Crochet – Babies Cherry Beanie

This crochet pattern is for a babies beanie that features a cherry on the top

Crochet – Babies Cherry Beanie

What you need

Caron simply Soft Brites
Red & Green
Size G hook

Gauge: 4 & 1/2 stitches per inch.

Instructions

Do Not join rounds. Do not turn, You will just hide both yarn
ends inside the cherry. No stuffing needed.

Cherries: With Red yarn, chain 2.

Round 1: 4 single crochet in second chain from hook.

Round 2: 2 single crochet in each stitch around. (8 single crochet)

Round 3: Single crochet 1 round even.
( 8 single crochet)

Round 4 Single crochet 2 stitches together around.
( 4 single crochet)

Cut leaving the yarn end long enough to
gather these 4 stitches together by weaving the
yarn end in and out through one loop of each stitch.
Pull tight and hide end inside cherry.

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Leaf: With green yarn, Chain 2.

Row 1: 3 single crochet in second chain from hook,

chain 1 and turn.

Row 2: 1 single crochet in first stitch,

2 single crochet in second stitch, 1 single crochet

in last stitch, chain 1 and turn. (4 single crochet)

Rows 3 & 4: Crochet even. (4 single crochet)

Row 5: Single crochet 2 together twice. (2 stitches)

Row 6: Single crochet 2 together.

Make 6-8 chains, ( I used 6 & 7)

fasten a cherry to the chain

with a slip stitch then slip stitch in each chain back to the leaf,

slip stitch in the leaf. Repeat this as many times as you

have cherries. You can use more, less, or the
same as I did.

Cut yarn leaving a long enough end to sew leaf to top of hat.

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This hat was 12 inches around.

It was for a petite baby.

If you want to make it bigger I suggest

you keep increasing at the same intervals

until you get the size you want.

(there will be 1 more stitch between increases

in each following round.

You can look at some sizing charts

here

Do not join rounds.

With green;

Chain 2

Round 1: 6 single crochet in second chain from hook.

Round 2: 2 single crochet in each stitch. (12 single crochet)

Round 3: * 1 single crochet in one stitch, 2 single crochet

in next stitch , repeat from * around. ( 18 single crochet)

Round 4: * 1 single crochet in each of 2 stitches,

2 single crochet in next stitch around, repeat

from * around. ( 24 single crochet)

Round 5:* 1 single crochet in each of 3 stitches,

2 single crochet in next stitch around, repeat

from * around. ( 30 single crochet)

Round 6:* 1 single crochet in each of 4 stitches,

2 single crochet in next stitch around, repeat

from * around. ( 36 single crochet)

Round 7:* 1 single crochet in each of 5 stitches,

2 single crochet in next stitch around, repeat

from * around. ( 42 single crochet)

Round 8:* 1 single crochet in each of 6 stitches,

2 single crochet in next stitch around, repeat

from * around. ( 48 single crochet)

Round 9:* 1 single crochet in each of 7 stitches,

2 single crochet in next stitch around, repeat

from * around. ( 54 single crochet)

single crochet around until the desired length.

I crocheted 15 more rounds even before the trim.

Trim Round: Slip stitch in next single crochet

* chain 1 slip stitch in next single crochet

around, ending with; chain 1 and join in first slip stitch.

Created by Judith Prindle 2/18/07

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