Who doesn’t want a bit of texture with their winter accessories? I know I do! This Bubble Beanie was designed with that in mind. Use the simple puff stitch to give your beanie a bit of texture while still keeping your head warm and protected. This pattern includes instructions for size adjustments and images to help along with the puff stitch.
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Following the pattern exactly as written will result in a beanie approximately 22 inches around and 8 inches tall.
To adjust the size around, add or subtract rows during the creation of the band (rows 2-44). Be sure it’s an even number!
To adjust the height, add or subtract rows during the puff stitch section (rows 48-55).
ch – Chain
sl st – Slip Stitch
sc – Single Crochet
hdc – Half Double Crochet
dc – Double Crochet
blo – Back Loop Only
puff st – Puff Stitch (see last page)
st – Stitch
Hook size H (5mm)
Approx. 170 yards worsted weight acrylic yarn (I used Joann’s Big Twist)
Let’s get started!
Puff Stitch Instructions: [yo, insert hook, pull up a loop x 5] (11 loops on hook), pull through all stitches, and ch1 to secure]
Row 1: ch8, hdc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in each st across, ch1, turn (7 hdc)
Row 2 – 44: 1 hdc sm st, 1 hdc blo each st across, ch1, turn (7 hdc)
Place ends together and slip stitch to form your band.
Row 45: ch1, sc evenly around, ss to join (44 sc)
Row 46: ch2, puff st same st, ch1, sk st, **puff st next st, ch1, sk st** – repeat around **, ss to join (22 puff st)
Row 47: ss into ch1 sp, ch2, puff st same st, ch1, sk st, **puff st next st, ch1, sk st** – repeat around **, ss to join (22 puff st)
Row 48-55: repeat row 47
Row 56: ch1, sc same st, 1 sc each st and ch1 sp around, ss to join (44sc)
Row 57: ch1, sc same st, 1 sc each st around, ss to join (44sc)
Row 58: ch1, 1sc sm st, 1sc next st, sc dec, 1 sc next 2 st, sc dec – repeat around ** ss to join
Fasten off and leave a long tail. Use this long tail to sew the top of the beanie closed. Then weave in your ends!
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