Crochet Preemie Claris Beanie


  • 16-ply Milk Yarn
  • Size 6.0 mm hook


BLOBack Loops Only
DCDouble Crochet
MRMagic Ring
SCSingle Crochet
SSSlip Stitch
* A * × BRepeat “A” for a number of B times


12 DC in 3 increment rounds = 10 cm


Begin all rounds with CH 2 unless otherwise stated.
End all rounds with SLST to first stitch unless otherwise stated.

1Begin with 12 DC in MR12
2INC × 1224
3*DC, INC* × 12
Diameter: 9cm
4DC in each stitch36
5CH 3 (counts as beginning CH 2 + CH-1 space), skip 1st stitch, DC in next, *CH 1, skip 1, DC in next* around.
SLST to 2nd of beginning CH 3.
6CH 1, *DC under the CH-1 into the stitch skipped on previous round, (see Pic. 1~2b), CH 1, skip next* all around.36
7CH 2, skip 1st stitch, DC under the CH-1 into the stitch skipped on previous round, *CH 1, skip 1, DC in next skipped stitch* around. SLST to top of CH-2.36
8~10Repeat #6~7 – making CH 1 over DC, and DC in skipped stitches in previous rounds – until 1~2 cm to desired height.
I stopped at Round 10 with about 9.5 cm in height.
11DC under each CH-1 into the stitch skipped on previous round, and HDC in each DC all around. (Pic. 3)36
12SC in BLO in each stitch36

And you are done!

Other Sizes

Check out my Crochet ANY Hat guide to make this in other sizes or get the PDF which includes sizes for 0 to 12 months.

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