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Ly Lu Leafhopper Beanie | Crochet Pattern PDF


Comfortable, relaxed, and super chic. The Ly Lu Leafhopper beanie has fantastic texture and goes with any outfit in any environment! Adds a sassy touch to jeans and t-shirt or a classy look to your favorite sweater. Stylish enough to wear year-round, yet warm enough to keep your ears toasty in the fall and winter seasons. The perfect crochet accessory!

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Difficulty Level: 

Level 4 – Advanced


Finished Dimensions: 

Pattern is made based on the

Pattern is made based on the Crafty Yarn Council’s Head Circumference Chart for each size listed in the charts below:

for each size listed in the charts in pattern (infant to adult).

All measurements are approximate, measured flat pre-wear, and are provided in inches and centimeters and designed for sizes according to the Hat Measurements Charts in pattern.

Please be sure to take your own body measurements and let those measurements serve as your guide. If you measure between sizes, please use the instructions for the next size up.


Resources & Tutorials

Full video tutorial


Construction Details:

Constructions schematics provided in PDF

  • This pattern is constructed by creating a ribbed brim worked flat in rows. 
  • Brim is folded so that the two short edges align.
  • Brim is seamed to create a large ring
  • The main body of the hat is worked in Joined, unturned rounds along the top edge of the brim. 
  • As the hat grows, it will create a square/rectangle tube. 
  • A tapestry needle with yarn attached is inserted and pushed around the top edge of the beanie.
  • As the needle is pulled out it will cinch the top of the hat.
  • A tapestry needle attached to yarn is used to seam the small hole left in the top of the beanie after cinching the top edge together. 
  • Optional pom pom is added once the top hole is sealed. 


Skills Needed:

Assembly instructions written in US terminology.  UK to US Conversion chart is provided in pattern.

Special Stitches

Leafhopper cluster (LCL) – *[yo, insert hook at front and from right to left behind stem of st before next st, yo, draw loop through and up to the height of htr (see Appendix A on page 14) ] twice, yo, draw through 4 loops*, skip next st, rep from * to * around stem of next st, yo, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

Left – handed video tutorial

Right – handed video tutorial


Double crochet 2 together (dc2tog) – yo, insert hook into the first st, yo, pull through one loop, yo, pull through 2 loops, yo, insert hook into next st, yo, pull through one loop, yo, pull through 2 loops, yo, pull through all 3 loops on hook.

Video Tutorial


Recommended Yarn:

KnitPicks/We Crochet Swish, Worsted weight 1 (100% Superwash Merino Wool, 110 yds / 50 grams), in color Copper.



*provided requirements are estimates only

Preemie – Toddler – 1 balls = 110yds / 101m

Child – Teen/Sm Adult – 2 balls = 220yds / 201m

Adult Lg/Mens – 3 balls = 330yds / 302m

Total yardage: 110yds / 101m to 330 yds / 302m


Yarn Alternatives:

Medium 4 worsted weight yarn


Other Materials:

  • Crochet Hook size H/8 5.00 mm or whatever hook is necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
  • Measuring tape
  • Stitch markers (optional)
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry needle 


  • Pattern has been tested for accuracy by multiple pattern testers.
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