CJ Beanie by Ello Baby Boutique

CJ Beanie

Crochet
October 2020
Aran (8 wpi) ?
US
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This is not your traditional pattern where you go down, pick a size, and follow the specific directions for that one size. No, this pattern is written to teach you how to create a beanie based on your crochet style and sizing needs. Everyone crochets differently. Personally, I have found patterns that require you to meet a certain gauge difficult to do since I tend to crochet tightly. Because of this, I wanted to create a pattern for all crocheters that adapts to your personal crochet style, your personal choice of yarn, and your skill level to give you a nicely textured beanie to wear and enjoy.

There is no specific yarn that you need to use for this pattern. This pattern was tested using DK/3, Worsted/4, Bulky/5, and Super Bulky/6 weight yarns. I personally have used both a worsted/4 weight and a bulky/5 weight yarn. For the worsted weight, I used I Love This Yarn from Hobby Lobby with a 5.5mm hook. For the bulky weight, I used the discontinued Yarn Bee Alpine Authentic from my stash and a 6mm hook. The hook size you choose will depend on your level of comfort, tightness or stitching, and weight of yarn used. Since I tend to crochet on the tighter side, I have a habit of using larger hooks than some others might choose. Use the hook size you are comfortable with to get a nice look and feel to your stitches.

Stitches
Pattern is written in US Crochet terms.
MC – magic circle
SLST – slip stitch
CH – chain
JOIN – join each round with a SLST
HDC – half double crochet
SC – single crochet
FPDC – front post double crochet

Materials Needed:
Yarn and hook of your choice - amount of yarn and size of hook will be completely dependent on the size of hat you wish to make and the type of yarn used
Stitch markers
Measuring Tape
Scissors
Tapestry Needle for sewing in yarn tails

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