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Both my grandmothers taught me how to crochet when I was a child. In the fall of 2010, I got involved with crocheting again and it has quickly become a passion. I love creating patterns!

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Ripley Beanie or Newsboy

from Crochet by Jennifer
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Ripley Beanie or Newsboy
Ripley Beanie or Newsboy copyright Shelly Wheeler Photography
Ripley Beanie or Newsboy copyright Jennifer Pektas Hammel
Ripley Beanie or Newsboy copyright Funtography by Toni & Niki
Ripley Beanie or Newsboy copyright Emily Truman
Ripley Beanie or Newsboy copyright La Di Da Lane Photography

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • single crochet
  • double crochet
  • front post double crochet
  • front post treble crochet
  • slip stitch
  • magic ring

Pattern Description:

For coordinating patterns, see "Ripple Berry Diaper Cover", "Ripple Baby Pants", and "Berrylicious Cocoon".

This is a PDF pattern for a great textured hat in two versions, beanie or newsboy brim. Make it in a regular or slouchy fit in either style. The hat is soft and very stretchy. Experience with front post double crochet is recommended, this is not a beginner pattern. Videos links are provided to learn special techniques.

All of my patterns are written in U.S. Standard Crochet Terms.

You are welcome to sell all finished items from this pattern. When selling items online, a link to this pattern is appreciated but not required.

Due to the nature of patterns, there are no returns or refunds. All sales are final. Help is available by email, link is included in pattern.


15 stitches and 7 rows in double crochet = 4" x 4" (10 cm x 10 cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 0-3 months
  • 3-6 months
  • 6-12 months
  • toddler/child
  • teen/adult
  • large adult


  • 5 oz or less of worsted weight yarn
  • "J" (6 mm) crochet hook
  • smaller hook may be needed for brim

You Will Also Need:

  • measuring tape
  • yarn needle
  • 2 buttons (optional)
  • needle and thread (optional)