Smooth and Shiny Spike Stitch Beanie (thick)

This beanie is made with Lion Brand Landscapes yarn in Mountain Range

This beanie is made with spike stitches in the body of the beanie.  

Stitches used:

ch- chain

sc – single crochet

dc – double crochet 

ldc – long double crochet 

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

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), dc in the next st, ch 1 and sk st, then repeat {dc in the next 3 st, ch 1 and sk st} all the way around to the end.  Join with sl st to first dc. (40, 44, 48 dc)

Row 7 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in the next st, ldc in the next st, dc in the next st, ch 1 and sk st, then repeat {dc in the next st, ldc in the next st, dc in the next st, ch 1 and sk st} all the way around to the end.   Join with sl st to first dc.  (40, 44, 48 dc)

Row 8 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in the next st, ch1 and sk st, dc in the next st, ldc in the next st, the repeat {dc in the next st, ch1 and sk st, dc in the next st, ldc in the next st} all the way around to the end.  Join with sl st to first dc.  (40, 44, 48 dc)

Rows 9-13 (for S) or Rows 9-14 (for M and L) – repeat rows 7 and 8 (40, 44, 48 dc)

Row 14 (for S) or Row 15 (for M and L) – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in the next st, ldc in the next st, dc in the next 3 st, the repeat {ldc in the next st, dc in the next 3 st} all the way around to the end.  Join with sl st to first dc.  (40, 44, 48 dc)

Row 15 (for S) or Row 16 (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 16 (for S) or Row 17 (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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