Crochet puff stitch slouchy beanie

slouchy beanie 1

When I was 10, my grandma decided to teach me how to knit. I picked it up pretty quickly, but would get so uptight that my stitches were *squeaking* when sliding off the needles. A few years ago, I picked up loom knitting, it is super rewarding as projects come together quickly so you get that instant gratification, but the large gauge creates only one sort of “look”. Then I saw these amazing crochet beanies by “the hook nook” that she posts on Instagram, and decided I need to figure out how to make one!
After some googling, the best tutorial I found was by Sewrella, she does a great job explaining all the different stitches– especially for someone like me who has never even picked up a crochet hook before! Check it out:

 

I picked up a crochet hook and some cheap acrylic yarn, and got to work! This came together surprisingly quickly- one evening at home, and then breaks during work, and it was done! Of course, I had to add a droopy pom pom to finish it off haha 🙂 I am really happy with how it turned out, and have been wearing it pretty much non stop the past few days. I am definitely planning on expanding my crochet skills to make more projects like this, so rewarding!

slouchy beanie 2

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4 thoughts on “Crochet puff stitch slouchy beanie

  1. Annie says:

    Nice job. And there’s nothing like a hat to keep you warm and toasty in the winter. I share your satisfaction for instant gratification and this hat is cute! There’s another blogger: Meredith who runs a crochet/knit/craft/lifestyle blog called “One Sheepish Girl” that you may find really interesting and fun. She’s a young woman who took up crocheting and now knitting and is pretty creative like you. http://onesheepishgirl.com/

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