Need a hat to keep your ears warm during the winter? Or a handmade gift for a friend?Just want to look cool?  Crochet your own solid-colored beanie with this step-by-step guide.

Take note: this guide is for crocheters who already know crocheting terms like "chain" and "round" and know how to do the slip stitch and the double crochet stitch. These are the two stitches you will use to make your beanie. If you want reminding on how to do a double crochet stitch, I recommend visiting this website:


The crochet whiz who doesn't need a breakdown of each step but just wants the pattern can skip to step 9 to see it. Happy crocheting!

Step 1: Gathering Materials

This project only requires three things:

--a pair of scissors
--an F crochet hook (which you can find at any crafts store like Hobby Lobby)
--the yarn of your choice, but I recommend medium-weight yarn because it's the easiest to work with. The weight is marked on the yarn when you buy it.
thanks for putting the patern at the end, its really helpful to me because reading the patern is easier. thanks! <br>
These instructions are very unclear and led me to hours of mistakes. Following the pattern at the end was the only way I finally got it. The site this was pulled from (crochetspot.com), however, is a really great site and I highly recommend it as a beginning crocheter.

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