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Trinity Slouch Beanie – Free Crochet Pattern

This past month and a half has been crazy to say the least. I know I haven’t posted in a while, but I’m not going to explain why here. It would be WAY too long and deserves it’s own separate post. Today we’re going to talk about the Trinity Slouchy Beanie and why I’ve decided after a year of being a paid pattern, it deserves to be set free.

 

The Hurricane

If you’re on my email list, you know that my family and my community was severely impacted by Hurricane Michael. Our home was destroyed along with many others, leaving us living in a hotel for over a month. Because we are a military family, we got off easy. The Air Force has done such an amazing job taking care of us and we couldn’t be more grateful. Unfortunately, there are many people who aren’t that lucky.

While the hurricane is happening, it’s pretty much national news. Everyone waits and watches while it happens. Then the news shows the immediate destruction when it’s all over. What the news doesn’t show is how communities are affected long term and a lot of people forget about the hundreds of thousands of people who are still being affected. From now until December 10th, 2018, 100% of my pattern sales will be donated directly to this cause.

Because of Hurricane Michael, there are still so many people without homes. Read more about Tent City and Operation Warm Up Panama City here.

 

Materials:

 

Abbreviations Used:

*All Sigoni Macaroni patterns are written in standard US terms*

  • Ch – Chain
  • Sc – Single Crochet
  • Sc2tog – Single crochet two stitches together: Insert hook into indicated st, yo pull up loop. Insert hook into next st, yo pull up loop. You should have 3 loops on your hook. Yo pull through all 3 loops.
  • Hdc Half double crochet
  • BLO – Back loop only
  • Rep – Repeat
  • St(s) – Stitches
  • Yo – Yarn over
  • Sp – Space
  • Sl st – Slip Stitch

 

Notes:

  • This beanie is worked from the bottom up. You will start with the brim of the beanie, fold in half and sew together, then working in the round until you reach the top.
  • Ch 1 at the beginning of the row does not count as a stitch.

 

trinity slouch beanie crochet pattern

 

Trinity Slouch Beanie Crochet Pattern

Brim

Row 1: Ch 18, Hdc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch down row. (17)

Row 2: Ch 1, Hdc in the BLO of the first st and each st across. (17)

Rows 3-40: Rep Row 2

Your work should measure approximately 18 inches.

Fold both halves together and sl st across to join the rows.

Turn your work 90 degrees in order to work along the side of your rows.

trinity slouch beanie

 

Beanie

Round 1: Ch 1, Sc 60 evenly around brim. Sl st to first st. (60)

Round 2: Ch 2, yo insert hook into base of ch, yo pull up loop, [yo insert hook into next st, yo and pull up loop]. Rep [ ] once more. Yo pull though all 7 loops on your hook. **Ch 2, yo insert hook into same st as last, yo pull up loop. Rep [ ] twice. Yo pull though all 7 loops on your hook. Rep ** around to the last st. Ch 2, hdc in last st. Sl st to first st.

Round 3: Ch 1, sc in first st, sc top of trinity st, [sc next ch-2 sp, sc top of trinity st] Rep [ ] to last ch-2 sp. 2 sc last ch-2 sp (60)

Rep Rounds 2 and 3 alternatively until you have 19 rounds.

Round 20: Sc2tog all around, sl st to first st (30)

Round 21: Rep Round 20 (15)

Tie off leaving long tail. Weave your end in and out of each of the remaining stitches and pull tight to close. Weave in your ends.

Make your beanie even cuter by attaching a pom pom! Then show me your beanies with #trinityslouch. I can’t wait to see your creations!

trinity slouch beanie crochet pattern

 

If you created your beanie to donate to someone for Operation Warm Up Panama City, check out that post to find out where to send it. Feel free to email me at [email protected] if you have any questions.

 

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4 Comments

  1. How could I make this into a child and/or adult pattern. Unfortunately don’t have a baby to make one for & would love one for myself and another charity that I crochet for. Referring to the Trinity slog h beanie.

    1. Hi Joyce!

      This hat would fit the average woman that has a head circumference of 21”. I apologize that I did not include resizing instructions. I will add them as soon as I get the chance!

  2. I am struggling with the Beanie, every time I start is my stitch is clumped together and not fanned out and pretty. I have the stitches lined uo line in the first picture but I do not know what I am doing wrong. I’ve tried losening my row of 60 stitches but that isnt helping. Can you help me?

    1. Hi Katie,

      I’m so sorry you’re struggling with the pattern. Are you making your trinity stitches all in the same stitch or in 3 consecutive stitches? If you can, you can send me an email at [email protected] with a photo of your work and I can try my best to help!

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