Conversation Hearts Beanie

Stitches used:

ch- chain

sc – single crochet

dc – double crochet

hdc – half double crochet

sk st – skip stitch

sl st – slip stitch

st – stitch

Using size 4 yarn (worsted or medium weight yarn) with a J-10 (6.0 mm) needle in BEIGE or the color of your choice.

BEANIE (6.5” high and 15” flat diameter)

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 each st all the way around to the end. Join with sl st to first dc. (44 dc)

Row 6-10 – repeat row 5  (44 dc)

Row 11 – 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)

HEARTS (make 3 in different PASTEL COLORS)

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 1, then sc in the next st, sk 1 st, 7 dc in the next st, sk 1 st, hdc in the next st, sc in the next st, 3 sc in the next st, sc in the next st, hdc in the next st, sk 1 st, 7 dc in the next st, sk 1 st.  Join with sl st to the first sc.  Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.  (36 dc)

Putting it together:

  • Puffy paint “love messages” of your choice in RED.
  • Sew hearts onto beanie as you see fit between Rows 4-10

Happy Crocheting!  Wear with HOPE and be warmed by LOVE

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