Men's Checkered Brim Beanie - free crochet pattern

Men’s Checkered Brim Beanie Free Crochet Pattern

Men’s Checkered Brim Beanie Pattern by Crochet For You

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Men's Checkered Brim Beanie - free crochet pattern

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So my friends, this week’s theme is crochet patterns for men. It was a bit challenging for me to decide which pattern to make.

When I turned the pages mindlessly of my Crochet Stitch Dictionary, I saw this beautiful stitch that perfect for men’s crochet patterns. I changed it a little bit and made this Men’s Checkered Brim Beanie.

Men’s Checkered Brim Beanie has a beautiful checkered stitch pattern. It’s turned out beautiful and handsome. 😀 I hope you make this hat for the men in your gift list. 😀

Skill level: Intermediate

Finished size: (adult men)

  • Crown (1 to 9) 7″
  • Hat circumference = 23″
  • Hat height = 9″

Materials (I used)



Gauge: 13 hdc x 8 rows = 4″ with 5.5mm crochet hook

Abbreviations

  • ch = chain
  • sc = single stitch
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • tr = treble crochet
  • fpdc = front post double crochet
  • bpdc = bacl post double crochet
  • fpsc = front post single crochet
  • FLO = front loop only
  • BLO = back loop only
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • st = stitch
  • sk = skip
  • beg = beginning
  • *to = repeat * to the instructions.

Note: You need at least 2 different colors to make this beanie.

Men's Checkered Brim Beanie - free crochet pattern

Men’s Checkered Brim Beanie Pattern

Make a magic ring with (C1) yarn

Round 1: ch 1, 8 hdc into the ring, sl st to the first st. (8 hdc)

Round 2: ch 1, 2 hdc in each st around, sl st to the first st. (16 hdc)

Round 3: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, *hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first st. (24 hdc)

Round 4: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, *hdc in each of next 2 sts, 2 hdc in next st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first st. (32 sts)

Round 5: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, *hdc in each of next 3 sts, 2 hdc in next st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first st. (40 sts)

Round 6: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, *hdc in each of next 4 sts, 2 hdc in next st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first st. (48 sts)

Round 7: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, *hdc in each of next 5 sts, 2 hdc in next st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first st. (56 sts)

Round 8: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, *hdc in each of next 6 sts, 2 hdc in next st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first st. (64 sts)

Round 9: ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, *hdc in each of next 7 sts, 2 hdc in next st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first st. (72 sts)

Round 10: ch 1, hdc in each st around, sl st to the first st. (72 sts)

Round 11 to 13: repeat round 10.

Round 14: with (C2), working in BLO, ch 1, hdc in each st around, sl st to the first st. (72 sts)

(Add stitch marker in front loop of the first st in round 13.)

Round 15: with (C1), ch 1, tr in FLO of the first hdc one round below (marked st) (image 1), tr in FLO of next 2 hdc one row below (image 2), *sc in BLO of next 3 hdc (image 3 & 4), tr in FLO of next 3 hdc one row below (image 5 & 6); repeat * to around, sl st to the first st. (36 tr / 36 sc)

Men's Checkered Brim Beanie - free crochet pattern

Men's Checkered Brim Beanie - free crochet pattern

Round 16: with (C2), working in BLO, ch 1, hdc in each st around, sl st to the first st. (72 sts)

Round 17: with (C1), ch 1, sc in BLO of next 3 hdc (image 7), * tr in FLO of next 3 hdc (C2 colored sts) one row below (image 8 & 9); repeat * to around, sl st to the first st. (36 tr / 36 sc)

Men's Checkered Brim Beanie - free crochet pattern

Round 18 to 19: repeat round 14 and 15.

Round 20: with (C2), ch 1, hdc in each st around, sl st to the first st.

Round 21: ch 1, fpdc in first st, *bpdc in next st, fpdc in next st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first st. (72 sts total)

Round 22: repeat round 21.

Round 23: ch 1, fpsc in first st, *sc in next st, fpsc in next st; repeat * to around, sl st to the first st. Fasten off and weave the ends.

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Men's Checkered Brim Beanie - free crochet pattern

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