Baby, it’s cold outside! That means it’s also the perfect time for some indoor activities. One of my favorite indoor activities is crocheting. Do you crochet? Even if you’re a beginner you should look through these cute and easy beanies to crochet. Beanies are a great project as the weather turns colder, because they’re quick and easy. Once you finish it, a beanie helps keep you warm. Grab those hooks and some colorful yarns!
Easy Beanies To Crochet
Crochet beanies are perfect for anyone from a tiny preemie to a large adult, because you can easily adjust the size according to your needs. Before we go any further, take a look at these 20 tips for new crocheters. These tips help a lot, whether you’re brand new or just need to refresh your crocheting memory!
What do you need to crochet a basic beanie?
- Worsted weight yarn, approximately 180-200 yards, depending on finished size
- Crochet hook in size K for a looser fit or J for a tighter fit
A note about yarn: for the following beanie pattern you’ll be working two yarns on your hook simultaneously, so you’ll need two skeins. You can use two skeins of the same color, or two coordinating colors for a two-tone effect. Or change colors for a striped beanie. The options are pretty limitless!
Simple 30-Minute Beanie Pattern From Heart Hook Home:
Row 1: Magic circle. Chain (ch) 2, double crochet (dc) 8 times in a circle. Join with slip stitch (sl st) to top of first dc. (8)
Row 2: Ch-2, 2 dc in each stitch. Join with sl st to top of first dc. (16)
Row 3: Ch-2, *dc in first stitch, 2 dc in next* repeat around. Join with sl st to top of first dc. (24)
Row 4: Ch-2, *dc in first 2 stitches, 2dc in next* repeat around. Join with sl st to top of first dc. (32)
Row 5: Ch-2, *dc in first 3 stitches, 2dc in next* repeat around. Join with sl st to top of first dc. (40)
Row 6: Ch-2, *dc in first 4 stitches, 2dc in next* repeat around. Join with sl st to top of first dc. (48)
Row 7 – 13: Ch-2, dc around. Join with sl st to top of first dc. (48)
To make this beanie longer, just continue adding rows until you reach your desired length.
Final row: Ch-1, crab stitch around. Join and weave in the ends with a yarn needle. (48)
More Ideas For Beanies To Crochet
For a basic beanie that works up quickly, use a bulky yarn and a J (6.0mm) size hook. This pattern lays out the particulars for any size from preemie to adult large. See Oombawka Design for this easy, double crochet beanie pattern.
To make a fun beanie that looks more complicated than it is, use an ombre yarn. And it’s always easy to add a pom pom to the top of any crochet beanie!