Join with sl st to the first dc.  (56 dc)

Row 19 – 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.  (56 sc)

The Double Ribbed Beanie

This beanie is made with Lions Brand Wool Ease Yarn in Blue Heather.

This beanie is made by alternating 3 DC and 2 FPDC stitches to create this double ribbed effect along the beanie.

Using size 4 yarn (medium, worsted weight) in a size K-10.5 (6.5mm) hook

Ch 4 and loop to make a magic ring.

Row 1 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in the next st, FPDC in the next 2 st, then repeat {dc in the next 3 st, FPDC in the next 2 st} to the end.  Join with sl st to the first dc.  (56 stitches)

Row 6 –  ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in the next st, FPDC in the next 2 st, then repeat {dc in the next 3 st, FPDC in the next 2 st} to the end.  Join with sl st to the first dc.  (56 stitches)

Row 7-17 – repeat Row 6 (56 stitches)

Row 18 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in each stitch all the way around.  Join with sl st to the first dc.  (56 dc)

Row 19 – 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.  (56 sc)

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

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