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Linked Beanie | Top-Down Crochet Cable Beanie

Updated: Sep 5, 2023

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ABOUT


The Linked Beanie is a unisex, crochet hat that's completely covered with intertwining cables that imitate a chain link fence. You're going to love learning new techniques and watching the cables emerge at the crown and twist their way down!


The pattern includes easy to follow, color coded instructions for 6 sizes. Plus, a video tutorial that goes over the "complicated" stitches, so there's no confusion!







CONSTRUCTION


The Linked Beanie is worked from the top-down in joined rounds.



BEHIND THE DESIGN


I designed this hat in the summer of 2022 (see pictures below) but never released the pattern because it was... well... complicated.


The pattern had stitches like "dc-fptc forward together" and "fptc back around 4th post AND dc together". And although they really weren't hard to work, I knew there would be some confusion. And, unfortunately, at that time, I didn't know how to make it easier.


I decided to move onto a simpler cabled design (the Cable Trapper Beanie) and WABAM! I finally figured out how to make intricate, top-down, cabled beanies without using crazy combo stitches!






OTHER CABLE FILLED PATTERNS BY ME

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SIZES & MEASUREMENTS


SIZES: Baby (Toddler, Child, Teen, Adult) (Large Adult)

FINISHED CIRCUMFERENCE: 14.25 (16, 17.75, 19.5, 21.25) (23)”



WHAT YOU'LL NEED



YARN: Approx. 130 (185, 205, 245, 260) (310) yards of Warm & Cozy by Yarn Bee (This specific yarn states that it's a worsted weight, but it's closer to a DK weight! 11 WPI)

Great substitutions include: Feels Like Alpaca by Lion Brand Yarn, Swish DK by Knit Picks, or any DK weight yarn.





PIN IT NOW. MAKE IT LATER!



TESTERS


Below are the beautiful beanies made by the women who tested this pattern! They each gave up time, used up yarn, and shared knowledge to help make this pattern the best it can be and for that, I'm truly grateful. Click that right arrow to see how stunning it looks on everyone and don't forget to click on each photo to give some love on Instagram!



So, whatchya waiting for, friend? Grab the pattern today by clicking your preferred shop below!









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