Monster Mash Beanie

This beanie is made with Red heart Super Saver yarn in Black and Spring Green

Stitches used:

ch- chain

sc – single crochet

dc – double crochet

Ldc – long double crochet

sl st – slip stitch

st – stitch

2sctog  – insert hook in desired stitch, YO and pull loop through, insert hook into next stitch, YO and pull loop through, YO and pull yarn through all three loops on the hook

This pattern uses a size 4 yarn (worsted or medium weight yarn) with a J-10 (6.0 mm) needle to make a beanie 7” high and 15” flat diameter.

Using BLACK, 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 dc into the ring.  Join with sl st to first dc (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. (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. (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 3 st, then repeat {2 dc in the next st, dc in the next 4 st, 2 dc in the next st dc in the next 3 st} to the end.  Join with sl st to first dc (44 dc)

Row 5 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in the next st, ch 1 and sk the next st, dc in the next 3 st, then repeat {ch 1 and sk the next st, dc in the next 3 st} all the way around.  Join with sl st to first dc. (44 dc)  Change to GREEN yarn.

Row 6 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in the next st, long dc in the next st, dc in the next 3 st, then repeat {long dc in the next st, dc in the next 3 st} all the way around.  Join with sl st to first dc. (44 dc)

Row 7 – 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 (44 dc)

Row 8-12 – repeat row 7  (44 dc)

Row 12 – 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.  (44 sc)

Ears (make 2 in GRAY)

Ch 4 and loop to make a magic ring

Row 1 – ch 2 (this counts as the first sc in this row), 5 sc in the ring.  Join with sl st to first sc.  (6 sc)

Row 2 – ch 2 (this counts as the first sc in this row), sc in the same st as joining and then 2 sc in each stitch all the way around.  Join with sl st to first sc.  (12 sc)

Row 3 – ch 2 ( this counts as the first sc in this row), 2sctog all the way around.  Join with sl st to first sc.  (6 sc)

Row 4 – ch 2 (this counts as the first sc in this row), sc in each stitch all the way around.  Join with sl st to the first sc (6 sc)

Row 5-6 – repeat row 5 (6 sc).  Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

EYES (make 2 in WHITE)

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 dc into the ring.  Join with sl st to first dc.  Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.  (12 dc)

Putting it together:

  • Sew Ears on each side of beanie at Row 7
  • Sew Eyes symmetrically between Rows 8-9 and apply Black Puffy paint at center.

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

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