Color Block Beanie

Color Block Beanie FREE crochet pattern and video tutorial - Creating a color block look with crochet was much easier than I expected. This technique is a great way to use up smaller amounts of yarn!

It’s taken me quite some time to get this pattern just right but I’ve persevered! I love how well this beanie fits and stretches.

Color Block Beanie FREE crochet pattern and video tutorial - Creating a color block look with crochet was much easier than I expected. This technique is a great way to use up smaller amounts of yarn!

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Color Block Beanie

A Crochet Pattern by Picot Pals

Finished Size

9” (22.86 cm) x 11.5” (29.21cm) after folding.

Gauge

15 rows x 15 stitches = 4” (10 cm) x 4” (10 cm)

Yardage

For the Denim In Color yarn = 100 – 110 yd (91.4 – 100.6 m)

For the Soft And Sleek yarn = 120 – 130 yd (109.7 – 118.9 m)

Materials

  • 5 mm crochet hook
  • Yarn Bee Denim In Color yarn in the shade Stonewash
  • Yarn Bee Soft & Sleek yarn in the shade Light Gray
  •  tapestry needle

Abbreviations (US terms)

BLO – back loop only
ch – chain
sc – back loop only single crochet sl st – back loop only slip stitch
st – stitch
Yo – yarn over
yo sc – yarn over single crochet yo sl st – yarn over slip stitch

Special Stitches

• yarn over single crochet (yo sc)
– yo, insert hook, yo, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through all loops on hook

• yarn over slip stitch (yo sl st)
– yo, insert hook, yo, pull through all loops on hook

Pattern Notes

• Both yarns used are medium weight.
• Ch 1 tightly and turn at the end of each row. • Ch 1 does not count as a stitch.
• Every stitch is worked in the BLO.

Pattern Instructions

(with light gray) ch 46, skip first ch from hook

Row 1: 5 sl st, 18 yo sc, (switch to stonewash) 7 yo sc, 15 sc (45)

Row 2: 15 sl st, 7 yo sl st, (switch to light gray) 18 yo sl st, 5 sl st (45)

Row 3: 5 sl st, 18 yo sl st, (switch to stonewash) 7 yo sl st, 15 sl st (45)

Row 4: 15 sl st, 7 yo sl st, (switch to light gray) 18 yo sl st, 5 sl st (45)

Rows 5-76: repeat rows 1-4 18 more times

finish off

Assembly

  • Stitch both ends of the hat together.
  • Sew a running stitch across the top of the hat. Each stitch should be about 1 inch (2.54 cm) across.
  • Pull tightly (like a drawstring).Color Block Beanie FREE crochet pattern and video tutorial - Creating a color block look with crochet was much easier than I expected. This technique is a great way to use up smaller amounts of yarn!
  • Turn the hat so the right side is facing you.
  • Attach the pom pom.
  • Weave in any loose ends.

Video Tutorial


 

Color Block Beanie FREE crochet pattern and video tutorial - Creating a color block look with crochet was much easier than I expected. This technique is a great way to use up smaller amounts of yarn!

Thanks so much for all of your kind words and helpful pointers on my last hat pattern.

Happy Crocheting!

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