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48 Free Crochet Hat Patterns

Here you'll find crochet hat patterns for beginners and intermediate crocheters alike!

By: Caley Walsh, Editor,
Updated January 18, 2021
48 Free Crochet Hat Patterns

Create a cozy crochet hat for baby, child, or adult with this collection of free hat crochet patterns for beginners and experts. Learn how to make a basic single crochet beanie pattern, then up your skills to more intermediate slouchy hats and bun hats!

Free crochet patterns are a great way to save money on gifts and are easily customized to your own tastes. Since hats are smaller items, they crochet up quickly and make it easy to fix mistakes.

If you are not familiar with crochet in the round, check out the how to article from our friends at AllFreeCrochet with a video tutorial before trying a crochet hat pattern.

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Single Crochet Beanie Patterns

This is the perfect place for beginners to start. Even if you only know how to chain and do the single crochet stitch, that's all you really need! Make a stunning new beanie using very basic skills. The tight single crochet stitches will keep your head warm all winter!

Double Crochet Beanie Patterns

Maybe you know a bit more than the very beginner, because you know how to double crochet! Check out these beanie patterns below that feature the basic double crochet stitch.

More Crochet Hat Patterns for Beginners and Intermediate Crocheters

Men and women will love these crochet hat patterns. Great for any time of year, these simple crochet hats are easy to make and fun to embellish with colorful buttons, flowers, or colorful stripes.

  • Crazy-Darling One Skein Crochet Hat

    This hat is almost too darling to pass up. Double crochets and the shell stitch create a beautiful texture, and the flower is so lovely!

  • Big Pom Big Style Winter Hat

    Keep it simple with a textured stitch a fuzzy pom pom! This beautiful project works up quickly with bulky yarn.

  • Thick Mesh Beanie Pattern

    If you're a visual learner, check out this mesh pattern! It includes video tutorials and the pattern comes in a variety of sizes.

  • Warm Hug Crochet Hat Pattern

    Keep those ears warm in addition to your head! This crochet hat with pom poms is like a warm hug.

  • Yakity Schmakity Crochet Hat Pattern

    Use a solid colored yarn to really emphasize the stitch definition on this hat! You'll find the pattern written for newborns, toddlers, and adults.

  • Celtic Passion Beanie

    This GORGEOUS stitch is way too pretty to pass up. It would look fantastic in green as well for a particularly Irish look!

  • Laced Striped Hat

    The lacy detail on the back of this hat really is the show-stopping detail. Tied with a bow, this is a beautiful project that'll turn heads!

Crochet Slouchy Hat Patterns

Slouchy hats are a hot trend right now, and they probably aren't ever going out of style. Their effortless look is just too irresistible to pass up! It's easier to make slouchy hats than you think. Explore some of these fan-favorite crochet patterns below.

  • Elevated Honeycomb Crochet Hat

    The texture in this stunning hat is not to be passed up. Great for intermediate crocheters!

  • Whimsical Floral Crochet Slouchy Hat

    Get the look of a flower on your slouchy hat when you used a variegated yarn and finish it out in a unique way.

  • Not Quite Slouchy Crochet Hat Pattern

    Not sure if you want to commit to a super slouchy hat? Opt for this middling option when you make a hat that isn't quite slouchy.

  • Desert Hope Crochet Slouch Beanie

    This easy pattern is pretty in pink and works up quickly. The designer made two in one evening!

  • Jelly Bean Slouchy Hat Crochet Pattern

    Give your next hat pattern a variety of colors with this project! Great for practicing color changing and keeping things cozy, this is the perfect winter hat.

  • Summer Slouch Crochet Hat Pattern

    Crochet isn't just for the colder months! Work up a lacy and vivid crochet hat with a pretty flower for an extra summery touch.

  • Grayscale Ombre Slouch

    This easy hat pattern only features some color changing and works up quickly, so it's great for the experienced beginner.

  • Trinity Slouch Hat

    Learn a new stitch and create a pretty project when you make this hat. Use a bold color to really emphasize the stitch detail.

  • Slouchy Crochet Hat

    This gorgeous slouchy crochet hat is worked with front post double crochet stitches for the ribbed texture, and the crocodile stitch flower is a wonderful embellishment!

Free Crochet Hat Patterns for Children

Kids of all ages will love these fun and colorful hats. Easy crochet stripe patterns and openwork crochet patterns make these crochet hats easy and comfortable to wear.  Use different colored yarn to create cool looks that kids are sure to love.

Free Crochet Hat Patterns for Babies

These fun and cute crochet hat patterns are great for little boys and girls. Made with soft yarns in beautiful pastel colors, these easy crochet hat patterns make great gifts for new babies, first birthdays, and holidays.

Free Crochet Hat Patterns with Ponytail Hole

We've seen the bun hat trend take the world by storm, and it's about time you made one. Perfect so you don't have to smash that ponytail or bun underneath your hat, these patterns are super adorable and easy enough to work up.

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