Crochet Minions Beanie + Free Pattern + Tutorial, Despicable Me, crochet hat for kids, boys, girls, yellow and blue, cartoon beanie, easy, quick, free

This pattern works in rounds using double crochet throughout and single crochet at the end. You may use any color you would like but if you want this exact look, here are my yarn colors:

Yellow:  Simply Soft Sunshine Yellow

Blue:  Simply Soft Berry Blue

Black:  Simply Soft Black

Gray:  Lily Sugar ‘N Cream Overcast Gray

White:  Lily Sugar ‘N Cream White

Hook Size H or as recommended by your yarn of choice.

Note:  To change colors, do not fasten off. At end of a round, simply hook in the new color at the beginning of the next round. To alternate colors between rounds, pick up from the previous round. Continue alternating in that manner without ever fastening off or cutting the yarn until the very end. Approximate measurements are provided for each size and each varies according to yarn weight and how tight or how loose your crochet style is.

Crochet Minions Beanie + Free Pattern + Tutorial, Despicable Me, crochet hat for kids, boys, girls, yellow and blue, cartoon beanie, easy, quick, free

MAKE BEANIE FIRST

SIZE NEWBORN (13” to 14”)

Foundation Ring: Using Yellow yarn, Ch 5 and join with sl st to form a ring.

Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 11 dc into ring, sl st into top of first ch 3. (12 dc total)

Round 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc into same st. 2 dc in every st thereafter, sl st into top of first ch 3. (24 dc total)

Round 3: Change color to Black, Ch 3 (counts as first dc), *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in following* Rep * until end of round, sl st into top of first ch 3. (36 dc total)

Round 4: Change back to Yellow, pick up yarn from Row 2, Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 1 dc each in next 3 sts, 2 dc in following st *1 dc in next 4 sts, 2 dc in following st* Rep * until end of round, sl st into top of first ch 3. (42 dc total)

Round 5-8: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 1 dc in each st until end of round. Sl st into top of first ch 3 and begin new round. (42 dc total in each round)

Round 9-10: Change yarn to Blue, Ch 1 (counts as first sc), sc in each st all around, sl st into beg ch. When Round 10 is completed, fasten off and weave in ends. (45 sc total)

 

SIZE 3 TO 6 MONTHS (13” to 16”)

Foundation Ring: Using Yarn Color Yellow, Ch 5 and join with sl st to form a ring.

Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 11 dc into ring, sl st into top of first ch 3 (12 dc total)

Round 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc into same st. 2 dc in every st thereafter, sl st into top of first ch 3. (24 dc total)

Round 3: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in following* Rep * until end of round, sl st into top of first ch 3. (36 dc total)

Round 4: Change yarn color to Black, Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 1 dc each in next 2 sts, 2 dc in following st *1 dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in following st* Rep * until end of round, sl st into top of first ch 3. (45 dc total)

Round 5: Change yarn color back to Yellow, pick up yarn from Round 3 and continue, Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 1 dc each in next 3 sts, 2 dc in following st *1 dc in next 4 sts, 2 dc in following st* Rep * until end of round, sl st into top of first ch 3. (54 dc total)

Round 6-10: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 1 dc in each st until end of round. Sl st into top of first ch 3 and begin new round. (54 dc total in each round)

Round 11-12: Change Yarn to Blue, Ch 1 (counts as first sc), sc in each st all around, sl st into beg ch. When Round 12 is completed, fasten off and weave in ends. (54 sc total)

 

SIZE 12M to 2T (18” to 19”)

Foundation Ring: Using Yarn Color Yellow, Ch 5 and join with sl st to form a ring.

Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 11 dc into ring, sl st into top of first ch 3. (12 dc total)

Round 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc into same st. 2 dc in every st thereafter, sl st into top of first ch 3. (24 dc total)

Round 3: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in following* Rep * until end of round, sl st into top of first ch 3. (36 dc total)

Round 4: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 1 dc each in next 3 sts, 2 dc in following st *1 dc in next 4 sts, 2 dc in following st* Rep * until end of round, sl st into top of first ch 3. (42 dc total)

Round 5: Change Yarn color to Black, Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 1 dc each in next 3 sts, 2 dc in following st *1 dc in next 4 sts, 2 dc in following st* Rep * until end of round, sl st into top of first ch 3. (49 dc total)

Round 6: Change Yarn color to back to Yellow, pick up yarn from Round 4 and continue, Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 1 dc each in next 3 sts, 2 dc in following st *1 dc in next 4 sts, 2 dc in following st* Rep * until end of round, sl st into top of first ch 3. (58 dc total)

Round 7-11: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 1 dc in each st until end of round. Sl st into top of first ch 3 and begin new round. (58 dc total in each round)

Round 12-13: Change yarn color to Blue, Ch 1 (counts as first sc), sc in each st all around, sl st into beg ch. When Round 13 is completed, fasten off and weave in ends. (58 sc total)

 

SIZE 2T TO 4T (18” to 20”)

Foundation Ring: Using Yarn Color Yellow, Ch 5 and join with sl st to form a ring.

Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 11 dc into ring, sl st into top of first ch 3. (12 dc total)

Round 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc into same st. 2 dc in every st thereafter, sl st into top of first ch 3. (24 dc total)

Round 3: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), *2 dc in next st, 1 dc in following* Rep * until end of round, sl st into top of first ch 3. (36 dc total)

Round 4: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 1 dc each in next 3 sts, 2 dc in following st *1 dc in next 4 sts, 2 dc in following st* Rep * until end of round, sl st into top of first ch 3. (42 dc total)

Round 5: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 1 dc each in next 3 sts, 2 dc in following st *1 dc in next 4 sts, 2 dc in following st* Rep * until end of round, sl st into top of first ch 3. (49 dc total)

Round 6: Change yarn color to Black, Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 1 dc each in next 3 sts, 2 dc in following st *1 dc in next 4 sts, 2 dc in following st* Rep * until end of round, sl st into top of first ch 3. (58 dc total)

Round 7-13: Change Yarn color to back to Yellow, pick up yarn from Round 5 and continue, Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 1 dc in each st until end of round. Sl st into top of first ch 3 and begin new round. (58 dc total in each round) Round 14-15: Change yarn color to Blue, Ch 1 (counts as first sc), sc in each st all around, sl st into beg ch. When Round 15 is completed, fasten off and weave in ends. (58 sc total)

Crochet Minions Beanie + Free Pattern + Tutorial, Despicable Me, crochet hat for kids, boys, girls, yellow and blue, cartoon beanie, easy, quick, freeCrochet Minions Beanie + Free Pattern + Tutorial, Despicable Me, crochet hat for kids, boys, girls, yellow and blue, cartoon beanie, easy, quick, free

Here’s what the back should look like.  You can see the column where all the slip stitches are made.

Crochet Minions Beanie + Free Pattern + Tutorial, Despicable Me, crochet hat for kids, boys, girls, yellow and blue, cartoon beanie, easy, quick, free

MINION EYES!

For Sizes Newborn and 6M, only ONE eye will fit on the beanie. For Sizes 12M through 4T, you can choose to put one or two eyes on your Minion beanie.

Foundation Ring: Using Yarn Color Black, Ch 6 and join with sl st to form a ring.

Round 1: (Black) Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 13 dc into ring, sl st into top of first ch 3. (14 dc total)

Round 2: (White) Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc into same st. 2 dc in every st thereafter, sl st into top of first ch 3. (28 dc total)

Round 3: (Gray) Ch 1 (counts as first sc), *2 sc in next st, 1 sc in following* Rep * until end of round, sl st into top of first sc. (42 dc total) Leave a very long tail with the Gray yarn. Pull gray yarn into a tapestry needle and sew the eye(s) on the hat. Be sure to place the eye(s) along the black band on the beanie. I sewed one stitch into each single crochet stitch around they eyes in order to attach to beanie. So 42 stitches total to attach an eye, fasten off and weave in the ends.

Crochet Minions Beanie + Free Pattern + Tutorial, Despicable Me, crochet hat for kids, boys, girls, yellow and blue, cartoon beanie, easy, quick, free

MINION HAIR!

Their hair is so sparse that it only requires four pieces of yarn tied in knots on top of their head!  😂😂😂  Each strand is just 1″ long.

Crochet Minions Beanie + Free Pattern + Tutorial, Despicable Me, crochet hat for kids, boys, girls, yellow and blue, cartoon beanie, easy, quick, free

Have you tried this pattern?  Let me know what you think!