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Happy National Hat Day… Free Crochet Hat Patterns from Beatrice Ryan Designs!

Happy National Hat Day… Free Crochet Hat Patterns from Beatrice Ryan Designs!

To celebrate National Hat Day, I would love to share with you all of my Free Crochet Hat Designs!!!

National Hat Day 2016

In 2013 I began to share my designs here on the internet and started Beatrice Ryan Designs!!  This is a Free Crochet Pattern Site and thank you all for your support of my site!! It has been a really fun journey 10 years later! Below are some of my most popular hats just for you!!

1. Amazing Grace Hat.. This was my first and most precious design, dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness…

2. Sunshine and Shells Summer Hat… Fun to make and perfect for warm weather…

3. Amazing Grace Blissful Beanie… An updated whimsical version of the original…

4. Amazing Grace Blissful Slouchy…  Super stylish version of the charity drive theme hat…

5. Mountain Berry Beanie…  Quick and fun to make using Bulky Yarn

6.  Effortless Chic Beanie… A stylish hat featuring one of my lovely daughters…

7. Children’s Whimsical Warmth Beanie… A fun hat to make for the angel in your life…

8. Ladies Whimsical Warmth Beanie… A lovely adult version of the series…

9. Simply Shells Beanie…. My latest release using self striping yarn!!

I has been so wet and cold here in Mt Shasta CA, I have been using these great Rechargeable Hand Warmers,,, Love them.. If your hands get cold give these a try!

Also, Don’t forget to follow me on my social media sites for more fun!

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I hope you love this project!!  Finally, make sure to share your finished projects on my Beatrice Ryan Designs Facebook Page and make sure to share around social media too! Why share?? Because it shares our Love of Crochet!!

Happy Crocheting!!


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Whimsical Warmth Headband ~Version II

Whimsical Warmth Headband ~Version II

If you love my Whimsical Warmth Series… Whimsical Warmth Headband ~ Version II is the 4th free crochet pattern in the series… Easy to make and fun to wear, this fashionable headband pattern is set off with a beautiful set of buttons to make your accessory truly whimsical!!


Whimsical Warmth Headband Version II


Whimsical Warmth Headband Version II

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Worsted Weight Yarn ~ 150 yards or less total. In this pattern I used Vanna’s Choice Yarn by Lion Brand Yarn in Cranberry, Terra Cotta and Kelly Green!

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Hook ~  H

Yarn Needle

2 Buttons


24 1/2″ Laid Flat and 22″ Around Buttoned


2″ x 2″ = 7 sc x 8 rows


yo ~ yarn over                                                            sk ~ skip

sp ~ space                                                                   st ~ stitch

sl st ~ slip stitch      ch ~ chain                                 sc ~ single crochet

Hdc ~ half double crochet                                       fphdc ~ front post half double crochet

bpfdc ~ back post half double crochet                  rev sc ~ reverse single crochet

dec ~ decrease (insert hook in st, pull up loop, insert hook in next st, pull up loop, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook.)

Puff Stitch ~ (Yo, insert hook in designated space, pull up a loop) 4 times, yo and pull through all 9 loops on hook, ch 1. Make sure all loop you pull up are a double crochet height.



Ch 64

Row 1:  Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each across. = 63 sc

Row 2:  Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st st, * Ch 1, sk st, sc in next st*, Repeat * * across. = 32 sc & 31 ch 1.

Row 3:  Ch 2 (counts as hdc now and throughout), *puff st in next ch1-sp, ch 1*, Repeat * * arcoss to the last ch 1 sp, puff st in ch1-sp, hdc in last st. = 2 hdc, 31 puff st, 30 ch 1

Row 4:  Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st st, sc in each puff st and ch1-sp across, sc in last st. = 63 sc

Rows 5- 10:  Repeat rows 2-4 two more times.

Do not finish off

Botton Edging:

Row 1:  Ch 1, do not turn, working along the 1st short edge of rows, sc 11 sts evenly across.

Row 2:  Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across. = 11 hdc

Row 3:  Ch 2, turn, *fphdc, bphdc*, Repeat across to the last 2 sts, fphdc, hdc.  = 2 hdc, 5 fphdc, 4 bphdc

Row 4:  Ch 2, turn, *bphdc, fphdc*, Repeat across to the last 2 sts, bphdc, hdc. = 2 hdc, 5 bphdc, 4 fphdc

Rows 5 & 6:   Repeat rows 3 – 4 one time.

Row 7:  Ch 2, turn, fphdc, bphdc, ch 1, sk st(this is the 1st button hole), bphdc, fphdc, bphdc, ch 1, sk st(2nd button-hole), bphdc, fphdc, hdc.  = 2 hdc, 2 ch1-sp, 3 fphdc, 4 bphdc

Row 8:  Ch1, turn, dec sc, sc in next 7 sts, dec sc. = 9 sc

Row 9:   Ch 1, turn, sc across. = 9 sc  This is the Right Side.

Finish off.

With Right side facing, join with sl st to 2nd short end at corner.

Row 1:  Ch 1, sc 11 sts evenly across.

Rows 2-6:  Repeat rows 2-6 of first side button edging.

Row 7: Ch 1, turn, dec sc, sc in next 7 sts, dec sc. = 9 sc


Ch 1, rev sc around.

Finish off.

Sew 2 button onto the base of the short end of the headband edge matching them up to the button holes. You can place the buttons correctly to make the headband fit correctly.

Congratulations… You now have a Whimsical Warmth Headband Version II


Whimsical Warmth Headband Version II buttons


Other Whimsical Warmth Free Crochet Patterns include:

Whimsical Warmth Headband (This is made in the round and not buttoned)      Whimsical Warmth Headband

Ladies Whimsical Warmth Beanie                                                                                   Ladies Whimsical Warmth Beanie multi

Children’s Whimsical Warmth Beanie                                                                             Whimsical Warmth Childrens Hat

*** You may make and sell products from my patterns but if you do I ask that you link back to my post. Please do not copy and post these patterns in part or in full on any website or publication and/or claim it as your own. Please do not re-publish photos as your own.***

Copyright ~ Beatrice Ryan Designs ~October 25, 2015

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