Free Crochet Beanie Pattern - A Free Crochet Pattern - Cross Stitched

Free Crochet Beanie Pattern - A Free Crochet Pattern

If you are looking for a versatile and cute project to work on, this Free Crochet Beanie Pattern will be perfect for you. Whether you are making a hat for an older child, teen, adult, child, or a baby, this pattern offers sizes for everyone. Let's dive into the details of crocheting these adorable beanies.

Materials Needed

  • Crochet hook size J 6 mm (or any size hook needed to obtain gauge)
  • 1 skein of Lion Brand Vanna's Choice yarn in your preferred colors
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle
  • 1 button (optional)

Pattern Abbreviations

  • ch = chain
  • dc = double crochet
  • st = stitch
  • fpdc = Front post double crochet
  • bpdc = Back post double crochet
  • sl st = slip stitch


The gauge for this pattern is 8 stitches for every 4”. It is essential to follow the gauge closely for a proper fit.

Pattern Notes

  • The sl st does not count as a stitch in each round, so remember to skip them.
  • The flower pattern provided at the end of the page is optional for the hat.
  • Be sure to measure the wearer's head circumference for the best fit.

Finished Hat Sizes

  • Baby: 13” circumference and 6” length
  • Child (18-24 – 5 years): 18” circumference and 7.5” length
  • Older child – teen – adult (6+): 21” circumference and 8” length

Pattern Steps

Size Option: Baby Crochet Beanie Pattern

Round 1: Start with 10 double crochets in 3rd ch from the hook.

Round 2: Work double crochets and front post double crochets around for 20 stitches.

Continue with the pattern to reach the desired length for the baby beanie.

Size Option: Child Crochet Beanie Pattern

Follow the pattern instructions for the child-size beanie, increasing the number of stitches and rounds as needed for the smaller size.

Size Option: Older Child-Teen-Adult Free Crochet Hat Pattern

For the larger sizes, keep increasing the stitches and rounds following the pattern until the hat reaches the desired size.


Once the desired size is achieved, finish off by weaving in the ends throughout the hat using a yarn needle.

Optional: Flower Pattern

If you want to add a decorative touch to your beanie, the flower pattern is a great addition. Follow the instructions provided to create a cute flower and attach it to the hat with a button.

With these detailed instructions, you can create beautiful crochet beanies for everyone in your family. Have fun experimenting with colors and sizes to make each hat unique!

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