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Steel Ridge Beanie… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Steel Ridge Beanie… Free Crochet Pattern!!

Steel Ridge Beanie


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Steel Ridge Beanie is a fun easy shell and chain pattern beanie… Pick 2 of your favorite colors and make one today!! Perfect for a cool afternoon or chilly evening.


200 yards  total ~ 2 Colors of Lion Brand Yarn Heartland Worsted Weight Yarn. Shown here in Great Smokey Mountains and Glacier Bay

K Hook


Pom Pom Maker


St ~ Stitch      Ch ~ Chain      Sl St ~ Slip Stitch     Sk ~ Skip     Sc ~ Single Crochet     Hdc ~ Half Double Crochet      Dc ~ Double Crochet      FP ~ Front Post      BP ~ Back Post


6 dc x 3 rows

Hat Size:

22″ around un-stretched 11″ tall(not including pom pom)


*You will be working in the round

*Use even, slightly loose tension

*Using a darker color and a lighter color will show off the pattern

*It is easiest to carry your yarn up each round as you change color


Color A ~ Great Smokey Mountain   Color B ~ Glacier Bay

Using Color A Chain 61

Round 1:  Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across. =60 sc

Carefully join with out twisting, you will secure the project when you make the brim

Round 2:  Ch 1, sc in same st, sk 2 sts, 5dc(shell) in next st, sk 2 sts, *sc in next st, sk 2 sts, 5dc in next st, sk 2 sts*, repeat *to* around, Join with sl st to beginning. = 10 5dc shells & 10 sc

Change to Color B

Round 3:  Join yarn in same sc as joining last round. Ch 1, sc in same st, *ch 6, sk 5dc shell, sc in next sc*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st to beginning sc. = 10 ch6 & 10 sc

Change to Color A

Round 4:  Join yarn in same st as joining last round.  Ch 3(counts as dc now and through out), 4 dc in same st, * sc around ch6 from previous round and into 3rd dc of 5dc shell in round below(see picture at bottom), 5dc shell in next sc*, repeat *to*  around, sc around last ch6 into the 3rd dc of 5dc shell. Join to top of beginning ch 3. = 10 5dc shells & 10 sc

Rounds 5-26:  Repeat rounds 3 & 4

Finish off leaving long tail for securing top of beanie.

Weave tail in and out of each middle dc of 5dc shells. Draw closed and secure.

Crochet with Me Week 4 Stitches


Join Color A in any st of bottom of beanie

Round 1:  Sc 60 sts evenly around the bottom of the beanie. Join with sl st to beginning sc

Round 2:  Ch 2(counts as hdc now and throughout), hdc in each st around. Join with sl st around the top of beginning ch 2. = 60 hdc

Round 3-5:  Ch 2, bphdc around next st,* fphdc around next st, bphdc around next st*, repeat *to* around. Join around top of beginning ch 2.

Finish off and weave in ends.

*Optional* Make a Pom Pom and secure it to the top of your new Steel Ridge Beanie

Congratulations, You now have a Steel Ridge Beanie… Make sure to share you pictures on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest!!

Happy Crocheting!!


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