Reaching Out, One Stitch At a Time

Blaze Orange Hunting Beanie Free Crochet Pattern

Finished Size:  One size fits most adults

Materials:

  • 1 skein – Hobby Lobby “I Love This Yarn!” – Orange  OR
  • 2 skeins – Lion brand “FUN” – Orange
  • Size “H” hook
  • Yarn Needle

Gauge:   3.5 hdc = 1 inch

Pattern Notes:   Hat can be made shorter, into a regular beanie, by crocheting approx. 23 rounds.

 

Abbreviations

ch – chain

sl st – slip stitch

sc – single crochet

hdc – half double crochet

hk – hook

yo – yarn over

 

Begin with magic ring,

Round 1:  9 hdc in 2nd ch from hook, slip stitch to top of beg ch, do not turn. (9 hdc)

Round 2:  ch 1 (does not count as hdc throughout this pattern), 2hdc in each hdc around, slip stitch in top of 1st hdc. (18 hdc)

Round 3:  ch 1, hdc in 1st hdc, 2hdc in next hdc, *hdc in next hdc, 2hdc in next hdc, repeat from * around, slip stitch to top of 1st hdc. (27 hdc)

Round 4:  ch 1, hdc in 1st hdc, hdc in next hdc, 2hdc in next hdc, *hdc in next 2 hdc, 2hdc in next hdc, repeat from * around, slip stitch to top of 1st hdc. (36 hdc)

Round 5:  ch 1, hdc in 1st 3 hdc, 2hdc in next hdc, *hdc in next 3 hdc, 2dc in next dc, repeat from * around, slip stitch to top of 1st hdc. (45 hdc)

Round 6:  ch 1, hdc in 1st 4 hdc, 2hdc in next hdc, *hdc in next 4 hdc, 2dc in next dc, repeat from * around, slip stitch to top of 1st hdc. (54 hdc)

Round 7:  ch 1, hdc in 1st 5 hdc, 2hdc in next hdc, *hdc in next 5 hdc, 2hdc in next hdc, repeat from * around, slip stitch to top of 1st hdc. (63 hdc)

Round 8:  ch 1, hdc in 1st 6 hdc, 2hdc in next hdc, *hdc in next 6 hdc, 2hdc in next hdc, repeat from * around, slip stitch to top of 1st hdc. (72 hdc)

Round 9:  ch 1, hdc in 1st 13 hdc, 2hdc in next hdc, *hdc in next 13 hdc, 2hdc in next hdc, repeat from * around, hdc in last 4 hdc, slip stitch to top of 1st hdc. (77 hdc)

Rounds 10 – 30:  ch1, hdc in each hdc around, slip stitch to top of 1st hdc. (77 hdc)

Fasten off.

 

Happy Crocheting! . . . or should I say, Happy Hunting!

 



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