Smooth and Shiny Striped Spike Stitch Beanie

The front beanie is made with Caron Simply Soft yarn in Dark Country Blue and gingham, the Middle beanie is made with Caron simply Soft yarn in Grey Heather and Red Heart Soft yarn in Watercolors, and the back beanie is made with Caron Simply Soft yarn in Country blue and galaxy

These beanies are made with our Spike Stitch Beanie pattern, but alternates different colored yarn to create thin (1 row), thick (2 rows), and thicker stripes (3 rows)!

The Original Pattern:

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:

X-small – 8” long and 17” flat circumference

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 4 yarn (worsted or medium weight yarn) with a K-10.5 (6.5 mm) needle.  

Follow sizing by order in parentheses – (x-small, 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 11 (12,13,14)  dc into the ring.  Join with sl st to first dc (12,13,14,15 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, 26, 28, 30 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, 39, 42, 45 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 (48, 52, 56, 60 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. (48, 52, 56, 60 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.  (48, 52, 56, 60 stitches)

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.  (48, 52, 56, 60 stitches)

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.  (48, 52, 56, 60 stitches)

Rows 9-14 (for XS and S) or Rows 9-16 (for M and L) – repeat Rows 7 and 8  (48, 52, 56, 60 stitches)

Row 15 (for XS and S) or Row 17 (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.    (48, 52, 56, 60 stitches)

Row 16 (for XS and S) or Row 18 (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. (48, 52, 56, 60 dc)

Row 17 (for XS and S) or Row 19 (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.  (48, 52, 56, 60 sc)

Now, FOR THE STRIPES!!

For the THIN stripe (1 row):

This beanie is made with Caron Simply Soft yarn in Retro and Pagoda

Using Color A and Color B:

Rows 1-6 – Color A

Rows 7 – Color B

Row 8 – Color A

Row 9 – Color B

Row 10 – Color A

Row 11– Color B

Row 12 – Color A

Row 13 – Color B

Row 14 – Color A

Row 15 – Color B

Row 16-17 (for XS and S) or to Row 19 (for M and L) – Color A

Beautiful work!

For the THICK stripe (2 rows):

This beanie is made with Caron Simply Soft in Chocolate and Country Blue

Alternating Color A and Color B:

For XS and S:

Rows 1-6 – Color A

Rows 7-8 – Color B

Row 9-10 – Color A

Row 11-12 – Color B

Row 13-14 – Color A

Row 15-16 – Color B

Row 17 – Color A

For M and L:

Rows 1-6 – Color A

Rows 7-8 – Color B

Row 9-10 – Color A

Row 11-12 – Color B

Row 13-14 – Color A

Row 15-16 – Color B

Row 17-19 – Color A

Great Job!

For the THICKER stripe (3 rows):

This beanie is made with Loops and Thread yarn in Baroque and Caron Simply Soft Yarn in Grey Heather

Alternating Color A and Color B:

For XS and S:

Rows 1-6 – Color A

Rows 7-9 – Color B

Row 10-12 – Color A

Row 13-15 – Color B

Row 16-17 – Color A

For M and L:

Rows 1-6 – Color A

Rows 7-9 – Color B

Row 10-12 – Color A

Row 13-15 – Color B

Row 16-19 – Color A

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

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