Crochet a Bear Beanie

bearbeanie

Crochet a Bear Beanie with Clover’s Amour Crochet Hooks. The elastomer rubber handles are designed for comfortable stress free manipulation and reduced fatigue. Allowing you to crochet for longer periods of time.

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Crochet Beanie Pattern

Size: Teen (21.5″ head circumference)

Materials:

Medium Weight Yarn in Green and Blue

Art. No. 1047/H  (5mm), US Size H

Art No. 340 Chibi Jumbo Darning Needle

Art No. 353 Locking Stitch Marker to mark your rounds

Crochet terms used:

sl st: Slip Stitch

ch: Chain

hdc: Half Double Crochet

sc: Single Crochet

dec: Decrease stitch

( ): Indicates the total number of stitches at the end of each round.

Beanie:

Rnd 1: 8 hdc inside magic ring, sl st in first hdc (8)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, hdc in same sl st, 2hdc in each st around,  join with sl st top of ch 2 (16)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, hdc in same sl st, *2hdc in next st, 1hdc in next st* repeat * to*, join with sl st top of ch2 (24)

Rnd 4: Ch 2, hdc in same sl st, 1 hdc in next two sts, *2hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next two st*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st top of ch 2 (32)

Rnd 5: Ch 2, hdc in same sl st, 1 hdc in next three sts, *2hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next three sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st top of ch 2 (40)

Rnd 6: Ch 2, hdc in same sl st, 1 hdc in next four sts, *2hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next four sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st top of ch 2 (48)

Rnd 7: Ch 2, hdc in same sl st, 1 hdc in next five sts, *2hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next five sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st top of ch 2 (56)

Rnd 8: Ch 2, hdc in same sl st, 1 hdc in next six sts, *2hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next six sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st top of ch 2 (64)

Rnd 9: Ch 2, hdc in same sl st, 1 hdc in next seven sts, *2hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next seven sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st top of ch 2 (72)

Rnd 10-17: Ch 2, 1 hdc in each st around, change color to blue in last hdc, join with sl st top of ch 2 (72)

Rnd 18-23: Ch 2, 1 hdc in each st around, join with sl st top of ch 2 (72)

Do not finish off, continue to make first ear flap

Earflap

Row 1: Ch 1, 1 sc in next twelve sts, ch 1, turn (12)

Row 2-4: 1 sc in each st, ch1, turn (12)

Row 5: dec next 2 sc, 1 sc in next eight sts, dec next 2 sc, ch 1, turn (10)

Row 6: 1 sc in each st, ch 1, turn (10)

Row 7: dec next 2 sc, 1 sc in next six sts, dec next 2 sc, ch 1, turn (8)

Row 8: 1 sc in each st, ch 1, turn (8)

Row 9: dec next 2 sc, 1 sc in next four sts, dec next 2 sc, ch 1, turn (6)

Row 10: dec next 2 sc, 1 sc in next two sts, dec next 2 sc, ch1, turn (4)

Row 11: dec next 2 sc, dec next 2 sc (2)

Finish off, use darning needle to weave in ends.

Next Earflap

Count to the right 28 sts. Attach blue yarn with a sl st, ch 1, 1 sc in next twelve sts, ch 1, turn.

Continue with rows 2-11 from first earflap.

Do not finish off, continue to make edging

Edging

Place stitch marker, ch 1, turn, 1 sc in each st around ending at stitch marker. Join with sl st

Finish off, use darning needle to weave in ends

Braids

Cut 6 strands of yarn in blue, 6 strands of yarn in green, and 6 strands of yarn in beige approx. 40″ long.

Use 3 strands of each color for each earflap.

Fold the 9 strands in half, pull the folded end approx 1″ through an opening at the bottom of earflap.

Grab the yarn and pull tight through loop. Braid the strands of yarn and secure the ends with a knot.

Ears:

Rnd 1: 6 hdc inside magic ring, sl st in first hdc (6)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in next 4 st (8)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in next 8 sts (8)

Rnd 4: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in next 8 sts (16)

Rnd 5: Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in next 16 sts (16)

Finish off

Sew the ears between rounds starting to work at row 7 and down

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