It’s freezing here in the UK currently, perfect crochet slouchy beanie hat weather you might say!
The South East of the country is being battered by “the Beast from the East”…… basically weather from Russia is bringing the cold winds, and snow to us, and we are completely unprepared for snow.
So at this point I thought I would share with a make from a couple of years ago – that is perfect for the current cold conditions. An easy ladies crochet slouchy beanie hat.
A Crochet Slouchy Beanie Hat
This hat uses a great super chunky yarn from Cygnet that is in my stash “Seriously Chunky Metallics”.
I bought a huge amount of this yarn wholesale a couple of years ago when it was first released, and this was a perfect colour and weight for this project.
I use this yarn for lots of projects:
Well it works up so so quickly!
And we all know that a quick crochet project is a good crochet project in my books.
This yarn comes in 100g balls, about 48m per ball, and is 100% premium acrylic and machine washable.
So two balls of yarn, a 10mm hook, a bit of luck, a pad of paper and pencil and I was away.
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You will need:
– 10 mm hook (or hook needed to achieve correct tension)
-Scissors, Yarn needle
Pom pom if desired.
– 8sts x 5.5 rows = 10 cm measured over
-Finished hat Measures 36 cm height x 26cm diameter
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This Slouchy Beanie Hat pattern is written in USA terms
BLO – Back loop only
Ch – Chain
FLO – Front loop only
HDC – Half Double crochet
SS – Slip Stitch
St (s) ? Stitch (es)
Row 1: Leaving a tail of about 30cm to start, Foundation HDC 26. Turn. [26 sts]
Row 2: Ch2 (Counts as a st throughout), working in the BLO, 6 HDC sts, FLO HDC in next 20 sts. Turn. [26 sts]
Row 3: Ch2, working in the BLO HDC in the next 20 sts, FLO HDC in next 6 sts. Turn. [26 sts]
Remember you can the inexpensive printable PDF for this pattern in 2 concise pages at the following places ??
Rows 4-23 : Repeat rows 2 and 3, 10 more times. [26 sts]
Place right sides together, and crochet using Slip stitches along the seam to join the hat together. Fasten off, weave in end.
With the long tail, and the yarn needle, sew around the top of the beanie using running stitch, and pull tight causing the hat to close. Fasten off, weave in end.
The beanie can be worn as either a tight hat, by folding the 7 st band upwards, and outwards, or as a slouch beanie by just wearing as it is.
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