This easy Crochet Blush Beanie pattern uses a twist on the popular V-stitch and beautiful chainette yarn to make a pillow soft beanie perfect for cool days. Leave it as is or top it with a faux fur pom. Keep reading for the free crochet pattern.
Luxury Blush Yarn for a Luxury Crochet Beanie
This LB Collection Chainette yarn has been in my stash for a while. First I made the Blush Cowl, and now with the extra I decided that I needed to design a hat for a matching set. I love that the muted pink color is basically a neutral and goes with everything, and the yarn is so lightweight and warm at the same time. It is a perfect yarn to use for warm winter gear if you don’t want to feel weighted down.
Crochet V-Stitch with a Twist
If you haven’t tried the spike v-stitch yet, what are you waiting for?! I’ve used it in 4 patterns this season AND made a video tutorial for you to follow along with. It’s really a pretty beginner friendly technique if you know your basic DC and HDC stitches.
Need a Wool-Free Substitute?
LB Collection Chainette yarn was a beautiful yarn to use for this project. It is light, soft and airy. And that blush color is to die for! Almost any worsted weight or light bulky yarn works for this hat; if you are looking for a wool-free substitute you've got options! In some ways, this chainette yarn has similarities to Lion Brand Scarfie yarn. Any of the yarns I talk about in this article would make a good sub to use for this beanie. Just be sure to check your gauge if you decide to switch it up!
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Blush Beanie - Free Crochet Pattern
- Approx. 250 yards of a heavy Category 4 or light Category 5 yarn. The yarn pictured is LB Collection Chainette in ‘Pale Pink’
- J/5.5mm crochet hook - I love Clover Amour
- Scissors - I always keep these travel scissors in my hook case
- Yarn needle
- (optional) Pom Pom Maker or Faux Fur Pom
Abbreviations (written in U.S. terms):
- ch: chain
- sl st: slip stitch
- sk: skip
- BLO: back loop only
- SC: single crochet
- HDC: half double crochet
- HDC2Tog: half double crochet two together
- DC: double crochet
- DCV: double crochet v-stitch
- DCSV: Double crochet spike v-stitch
Double Crochet V-Stitch: (DC, ch 1, DC) in the next st space.
Double Crochet Spike V-Stitch: (DC, ch 1, DC) while inserting your hook one row below your next st space.
Related Video Tutorials
How to Crochet SC Ribbing - the Right Handed video loads with the page
How to Crochet the Double Crochet Spike V-Stitch: Right Handed
How to Crochet the Double Crochet Spike V-Stitch: Left Handed
6 sts x 6 rows = 2” square in BLO SC
- Width = 8.5”
- Height = 10”
- Chain stitches at the beginning of rows do not count as a stitch
- The end of each round is attached to the first st of the round with a sl st.
- In this pattern, DCSV stitches will always be working into the ch space of the v-stitch two rows prior.
Bottom Ribbing - Working in rows
Row 1: SC in the second ch from the hook and SC across (10). Turn
Row 2-54: ch 1, working in BLO, SC across (10). Turn.
Fold the ribbed band so that Row 1 and 54 are on top of one another. Working through the back loop of Row 60 and the front loop of Row 1, seam the two rows together by slip stitching across. Do not cut your yarn. Continue on to work in rounds along the “raw” edge of ribbed band.
Top of Beanie - Working in turning rounds
Round 1: ch 1, SC around the top of the band working one stitch per row (54). Attach to first SC of the round with a sl st.
Round 2: ch 2, sk 1, *(DC, ch 1, dc), sk 2, repeat from * 16 more times, (DC, ch 1, dc), sk 1.
Round 3: ch 1, HDC around.
Round 4: ch 2, sk 1, DCSV, *sk 2, DCSV, repeat from * around.
Round 5-16: repeat round 3 (on odd rounds) and 4 (on even rounds)
Round 17: ch 1, HDC around
Round 18: ch 1, HDC2tog around (27)
Tie off leaving a long (approx. 12”) tail of yarn. Using a yarn needle, weave the yarn back and forth through the stitches of Round 18. Pull tight to cinch the top of the hat closed. Make and attach a pom pom if desired. Weave in all ends.
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