Football Helmet Beanie Crochet Pattern

Football Helmet Beanie Crochet Pattern

Do you have a little football lover in your house? Then they definitely need a football helmet beanie! The Football Helmet Beanie could be made in the standard brown and white or in a team colors. You can also add a chin strap! Have fun and make lots of Football Helmet Beanie's for all the little boy and girl football lovers!!
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  • Yarn: Bulky, Weight 5; Sample made with Loops and Threads Charisma (Espresso & White)
  • Hook: K (6.50mm)
  • 2 - 1 Inch Buttons, Tapestry Needle, Scissors and Measuring Tape
Sizing
  • Gauge: 8 Stitches and 8 Rows = 4”x4” (hdc)
  • These measurements are approximated, measure head to get accurate sizing needed.
Pattern Key
  • St/Sts: Stitch(es)
  • Sl St: Slip Stitch
  • Ch: Chain
  • Sc: Single Crochet
  • Hdc: Half Double Crochet
Special Stitch(es)
  • Hdc2tog (Half Double 2 Together): Yarn over, insert hook into next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over, insert hook into next stitch, yarn over and pull through all loops on hook.
Notes
  • Chain 1 will NOT count as a stitch.
  • Joining: When ending the rounds, you will join with a slip stitch into the 1st stitch (not the chain 1).
  • The final measurement of the helmet will be a ½ inch shorter than the average beanie.

Football Helmet Crochet Pattern:

ALL SIZES: (0-3M, 3-6M, 6-12M, 1-2Y, 3-10Y, Teen, Adult and Large Adult) You Need Your K Hook and Your Color Choice of Yarn. Make a Magic Ring, Round 1: Ch 1, 7 sc in loop, join with a sl st in the 1st sc, pull tight. - 7 Round 2: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 2 hdc in each st around, end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 14 Round 3: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next st, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next st; repeat from*, end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 21 Round 4: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 2 sts, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 2 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 28 CONTINUE TO THE SECTION OF THE SIZE YOU ARE MAKING 0-3 Months: (Circumference 13-14” and Height 5 - 5.5”) Round 5: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in st and each st around, join. - 28 Repeat Round 5 until the beanie measures 4.5 inches tall for newborn or 5 inches tall for 1-3 months, do not fasten off and continue to earflaps. Earflaps: Sl st in next 4 sts Row 1: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 7 sts. - 8 Row 2: Ch 1 and turn, 1 hdc in same st, hdc2tog, 1 hdc in next 2 sts, hdc2tog, 1 hdc in last st. - 6 Row 3: Ch 1 and turn, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next st and each st across. - 6 Row 4: Ch 1 and turn, 1 hdc in same st, hdc2tog, hdc2tog, 1 hdc in last st. - 4 Fasten off Count across the front of the beanie 8 stitches, repeat earflaps beginning in 9th stitch (starting with Row 1). Fasten off and weave in any loose ends. Then continue to center stripe and chin strap. 3-6 Months: (Circumference 15-16” and Height 6”) Round 5: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 3 sts, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 3 sts; repeat from* end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 35 Round 6: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in st and each st around, join. - 35 Repeat Round 6 until the beanie measures 5.5 inches tall, do not fasten off and continue to earflaps. Earflaps: Sl st in next 4 sts Row 1: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 7 sts. - 8 Row 2: Ch 1 and turn, 1 hdc in same st, hdc2tog, 1 hdc in next 2 sts, hdc2tog, 1 hdc in last st. - 6 Row 3: Ch 1 and turn, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next st and each st across. - 6 Row 4: Ch 1 and turn, 1 hdc in same st, hdc2tog, hdc2tog, 1 hdc in last st. - 4 Fasten off Count across the front of the beanie 10 stitches, repeat earflaps beginning in 11th stitch (starting with Row 1). Fasten off and weave in any loose ends. Then continue to center stripe and chin strap. 6-12 Months: (Circumference 16-18” and Height 6.5”) Round 5: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 3 sts, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 3 sts; repeat from* end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 35 Round 6: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 7 sts, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 8 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 39 Round 7: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in st and each st around, join. - 39 Repeat Round 7 until the beanie measures 6 inches tall, do not fasten off and continue to earflaps. Earflaps: Sl st in next 4 sts Row 1: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 7 sts. - 8 Row 2: Ch 1 and turn, 1 hdc in same st, hdc2tog, 1 hdc in next 2 sts, hdc2tog, 1 hdc in last st. - 6 Row 3: Ch 1 and turn, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next st and each st across. - 6 Row 4: Ch 1 and turn, 1 hdc in same st, hdc2tog, hdc2tog, 1 hdc in last st. - 4 Fasten off Count across the front of the beanie 11 stitches, repeat earflaps beginning in 12th stitch (starting with Row 1). Fasten off and weave in any loose ends. Then continue to center stripe and chin strap. 1-2 Years: (Circumference 18-20” and Height 7”) Round 5: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 3 sts, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 3 sts; repeat from* end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 35 Round 6: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 4 sts, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 4 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 42 Round 7: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in st and each st around, join. - 42 Repeat Round 7 until the beanie measures 6.5 inches tall, do not fasten off and continue to earflaps. Earflaps: Sl st in next 4 sts Row 1: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 7 sts. - 8 Row 2: Ch 1 and turn, 1 hdc in same st, hdc2tog, 1 hdc in next 2 sts, hdc2tog, 1 hdc in last st. - 6 Row 3: Ch 1 and turn, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next st and each st across. - 6 Row 4: Ch 1 and turn, 1 hdc in same st, hdc2tog, hdc2tog, 1 hdc in last st. - 4 Fasten off Count across the front of the beanie 13 stitches, repeat earflaps beginning in 14th stitch (starting with Row 1). Fasten off and weave in any loose ends. Then continue to center stripe and chin strap. 3-10 Years: (Circumference 19-20” and Height 7.5”) Round 5: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 3 sts, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 3 sts; repeat from* end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 35 Round 6: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 4 sts, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 4 sts; repeat from*, end with 1 hdc in same st as ch 1, join. - 42 Round 7: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next st, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next 9 sts*, repeat from*, join. - 46 Round 8: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in st and each st around, join. - 46 Repeat Round 8 until the beanie measures 7 inches tall, do not fasten off and continue to earflaps. Earflaps: Sl st in next 8 sts Row 1: Ch 1, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 9 sts. - 10 Row 2: Ch 1 and turn, 1 hdc in same st, hdc2tog, 1 hdc in next 4 sts, hdc2tog, 1 hdc in last st. - 8 Row 2: Ch 1 and turn, 1 hdc in same st, hdc2tog, 1 hdc in next 2 sts, hdc2tog, 1 hdc in last st. - 6 Row 3: Ch 1 and turn, 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next st and each st across. - 6 Row 4: Ch 1 and turn, 1 hdc in same st, hdc2tog, hdc2tog, 1 hdc in last st. - 4 Fasten off Count across the front of the beanie 13 stitches, repeat earflaps beginning in 14th stitch (starting with Row 1). Fasten off and weave in any loose ends. Then continue to center stripe and chin strap. Buttons Sew 1 inch buttons onto the center of the earflaps, for all helmets. Center Stripe You Need Your K Hook and Your Color of Choice Yarn. Need help with the foundation double crochet? Watch this video: Foundation Double Crochet until the length listed for the size is reached: Newborn: 9 inches long 1-3 Months: 10 inches long 3-6 Months: 11 inches long 6-12 Month: 12 inches long 1-2 Years: 13 inches long 3-10 Years: 14 inches long Fasten off and sew onto the helmet, starting in the front of the beanie to the back, sewing in a straight line. Chin Strap You Need Your K Hook and Your Color of Choice Yarn Foundation Double Crochet until the length listed for the size is reached: Need help with the foundation double crochet? Watch video above! 0-3 Months: 5 inches long 3-6 Months: 5.5 inches long 6-12 Month: 6.0 inches long 1-2 Years: 6.5 inches long 3-10 Years: 7.0 inches long Do not fasten off, continue to add chin loops. Adding Chin Strap Loops: Chain 6, join with a slip stitch on the other side of the double crochet foundation to make a loop. Then single crochet along the side of the strap until you reach the other side. Chain 6, join with a slip stitch on the other side of the double crochet foundation to make a loop. Single crochet along the other side of strap to the first chain 6. Fasten off. Note: You will not sew the chin strap onto the helmet, but the loops will be used around the buttons.
~Ashley