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Momohana Kobo on craftsy.com
San Diego, California

My name is Yoshie and I'm the solo designer and maker behind Momohana Kobo. I'm also a Japanese calligrapher, licensed in Brush and Pencil calligraphy from "Nihon Shuji," the Japan Calligraphy ...

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Popcorn Beanie with Buttoned Up Brim

from Momohana Kobo
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Popcorn Beanie with Buttoned Up Brim
Popcorn Beanie with Buttoned Up Brim
Popcorn Beanie with Buttoned Up Brim
Popcorn Beanie with Buttoned Up Brim
Popcorn Beanie with Buttoned Up Brim
Popcorn Beanie with Buttoned Up Brim

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic crochet stitches: "ch, dc, sc, sc2tog, sl st"
  • Special stitch: popcorn
  • Crocheted in the round from the top down

Pattern Description:

Popcorn Beanie is now a flagship product of Momohana Kobo. It is an ideal pattern I came upon through countless trial and error so I am especially attached to it. This hat used to be a plain visor beanie I designed for a newborn when I was pregnant with my first child in 2004. After he was born and was spending more time outside, I made a beanie with a broader brim so he won't have the sun in his eyes. This worked but it wasn't perfect because it couldn't block the sun coming from the side. So I tried making the brim wider but this made the beanie look unstylish because the brim was too big. But this mistake gave me a chance to come up with the creative idea to fold up the sides with a button. This led me to adding a three-dimensional Popcorn Stitch and also to make the matching popcorn beanie in adult size originally for myself.

PLEASE NOTE: Individual crochetters may sell a hat made from this pattern. I just ask that you credit me as the pattern's author and include a link to my Etsy shop in your listing. Thank you!!
Original Design by Yoshie Wakabayashi from Momohana Kobo


4 inches = 15 sts

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approximate circumference: 22 inches


  • SIngle stranded worsted weight yarn or double stranded DK/ light worsted weight yarn (2 colors)

You Will Also Need:

  • Needle and thread (for sewing buttons)
  • Scissor