Thick and Toasty Lacey Granny Beanie (for when the yarn varies…)

Sometimes, a Size 6 (super bulky) yarn can feel like a Size 5 (bulky) yarn or vice versa. Here is a variation of our pattern for a Thick and Toasty Lacey Granny Beanie made with either a Size 5 (bulky) yarn or a slender Size 6 (super bulky) yarn.

This beanie is made with Bernat Softee Chunky yarn in Natural Way and Gray Blue

This beanie is made with stitches of a granny square in a lacey pattern in the body of the hat.

Stitches used:

ch- chain

sc – single crochet

dc – double crochet

granny stitch – 3 double crochet in the same space

sk st – skip stitch 

sl st – slip stitch

st – stitch

Using size 5 yarn (bulky) with a L-11 (8 mm) needle to make a large beanie (18-19 inch circumference and 9 inch high)

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 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 dc)

Row 5 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc in each st all the way around.  Join with sl st to first dc (48 dc)

Row 6 – ch 4 (this counts as your first sc and ch 3), skip 2 st, sc in the next stitch, then repeat {ch 3, sk 2 st, sc in the next st} all the way around.  Join with sl st to first sc.  (48 stitches)

Row 7 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), granny stitch in the first ch 3 space, skip next sc, then {granny stitch in each ch 3 space all the way around} all the way around.  Join with sl st to first dc. (48 stitches) 

Row 8 – ch 4 (this counts as your first sc and ch 3), sc in space between next two granny stitches, then repeat {ch 3, scin space between next two granny stitches} all the way around.  Join with sl st to first sc. (48 stitches)

Rows 9-11 – repeat Rows 7 and 8 (48 stitches)

Row 12 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row),  dc in each stitch of the row below to the end.  Join with sl st to the first dc.  (48 dc)

Row 13 – ch 1 (this counts as your first sc of the row), sc in each stitch all the way around to the end.  Join with sl st to first sc and fasten off (48 sc)

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

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