Twisted Crochet

Make the Jay Peak Beanie in Less than an Hour!

It’s Free Pattern Friday and I’m sharing my Jay Peak Beanie.

The naming of this beanie eluded me until I was looking at one of my favorite views when I visit my cousin who lives on the Vermont / Canadian border. On a clear day, you can see Jay Peak.

Disclaimer: No part of this pattern may be copied or sold.

Please Note: You are welcome to make as many of these as you’d like and sell your finished beanies. If you have a handmade business, I’m wishing you the best success. Handmade is in high demand!

If you choose to share or sell them, please credit the design to me when sharing/ selling online. Do not publish or sell this pattern, in part or in full and do not make any video tutorials of this pattern without my permission.

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While this pattern is FREE on my blog and it’s ad free, too – if you’d like to support my creativity, please consider purchasing my Jay Peak Beanie Pattern on Ravelry.

Jay Peak Beanie in purple and gray

The stitch used in this design gives the Jay Peak Beanie so much texture!

Here’s What You Need To Make Your Jay Peak Beanie

  • Approximately 110 yards of bulky 5 yarn.
  • I used Loops and Threads Charisma. For this pattern, Serenity by Premier Yarns also works really well. You will need 2 colors – approximately 55 yards of each color.
  • 8.0 mm / L size hook
  • Scissors
  • Tape Measure
  • Tapestry needle to weave in ends
  • Pom pom if desired
  • Scissors
  • Tape Measure
  • Tapestry needle to weave in ends

Gauge & Pattern Notes

  • Gauge: 10 ESC stitches x 9 rounds of (repeating rounds 2&3 in pattern) = 4”
  • Entire beanie is worked in the round.
  • Pattern is worked with two colors. Great for stash busting and scrap stash busting! Please note where you will be changing colors.
  • Ch 1 at the start of each round does NOT count as a stitch
  • This beanie fits most teens and adult women. Fits 18”-20” circumference. And it’s 8.5” in height. If you need to add width, add FSC in multiples of 2.
  • Click Fasten On and Foundation Single Crochet to watch video.
  • Click Extended Single Crochet to watch video.
  • Click V-Extended Single Crochet to watch video.
  • Read through all instructions before starting.

Stitch Abbreviations and Instructions

  • CH – chain
  • FSC – foundation single crochet.
  • SC – single crochet – insert hook into next stitch, yarn over and pull through into a loop on the hook, yarn over, pull through all two loops on hook.
  • SC2TOG – single crochet 2 stitches together – insert hook into stitch, yo, pull through stitch, insert hook into next stitch, yo, pull through stitch, (3 loops on hook), yo, pull through all three loops. Decrease made.
  • ESC – extended single crochet – Insert hook into stitch, yo, pull through stitch, yo, pull through first loop, yo, pull through both loops. ESC made. V-ESC – extended single crochet in the “V” of the previous stitch below.
  • ESC2TOG- extended single crochet two together. Insert hook into stitch, yo, insert hook into next stitch, yo, pull through 2 loops, yo, pull through last two loops.
  • SLST- slip stitch ST-stitch
  • YO – Yarn over

Written Instructions

Foundation round (Color 1): FSC 40. SLST to join. Be careful not to twist foundation round. Ch 1.

Round 2: ESC in first stitch and all the way around. Join with SLST at top of previous Ch 1. Switch to color 2. Ch 1.

Round 3 (color 2): Skip first stitch. Working into the “V” of each ESC from previous round. V-ESC in next stitch. V-ESC in skipped stitch. XV-ESC made. * skip next stitch. V-ESC in next stitch. V-ESC in skipped stitch.* repeat from * around. Join. Switch to Color 1. Ch1.

Round 4 (color 1): repeat round 2. Switch to color 2 at join.

Round 5 (color 2): repeat round 3.

Round 6 – 13: repeat round 2 & 3 (remember to alternate colors!)

Round 14 (color 1 & decrease): ESC in first stitch. ESC2TOG. *ESC next stitch. ESC2TOG* Repeat from * around. Join. Ch1.

Round 15 (color 2): repeat round 3. ESC in V of last stitch. Join. Ch1.

Round 16 (color 1): repeat round 2.
Round 17 (color 1): SC in V of every ESC of previous round. Join. Ch1.
Round 18 (color 1): SC in every stitch around. Join. Ch 1.

Round 19 (Color 1 & decrease), SC in first stitch. SC2TOG. *SC in next stitch. SC2TOG*. Repeat from * around. Join. Fasten off, leave long tail. Cinch top. Add pom pom if desired.

I can’t wait to see your Jay Peak Beanies

I can’t wait to see what you make! Please be sure to use the hashtag #jaypeakbeanie and #pegstwistedcrochet and tag me @twistedcrochetnh in all your sneak peeks on Instagram and Facebook.

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