Frosted Window Beanie – Free Crochet Pattern

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The Frosted Window Beanie is a free crochet pattern, made with worsted weighted yarn and provides lots of texture for the fall and winter weather.


Even though it is still Fall, I already started making beanies, hats and Christmas decorations. I just love this fall and winter season so much, I need to start as early as possible. But because many crocheters like to be prepared and also start their creations early for craft fairs, you are just feeding my addiction to making more fall and winter patterns.

This Frosted Window Beanie makes me dream about windows in the city that are dark and frosted in due to a winter storm. When I create patterns I always imagine a story it tells when making and wearing this gorgeous and easy to make and design.

Frosted Window Beanie Pattern

The wonderful thing about beanies and hats is that they are so easily adjustable to any head size. You only need two measurements: head circumference and the head height (between the eyebrows and the top of the head).

In order to figure out how much to increase the circle that the beanie starts out with, you will always follow this formula:

Stop increasing the circle (diameter in inches) = head circumference (in inches) divided by Pi (3.14)

Now you will have a number that is the diameter of the circle which is the measurement at which point you need to stop increasing the circle. Therefore, no template is needed to know when to stop increasing the circle to make a beanie that fits any size head.

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Once you have the perfect circle, you will then go to round 7. If you make a beanie for a baby or toddler you might actually have to remove rounds between 7 and 20 to make the hat height work out.

Please check the Reference Table for guidance on how large or small this Frosted Window Beanie needs to be depending on the head size of the person you are making this beanie for.

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Frosted Window Beanie - Free Crochet Pattern

How to crochet the Frosted Window Beanie

You will need:

Gauge:

4 dc x 2 rows = 1 square inch

Final size:

10 x 8.25 inches for adult woman size, laid out flat

Stitches (US terms) used:

  • sc – single crochet
  • dc- double crochet
  • tr – treble crochet
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • FPDC – Front Post Double Crochet (Tutorial)
  • BPDC – Back Post Double Crochet (Tutorial)

Instructions:

This Frosted Window Beanie pattern below is written for an adult woman’s head size.

There is a video tutorial below that shows small parts of certain rounds of this pattern. It is not a complete tutorial, but should rather be used as guide!

Start with color A

Round 1: Make a magic ring and crochet 12 dc’s into it and pull tight, sl st to the first st

Round 2: ch 2, 2 dc’s in each st all around, sl st to the first st (24 sts)

Round 3: ch 2, 1 dc in same st, 2 dc’s in the next st, *1 dc, 2 dc’s in the next st, repeat from * all around, sl st to the first st (36 sts)

Round 4: ch 2, 1 dc first 2 sts, 2 dc’s in the next st, *1 dc next 2 sts, 2 dc’s in the next st, repeat from * all around, sl st to the first st (48 sts)

Round 5: ch 2, 1 dc first 3 sts, 2 dc’s in the next st, *1 dc next 3 sts, 2 dc’s in the next st, repeat from * all around, sl st to the first st (60 sts)

Round 6: ch 2, 1 dc first 4 sts, 2 dc’s in the next st, *1 dc next 4 sts, 2 dc’s in the next st, repeat from * all around, sl st to the first st (72 sts)

Frosted Window Beanie - Free Crochet Pattern by Nicki's Homemade

Change color to B

Frosted Window Beanie - Free Crochet Pattern by Nicki's Homemade Crafts

Round 7: ch 2, 1 dc in each st all around, sl st to the first st (72 sts)

Round 8: ch 1, 1 sc in each st all around, sl st to the first st (72 sts)

Change color to A again

Round 9: ch 2, *1 dc in the next 2 sts, ch 2, sk 2 sts, repeat from * all around, sl st to the first st (72 sts)

Round 10: ch 1, *1 sc in the next 2 sts, ch 2, sk 2 sts, repeat from * all around, sl st to the first st (72 sts) Note: the sc’s go right above the dc’s from the previous round

Frosted Window Beanie - Free Crochet Pattern by Nicki's Homemade Crafts

Change color to C

Round 11: ch 1, *1 sc in the next 2 sts, 1 tr onto the sc from 3 rounds down (in light blue) in the next 2 sts (you now made 2 tr’s), repeat from * all around, sl st to the first st (72 sts) Note: work the tr’s only in the front, do NOT work around the chains from the previous round, just ignore them.

Frosted Window Beanie - Free Crochet Pattern by Nicki's Homemade Crafts
Frosted Window Beanie - Free Crochet Pattern by Nicki's Homemade Crafts
Frosted Window Beanie - Free Crochet Pattern by Nicki's Homemade Crafts
Frosted Window Beanie - Free Crochet Pattern by Nicki's Homemade Crafts

Round 12 – 16: repeat rounds 7 thru 11

Round 17: repeat round 7

Frosted Window Beanie - Free Crochet Pattern by Nicki's Homemade Crafts

Change color to A

Round 18: ch 2, 1 dc in each st all around, sl st to the first st (72 sts)

Round 19: ch 2, in the same stitch, crochet *1 FPDC, 1 BPDC in the next st, repeat from * all around, sl st to the first st (72 sts)

Round 20: repeat round 19

Frosted Window Beanie - Free Crochet Pattern by Nicki's Homemade Crafts

Fasten off and weave in the ends.

You can now wear the Frosted Window Beanie, gift it or sell it (not the pattern, just the creation you made using the pattern).

Video Tutorial of certain parts of the Frosted Window Beanie pattern to be used as a guidance:

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