visor beanie, cycling cap
size – small – 22”/56 cm

featured stitches:
chain (ch)
slip stitch (sl st) 
single crochet (sc)
single crochet decrease (sc dec)
half double crochet (hdc)
you’ll need: 
100% merino wool, worsted weight 
1 skein of color a
1 skein of contrasting color b
1 hook size h/8 - 5.00mm
1 hook size 7/ 4.5mm
tapestry needle
stitch marker
gauge 
16 stitches and 12 rows = 4” (10cm) in half double crochet with a size h/8 - 5.00mm hook
instructions 
either make an adjustable ring, or ch 4 and join with a sl st to form a ring.
rnd 1: with an H hook, ch 2 (this will count as your first hdc), crochet 7 hdc in ring and join with sl st. place stitch marker to mark beginning of round. 8 hdc total. ch 1 (counts as 1st hdc).
rnd 2: hdc in same st. 2 hdc in ea st around to last st.
join with sl st to beginning chain. 16 hdc total.
ch 1. 
rnd 3: hdc in same st. *hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st*, repeat from * to * around to last st, hdc in last stitch.
join with sl st to beginning chain. 24 hdc total. ch 1. 
rnd 4: hdc in same st. *1 hdc in next 2 sts, 2 hdc in next st*, repeat from * to * around to last st. 
join with sl st to beginning chain. 32 hdc total. ch 1. 
rnd 5: hdc in same st. *1 hdc in next 3 sts, 2 hdc in next st*, repeat from * to * around to last st. 
join with sl st to beginning chain. 40 hdc total. ch 1. 
rnd 6: hdc in same st. *1 hdc in next 4 sts, 2 hdc in next st*, repeat from * to * around to last st. 
join with sl st to beginning chain. 48 hdc total. ch 1.
rnd 7: hdc in same st. *1 hdc in next 5 sts, 2 hdc in next st*, repeat from * to * around to last st. 
join with sl st to beginning chain. 56 hdc total. ch 1. 
rnd 8: hdc in same st. *1 hdc in next 6 sts, 2 hdc in next st*, repeat from * to * around to last st. 
join with sl st to beginning chain. 64 hdc total. ch 1. 
rnd 9: hdc in same st. *1 hdc in next 7 sts, 2 hdc in next st*, repeat from * to * around to last st. 
join with sl st to beginning chain. 72 hdc total. ch 1. 
rnds 10 - 14: 1 hdc in each st. join with sl st to beginning chain. 72 hdc total. 
rnd 15: 1 hdc in each st. join with sl st to beginning. fasten off. 72 hdc total. 
rnd 16: Join contrasting color b, chain 1, 1 hdc in each st around. join with sl st to beginning chain. 72 
hdc total. 
rnd 17: chain 1, 1 hdc in each st around. join with sl st to beginning chain. 72 hdc total. 
rnd 18: chain 1, 1 hdc in each st around. join with sl st to beginning chain. fasten off. 72 hdc total. 
rnd 19: Join color a, chain 1, 1 hdc in each st around. join with sl st to beginning chain. 72 hdc total.

brim round
brim is worked twice. you will have two brims that will be joined together. this will give your brim
thickness and stability.
rnd 20: change to hook size j/10 - 6.00mm. ch 1. hdc in next 24 sts. work a hdc around the posts of the 
next 26 sts. this is the beginning of the brim.
brim row 1: ch 1, turn. sc in front loops only of next 25 sts. 26 sts total. 
brim row 2: ch 1 (counts as 1st sc), turn. sc dec over next 2 sts. sc in next 5 sts. 2 scs in next st. sc in next 
8 sts. 2 scs in next st. sc in next 5 sts. sc dec over next 2 sts. sc in last st. 26 sts total. 
brim row 3: ch 1 (counts as 1st sc), turn. sc dec over next 2 sts. sc in next 20 sts. sc dec over next 2 sts. 
sc in last st. 24 sts total. 
brim row 4: ch 1 (counts as 1st sc), turn. sc dec over next 2 sts. sc in next 4 sts. 2 scs in next st. sc in next 
8 sts. 2 scs in next st. sc in next 4 sts. sc dec over next 2 sts. sc in last st. 24 sts total. 
brim row 5: ch 1 (counts as 1st sc), turn. sc dec over next 2 sts. sc in next 18 sts. sc dec over next 2 sts. 
sc in last st. 22 sts total. 
brim row 6: ch 1 (counts as 1st sc), turn. sc dec over next 2 sts. sc in next 3 sts. 2 scs in next st. sc in next 
8 sts. 2 scs in next st. sc in next 3 sts. sc dec over next 2 sts. sc in last st. 22 sts total. 
fasten off. 
2nd brim row 1: join yarn in back loop of 1st st of 1st brim. sc in back loops only of next 25 sts. 26 sts total.
2nd brim rows 2 - 6: work brim rows 2 – 6. 
fasten off.

join yarn in corner st of brim so that you will be working around the beanie, joining the two brims 
together. 
working in ends of rows, and around the edge of both brims, sc dec over 1st 2 sts of the corner of the right side of the brim. sc in ends of the next 3 rows. sc in the next 22 sts around the front of the brim. sc in the ends of the next 3 rows on the other side of brim. sc dec in next 2 sts in corner of brim. 30 sts so far... 
continuing around the side of the beanie, sc in next 22 sts. join with sl st to beginning chain at back of 
beanie.

fasten off.
finish off.