Smooth and Shiny Puff Stitch Beanie (thick)

This beanie is made with Lion Brand Landscapes yarn in Apple Orchard

This beanie is made with Puff stitches in the body of the hat.

Stitches used:

ch- chain

sc – single crochet

dc – double crochet

Puffed stitch –

ch 2, yarn over and insert hook to the same stitch, pull yarn through, yarn over and insert hook into the same stitch, pull yarn through, yarn over and interest hook into the same stitch, pull yarn through, and then pull yarn through all 7 loops

sk st – skip stitch 

sl st – slip stitch

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

Follow sizing in order of total stitch numbers listed in parentheses: (small, medium, large)

Using size 5 yarn (bulky yarn) with a L-11 (8 mm) needle.  

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 3 (this counts as your first dc of this row plus first ch), sk next st, Puff stitch in next st, ch 1, then repeat {sk 1 st, Puff stitch in the next st, ch 1} to the end.  Join with sl st to first dc.  (40, 44, 48 stitches)

Row 7 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), Puff st into the first ch 1 space, ch 1,  sk next st, Puff stitch into next ch 1 space, and repeat {ch 1, sk next st, Puff stitch into the next ch 1} all the way around (40, 44, 48 stitches)

Row 8-10 (to row 11 for M and L) – repeat row 7 (40, 44, 48 stitches)

Row 11 (row 12 for M and L) – 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 12 (row 13 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 st to the first sc and fasten off.  (40, 44, 48 sc)

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

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