Say Hello to The “Up North” Beanie Pattern!! The Perfect Gift for Her!!!
It’s that time!! Even though it may be warm and sunny today, the cold, wind and snow are coming! And, the “Up North” Beanie is exactly what you will want! Not only will it be so warm and cozy for those late fall and winter days, it is so cute and so “up north”! It has that rustic feel the makes it perfect to wear with jeans and a flannel shirt!! To get that effect, I started out by making the ribbing out of a tweed and then the body of the hat is a solid. I love how it looks with the added leather tag and faux fur pompon!
This pattern works up so quickly and looks so cute in different colors. You might want to make a few for yourself and then start making them for Christmas gifts!
Here are photos of a few different color variations of this hat!
And here is the delightful pattern the really uses only the slip stitch, single crochet and double crochet stitches.
The “Up North” Beanie
One Size – Adult
Designed By: Christine Longe of Lakeview Cottage Kids
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Adult – Woman (And suggestion for making this adorable hat for any size head.). So, you get many sizes all in one!)
- 2 skeins Aran weight (#4) LionBrand “Wool Ease” Yarn
- (I used a tweed for the ribbing and a different color for the body of the hat, but you could do all kinds of combinations or just use the same color for the entire hat! It looks great either way!!)
- Leather Tag (Optional, of course)
- Faux Fur Pompon
- Crochet Hook, Size H/500 mm
- Crochet Hook, Size I/5.50 mm
– 1 Stitch Marker
– Small Yarn Needle (Used for working in loose yarn ends and for attaching the pompon and tag.)
Using the H Hook, 4 single crochet in the back loop only rows = 2 rows of ribbing and is 1 1/4 inch wide
(I crochet pretty loosely. If you crochet tighter, you may want to adjust to a larger hook to get your desired size.)
Using the H Hook, Chain 8.
Row 1: In the second chain from the hook, work a single crochet. Work a single crochet in each of the chains. Ch 1. Turn. (7 sc)
Row 2: In the first sc, work a single crochet. Work 1 single crochet in the back loop only in the next stitch and in each stitch across until the last stitch. Work 1 sc in the last stitch. Ch 1. Turn. (7 st)
Row 3 – 60: Repeat Row 2 until the length of your ribbing is 19 inches. This for me is 60 rows. ****Sizing Alert: (2 inches less than the circumference of an average adult woman’s head.) If you would like to make the hat for another size, just measure the circumference of the adult, teen or child’s head and make the ribbing 2 inches less than that circumference number. And then continue the pattern as written.
When you have completed the last row on the ribbing, seam the short ends of the ribbing, using a slip stitch. Do NOT cut the yarn. (Refer to video tutorial.). When you have completed the seam turn the ribbing so that the seam is on the inside.
**If you would like to do the body of the hat in a different color, switch to that color here.
Body of the Hat
Switch to the I Hook.
Round 1: Single crochet in the end of each row of ribbing all the way around. Slip stitch to the first single crochet of the round. (From now on you will not slip stitch to the first stitch of the round. You will just continuously go from one round to the other.) You should end up with 60 single crochet stitches for this round (for the adult woman size) and for all future rounds until you do your decreases.
Round 2: Place a stitch marker. Work 1 single crochet and 1 double crochet in the first stitch. Skip 1 stitch. *Work 1 single crochet and 1 double crochet in the next stitch. Skip 1 stitch.*. Repeat from * to * all the way around. Keep moving your stitch marker up each time your end a round.
Continue doing this sequence of single crochet and double crochet, until the measurement of the hat, from the bottom of the ribbing to the top of the body of the hat is 9 inches. ( If you would like to make your hat a little “slouchier”, you can add more length. 1/2 to 1 inch would be nice.). (If you are making this hat in a different size, please refer to this Chart.)
Crochet Beanie Hat Heights:
0 – 3 months: 5.5 inches
3 – 6 months: 6 inches
6 – 12 months: 6.5 inches
1 – 3 years: 7 inches
3 – 10 years: 8 inches
Small Adult: 8.5 inches
Medium Adult: 9 inches
Finishing and Closing the Top of the Hat:
End the body of your hat at the stitch marker.
Round 1: Single crochet in the first stitch. Skip one stitch. Single crochet in the next stitch. Skip one stitch. Single crochet in the next stitch. Repeat this sequence until you have 7 stitches left. Finish off, leaving about 8 inches of yarn.
Using the yarn needle, gather the top of the hat by doing a “running stitch” through each of the single crochets in the last (top) row of the hat. Pull gently, until the opening at the top of the hat closes. Pull it snug but not super tight. Knot your yarn and work in the ends at the top and at the bottom of your hat.
Attach the pompon to the top of the hat using the the “Button” Method. (Refer to my video tutorial above on this.) Click on the photo/video above to see the video tutorial!)
That’s it!! Enjoy your lovely new hat!!
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