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Lee’s Cabled Beanie – Free Crochet Pattern

Say ‘hello’ to the Lee’s Cabled Beanie! It’s my take on a classic cabled beanie, perfect for snowy days! This hat features a double brim with loads of stretch, and beautiful, wide cables winding in 3 places around the body. Top it with a handmade pom for a perfect finish! The Lee’s Cabled Beanie is crocheted with yarn from my friends at WeCrochet.

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The Yarn

In order to make the perfect beanie, I wanted to create a double brim, but a super thick body. In order to get the best of both worlds, I used WeCrochet Swish DK, held single for the brim so that it didn’t get too chunky, and held double for the body of the hat for warmth. Swish DK is a 100% Superwash Merino Yarn, so it’s perfect for a cold Canadian winter. You can machine wash this yarn cold, and then tumble dry it on low, so I was okay with crocheting my sample in white!

You can find Swish DK in 50g skeins for $5.99 here >> WeCrochet Swish DK Yarn.

The WeCrochet Website describes Swish DK:

Swish is the superwash of crocheters’ dreams! By selecting high grade Merino wool (20.5 microns), we produced a machine-washable yarn that is super soft – definitely worthy of being worn against a baby’s skin. Just the ticket for children’s clothes, afghans, and crocheted gifts. No need to worry about the care your finished piece will receive since this yarn can be machine washed and will come out even softer than before!

Lightweight Swish DK is ideal for intarsia crochet and other stranded colorwork, making warm and colorful hats, mittens, pullovers. The extra soft merino is gentle enough for the most delicate skin, while convenience machine washability makes this the ideal yarn for pampering your wee ones.

Swish is also available in Worsted and Bulky weights.

There are a few other ways to get the Lee’s Cabled Beanie Crochet Pattern:

  • Get the Ad-Free PDF on Ravelry Here >> RAVELRY
  • Get the Ad-Free PDF on Etsy Here>> ETSY
  • Get the Ad-Free PDF on LoveCrafts Here >> LOVECRAFTS

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Here’s the pattern for the Lee’s Cabled Beanie! Enjoy!

Lee's Cabled Beanie - Free Crochet Pattern -CoCo Crochet Lee

Yarn

WeCrochet Swish DK (123yds/ 50g):  5 balls White. 

PomPom – We Crochet Felici Worsted weight in ‘Time Traveler’.

Materials

US Size G/6 (4mm) crochet hook, US Size H/8 (5mm) crochet hook, yarn needle, scissors, pompom maker. 

Finished Measurements

One size fits most.

18-20”

Gauge

24 sc in BLO x 16 rows = 4”

Special Stitches

Cable A (12 sts):  [fpdc around 1st 3 sts, skip next 3 sts, fptr around next 3 sts, working behind fptr around 3 skipped sts, fpdc around last 3 sts].

Cable B (12 sts): [skip 1st 3 sts, fptr around next 3 sts, working in front fptr around 3 skipped sts] twice. 

Notes

  1. Beginning ch does not count as a st unless otherwise indicated. 

Instructions:

Brim

With 4mm crochet hook. 

Row 1:  Ch 21, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn–20 sc. 

Rows 2-72:  Ch 1, working in BLO sc in each st across, turn–20 sc. 

Join Row 72 to Row 1 by sc both edges together. Fasten off, weave in ends. Fold brim in half longwise to create a double brim.

Body

Use 2 strands of yarn held together, and 5mm crochet hook. 

Round 1 (RS):  Working through both thicknesses, join in any row end of Brim around, ch 1, hdc in each row end around, join to top of 1st hdc with a sl st–72 hdc. 

Work all hdc in 3rd-loop only here and throughout.

Round 2:  Ch 1, [hdc 12, Cable A] x 3, join.

Round 3:  Ch 1, [hdc 12, Cable B] x 3, join. 

Rounds 4-10:  Repeat Rounds 2-3.

Round 11:  Ch 1, *[hdc 4, hdc2tog] x 2, Cable A; repeat from * around, join–66 sts.

Round 12:  Ch 1, *[hdc 3, hdc2tog] x 2, Cable B; repeat from * around, join–60 sts. 

Round 13:  Ch 1, *[hdc 2, hdc2tog] x 2, Cable A; repeat from * around, join–54 sts. 

Round 14:  Ch 1, *[hdc, hdc2tog] x 2, Cable B; repeat from * around, join–48 sts. 

Round 15:  Ch 1, *[hdc, hdc2tog] x 2, Cable A; repeat from * around, join–42 sts. 

Round 16:  Ch 1, *[hdc2tog] x 2, Cable B; repeat from * around, join–39 sts. 

Round 17:  Ch 1, [skip the next hdc, fphdc 12] x 3, join–36 sts. 

Round 18:  Ch 1, [sc 4, sc2tog] around, join–30 sts. 

Round 19:  Ch 1, [sc 3, sc2tog] around, join–24 sts. 

Round 20:  Ch 1, [sc 2, sc2tog] around, join–18 sts. 

Round 21:  Ch 1, [sc, sc2tog] around, join–12 sts. 

Round 22:  Ch 1, sc2tog around, join–6 sts. 

Fasten off, sew remaining 6 sts closed. Weave in ends. 

Finishing

Add pompom to top.

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9 thoughts on “Lee’s Cabled Beanie – Free Crochet Pattern

  1. Row 2: HDC 12, Cable A (12 sts) 6x! That adds up to more than 72 sts! It’s 144 sts. What am I doing wrong?

    1. Hey there! It’s 72 rows worked in a long band that gets folded in half lengthwise. I hope that helps!

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