Bottoms Up DC Beanie Crochet Pattern. Sizes Preemie to Adult.

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 Bottoms Up DC Beanie Crochet Pattern

Bottoms Up DC Beanie Cover

Sizes: Preemie to Adult

Supplies

Difficulty Level

EASY

Finished Size

Please see each of the sizes listed below in the Pattern Instructions for measurements.

Gauge

6 rounds/rows = 3 inches
10 dc = 3 inches

Abbreviations

US Terminology used

beg – beginning
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
R – row/round
rem – remaining
rep – repeat
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
sl st – slip stitch
st/sts – stitch/stitches
* – Repeat the instructions between the asterisks the number of times indicated. This repeat will contain of multiple instructions.
() – Repeat the instructions between the parentheses the number of times indicated.
[] – at the end of the row – the total number of stitches

Notes

  • To make this a bulkier double crochet hat (with extra bulk/fabric at the end), omit the decreases in the last 4 rounds of the pattern and instead work the last 4 rounds with the same number of stitches as the row prior to the last 4 rounds of the pattern.  Then close up the top using this method: Finishing
  • For extra length repeat R2 of the Main Hat Pattern Instructions, 2 times for every extra inch in length you want your hat to have.
  • For longer hats please see Simple Double Crochet Slouch Hat and Bottoms Up DC Short Slouchy Hat
  • This Beanie will reach to the Mid-Ear for length.

Very Important Note:

Main Hat Pattern Instructions: Beginning in R2, the sl st counts as a stitch; remember to work into it.

Helpful Tutorials

Invisible Join / Invisible Finish

Changing Colours on the Last Yarn Over

Simple Closing Method for Hats and Mittens

Pattern Instructions

Bottoms Up Double Crochet Beanie Free Pattern

Preemie

To Fit: 12 inch head circumference
Slouch Height: 4 inches

Band Instructions:
HOOK: 4 mm hook

R1: Leave a 10 inch tail of yarn and ch 6, sk 1 ch, 1 sc in each rem st across, ch 1, turn [5]
R2: 1 sc in the first st, 1 sc in the bl of each of the next 3 sts, 1 sc in the last st, ch 1, turn [5]
R3-41: Rep R2

Do not finish off.

Main Hat Instructions:
HOOK: 5.5 mm hook

Ch 1, and begin working along the row ends. Work 40 sc evenly across the row ends. Sl st to the first sc to join.

You may wish to place a stitch marker in the active loop on your hook before seaming the band closed.

Do not finish off.

Using the 10-inch tail of yarn close the band with a whip stitch seam between R1 and R41.

Finish off and weave in ends.

NOTE: Beginning in R2, the sl st counts as a stitch; remember to work into it.

R1: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in each rem st around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (i.e. skip the ch 2 and sl st to the next st). [40]
R2: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc), 1 dc in the next st. *1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [30]
R3: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc), dc2tog over the next 2 sts. *1 dc in the next st, dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [20]
R4: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sk the sl st. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [10]
R5: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sk the sl st. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [5]

Finish off leaving a long tail to close the top.

Newborn

To Fit: 13.5 inch head circumference
Slouch Height: 4.5 inches

Band Instructions:
HOOK: 4 mm hook

R1: Leave a 10 inch tail of yarn and ch 6, sk 1 ch, 1 sc in each rem st across, ch 1, turn [5]
R2: 1 sc in the first st, 1 sc in the bl of each of the next 3 sts, 1 sc in the last st, ch 1, turn [5]
R3-46: Rep R2

Do not finish off.

Main Hat Instructions:
HOOK: 5.5 mm hook

Ch 1, and begin working along the row ends. Work 45 sc evenly across the row ends. Sl st to the first sc to join.

You may wish to place a stitch marker in the active loop on your hook before seaming the band closed.

Do not finish off.

Using the 10-inch tail of yarn close the band with a whip stitch seam between R1 and R46.

Finish off and weave in ends.

NOTE: Beginning in R2, the sl st counts as a stitch; remember to work into it.

R1: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in each rem st around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (i.e. skip the ch 2 and sl st to the next st). [45]
R2: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in each rem st around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [45]
R3: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [34]
R4: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *1 dc in the next st, dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [23]
R5: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [12]
R6: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sk the sl st. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [6]

Finish off leaving a long tail to close the top.

0-3 months

To Fit: 16 inch head circumference
Slouch Height: 5.25 inches

Band Instructions:
HOOK: 4 mm hook

R1: Leave a 10 inch tail of yarn and ch 8, sk 1 ch, 1 sc in each rem st across, ch 1, turn [7]
R2: 1 sc in the first st, 1 sc in the bl of each of the next 5 sts, 1 sc in the last st, ch 1, turn [7]
R3-55: Rep R2

Do not finish off.

Main Hat Instructions:
HOOK: 5.5 mm hook

Ch 1, and begin working along the row ends. Work 54 sc evenly across the row ends. Sl st to the first sc to join.

You may wish to place a stitch marker in the active loop on your hook before seaming the band closed.

Do not finish off.

Using the 10-inch tail of yarn close the band with a whip stitch seam between R1 and R55. Finish off and weave in ends.

NOTE: Beginning in R2, the sl st counts as a stitch; remember to work into it.

R1: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in each rem st around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (i.e. skip the ch 2 and sl st to the next st). [54]
R2: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in each rem st around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [54]
R3: Rep R2
R4: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in the next st. *1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [41]
R5: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in the next st. *1 dc in the next st, dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [28]
R6: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *Dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sk the sl st. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [14]
R7: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *Dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sk the sl st. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [7]

Finish off leaving a long tail to close the top.

3-6 months

To Fit: 17 inch head circumference
Slouch Height: 5.5 inches

Band Instructions:
HOOK: 4 mm hook

R1: Leave a 10 inch tail of yarn and ch 8, sk 1 ch, 1 sc in each rem st across, ch 1, turn [7]
R2: 1 sc in the first st, 1 sc in the bl of each of the next 5 sts, 1 sc in the last st, ch 1, turn [7]
R3-58: Rep R2

Do not finish off.

Main Hat Instructions:

HOOK: 5.5 mm hook

Ch 1, and begin working along the row ends. Work 57 sc evenly across the row ends. Sl st to the first sc to join.

You may wish to place a stitch marker in the active loop on your hook before seaming the band closed.

Do not finish off.

Using the 10-inch tail of yarn close the band with a whip stitch seam between R1 and R58. Finish off and weave in ends.

NOTE: Beginning in R2, the sl st counts as a stitch; remember to work into it.

R1: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in each rem st around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (i.e. skip the ch 2 and sl st to the next st). [57]
R2: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in each rem st around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [57]
R3: Rep R2
R4: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [43]
R5: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *1 dc in the next st, dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [29]
R6: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *Dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [15]
R7: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *Dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [8]

Finish off leaving a long tail to close the top.

6 to 12 months

To Fit: 18 inch head circumference
Slouch Height: 5.75 inches

Band Instructions:
HOOK: 4 mm hook

R1: Leave a 10 inch tail of yarn and ch 6, sk 1 ch, 1 sc in each rem st across, ch 1, turn [7]
R2: 1 sc in the first st, 1 sc in the bl of each of the next 5 sts, 1 sc in the last st, ch 1, turn [7]
R3-63: Rep R2

Do not finish off.

Main Hat Instructions:
HOOK: 5.5 mm hook

Ch 1, and begin working along the row ends. Work 62 sc evenly across the row ends. Sl st to the first sc to join.

You may wish to place a stitch marker in the active loop on your hook before seaming the band closed.

Do not finish off.

Using the 10-inch tail of yarn close the band with a whip stitch seam between R1 and R63.

Finish off and weave in ends.

NOTE: Beginning in R2, the sl st counts as a stitch; remember to work into it.

R1: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in each rem st around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (i.e. skip the ch 2 and sl st to the next st). [62]
R2: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in each rem st around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [62]
R3: Rep R2
R4: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc), 1 dc in the next st, *1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [47]
R5: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc), 1 dc in the next st. *1 dc in the next st, dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [32]
R6: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *Dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around; sk the sl st. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [16]
R7: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *Dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around; sk the sl st. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [8]

Finish off leaving a long tail to close the top.

12 mos to 3 years

To Fit: 19 inch head circumference
Slouch Height: 6 inches

Band Instructions:
HOOK: 4 mm hook

R1: Leave a 10 inch tail of yarn and ch 11, sk 1 ch, 1 sc in each rem st across, ch 1, turn [10]
R2: 1 sc in the first st, 1 sc in the bl of each of the next 8 sts, 1 sc in the last st, ch 1, turn [10]
R3-65: Rep R2

Do not finish off.

Main Hat Instructions:
HOOK: 5.5 mm hook

Ch 1, and begin working along the row ends. Work 64 sc evenly across the row ends. Sl st to the first sc to join.

You may wish to place a stitch marker in the active loop on your hook before seaming the band closed.

Do not finish off.

Using the 10-inch tail of yarn close the band with a whip stitch seam between R1 and R65.

Finish off and weave in ends.

NOTE: Beginning in R2, the sl st counts as a stitch; remember to work into it.

R1: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in each rem st around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (i.e. skip the ch 2 and sl st to the next st). [64]
R2: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in each rem st around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [64]
R3: Rep R2
R4: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc), 1 dc in the next st, dc2tog, *1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [48]
R5: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc); dc2tog over the next 2 sts. *1 dc in the next st, dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [32]
R6: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *Dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around; sk the sl st. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [16]
R7: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *Dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around; sk the sl st. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [8]

Finish off leaving a long tail to close the top.

Drews Bottoms Up DC Beanie CoverSize: 3-5 years

To Fit: 20 inch head circumference
Slouch Height: 6.5 inches

Band Instructions:
HOOK: 4 mm hook

R1: Leave a 10 inch tail of yarn and ch 11, sk 1 ch, 1 sc in each rem st across, ch 1, turn [10]
R2: 1 sc in the first st, 1 sc in the bl of each of the next 8 sts, 1 sc in the last st, ch 1, turn [10]
R3-69: Rep R2

Do not finish off.

Main Hat Instructions:
HOOK: 5.5 mm hook

Ch 1, and begin working along the row ends. Work 68 sc evenly across the row ends. Sl st to the first sc to join.

You may wish to place a stitch marker in the active loop on your hook before seaming the band closed.

Do not finish off.

Using the 10-inch tail of yarn close the band with a whip stitch seam between R1 and R69. Finish off and weave in ends.

NOTE: Beginning in R2, the sl st counts as a stitch; remember to work into it.

R1: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in each rem st around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (i.e. skip the ch 2 and sl st to the next st). [68]
R2: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in each rem st around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [68]
R3-R4: Rep R2
R5: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc), 1 dc in the next st, dc2tog, *1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [51]
R6: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc); dc2tog over the next 2 sts. *1 dc in the next st, dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [34]
R7: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *Dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around; sk the sl st. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [17]
R8: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *Dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [9]

Finish off leaving a long tail to close the top.

Size: 6-10 years

To Fit: 20 inch head circumference
Slouch Height: 7 inches

Band Instructions:
HOOK: 4 mm hook
R1: Leave a 10 inch tail of yarn and ch 11, sk 1 ch, 1 sc in each rem st across, ch 1, turn [10]
R2: 1 sc in the first st, 1 sc in the bl of each of the next 8 sts, 1 sc in the last st, ch 1, turn [10]
R3-69: Rep R2

Do not finish off.

Main Hat Instructions:

HOOK: 5.5 mm hook

Ch 1, and begin working along the row ends. Work 68 sc evenly across the row ends. Sl st to the first sc to join.

You may wish to place a stitch marker in the active loop on your hook before seaming the band closed.

Do not finish off.

Using the 10-inch tail of yarn close the band with a whip stitch seam between R1 and R69.

Finish off and weave in ends.

NOTE: Beginning in R2, the sl st counts as a stitch; remember to work into it.

R1: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in each rem st around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (i.e. skip the ch 2 and sl st to the next st). [68]
R2: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in each rem st around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [68]
R3-5: Rep R2
R6: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc), 1 dc in the next st, dc2tog, *1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [51]
R7: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc); dc2tog over the next 2 sts. *1 dc in the next st, dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [34]
R8: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *Dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around; sk the sl st. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [17]
R9: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *Dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [9]

Finish off leaving a long tail to close the top.

Size: Adult Small

To Fit: 21 inch head circumference
Slouch Height: 7.25 inches

Band Instructions:
HOOK: 4 mm hook

R1: Leave a 10 inch tail of yarn and ch 11, sk 1 ch, 1 sc in each rem st across, ch 1, turn [10]
R2: 1 sc in the first st, 1 sc in the bl of each of the next 8 sts, 1 sc in the last st, ch 1, turn [10]
R3-72: Rep R2

Do not finish off.

Main Hat Instructions:
HOOK: 5.5 mm hook

Ch 1, and begin working along the row ends. Work 71 sc evenly across the row ends. Sl st to the first sc to join.

You may wish to place a stitch marker in the active loop on your hook before seaming the band closed.

Do not finish off.

Using the 10-inch tail of yarn close the band with a whip stitch seam between R1 and R72.

Finish off and weave in ends.

NOTE: Beginning in R2, the sl st counts as a stitch; remember to work into it.

R1: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in each rem st around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (i.e. skip the ch 2 and sl st to the next st). [71]
R2: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in each rem st around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [71]
R3-6: Rep R2
R7: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc), 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, *1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [54]
R8: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc); dc2tog over the next 2 sts. *1 dc in the next st, dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [36]
R9: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *Dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sk the sl st. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [18]
R10: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *Dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sk the sl st. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [9]

Finish off leaving a long tail to close the top.

Size: Adult Medium

To Fit: 22 inch head circumference
Slouch Height: 7.5 inches

Band Instructions:
HOOK: 4 mm hook

R1: Leave a 10 inch tail of yarn and ch 11, sk 1 ch, 1 sc in each rem st across, ch 1, turn [10]
R2: 1 sc in the first st, 1 sc in the bl of each of the next 8 sts, 1 sc in the last st, ch 1, turn [10]
R3-75: Rep R2

Do not finish off.

Main Hat Instructions:
HOOK: 5.5 mm hook

Ch 1, and begin working along the row ends. Work 74 sc evenly across the row ends. Sl st to the first sc to join.

You may wish to place a stitch marker in the active loop on your hook before seaming the band closed.

Do not finish off.

Using the 10-inch tail of yarn close the band with a whip stitch seam between R1 and R75.

Finish off and weave in ends.

NOTE: Beginning in R2, the sl st counts as a stitch; remember to work into it.

R1: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in each rem st around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (i.e. skip the ch 2 and sl st to the next st). [74]
R2: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in each rem st around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [74]
R3-6: Rep R2
R7: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc), 1 dc in the next st. *1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [56]
R8: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc); 1 dc in the next st. *1 dc in the next st, dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [38]
R9: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *Dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sk the sl st. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [19]
R10: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *Dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [9]

Finish off leaving a long tail to close the top.

Size: Adult Large

To Fit: 23″ head circumference
Slouch Height: 7.75 inches

Band Instructions:
HOOK: 4 mm hook

R1: Leave a 10 inch tail of yarn and ch 11, sk 1 ch, 1 sc in each rem st across, ch 1, turn [10]
R2: 1 sc in the first st, 1 sc in the bl of each of the next 8 sts, 1 sc in the last st, ch 1, turn [10]
R3-79: Rep R2

Do not finish off.

Main Hat Instructions:
HOOK: 5.5 mm hook

Ch 1, and begin working along the row ends. Work 78 sc evenly across the row ends. Sl st to the first sc to join.

You may wish to place a stitch marker in the active loop on your hook before seaming the band closed.

Do not finish off.

Using the 10-inch tail of yarn close the band with a whip stitch seam between R1 and R79.

Finish off and weave in ends.

NOTE: Beginning in R2, the sl st counts as a stitch; remember to work into it.

R1: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in each rem st around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (i.e. skip the ch 2 and sl st to the next st). [78]
R2: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). 1 dc in each rem st around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [78]
R3-7: Rep R2
R8: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc), 1 dc in the next st. *1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [59]
R9: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc); 1 dc in the next st. *1 dc in the next st, dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [40]
R10: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *Dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sk the sl st. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [20]
R11: Ch 2 (counts as 1 dc). *Dc2tog over the next 2 sts**. Rep from * to ** around. Sk the sl st. Sl st to the 2nd dc of the round (Note: Sk the ch 2 and sl st to the top of the next dc). [10]

Finish off leaving a long tail to close the top.

Bottoms Up Beanie and Short Slouch

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  1. Love the flower detail, Rhondda, it is really cute. Pinned it.