I’m so excited for 2018! I have lots of great patterns planned for this year. One of my goals for the year is to offer more easy beginner patterns on my YouTube Channel. I love quick simple designs that look great! There’s so many projects that can be made with only beginner skills and having a video to accompany a pattern really helps to build confidence. I also think that using a large hook makes the project much easier and if you can finish something quick you’re more likely to get hooked!
I love a warm bulky beanie and having a little bulk is a little more flattering to wear than a simple thin beanie. I used the seed stitch in this pattern for its texture and warmth. It’s also very simple only using a single and double crochet stitch throughout. You can whip up this hat in under 30 mins so it’s a perfect quick project for January.
I’ve fallen in love with Sprightly Acrylic Wool Super Bulky. The added wool makes this yarn feel more natural than a 100% acrylic yarn. It’s also one of the bulkiest super bulky yarns I’ve used. The bulkier the better! Especially if you’re wanting to use a large hook like the Q. So lets jump into this pattern.
BULKY SEED STITCH BEANIE
Sprightly Yarns Acrylic Wool Super Bulky– 80% Acrylic, 20% Wool (98yds/89m /5.25oz/150g)
Sprightly Acrylic Wool Super Bulky Yarn – $6.22
Retail Price: $8.31
You Save: $2.09
Sizes: Child (Adult) Shown in Adult size in Greige
Crochet Hook Requirements:
Q (16mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
Bulky Q Hook
5 sts and 5.25 rows equal to 4″
Width 9 (9.5)”
Length 8 (8.5)”
Ch – Chain
Dc – Double Crochet
Sc – Single Crochet
Scblo – Single Crochet Back Loop Only
Sl St – Slip Stitch
Round 1: Magic Circle, work 11 (12) dc in ring, pull ring tight, sl st to first dc to join—11 (12) sts.
Round 2: Ch 1, work (1 sc, 1 dc) in first st, *work (1sc, 1 dc) in next st; rep from * around, sl st to first sc to join—22 (24) sts.
Round 3: Ch 2, work 1 dc in first st, work 1 sc in next st, * work 1 dc in next st, work 1 sc in next st; rep from * around, sl st to first dc to join—22 (24) sts.
Round 4: Ch 1, work 1 sc in first st, work 1 dc in next st, * work 1 sc in next st, work 1 dc in next st; rep from * around, sl st to first sc to join—22 (24) sts.
Rounds 5-7 (8): Rep Rounds 3 & 4, ending with Round 3 for child and Round 4 for Adult.
Round 1: Ch 1, 1 sc in each st around, sl st to first sc to join—22 (24) sts.
Rounds 2-3: Ch 1, 1 scblo in each st around, sl st to first sc to join—22 (24) sts. After Round 3 fasten off and weave in ends.
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