Tuesday, August 26, 2014

FAMILY OF BEANIES

FAMILY OF BEANIES - BITTY TO BIGGIE
Edit 8/28/14:  Round 8 of Lil Kid's cap corrected.

MATERIALS:
Worsted weight yarn, less than 2 oz of main color and 1 oz of contrasting color
I (5.5 mm) crochet hook (if you crochet loosely use a H hook)
H (5.0 mm) crochet hook (optional)
Tapestry needle

GAUGE:  13 Dc = 4 Inches, first 3 rounds measures about 4 inches in diameter

NOTES:
1.  Read instructions all the way through before beginning.
2.  When joining with a slip stitch, pull the slip stitch tight.
3.  Do not count the ch 2 at beginning of rounds as a dc.
4.  When changing colors complete the last slipstitch of the previous round with the new color.
5.  The optional H hook can be used for the last double crochet round and the front and back post rounds for a tighter “rib” cuff.
6.  Caps in photo were crocheted with Red Heart Super Saver Aspen Print and Warm Brown.

ABBREVIATIONS:
Ch = chain
Dc = double crochet
Ea = each
St -= stitch
Sts = stitches
Sc = single crochet

SIZE:  Baby’s approximately 12-15 inches, depth about 6 inches

INSTRUCTIONS:

ROUND 1: Ch 3, working over tail, 12 dc in first ch.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (12 sts)

ROUND 2:  Ch 2, 2 dc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc. (24 sts)

ROUND 3:  Ch 2, dc in same st as join, 2 dc in next st.  *Dc in next st, 2 dc in next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (36 sts)


ROUND 4:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc. (36 sts)

ROUND 5:  Ch 2, dc in same st as join, dc in next 4 st, 2 dc in next st.  *Dc in next 5 st, 2 dc in next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc. (42 sts)


ROUND 6-7:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc. (42 sts)


ROUND 8:  Change to main color.  Ch 2, dc in each st.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (42 sts)


ROUND 9:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc. (42 sts)

ROUND 10:
 Change to main color.  Ch 2, dc in each st.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (42 sts)

ROUNDS 11-12:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc.  (42 sts)


ROUND 13: Ch 2, dc each st, join with a slipstitch around first true dc as if to front post. (42 sts)

ROUND 14: Ch 2 (counts as a fpdc), bpdc around next st.  *Fpdc around next st, bpdc around next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch around ch 2 as if to front post. (42 sts)

Fasten off.  Weave in ends.

With the beginning tail and using your tapestry needle run tail through the beginning double crochets and pull tightly to close any hole in the top of the cap.

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SIZE:  Lil Kid’s 15-18 inches, depth about 7 inches
  
INSTRUCTIONS:

ROUND 1: Ch 3, working over tail, 12 dc in first ch.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (12 sts)

ROUND 2:  Ch 2, 2 dc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc. (24 sts)

ROUND 3:  Ch 2, dc in same st as join, 2 dc in next st.  *Dc in next st, 2 dc in next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (36 sts)

ROUND 4:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc. (36 sts)

ROUND 5:  Ch 2, dc in same st as join, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st.  *Dc in next 2 st, 2 dc in next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc. (48 sts)

ROUNDS 6-7:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc. (48 sts)


ROUND 8:  Change to main color.  Ch 2, dc in each st.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (48 sts)

ROUNDS 9-10:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc. (48 sts)

ROUND 11:  Change to main color.  Ch 2, dc in each st.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (48 sts)

ROUNDS 12-13:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc.  (48 sts)

ROUND 14: Ch 2, dc each st, join with a slipstitch around first true dc as if to front post. (48 sts)

ROUND 15-16: Ch 2 (counts as a fpdc), bpdc around next st.  *Fpdc around next st, bpdc around next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch around ch 2 as if to front post. (48 sts)

Fasten off.  Weave in ends.

With the beginning tail and using your tapestry needle run tail through the beginning double crochets and pull tightly to close any hole in the top of the cap.

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SIZE:  Kid’s 16-19 inches, depth about 7.50 inches

INSTRUCTIONS:

ROUND 1: Ch 3, working over tail, 12 dc in first ch.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (12 sts)

ROUND 2:  Ch 2, 2 dc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc. (24 sts)

ROUND 3:  Ch 2, dc in same st as join, 2 dc in next st.  *Dc in next st, 2 dc in next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (36 sts)

ROUND 4:  Ch 2, dc in same st as join, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st.  *Dc in next 2 st, 2 dc in next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc. (48 sts)


ROUNDS 5-6:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc. (48 sts)

ROUND 7:
  Change to main color.  Ch 2, dc in same st as join, dc in next 6 sts, 2 dc in next st.  *Dc in 7 sts, 2 dc in next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (54 sts)

ROUNDS 8-9:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc.  (54 sts)

ROUND 10:  Change to main color.  Ch 2, dc in each st.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (54 sts)

ROUNDS 11-12:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.   Join with a slipstitch in first sc.   (54 sts)

ROUND 13:
  Change to main color.  Ch 2, dc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.   (54 sts)

ROUNDS 14-15:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc.  (54 sts)


ROUND 16: Ch 2, dc each st, join with a slipstitch around first true dc as if to front post. (54 sts)

ROUNDS 17-18: Ch 2 (counts as a fpdc), bpdc around next st.  *Fpdc around next st, bpdc around next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch around ch 2 as if to front post. (54 sts)

Fasten off.  Weave in ends.

With the beginning tail and using your tapestry needle run tail through the beginning double crochets and pull tightly to close any hole in the top of the cap.

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SIZE: Bigger Kid’s 16-20 inches, depth about 8 inches

INSTRUCTIONS:

ROUND 1: Ch 3, working over tail, 12 dc in first ch.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (12 sts)

ROUND 2:  Ch 2, 2 dc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc. (24 sts)

ROUND 3:  Ch 2, dc in same st as join, 2 dc in next st.  *Dc in next st, 2 dc in next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (36 sts)

ROUND 4:  Ch 2, dc in same st as join, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st.  *Dc in next 2 st, 2 dc in next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc. (48 sts)


ROUND 5-6:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc. (48 sts)

ROUND 7:  Change to main color.  Ch 2, dc in same st as join, dc in next 4 sts, 2 dc in next st.  *Dc in 5 sts, 2 dc in next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (56 sts)

ROUND 8:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc.  (56 sts)

ROUND 9:  Change to main color.  Ch 2, dc in each st.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (56 sts)

ROUNDS 10-11:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.   Join with a slipstitch in first sc.   (56 sts)

ROUND 12:  Change to main color.  Ch 2, dc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.   (56 sts)

ROUNDS 13:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc.  (56 sts)


ROUND 14:  Change to main color.  Ch 2, dc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.   (56 sts)

ROUNDS 15-16:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc.  (56 sts)


ROUND 17: Ch 2, dc each st, join with a slipstitch around first true dc as if to front post. (56 sts)

ROUNDS 18-19: Ch 2 (counts as a fpdc), bpdc around next st.  *Fpdc around next st, bpdc around next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch around ch 2 as if to front post. (56 sts)

Fasten off.  Weave in ends.

With the beginning tail and using your tapestry needle run tail through the beginning double crochets and pull tightly to close any hole in the top of the cap.

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SIZE:  Woman and Teen’s 18-21 inches, depth about 8.5 inches

INSTRUCTIONS:

ROUND 1: Ch 3, working over tail, 12 dc in first ch.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (12 sts)

ROUND 2:  Ch 2, 2 dc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc. (24 sts)

ROUND 3:  Ch 2, dc in same st as join, 2 dc in next st.  *Dc in next st, 2 dc in next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (36 sts)

ROUND 4:  Ch 2, dc in same st as join, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st.  *Dc in next 2 st, 2 dc in next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc. (48 sts)


ROUNDS 5-6:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc. (48 sts)

ROUND 7:  Change to main color.  Ch 2, dc in same st as join, dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st.  *Dc in 3 sts, 2 dc in next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (60 sts)

ROUNDS 8-9:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc.  (60 sts)

ROUND 10:  Change to main color.  Ch 2, dc in each st.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (60 sts)

ROUNDS 11-12:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.   Join with a slipstitch in first sc.   (60 sts)

ROUND 13:  Change to main color.  Ch 2, dc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.   (60 sts)

ROUNDS 14-15:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc.  (60 sts)


ROUND 16:  Change to main color.  Ch 2, dc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.   (60 sts)

ROUNDS 17-18:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc.  (60 sts)

ROUND 19: Ch 2, dc each st, join with a slipstitch around first true dc as if to front post. (60 sts)

ROUNDS 20-21: Ch 2 (counts as a fpdc), bpdc around next st.  *Fpdc around next st, bpdc around next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch around ch 2 as if to front post. (60 sts)

Fasten off.  Weave in ends.

With the beginning tail and using your tapestry needle run tail through the beginning double crochets and pull tightly to close any hole in the top of the cap.

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SIZE:  Men’s 20-23 inches, depth about 9.25 inches

INSTRUCTIONS:

ROUND 1: Ch 3, working over tail, 12 dc in first ch.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (12 sts)

ROUND 2:  Ch 2, 2 dc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc. (24 sts)

ROUND 3:  Ch 2, dc in same st as join, 2 dc in next st.  *Dc in next st, 2 dc in next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (36 sts)

ROUND 4:  Ch 2, dc in same st as join, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st.  *Dc in next 2 st, 2 dc in next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc. (48 sts)


ROUNDS 5-6:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc. (48 sts)

ROUND 7:
  Change to main color.  Ch 2, dc in same st as join, dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st.  *Dc in 3 sts, 2 dc in next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (60 sts)

ROUNDS 8-9:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc.  (60 sts)

ROUND 10:  Change to main color.  Ch 2, dc in same st as join, dc in next 8 sts, 2 dc in next st.  *Dc in 9 sts, 2 dc in next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.  (66 sts)

ROUNDS 11-12:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.   Join with a slipstitch in first sc.   (66 sts)

ROUND 13:  Change to main color.  Ch 2, dc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.   (66 sts)

ROUNDS 14-15:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc.  (66 sts)


ROUND 16:  Change to main color.  Ch 2, dc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.   (66 sts)

ROUNDS 17-18:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc.  (66 sts)


ROUND 19:  Change to main color.  Ch 2, dc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first dc.   (66 sts)

ROUNDS 20-21:  Change to contrasting color.  Ch 1, sc in ea st.  Join with a slipstitch in first sc.  (66 sts)

I used the optional H hook for the rib on this cap.

ROUND 22: Ch 2, dc each st, join with a slipstitch around first true dc as if to front post. (66 sts)

ROUNDS 23-24: Ch 2 (counts as a fpdc), bpdc around next st.  *Fpdc around next st, bpdc around next st.  Repeat from * around.  Join with a slipstitch around ch 2 as if to front post. (66 sts)

Fasten off.  Weave in ends.


With the beginning tail and using your tapestry needle run tail through the beginning double crochets and pull tightly to close any hole in the top of the cap.

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