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The Moss Beanie Crochet pattern is an easy one to work featuring the beautiful and textured pistachio stitch.

I love the Pistachio crochet stitch! It has a similar, but smaller texture, to the 3D Shell Stitch. The texture in both of these stitches creates a 3D effect, is easy to work as a one row repeat, solid and the same on both sides.

The Moss Beanie crochet pattern is worked from the brim up. The texture in the hat is continuous to the crown where you will simply sew the top of the hat closed. I will tell you and show you how in the free video tutorial down below.

The Crochet Moss Beanie worked in a green coloured yarn

I have worked this crochet hat in a worsted weight acrylic yarn. You will see it worked here in the Heartland yarn by Lion Brand Yarn. The colour shown is Joshua Tree. This yarn is so soft! It is thick for a worsted weight yarn making this crochet hat super cozy.

Along with the yarn you will need a 5 mm crochet hook. In the video tutorial below you will see me using a Clover Soft Touch Hook.

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The crochet pattern for the Moss Beanie will be written in full below and is free to follow here on my website. If you wish to add this pattern to your library or purchase an ad free copy, you may do so through my Etsy and Ravelry Shops linked below:



Thank you so much for stopping by and I hope to see you again! If you enjoy making crochet hat patterns, you may also wish to check out the Classic Knit Look Beanie or the Adelaide Crochet Beanie.

Happy Crocheting!


Moss Beanie Crochet Pattern:

Skill Level: Easy 

Gauge: 15 sts x 11 rows of pattern = 4 inches

Finished Size: 9 x 8.5 inches laid flat; 20-22 inch circumference

Yarn: Heartland by Lion Brand Yarn (100% extra acrylic; 5 oz/142g; 251 yds/230 m); 1 ball Joshua Tree

Hook: Size H/8 (5 mm) Hook. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: Yarn Needle.

Stitches and Abbreviations:

Ch – Chain
Dc – Double Crochet
Fpsc – Front Post Single Crochet
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Rpt – Repeat
Sc –
Single Crochet
Sk –
Sl St –
Slip Stitch
Yo –
Yarn Over

Pattern Notes:

  • Pattern is written in American English terms.
  • Pattern is worked in rounds.
  • Do not turn.
  • Ch 1 at the beginning of the round does not count as a stitch.
  • Weave in ends as needed.
  • To change the size of your hat you will need a multiple of 3 stitches for the first round of your hat body.

Free Crochet Pattern:

Ch 10

Row 1: Sl st in the 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across.  Ch 1, turn.  (9 sl sts)

Row 2: Working in the blo, sl st in each st across.  Ch 1, turn.  (9 sl sts)

Continue to repeat row 2 until work from the beginning measures approximately 16-17 inches.

Do not fasten off, but fold brim of hat so that two shorter ends meet. Now working through both thicknesses, sl st across working through the blo on each side. Do not fasten off.  Turn work right side out (so that the right side is facing you and the slip stitch seam is on the inside).

Now working around the edge of the brim, continue working in rounds as follows:

Hat Body (Worked in rounds):
Rnd 1: Ch 1, evenly work 72 sc all the way around, join with a sl st in the first st, Do not turn. (72 sts)

Rnd 2: Ch 3 (counts as a dc, dc in the same st as joining, ch 2, sc in the same st as previous *sk the next 2 sts, [2 dc, ch 2, sc] in next st; rpt around, sk the final 2 sts, join with a sl st in the 1st st, ch 1, turn.

Rnd 3: *[2 dc, ch 2] in the next ch-2 sp, fpsc around the post of the next dc; rpt from * across, join with a sl st in the 1st st, ch 1, turn.

Rnds 4-22: Repeat rnd 3.

Fasten off leaving a long tail.  Use the long tail to sew the top of your beanie closed.  Weave in your ends.

Video Tutorial:

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    1. RichTexturesCrochet says:

      bro stands for “back loop only”