Santa Beanie – Child and Toddler Sizes

Use this free crochet pattern to make your own Santa Beanie in either toddler or child size.  Scroll down below the photos to see the full pattern.

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You can find the pattern for the hat in infant sizes here.

You can find an adorable matching cowl here.

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Materials

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Abbreviations Used – US Crochet Terms

  • sc – single crochet
  • scblo – single crochet in the back loop only
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • ch – chain
  • hdc – half double crochet

Gauge

If you need help determining your gauge, a tutorial can be found here.

17 st per 4”/10 cm

16 rows hdc per 4”/10cm

Hat Pattern

The hat is worked in continuous rounds. Do not join at the end of a round, continue working in a spiral. Make sure to mark your first or last stitch to keep track of where your rounds start and end.

1-3 Years: Fits 19” circumference, 7.5” height

  • 50 g (1.8 oz), 131 m (143 yds)

With red yarn:

Rnd 1: Start with a magic ring, ch 1, and 10 hdc into ring (10 hdc)

Rnd 2: 2 hdc in each st (20 hdc)

Rnd 3: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next st), repeat around (30 hdc)

Rnd 4: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 2 st) repeat around(40 hdc)

Rnd 5: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 3 st) repeat around (50 hdc)

Rnd 6: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 4 st) repeat around (60 hdc)

Rnd 7: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 5 st) repeat around (70 hdc)

Rnd 8: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 13 st) repeat around (75 hdc)

Rnd 9: 1 hdc in each st (75 hdc)

Rnd 10-19: repeat rnd 9 (75 hdc)

Sc in the next st, sl st in the next st.

Join black yarn to the last hdc of the previous round

rnd 20: ch 1, sc in each st (75 sc), join with a sl st, cut yarn

Join red yarn to the last sc of the previous round

rnd 21: ch 1, sc in each st (75 sc), join with a sl st, cut yarn

Weave in your ends. See below for the edging.

3-10 Years Fits 20” circumference, 8” height

  • 60 g (2.0 oz), 157 m (172 yds)

With red yarn:

Rnd 1: Start with a magic ring, ch 1, and 10 hdc into ring (10 hdc)

Rnd 2: 2 hdc in each st (20 hdc)

Rnd 3: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next st), repeat around (30 hdc)

Rnd 4: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 2 st) repeat around(40 hdc)

Rnd 5: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 3 st) repeat around (50 hdc)

Rnd 6: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 4 st) repeat around (60 hdc)

Rnd 7: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 5 st) repeat around (70 hdc)

Rnd 9: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 6 st) repeat around (80 hdc)

Rnd 9: 1 hdc in each st (80 hdc)

Rnd 10-23: repeat rnd 9 (80 hdc)

Sc in the next st, sl st in the next st.

Join black yarn to the last hdc of the previous round

rnd 24: ch 1, sc in each st (80 sc), join with a sl st, cut yarn

Join red yarn to the last sc of the previous round

rnd 25: ch 1, sc in each st (80 sc), join with a sl st, cut yarn

Weave in your ends. See below for the edging.

Edging

Change to white yarn and join with a sl st to any stitch around the edge of your hat.

Row 1: ch 10, sc in 2nd ch from hook, and each ch across (9 sc)

row 2: sl st into the next 2 stitches along the edge of the hat, turn and scblo in each st (9)

row 3: ch 1, turn, scblo in each st (9)

Repeat rows 2 and 3 until you have worked around the whole hat. Sl st the edges together and weave in any ends.

 

Pom-Pom

Wrap yarn around your hand about 60-80 times.

Slide the yarn off your hand and tie the middle tightly.

Cut the loops and sculpt the pom-pom as desired.

Attach to the top of your hat.

2 Replies to “Santa Beanie – Child and Toddler Sizes”

  1. I absolutely love this pattern! I would love to make it in adult sizes for my son and husband who go around the neighborhood at Christmas playing “Santa” to our neighbors and their children. Can you tell me how I can adjust the pattern? Thanks and Merry Christmas.

    1. i haven’t made this style in adult yet, but you could probably add one or two rows of increases to make it larger, and just do a few more rows before the black line to lengthen it. You could also use my “easy peasy hdc beanie”, do 3-4 rows less, and then follow my instructions for the line and edging.

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