Monday, 30 September 2013

Stash-buster challenge project #10 - crochet multi-colour rainbow beanie/hat

crochet multi-colour rainbow beanie/hat pattern


multi-colour rainbow beanie/hat

multi-colour rainbow beanie/hat


multi-colour rainbow beanie/hat

multi-colour rainbow beanie/hat





UK crochet terminology used

Finished size measures:  9.25" width x 6.25" height (laid flat) or 23.5cm width x 16cm height
circumference of hat to suit toddler 2 year old to 5 year old (19" or 48.5cm circumference)


Crochet pattern for rainbow toddler's hat/beanie

CC denotes Colour change in start of each round.

Crown of hat: rounds 1 to 5 (all trebel crochet used)

Start with Purple yarn. ch 6, ss to form ring.
Round 1: ch 1, 11 dc, ss to ch 1 of starting chain.
Round 2: CC – use Fawn coloured yarn. ch 3, 2 tr in each dc st of previous round, ss to to 3rd ch of ch 3 to finish. Should have 22 st.
Round 3: CC, use deep magenta pink yarn. ch 3, **1 tr in next st, 2 tr in each tr st of previous round**, repeat * to ** to end, ss to to 3rd ch of ch 3 to finish. Should have 33 st.
Round 4: CC, use white yarn. ch 3, **1 tr in next 2 st, 2 tr in every 3rd st**, repeat * to ** to end, ss to to 3rd ch of ch 3 to finish. Should have 44 st.
Round 5: CC, use bright orange yarn. ch 3, **1 tr in next 2 st, 2 tr in every 3rd st**, repeat * to ** to end, ss to to 3rd ch of ch 3 to finish. Should have 58 st.
Round 6: CC, use lime bright green yarn.  half double crochet used. Ch 2, **1 hdc in next 2 st, 2 hdc in every 3rd st**, repeat * to ** to end, ss to to 2nd ch of ch 2 starting chain to finish.
Rounds 7 to rounds 12: Double crochet lace pattern taken from The Complete Photo guide to crochet by Margaret Hubert.
Round 9:  CC, use lavender colour yarn. Continue with double crochet lace stitch pattern.
Round 10:  CC, use bright pink yarn.  Continue with double crochet lace stitch pattern.
Round 11: CC, use pastel peach colour yarn.  Continue with double crochet lace stitch pattern.
Round 12:  CC, use variegated purple/blue/pink/white yarn.  Continue with double crochet lace stitch pattern.
Round 13: CC, use fawn colour yarn.  Continue with double crochet lace stitch pattern. 
ch 2, 1 hdc in each st to end of round, ss to ch 2 of starting chain.
Round 14: CC, use variegated pink/red/orange/white/yellow yarn.  Continue with double crochet lace stitch pattern.ch 1, 1 sc in each st to end of round, ss to ch 1 of starting chain. Fasten off.

A video and writtern pattern of Double crochet lace pattern can be found in this site:

Please feel free to inform me if there is any mistakes in the written patterns or clarifications needed.  Thanks.