Infant Basic Beanie Free Crochet Pattern

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New free crochet pattern just for y’all! This is the infant basic beanie (still to come are the toddler through child and adult sizes) in 0-3m, 3-6 m, and 6-12m. For preemie and newborn sizes, go HERE. I love having a good basic beanie pattern because if you have a base, you can go anywhere from there! I would get so frustrated because my kids have heads in the 90th plus percentile and nothing ever seemed to fit them.

Infant Basic Beanie Information

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Skill Level: Easy

Yarn: #4 weight, I like using Red Heart with Love, Big Twist or Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn

Gauge:

12 dc x 7 rows = 3 inches

Gauge Swatch:

Row 1: Foundation dc 20 or ch 22 and dc in 3rd chain from hook and each. <20>

Row 2-10: Ch 2, turn. Dc in same and each across. <20>

General Supplies:

Size 7 (4.5mm) hook

Tapestry/Yarn needle

Stitches and abbreviations:

mc – magic circle

ch(s) – chain(s)

sc – single crochet

dc – double crochet

dc inc – double crochet increase

hdc – half double crochet

sl st – slip stitch

Sizes – Based on head circumference

0-3 Months (16”)

3-6 Months (17”)

6-12 Months (18”)

Notes:

Beginning chs of each round do not count as a stitch

All joins are with a sl st to first st of round.

Special Stitches

double crochet increase – 2 dc in same st

Infant Basic Beanie Pattern

Infant Basic Beanie 2

Photo credit to Dsey Designs

0-3 Months

Round 1: Mc, ch 1, 10 sc in mc. Join <10>

Round 2: Ch 2, dc inc in same and each around. Join <20>

Round 3: Ch 2, dc in same, dc inc in next, *dc in next, dc inc in next* around. Join <30>

Round 4: Ch 2, dc in same and next, dc inc in next, *dc in next 2, dc inc in next* around. Join <40>

Round 5: Ch 2, dc in same and next 2, dc inc in next, *dc in next 3, dc inc in next* around. Join <50>

Round 6: Ch 2, dc in same and next 8, dc inc in next, *dc in next 9, dc inc in next* around. Join <55>

Round 7-13: Ch 2, dc in same and each around. Join <55>

Round 14: Ch 1, hdc in same and each around. Finish off <55>

 

3-6 Months

Round 1: Mc, ch 1, 10 sc in mc. Join <10>

Round 2: Ch 2, dc inc in same and each around. Join <20>

Round 3: Ch 2, dc in same, dc inc in next, *dc in next, dc inc in next* around. Join <30>

Round 4: Ch 2, dc in same and next, dc inc in next, *dc in next 2, dc inc in next* around. Join <40>

Round 5: Ch 2, dc in same and next 2, dc inc in next, *dc in next 3, dc inc in next* around. Join <50>

Round 6: Ch 2, dc in same and next 3, dc inc in next, *dc in next 4, dc inc in next* around. Join <60>

Round 7-14: Ch 2, dc in same and each around. Join <60>

Round 15: Ch 1, hdc in same and each around. Finish off <60>

 

6-12 Months

Round 1: Mc, ch 1, 10 sc in mc. Join <10>

Round 2: Ch 2, dc inc in same and each around. Join <20>

Round 3: Ch 2, dc in same, dc inc in next, *dc in next, dc inc in next* around. Join <30>

Round 4: Ch 2, dc in same and next, dc inc in next, *dc in next 2, dc inc in next* around. Join <40>

Round 5: Ch 2, dc in same and next 2, dc inc in next, *dc in next 3, dc inc in next* around. Join <50>

Round 6: Ch 2, dc in same and next 3, dc inc in next, *dc in next 4, dc inc in next* around. Join <60>

Round 7: Ch 2, dc in same and next 4, dc inc in next, *dc in next 5, dc inc in next* around. Join <70>

Round 8-16: Ch 2, dc in same and each around. Join <70>

Round 17: Ch 1, hdc in same and each around. Finish off <70>

Infant Basic Beanie 3

Photo credit to Michele’s Divine Crochet

 

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