Is It Knit? Basically Just a Crochet Beanie Pattern – Toddler Size


Rhondda Mol


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I have always been fascinated with the ‘knit’ look – I have yet to master knitting so I have searched for a stitch that I could use to get the look I wanted in crochet.

This is a very simple pattern; however, the stitch can be difficult to master. Try to keep your stitch tension relaxed while working the increase rounds.

I love this stitch and the look it gives my projects; my desire to have a hat look ‘knit’ but be crochet was all the incentive I required to keep at it to make the stitch work for me.

It took a few attempts for me to get it right. Don’t give up – it really is worth the effort!

Materials List

Yarn/Hook: Bernat Handicrafter Cotton, WW yarn – 10 WPI (wraps per inch); 6.50mm hook
Supplies: Stitch markers

Finished Size

12-24 months (to fit Head Circumference of 18”) Height approximately 7″


Gauge: 3sts/1” and 4.5 rounds/1”


WST – Waistcoat Stitch – tutorial available on blog and YouTube Video

The Pattern

Please visit my blog for the free toddler size pattern – post includes a photo tutorial, video tutorial, free toddler size hat pattern and a crochet flower embellishment from one of my fabulous Pattern Testers Sharon K (used with her gracious permission).

Thank you!


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