Child Size: Easy-Peasy Super Beanie

It’s a bird….it’s a plane … it’s the EASY – PEASY SUPER BEANIE!!!

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What a fun project these easy-peasy super beanies were to complete.

My girls can be found jumping, climbing or flying around the property, wrestling a newfoundland villain, or just normal saving the day activities all year long.  BUT this time of year their little faces get so red from the chill in the air that we often have to bring our hero games inside.  I wanted to create something that would cover their little noses and cheeks, but still be cute and stylish – DUH a Super Beanie!  … maybe I could be an evil genius …  Last week I shared the Toddler Size, but it is lonesome fighting crime alone , so today I am sharing the Child size for those older siblings.

I was wondering the screens of Pinterest to see if anyone else had made Super Hero Beanie, and I didn’t see many – and zero girlie ones.  So with my trusty hook in hand I was off.  I did the find the perfect eye hold tutorial from Heart Hook Home, -you can check out her Ninja Turtle Hat here.  Her technique keeps the eye holes open and yet, not too floppy.  I scaled them down a bit in size, but the idea is SUPER!  I love how these hats turned out and they are easy-peasy!  My girls were back in the yard in less than an hour in their new super beanies!

How fun are these Easy-Peasy Super Beanies?!

This is a free pattern, but please do not share this pattern as your own.  You may make items to sell with this pattern, but please link back to this post.  Do not use my photos as your  own sales photos.  Please feel free to tag Coffeeand CrochetGoals to share your projects.

SIZE:

SUPPLIES:

  • Size I (5.5mm) crochet hook
  • 1 skein of Hobby Lobby’s Yarn Bee, Sugar Wheel
  • Pom Pom Maker (I used the large size)

ABBREVIATIONS

  • CH – chain
  • SC – single crochet
  • DC – double crochet
  • SK – skip stitch
  • SL ST – slip stitch

It's a bird, it's a plane, its the easy-peasy super beanie!

Round 1: With a lighter shade: start with a magic ring.  CH1 to secure and CH2, counts as first DC.  9DC into the magic ring.  SL ST closed (10).

Round 2: CH2, counts as first DC and DC into the same stitch.  2DC in every stitch around.  SL ST closed (20).

Round 3: CH2, counts as first DC.  2DC into the next stitch.  *1DC into the following stitch and 2DC into the next stitch.  Repeat from * around.  SL ST closed (30).

Round 4: CH2, counts as first DC.  1DC in the next stitch and 2DC into the following.  *1DC into the next two stitches and 2DC into the following.  Repeat from * around.  SL ST closed (40).

Round 5: CH2, counts as first DC. 1DC in the next two stitches and 2DC into the third.  *1DC into the next three stitches and 2DC into the following.  Repeat from * around.  SL ST closed (50).

Round 6 – 12: CH2, counts as first DC.  1DC into every stitch around.  SL ST closed and tie off light color (50).

Round 13 – 14:  Attach darker color and CH2, counts as first DC.  1DC in every stitch around.  SL ST closed (50).

Round 15: CH1, counts as first SC.  1SC in every stitch around.  SL ST closed (50).

Round 16: CH1, counts as first SC.  1 SC in the next 12 stitches (16).  CH12 and SK 9, attach CH with 1SC in the 10th stitch.  1SC in the next four stitches.  CH12 and SK 9, attach CH with 1SC in the 10th stitch.  1SC in the last 13 stitches.  SL ST closed (50).

Round 17: CH1, counts as first SC.  1 SC in the next 11 stitches, SK1 (the last stitch before the eye hole) and place 15SC along the CH12 from the previous round. SK1 and place 1SC in the middle two stitches.  SK1 and place 15SC along the CH8 from the previous round.  SK1 (this one is a little tricky, because its the stitch that looks like its in the CH, but use the SUPER vision and get a SC in there!)  1SC in the last 12 stitches.  SL ST closed.

Round 18: CH1, counts as first SC.  1SC in the first 11 stitches.  SK2 stitches and 1SC in the next 12 stitches.  SK 1, 1SC in the middle tow stitches, SK1 and 1SC in the next 12 stitches.  SK2.  1SC in the last 12 stiches.  SL ST closed.

Round 19: CH1, counts as first SC.  1SC in every stitch around.  SL ST closed and tie off yarn.

How cute are those pompoms on the easy-peasy Super Beanie

FINISHING

Although this EASY – PEASY SUPER BEANIE looks great as is, I believe adding the two pompoms on top makes it just a little girlie.  AS a mom of two little girls, I think we need more girlie super heroes out there saving the day.  So IF you decide to add this finishing touch I recommend using We R Memory Keepers Pom-Pom Maker.  I admit it took me a long time to get on the pom-pom maker bandwagon, but now that I have – there is no way I would go back.  I feel like I waste less yarn, and end up with an even and fluffy pom-pom every time.  Well, however you make your pompoms, use the darker color yarn to create them and attach them to the top.  I tied mine on the second row away from the magi ring.  Weave in those loose ends and you are off to save the day!

The name says it all in this one, this Super Beanie is Easy-Peasy!

This beanie  was so much fun to make, and it was an easy project made with less than a skein of yarn, in fact I got two hats, one toddler and one child size out of a single skein – including the pom-poms!  I hope you feel inspired to play super hero games with your new hats and I cannot wait to see your color combinations.  Please tag CoffeeandCrochetGoals in your finished projects to share with all of us!


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