Vortex Beanie by AlyseCrochet

Vortex Beanie

January 2023
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 10 rows = 4 inches
7.0 mm
120 yards (110 m)
Hat brim measures 18" around (stretches to over 22”), and hat measures 8.5” tall.
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Meet the Vortex Beanie! This twisty twirly beanie pattern is so easy to make, and looks amazing in any color! It uses basic stitches and works up in just an hour or two, so it’s perfect for winter markets and last-minute gifting!

This pattern comes with easy to follow step-by-step instructions and clear photos, with a photo tutorial for the trickier parts.

This is an original design, using US crochet terms. You may not copy, distribute or sell this pattern as your own design, but feel free to sell finished hats made from this pattern! I would love to see your finished work, and would greatly appreciate a tag on social media @alysecrochet for any finished items you post! Use hashtag #thevortexbeanie so others can see your gorgeous creations!

  • SKILL LEVEL - Intermediate (Requires knowledge of sl st, sc and hdc sts, and working in the back loop only).

  • SIZE - One size fits most adults and teens. Hat shown measures 18” around (stretches to over 22”) and 8.5” tall. You can easily adjust your hat to fit any size by adding or removing stitches and repeats.


  • Approximately 120 yards of a heavy Bulky (#5) weight yarn. Try to choose a yarn that is between 90-120 yards per 100g. Sample beanie uses Premier Basix Chunky in Blush. Some other good choices would be Lion Brand Color Made Easy, Lion Brand Hue + Me, Madelinetosh ASAP or Loops and Threads Charisma.

  • Size 7mm Crochet Hook

  • Yarn needle and scissors

  • Stitch marker

  • Faux Fur Pom Pom (optional)