FREE Crochet Pattern 53: Ear Hugger Beanie (3 sizes)

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Size:
Adult: 22” around and 8” tall
Child: 18” around and 7” tall
Baby: 14” around and 5.5” tall
Difficulty: Intermediate
Yarn: Worsted (4) weight yarn. I used Red Heart Super Saver.
Hook size: G (4.00mm) – or hook needed to obtain gauge
Notions: stitch markers, yarn needle & scissors.
Gauge: 12 sc and 12 rows = 4” square

ABBREVIATIONS
Ch                               chain
Sl st                             Slip stitch
St                                 Stitch
Sc                                Single crochet
Hdc                             Half Double Crochet
Dc                               Double crochet

INSTRUCTIONS
Notes
This hat is worked in the round. Ch 1 does not count as a stitch.

Baby
Start with a magic circle.
Round 1: Ch 1 in the magic circle and sc 8 times. Join to first sc. (8)
Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first st and each st around. Join to first sc. (16)
Round 3: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first st, sc in the next st, *2 sc in the next st, sc in the next st. Repeat from * around. Join to first sc. (24)
Round 4: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first st, sc in the next 2 sts, *2 sc in the next st, sc in the next 2 sts. Repeat from * around. Join to first sc. (32)
Round 5: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first st, sc in the next 3 sts, *2 sc in the next st, sc in the next 3 sts. Repeat from * around. Join to first sc. (40)
From this point on work all sts in the Front Loop only.
Round 6: Ch 1, sc in the same st and each st around. (40)
Round 7: Ch 1, sc in the same st and in the next 7 sts, hdc in the next st, dc in the next st, hdc in the next st, sc in the next 18 sts, hdc in the next st, dc in the next st, hdc in the next st, sc in the next 8 sts. Join to the first sc (40)
Round 8-15: Repeat Round 7. (40)
From this point on work all sts in Both Loops.
Round 16: Ch 1, sc in the same st and in the next 7 sts, 2 sc in the next 3 sts, sc in the next 18 sts, 2 sc in the next 3 sts, sc in the last 8 sts. Join to the first sc. (46)
Round 17: Ch 1, sc in first st and each st around. Join to first sc. (46)
Fasten off and sew in loose ends.

Child
Start with a magic circle.
Round 1: Ch 1 in the magic circle and sc 8 times. Join to first sc. (8)
Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first st and each st around. Join to first sc. (16)
Round 3: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first st, sc in the next st, *2 sc in the next st, sc in the next st. Repeat from * around. Join to first sc. (24)
Round 4: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first st, sc in the next 2 sts, *2 sc in the next st, sc in the next 2 sts. Repeat from * around. Join to first sc. (32)
Round 5: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first st, sc in the next 3 sts, *2 sc in the next st, sc in the next 3 sts. Repeat from * around. Join to first sc. (40)
Round 6: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first st, sc in the next 4 sts, *2 sc in the next st, sc in the next 4 sts. Repeat from * around. Join to first sc. (48)
Round 7: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first st, sc in the next 5 sts, *2 sc in the next st, sc in the next 5 sts. Repeat from * around. Join to first sc. (56)
From this point on work all sts in the Front Loop only.
Round 8: Ch 1, sc in the same st and each st around. (56)
Round 9: Ch 1, sc in the same st and in the next 11 sts, hdc in the next 2 sts, dc in the next st, hdc in the next 2 sts, sc in the next 22 sts, hdc in the next 2 sts, dc in the next st, hdc in the next 2 sts, sc in the next 12 sts. Join to the first sc (56)
Round 10-20: Repeat Round 9. (56)
From this point on work all sts in Both Loops.
Round 21: Ch 1, sc in the same st and in the next 11 sts, 2 sc in the next 5 sts, sc in the next 22 sts, 2 sc in the next 5 sts, sc in the last 12 sts. Join to the first sc. (66)
Round 22: Ch 1, sc in first st and each st around. Join to first sc. (66)
Fasten off and sew in loose ends.

Adult
Start with a magic circle.
Round 1: Ch 1 in the magic circle and sc 8 times. Join to first sc. (8)
Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first st and each st around. Join to first sc. (16)
Round 3: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first st, sc in the next st, *2 sc in the next st, sc in the next st. Repeat from * around. Join to first sc. (24)
Round 4: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first st, sc in the next 2 sts, *2 sc in the next st, sc in the next 2 sts. Repeat from * around. Join to first sc. (32)
Round 5: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first st, sc in the next 3 sts, *2 sc in the next st, sc in the next 3 sts. Repeat from * around. Join to first sc. (40)
Round 6: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first st, sc in the next 4 sts, *2 sc in the next st, sc in the next 4 sts. Repeat from * around. Join to first sc. (48)
Round 7: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first st, sc in the next 5 sts, *2 sc in the next st, sc in the next 5 sts. Repeat from * around. Join to first sc. (56)
Round 8: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first st, sc in the next 6 sts, *2 sc in the next st, sc in the next 6 sts. Repeat from * around. Join to first sc. (64)
Round 9: Ch 1, 2 sc in the first st, sc in the next 7 sts, *2 sc in the next st, sc in the next 7 sts. Repeat from * around. Join to first sc. (72)
From this point on work all sts in the Front Loop only.
Round 10: Ch 1, sc in the same st and each st around. (72)
Round 11: Ch 1, sc in the same st and in the next 14 sts, hdc in the next 2 sts, dc in the next 3 sts, hdc in the next 2 sts, sc in the next 28 sts, hdc in the next 2 sts, dc in the next 3 sts, hdc in the next 2 sts, sc in the next 15 sts. Join to the first sc (72)
Round 12-21: Repeat Round 11. (72)
From this point on work all sts in Both Loops.
Round 22: Ch 1, sc in the same st and in the next 14 sts, 2 sc in the next 7 sts, sc in the next 28 sts, 2 sc in the next 7 sts, sc in the last 15 sts. Join to the first sc. (88)
Round 23: Ch 1, sc in first st and each st around. Join to first sc. (88)
Fasten off and sew in loose ends.

The Steady Hand Crochet Patterns by Aprile Mazey • aprile.mazey@gmail.com

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