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Today, I am excited to be sharing my Tayrn Beanie, a knit-look crochet beanie, pattern with you! If you’ve been around OneLittleHook for a while you may know that I’m rather fond of knit-look crochet. You may even recognize the stitch pattern in this beanie as the same one used in my Tristan Beanie. The Taryn beanie is worked with a DK weight yarn instead of Bulky and it has a different brim style. I hope you enjoy crocheting it as much as I did.
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The Perfect Knit-Look Crochet Beanie Pattern
Skill Level – easy, practiced beginner
Tools and Materials
- 4mm crochet hook
- yarn needle
- tape measure or ruler
- faux fur pom-pom
- 273 yards (1 hank) Joy of Motion Favorite DK superwash merino yarn, color pictured is Sommertvist
Crochet Abbreviations (US terms)
- Ch – chain
- Sl St – slip stitch
- st/sts – stitch(es)
- SC – single crochet
- SC2TOG – single crochet two together
- mHDC – modified half double crochet
- TS – Tristan stitch
- BLO – back loop only
Gauge and Finished Dimensions
- 22 sts X 14 rows = 4 inches x 4 inches
- Beanie is 8.5″ from top to bottom 10″ across. This beanie as written fits a standard women’s adult size head of 22 inches. Customization instructions are included in the pattern notes.
- Chains do not count as stitches.
- Beanie is worked as a rectangle and then seamed together.
- Beanie is a non-slouchy style.
- You can customize the height of the beanie by subtracting or adding any number of stitches to your starting chain.
- You can customize the width/circumference of the beanie by subtracting or adding repeats of row 2 and 3. This beanie has approx. 2 inches of stretch so when customizing width be sure to work up until your rectangle is 2 inches shorter than the head circumference measurement.
Tristan stitch instructions – yo twice, insert hook, yo, draw up a loop, yo, draw through 2 loops, yo, draw through 3 loops
Modified Half Double Crochet instructions – yo, insert hook into front horizontal bar AND front loop, yo, pull up a loop, yo, draw through 3 loops
Single Crochet Two Together instructions – insert hook, yo, draw up a loop, insert hook into next stitch, yo, draw up a loop, yo, draw through 3 loops
Taryn Beanie – A knit-look crochet beanie
In Row 1, you will want to crochet into the back loop only. This will help to provide a nice edge when seaming the beanie closed.
Row 1: HDC in 2nd Ch from hook. HDC in each st across. Ch 1. Turn (40)
Row 2: mHDC in first 5 sts. Loosely Sl St in the front horizontal bar in the next 34 sts. Sl St through both loops in the last st. Ch2. Turn (40) See Photos A and B
Row 3: TS BLO in each of the first 35 sts. mHDC in each of the last 5 sts. Ch 1. Turn (40)
Row 4 – 69: Repeat Rows 2 and 3. (40)
Row 70: mHDC in first 5 sts. Loosely Sl St in the front horizontal bar in the next 34 sts. Sl St through both loops in the last st. Ch1. Turn (40)
Row 71: SC BLO across in each of the first 35 sts. mHDC in each of the last 5 sts. Ch 1. (40)
Do NOT cut yarn. Proceed to Seaming section.
Fold the short edges (foundation chain and Row 71) of the beaning together with wrong side out.
Seam the short edges together to form a tube. Ch 1. Flip hat right side out.
Work 70 SC around the top edge of the beanie.
Continue working in a spiral (in the round without a join/Ch step). Work a round of SC2TOG. Sl St join to the next st.
Cut yarn leaving a long tail for closing up the top of the hat and fasten off. Weave the long tail through the top of the SC2TOG Pull to tighten. Knot to secure. Weave in all ends.
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