The Colorado Spruce Beanie is a personal favorite of mine. It’s chunky, warm and the stacked shape is always unique and complimentary.
Size N 9mm hook - or size needed to obtain gauge
Large eye tapestry needle (16)
Caron Chunky Cakes in Pistachio - 1 cake (297 yards)
Chain at beginning of rounds does not count as the first stitch.
Beanie is worked from the brim up.
Any similar "super bulky" yarn can be used as a substitute.
Approximately 9.5 inches wide and 11 inches tall when laying flat.
8dc = 4 inches
6 rows = 4 inches
Ch6, leaving a 12" tail for sewing
Row 1: sl st in the back bump of 2nd ch from hk and across, ch1, turn (5 st) -Fig.A
Row 2-61: sl st into blo across, ch1, turn (5 sc)
Row 62: sl st into blo across (5 sc)
Line up row 62 and beginning ch. Sl st into blo of row 62 and 5th ch of beginning chain. -Fig. B
Invert brim so that the V point of stitches faces the bottom edge of brim and you will be working with the outside of the hat facing you.
From here you will begin working in rounds. Your brim will be sewn at the end of the pattern.
Rd 1: ch3, *dc1 in each of the next 3 st, 2dc inc in next sp between ribbing*, repeat 10x,
sl st into top of 1st dc to join (40 dc) -Fig. C
Rd 2: ch3, 40BPdc, sl st to join (40B Pdc)
Rd 3-4: ch3, 40FPdc, sl st to join (40 FPdc)
Rd 5: repeat rd 2
Rd 6-7: repeat rds 3 & 4
Rd 8: repeat rd 2
Rd 9: ch 3, *FPdc3, FPdc2tog* repeat 8x, sl st to join (24 FPdc, 8 FPdc2tog)
Rd 10: ch3, 32FPdc, sl st to join (32 FPdc)
Rd 11: ch3, 32BPdc, sl st to join (32 BPdc)
Rd 12: ch3, *FPdc6, FPdc2tog* repeat 4x, sl st to join (24 FPdc, 4 FPdc2tog)
Rd 13: ch3, 28FPdc, sl st to join (28 FPdc)
Rd 14: ch3, 28BPdc, sl st to join (28 BPdc)
Rd 15: ch3, *FPdc2, FPdc2tog* repeat 7x, sl st to join (14 FPdc, 7 FPdc2tog)
Rd 16: ch3, 21FPdc, sl st to join (21 FPdc)
Rd 17: ch3, 21BPdc, sl st to join (21 BPdc)
Rd 18: ch3, *FPdc2tog* rep 10x, sk last dc, sl st to join
Fasten off, leaving a 12” tail.
Close top of hat with yarn needle, weave in ends. - Fig. D & E
Stitch up brim, weave in ends -Fig. F
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