The Winter Berry Beanie is a beautiful hat to keep you warm and in style. This is a special design that is dear to my heart and the photographs were taken on a Mother-Daughter trip recently to Washington, DC. It was very cold and windy, so it was perfect weather to test out the hat.
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Winter Berry Beanie
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The Winter Berry Beanie is a special pattern to me. Featuring the Berry Stitch, it makes a raised bump that looks like polka dots by working down one round below in-between the bumps. Include some post stitches for the brim and it is a striking hat. Start by making a flat rectangular piece, seam it together, then close the crown and add the brim.
Shown here with a Fur Pom Pom. See photo tutorial: How To Make A Fur Pom Pom.
Winter Berry Beanie:
For best results, please read through the entire pattern and photos before starting the pattern.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Size: 20 – 22 inches
Measurements: 9 inches long by 9.5 inches wide (lying flat).
Caron One Pound: Color A: Heather Grey (200 yards)
Caron One Pound: Color B: Off White (25 yards)
Hook – Size J, 6.00 mm
Stitch Marker – Quantity (1)
Yarn Needle for seaming, weaving in the ends
Caron One Pound, by Yarnspirations
- Content: 100% acrylic
- Ball Size: 454g / 16 oz, 742 meters / 812 yards
- Care: Machine wash and dry
- Gauge: 4 – Worsted
IMPORTANT: If you use Red Heart Super Saver, you will need to increase the beginning chains by 3 or 6 chains, and work 1 or 2 additional sets of repeat rows, as it is a thinner weight yarn than Caron One Pound. Do a gauge swatch if using a different yarn to ensure fit.
Gauge/Size: 11 dc sts x 10 rows in pattern = 4 inches
Abbreviations: In US Terminology
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
sl st – slip stitch
st(s) – stitch(es)
Back Post Double Crochet: bpdc – insert hook from back to front to back, around post of indicated st, yo, pull through, [yo, pull through 2 loops on hook] 2 x. (1 bpdc made).
Berry Stitch: B-st – insert hook into next stitch, yo, pull through, ch 3, yo, pull through both loops on hook.
See Video: How To Make The Berry Stitch.
Front Post Double Crochet: fpdc – insert hook from front to back to front, around post of indicated st, yo, pull through, [yo, pull through 2 loops on hook] 2 x. (1 fpdc made).
Reverse Single Crochet: rsc – with right side facing, insert hook in previous st, yo, pull up loop, yo, pull through both loops on hook. (1 rsc made). See Video: How To Make A Reverse Single Crochet Stitch.
V-Stitch: V-st – 2 dc in same st
- Worked in rows for body, then finished in the round for crown and brim.
- Written in US terminology.
- Chain 3 at beginning of row counts as a stitch.
- Stitch count at the end of each row indicated inside ( ).
- Repeat rows/rounds are in Red font to easily find them.
- Change to Color B on last yo of previous row, where indicated.
- Do not end off Color A until indicated.
- All B-sts are on the same side, the right side (RS).
Pattern Starts Here
Multiple 3 + 2
With Color A – Ch 19 (Leave a long 16 inch tail to begin).
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook, 1 dc in each st across. Change to Color B on last yo of dc to begin Row 2. Do not cut Color A. (17 dc).
Row 2: (RS) With Color B – Ch 1, turn,1 sc in same st, 1 sc in next st, *B-st in next st, 1 sc in next 2 sts*, repeat *-* across. (5 B-sts, 12 sc). End off color B.
*Note: To begin Row 3, keep Row 2 facing (do not turn), pick up Color A. This row is worked in Base of Row 2, over the sc stitches. See photo:
Row 3: (RS) Pick up Color A – see *Note, Ch 3, 1 V-st in next st, *skip 1 B-st, 1 dc in next st,1 V-st in next st*, repeat *-* across, ending with 1 dc in last 2 sts. (5 V-sts, 7 dc).
Row 4: Ch 3, turn, 1 dc in each st across. (17 dc). Do not cut Color A – Add Color B on last yo of last dc st.
Rows 5-39: Repeat Rows 2-4, ending on a Row 3. End of Row 39-Drop loop, place stitch marker in loop, do not cut yarn. (13 B-st Rows in total)
Fold Body in half, match up the two ends and line up the stitches of Row 1 to Row 39. Use the long beginning tail, thread it on a yarn needle, whip stitch the ends together through the stitches. End off, weave in end.
Round 40: Remove stitch marker, pick up dropped loop from Row 39 onto hook. Ch 1, 1 sc in same sp, *ch 6, skip 2 rows, sl st in the end of next dc row*, repeat *-* around, sl st to first sc. (13 ch-6 loops).
Cut long 12 inch tail. Using this tail, pull tail through the center space of each ch-6 loop and pull loops together tight to close the crown (or top of hat). Secure with a knot, weave in end.
Multiple 4 sts.
- Begin Round 1 working in the ends of the Rows.
- Stitch count is multiple of 4 sc to every 3-Row repeat (Rows 2-4). Work – [2 sc in V-st, 1 sc in dc, 1 sc in B-st], in each pattern repeat.
- Work additional repeats of Round 3 if you need more length to your hat.
Round 1: With Color A – attach yarn to the top of any V-st with a sl st. Ch 1, 1 sc in same sp, *1 sc in bottom of V-st, 1 sc in dc, 1 sc in B-st, 1 sc in top of V-st*, repeat *-* around, ending with sl st to beginning sc. (52 sc).
Round 2: Ch 1, pull up long loop to begin, *1 fpdc around next 2 sc sts, 1 bpdc around next 2 sc sts*, repeat *-* around, ending with sl st to top of beginning fpdc. (26 fpdc, 26 bpdc).
Round 3: Ch 1, pull up long loop to begin, *1 fpdc around next 2 fpdc sts, 1 bpdc around next 2 bpdc sts*, repeat *-* around, ending with sl st to top of beginning fpdc. (26 fpdc, 26 bpdc).
Round 4: Repeat Round 3.
Round 5: Ch 1, 1 rsc in each st around. (52 rsc). End off yarn, weave in ends.
Add a fur pom-pom or yarn pom-pom to the top of the hat.
See Tutorial: How To Make A Fur Pom-Pom Tutorial.
End of Pattern.
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