This simple Ombre Beanie can be worked in 6 different sizes (from a 14″ baby to a 24″ adult)!

This design is worked in joined rounds of double and single crochet stitches, so it’s really simple to work up. It’s a great pattern because:

  • Hats are quick and easy projects to make!
  • This basic beanie can be made for boys and girls in 6 sizes: 14 (16, 18, 20, 22, 24)”
  • Try this project in a variety of worsted weights, in a fiber of your choice!
  • You’ll get to practice a lot of crochet skills: joined rounds, stitch tension, gauge & size, finishing techniques & more!

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Let’s get started! 

Pattern Designed By: Salena Baca Crochet. This pattern is copyright protected; it is unlawful to distribute this pattern in any form (free, sale or trade).

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Yarn:  

Red Heart Super Saver Ombre, worsted weight #4 yarn (100% Acrylic; 482 yds / 10 oz): 80 (90, 100, 120, 140) yds. Sea Coral.

Materials: 

  • USI/9 (5.5 mm) crochet hook
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle

Gauge: 

  • 14.5 Dc Sts = 4”, 
  • 7 Dc rows = 4”

Size: around x tall

  • 14” x 6”
  • 16” x 6.76”
  • 18” x 7.5”
  • 20” x 8.25”
  • 22” x 9”
  • 24” x 9.75”

Specialty Stitches & Techniques

Stitch Key: 

Notes:

  • For the best fit, measure at forehead for circumference (around), and follow size that is the closest match.
  • Beginning Chs (1, 3) count as the first St.

INSTRUCTIONS: All Sizes

Form Adjustable Loop

Round 1 (Right Side): Ch 3,  work 11 Dc into loop, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 12 Dc

Round 2: Ch 3, Dc into same St, work 2 Dc into each St around, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 24 Dc

Round 3:  Ch 3, [work 2 Dc into following St, Dc into next] 11 times, work 2 Dc into last St, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 36 Dc

Round 4: Ch 3, Dc into next St, [work 2 Dc into following St, Dc into next 2 Sts] 11 times, work 2 Dc into last St, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 48 Dc

Continue with instructions for individual size.

14”

Round 5: Ch 3, Dc into same St, Dc into next 46 Sts, work 2 Dc into last St, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 50 Dc

Round 6-9: Ch 3, Dc into each St around, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 50 Dc

Round 10-12: Ch 1, Sc into each St around, Sl St to top of first sc to join – 50 Sc

16”

Round 5: Ch 3, Dc into next 2 Sts, [work 2 Dc into following St, Dc into next 3 Sts] 11 times, work 2 Dc into last St, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 60 Dc

Round 6-10: Ch 3, Dc into each St around, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 60 Dc

Round 11-13: Ch 1, Sc into each St around, Sl St to top of first sc to join – 60 Sc

18”

Round 5: Ch 3, Dc into next 2 Sts, [work 2 Dc into following St, Dc into next 3 Sts] 11 times, work 2 Dc into last St, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 60 Dc

Round 6: Ch 3, Dc into next 8 Sts, [work 2 Dc into following St, Dc into next 9 Sts] 5 times, work 2 Dc into last St, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 66 Dc

Round 7-12: Ch 3, Dc into each St around, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 66 Dc

Round 13-15: Ch 1, Sc into each St around, Sl St to top of first sc to join – 66 Sc

20”

Round 5: Ch 3, Dc into next 2 Sts, [work 2 Dc into following St, Dc into next 3 Sts] 11 times, work 2 Dc into last St, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 60 Dc

Round 6: Ch 3, Dc into next 3 Sts, [work 2 Dc into following St, Dc into next 4 Sts] 11 times, work 2 Dc into last St, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 72 Dc

Round 7-13: Ch 3, Dc into each St around, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 72 Dc

Round 14-16: Ch 1, Sc into each St around, Sl St to top of first sc to join – 72 Sc

22”

Round 5: Ch 3, Dc into next 2 Sts, [work 2 Dc into following St, Dc into next 3 Sts] 11 times, work 2 Dc into last St, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 60 Dc

Round 6: Ch 3, Dc into next 3 Sts, [work 2 Dc into following St, Dc into next 4 Sts] 11 times, work 2 Dc into last St, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 72 Dc

Round 7: Ch 3, Dc into next 7 Sts, [work 2 Dc into following St, Dc into next 8 Sts] 7 times, work 2 Dc into last St, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 80 Dc

Round 8-14: Ch 3, Dc into each St around, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 80 Dc

Round 15-17: Ch 1, Sc into each St around, Sl St to top of first sc to join – 80 Sc

24”

Round 5: Ch 3, Dc into next 2 Sts, [work 2 Dc into following St, Dc into next 3 Sts] 11 times, work 2 Dc into last St, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 60 Dc

Round 6: Ch 3, Dc into next 3 Sts, [work 2 Dc into following St, Dc into next 4 Sts] 11 times, work 2 Dc into last St, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 72 Dc

Round 7: Ch 3, Dc into next 4 Sts, [work 2 Dc into following St, Dc into next 5 Sts] 11 times, work 2 Dc into last St, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 84 Dc

Round 8: Ch 3, Dc into next 19 Sts, work 2 Dc into next St, [Dc into next 20 Sts, work 2 Dc into next St] 3 times, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 88 Dc

Round 9-15: Ch 3, Dc into each St around, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 88 Dc

Round 16-18: Ch 1, Sc into each St around, Sl St to top of first sc to join – 88 Sc

Finishing (all sizes)

Fasten off after last round complete, sew in ends.

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Salena

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