Mintberry Crunch Cabled Crochet Beanie Pattern Free

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The gorgeous Mintberry Crunch Cabled Crochet Beanie Pattern is absolutely brimming with texture. If you love crochet cable stitches, you’re going to love this cabled hat pattern!

Starting from the ribbed brim and working upward is one great way to make sure your hat is a perfect fit. This beanie comes in 7 sizes, as indicated in the chart below. Just remember, everyone’s head is a little different, so try to double check measurements when you can.

Here’s what you’ll need to get started:


J/6mm Crochet Hook (try the Furls Streamline Swirl in Cream!); Lion Brand Wool Ease, 197yds/180m, 3oz/85g, 80% Acrylic, 20% wool, Worsted [4] Weight yarn, Seaspray colorway;  Yarn Needle; Scissors


Blo- back loop only; Ch- chain; Hdc- half double crochet; Hdc2tog- hdc two together; Fpdc- front post double crochet; Fpdc2tog- fpdc two together; Rpt- repeat; Sc- single crochet; Sc2tog- single crochet two together; Sk- skip; Sl- slip stitch; St(s)- stitch(es)

Gauge / Finished Size

8 sts and 4 rounds is 2” square in hdc through blo.

Size Premie Baby Toddler Child Teen S/M L/XL
Hat circ. 10” 12” 14” 16” 18” 20” 22”
To fit Head (in) 12-13” 13-14” 15-16” 17-18” 19-20” 21-22” 23-24”


Hat worked starting with the sideways ribbed brim, then joined and worked upward in joined, turned rounds.

Turning chain does not count as a stitch throughout. Join in first st of round.

Sizes/stitch counts are written as follows: Preemie (Baby, Toddler, Child, Teen, S/M, L/XL). Highlight your size throughout to avoid confusion.

Stitch counts remain constant unless noted.

Mint Berry Crunch Beanie Pattern


Row 1: Ch 2, fhdc 8 (8, 10, 10, 12, 12, 12). [8 (8, 10, 10, 12, 12, 12)]

Alternately, Ch 9 (9, 11, 11, 13, 13, 13), hdc in 2nd ch and each ch across.

Row 2: Ch 1, working through 3rd loop, hdc in each st across.

Repeat Row 2 for 18 (22, 26, 30, 34, 38, 42) more times, for a total of 20 (24, 28, 32, 36, 40, 44) rows in brim.

Join Brim: holding both ends together without twisting, sl together through 3rd loop of previous row and foundation row.

Cable Stitch Portion of Hat

Round 1: Ch 1, work 2 sc evenly across the side of each row, sl.

[40 (48, 56, 64, 72, 80, 88) sc]

Round 2: Ch 1, *hdc in next 4 sts, fpdc in next 4 sts,* rpt from * to * around, sl.

Round 3: Ch 1, *hdc in blo of next 4 sts, sc next 4 sts,* rpt from * to * around, sl.

Round 4: Ch 1, *hdc in blo of next 4 sts, leaving 4 sc unworked, working into round 2 sts (sk 2 fpdc sts, fpdc around next 2 fpdc sts, fpdc in 2 skipped fpdc sts),* rpt from * to * around, sl.

Round 5: Ch 1, *hdc in blo of next 4 sts, sc in next 4 sts,* rpt from * to * around, sl.

Repeat Rounds 2-5 {1(1, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3)} more times. End after final Round 4 rpt.

Crown Decreases

For ease of counting, we will start over at Round 1  for the decrease round.

Round 1: Ch 1, *hdc2tog in blo 2 times across next 4 sts, sc in next 4 sts,* rpt from * to * around, sl. [30 (36, 42, 48, 54, 60, 66) sts]

Round 2: Ch 1, *hdc in blo of next 2 sts, fpdc2tog 2 times across next 4 fpdc from 2 rounds previous,* rpt from * to * around, sl. [20 (24, 28, 32, 36, 40, 44) sts]

Round 3: Ch 1, *hdc2tog across next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts,* rpt from * to * around, sl. [15 (18, 21, 24, 27, 30, 33) sts]

Round 4: Sl 1, ch 2, *leaving 2 sc unworked and working into sts two rows below sk 1 fpdc st, fpdc in next fpdc, fpdc in skipped fpdc st, sk 1 st,* rpt from * to * around, sl. [10 (12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22) sts]

Round 5: Ch 1, sc2tog around, sl. [5 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11) sts]

Preemie, Baby, Toddler sizes, skip ahead to finishing.

Child and S/M Sizes ONLY

Round 5: Ch 1, sc2tog around, sl. [Child 4, S/M 5]

Teen and L/XL Sizes ONLY

Round 5: Ch 1, sc in first st, sc2tog around, sl. [Teen 5, L/XL 6]


Fasten off and weave in all ends. Block as desired.

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