Crochet Captivating Chunky Ribbed Beanie
The Faux Fur Pom Poms are really trendy and I had some gorgeous Lion Brand Hometown USA yarn lying around the house that I thought I should finally use. So I designed this Captivating Chunky Ribbed Beanie to suit the pom pom. That may seem a little silly but I think this beanie looks fantastic with a faux fur pom pom. It will definitely be turning heads every winter! It’s so captivating!
The beanie is the perfect 1 skein project and it is super quick to crochet. It only takes 1-1.5 hours to crochet, from start to finish. Can you believe that! You will be amazed at how fast it was to make. Using the super bulky weighted yarn by Lion Brand helped to create this gorgeous chunky knit-style beanie using the ribbing pattern. I really enjoyed being able to design a crochet project that was so much faster than all the wraps/ shawls and scarfs that I have been crocheting lately. I truly hope you enjoy the free pattern below.
Please find the written pattern, stitch diagram and the YouTube Tutorial below.
1 skein of Lion Brand Hometown USA; 100% Acrylic; 14 ply (AU)/ Super Bulky (US)/ Super Chunky (UK); 1 skein is 74m/ 81 yards (or use any other super bulky weighted yarn to achieve the same gauge)
– I used the colourway Chicago Charcoal
12 mm crochet hook or O/16 crochet hook (US)
1 x Faux Fur Pom Pom
Abbreviations (US Terminology)
Ch – Chain
HDC – Half Double Crochet
St/s – Stitch/es
BLO – Back Loop Only
YO – Yarn Over
HDC – YO, insert hook into st, YO, pull through, YO, pull through 3 loops to hdc 1
BLO – work 1 HDC in the loop of the stitch furthest away from you
Beanie (when finished)
Height = 29cm / 11″
8 sts and 3 rows = 10cm / 4″ of hdc
Crochet Captivating Chunky Ribbed Beanie – Free Crochet Pattern
Row 1: Hdc 1 into 3rd ch from hook, hdc 1 into each ch, turn work (23 hdc)
Row 2: Ch 2 (turning ch), hdc 1 into next 23 BLO sts, turn work (23 hdc)
Repeat row 2 until the length of the rectangle almost touches or joins when it is wrapped around your head.
This yarn will stretch when you wear it, which is why you don’t want the rectangle to already be touching before you join it together. Otherwise you could end up with an over-sized/ loose fitting beanie.
Secure your work when you are happy with the size and leave a long enough tail to be able to seam the rectangle to make a beanie.
Example: For the finished beanie, I needed to do a total of 18 rows to get the finished circumference of the beanie
– This beanie is worked in back and forth rows half double crochet in the back loop only (the furthest loop from you).
– The chain 2 at the beginning of each row doesn’t count as a stitch, it is only a turning chain.
– To change the circumference of the beanie, repeat row 2 of the pattern until the length of the rectangle almost touches or joins when it is wrapped around your head.
– Even though the stitches are worked in back and forth rows (horizontal), the ribbing effect of the work will be vertical on the beanie.
Length/ Circumference = 44cm / 17″
Width/ Height = 29cm /11″
Turning The Rectangle Into A Beanie
Seaming The Rectangle
Fold the rectangle in half so that both of the widths of the rectangle are touching. With the remaining yarn and tapestry needle, whip stitch the two sides together starting at the bottom, going all the way to the top. So weave the needle through the 1st stitch to the corresponding 1st ch, then go into the 2nd stitch and then through that corresponding 2nd ch and repeat this until you reach the top of the work. Your rectangle should now be joined in a circular shape. Don’t forget to secure your work, but don’t cut off the yarn.
Closing The Top
Using a tapestry needle and the strand of yarn remaining from the previous seam, weave the tail (whip stitch) through the top end of the beanie (approx. 1 whip stitch into each row) all the way around. I weaved my tail 1 row down from the top but you can weave your tail through the 1st row of stitches.
Pull the remaining strand tight so that the top of the beanie bunches together and then sew up any remaining openings at the top. Secure your work and weave in all of your ends.
Attaching The Pom Pom
To add something extra to the beanie, you can make a large pom pom using a pom pom maker or use your hands then sew it to the top of the beanie.
Or you can purchase these gorgeous and on-trend faux fur pom poms which come in a variety of colours and attach it to the top of the beanie.
If you required extra help please watch the YouTube Tutorial below
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