I love the Sawyer Beanie! It’s super versatile as you can roll the bottom for a cuffed look or wear it as a slouchy. Add a faux pom for a woodland-chic look or add a handmade pom for a classic look! So many options..
- Less than one skein of Worsted Wight Yarn (I used ILTY from Hobby Lobby)
- Tapestry/Yarn Needle
- G Hook, 4.25mm
- Pom Pom maker, faux fur pom, or materials to make a faux fur pom (see Faux Fur Pom Pom Tutorial)
- Chain stitch
- DC (double crochet)
- DC, BLO (double crochet, back loop only)
- DC, FLO (double crochet, front loop only)
- SC (single crochet)
- Slip stitch
- Alternate each row between DC, FLO & DC, BLO to achieve rigged look.
- Chain two to begin each row.
- DC directly into next stitch to begin new row after chaining two.
- Your chain 2 at the beginning of each row counts as a stitch.
- You will make a flat, rectangular piece of fabric and sew the beanie into hat form.
For this tutorial, we will make a 3-5 year old CHILD sized beanie. 5+ & adult sizes are listed below the tutorial.
- Chain 38
- Row 1: Skip first stitch and DC in each stitch until you reach the end of the row for a total of 37 stitches.
- Row 2: Chain 2, DC, FLO in each stitch
- Row 3: Chain 2, DC, BLO in each stitch
- Rows 4-30: Continue this pattern until you have a total of 30 rows.
- Each row should have 37 stitches.
Sewing the beanie:
- Flip work leaving the ridges facing up on your workspace.
- Fold your work in half so that ridges are inside of your future beanie.
- Slip stitch up the side of the beanie to close.
- Slip stitch into last and swich from hook to needle.
- Weave needle and yarn in and out of top of the beanie, circling all the way around the top. It will resemble a drawstring purse. I stitch in-between the first and second stitch of each row.
- Tie knot.
- Sew in all ends & turn beanie to ridged side.
- That’s it! Time to choose a pom pom!! Either a faux fur or yarn pom will work for this style beanie.
- Sew pom pom securely to top of beanie and sew in ends.
- To make a beanie for a 5+ year old, chain 39, complete 32 rows.
- Small Adult: Chain 40, complete 32 rows.
- Large Adult: Chain 40, complete 34 rows.
- Want to make an extra slouchy version? Chain 50. 🖤
To make a scrap yarn beanie, change colors every two rows. This is a great way to utilize scrap yarn!! (I used a Bernat Pom for this beanie, and it is absolutely gorgeous.)
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Thanks for stopping by.. I hope you found this tutorial helpful & fun!!
Happy Beanie Making,