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Reversible Crochet Beanie

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Today, I am excited to be sharing my Reversible Crochet Beanie pattern. This simple and fun pattern has 2 slightly different looks on each side, uses the mattress stitch to seam the beanie and an ultimate finish inspired top closure which gives it a truly reversible look.

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reversible crochet beanie

The Perfect Reversible Crochet Beanie Pattern

Skill Level – easy, advanced beginner

Tools and Materials

  • 5mm crochet hook
  • yarn needle
  • scissors
  • 225 yards worsted weight (size 4) yarn; yarn pictured is Brooklyn Boy Knits, 100% Superwash Merino Wool, Colorway: Concrete Jungle

Crochet Abbreviations (US terms)

  • ch – chain
  • st/sts – stitch(es)
  • sk – skip
  • sp – space
  • SC – single crochet
  • HDC – half double crochet
  • Modified HDC – modified half double crochet

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Gauge and Finished Dimensions

  • 15 sts X 12 rows = 4 inches x 4 inches
  • Beanie is 8.5″ from top to bottom 20″ around. See pattern notes for size customization.
reversible crochet beanie gauge

Pattern Notes

  • Turning chains do not count as stitches.
  • Beanie is crocheted as a rectangle, then seamed to finish.
  • In this project, rows that are slightly slanting is normal. The beanie panel will need to be blocked into a rectangle before seaming.
  • You can customize the circumference by adding or removing the Repeat Rows.
  • You can customize the height of the beanie by chaining a different multiple of 2. If customizing the height, the brim portion will remain 7 sts. The stitch count on the top of the beanie will change based on the number of foundation chains.

Special Stitches

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

Click HERE to purchase the PDF version of the Reversible Beanie pattern from Ravelry!

Reversible Beanie – A 2in1 Crochet Beanie

The Pattern

Ch 34.

Row 1: Starting in the 2nd ch from the hook, HDC in each st across. Ch1. Turn. (33)

Row 2: Modified HDC in each of the first 7 sts. *Ch 1, sk 1, SC 1. Repeat from * across. Ch 1. Turn. (33) See Photo A

Photo A – A modified half double crochet is worked in the front horizontal bar and the front loop. Yarn over and insert your hook under both the bar and loop; yarn over and pull up a loop; yarn over and pull through all 3 loops on the hook.

Row 3: HDC in each of the next 26 sts (SC’s and ch’s). Modified HDC in each of the last 7 sts. Ch 1. Turn. (33)

Rows 4 – 59: Repeat Rows 2 and 3.

Cut yarn leaving a long tail for seaming the side and top, fasten off.

Seaming

Wet block panel into a rectangle shape before seaming.

Mattress stitch the foundation chain to the final row to form a tube.

Whipstitch around the top opening placing the whipstitches approximately 1/2 inches apart.

Pull seaming thread to tighten whipstitches and gather top.

If there is still a remaining open hole at the top of the beanie, then you can sew a couple of stitches across the hole to form an X shape. Weave in end around the top stitches several times to secure.

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