Easy Crochet Slouchy Beanie (North Mountain Slouch)
This crochet slouchy beanie is perfect for beginners and beautiful in any color!
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Simplicity at its best! This easy crochet slouchy beanie, aka North Mountain Slouchy Hat, is the perfect design for a beginner wanting to work on shapes beyond the square or rectangle.
Made using basic stitches with simple increases, this hat will quickly become your go-to pattern for your favorite hat design. The unisex style works for nearly anyone, especially those looking for a no-frills hat that gets the job done.
This easy crochet slouchy beanie hat pattern is a type that anyone can appreciate. It's beautiful in any color and can be made with the addition of a crochet or fluffy and stylish pom-pom on top or left without.
We also love how you can wear it tighter or with the full slouch. It's nice to have a versatile hat that delivers a few different looks. Once you start sporting this one, get ready for the many requests you will get so that your family and friends all have their own, too.
Crochet HookJ/10 or 6 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge3 completed rounds will = 4"
Finished SizeTo fit women with a 20-22" circumference head
- 150 yards of #4 Worsted Weight Yarn - Samples shown in Red Heart With Love - Sage, Taupe and Tan 100% acrylic, 198 g/7 oz, 338 meters/370 yards
- J/6.00 mm crochet hook- or hook needed to obtain gauge
- Yarn needle for weaving in ends
- Tape measure- to measure gauge
- Pom-pom (optional)
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Hat measures 22" circumference
Band measures 18" circumference
Height measures 11"
ch(s) – chain(s)
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
st(s) – stitch(es)
RS – right side
sl st – slip stitch
- Hat is worked from the top down in turned rounds.
- Ch 3 is considered the first dc.
- Ch 2 is NOT considered the first dc.
- Stitch count takes place at the end of each row in.
Easy Crochet Slouchy Beanie Pattern:
Rnd 1: Create a magic circle and ch 3, place an additional 11 dc inside the circle OR ch 4, place 11 dc in the 4th ch from the hook, sl st into the top of the ch-3 to join into a circle, turn work. <12 dc>
Rnd 2: Ch 3 and dc in the same st as your join, *2 dc in the next st, repeat from * ten times, sl st into the top of the ch-3 to join, turn work. <24 dc>
Rnd 3: Ch 3 and dc in the same st as your join, dc in the next st, * 2 dc in the next st, dc in the next st, repeat from * ten times, sl st into the top of the ch-3 to join, turn work. <36 dc>
Rnd 4: Ch 3 and dc in the same st as your join, dc in the 2 sts, * 2 dc in the next st, dc in the next 2 sts, repeat from * ten times, sl st into the top of the ch-3 to join, turn work. <48 dc>
Rnd 5: Ch 3 and dc in the same st as your join, dc in the 3 sts, * 2 dc in the next st, dc in the next 3 sts, repeat from * ten times, sl st into the top of the ch-3 to join, turn work. <60 dc>
End of increase rounds- double check your measurements. Your flat circle should measure 6". From here on down you will be using a ch-2 instead of a ch-3 and it will not count as a st.
The hat will begin to take on a domed shape.
Rnd 6-16: Ch 2 and dc in the same st as your join, dc in each st around, sl st into the top of the first dc (skipping over the beginning ch-2) to join, turn work. <60 dc>
Crochet Hat BAND Pattern:
Rnd 17: Ch 1 and sc in the same st as the join, sc in each st around, sl st into the top of the first sc (skipping the beginning ch-1) to join, do NOT turn work. <60 sc>
Rnds 18-22: Ch 1 and 3 sc in the same st as the join, skip 2 sts, *3 dc in the next st, skip 2 sts, repeat from * around, sl st into the top of the first sc (skipping the beginning ch-1) to join, do NOT turn work. <60 sc>
With the hat turned inside out, weave in all ends, be sure the magic circle is secured tightly. Attach optional pom-pom. Turn right side out and enjoy your new creation!
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About the Designer:
Lorene Eppolite is the designer behind Cre8tion Crochet- Where Beautiful is Easy. She has been designing since October 2012. She loves to create fun and easy crochet accessories and garments. Lorene strives to make her designs to be achievable for any skill level. Just because it is easy, doesn’t mean it can’t be beautiful. Lorene is also the Creative Director for Furls Crochet.
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