Thick and Toasty Single Wave Striped 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 Single Wave Striped 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 Black and Shadow Ombre

This beanie is made with rows of wave and double crochet stitches in the body of the hat.

Stitches used:

ch- chain

sc – single crochet

dc – double crochet

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 (20 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 to the end.  Join with sl st to the first hdc (48 dc)

Row 6 – ch 2 (this counts as the first dc of this row), 3 dc in the same st as joining, sk 2 st, sc in the next st, then {ch 2 (this counts as the first dc of this row), 3 dc in the same st, sk 2 st, sc in the next st} all the way around.  Ch 2 and join with sl st to the first dc.  (48 stitches)

Row 7 – ch 1 and sc in the first st of the row below, ch 3, sc on the top of the first dc of the next wave, then {ch 3, sc on the top of the first dc of the next wave} all the way around.  Sc in the last ch 2 and join with sl st to the first dc.  (48 stitches)

Row 8 – ch 2 (this counts as your first dc of this row), dc each stitch all the way around.  Join with sl st to first dc.  Join with sl st to first dc   (48 dc)

Row 9-14 – repeat Rows 6,7,8.  (48 stitches)

Row 15 – 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 sc)

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

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