48 Free Crochet Hat Patterns
Here you'll find crochet hat patterns for beginners and intermediate crocheters alike!
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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!
- Easy Bucket Hat Crochet Pattern
This bucket hat is perfect for beginner crocheters and seems perfect for April showers!
- Cool Crochet Cap
Use your favorite variegated cotton yarn to make this cool cap.
- A Chemo Cap to Crochet
Crochet a close-fitting hat for a loved one undergoing chemotherapy.
- Off to Sausalito Crochet Hat
This unisex hat features spiraling stripes in a single crochet v stitch.
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!
For more crochet hats, YouTube is a great resource! Visit YouTube to see fabulous crochet videos from our friends at AllFreeCrochet.
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.
- Vintage Rose Crochet Hat
This is the sweetest pattern for the vintage lover in your life. Add silk flowers for a beautiful embellishment.
- Reflective Thread Crochet Beanie Pattern
Kids will love the reflective yarn used in this project! Depending on the lighting, these hats look opaque or silvery in certain lighting.
- Fun Cap for Kids
Choose melony colors to make this fun hat for kids! If your kids love bright colors, this is a great option.
- Snowman Hat Crochet Pattern
This Olaf-inspired hat is fantastic for any fans of Disney's Frozen.
- Light Crochet Hat for Kids
Create a breatheable mesh hat for your child or grandchild with this easy pattern.
- V-Stitch Hats For All
The title says it all! These awesome hats feature the V stitch and come in many sizes so you can make them for everyone in your family.
- Blue and Green Boy Striped Hat
Use #3 DK weight yarn to make a hat with more stitch detail than your ordinary pattern. This project uses tight crochet stitches as well so your child's head stays warm!
- Cute and Cozy Pixie Hat
Create a fairy-like hat with this whimsical pattern!
- Ear Flap Hat for Kids
This ear flap hat features a black border so the bright colors of the hats really pop!
- Toddler Unicorn Crochet Hood
Opt for a super fun and precious unicorn hat for your child! This hood will help keep her neck warm as well as her ears and head.
- Cupcake Crochet Hat Pattern
Embrace the bobble stitch with this delicious looking cupcake hat!
- Wave Stitch Crochet Beanie
If you've never tried the wave stitch, this pattern is a great option for you to practice!
- Slouchy Knit or Crochet Diamond Cap
The stitch detail on this hat is fantastic! It has a classic look at the texture is fantastic.
- Easy Sweater Yarn Crochet Beanie Pattern
Use sweater yarn to make this hat! The slouchy style is adorable for kids and the stitches are so lovely.
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.
- Crochet Hat and Booties Set for Baby
Don't just stop at making hats---make booties to match with this pattern!
- Baby Ruffle Hat
The ruffle border on this precious hat is too darling to miss! It's an easy pattern and you'll learn to make ruffles in the process.
- Baby Toque Crochet Hat
A sweet picot border and peaked top complete this adorable baby toque.
- Baby Blue Hat
This baby hat has a sweet scalloped border that creates a vintage effect.
- Baby Crochet Monkey Hat
Make a hat for your little monkey with this pattern! The ears are a darling touch.
- Dahlia Crochet Baby Beanie
This beautiful hat has a darling flower on top for a sweet detail.
- Crochet Baby Shell Beanie
Perfect for newborns, this beautiful shell stitch beanie features a flower that's almost as big as the baby's head!
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.
- Super Bulky Oversized Messy Bun Hat
Want a bun hat and want it now? Use super bulky yarn to make this easy hat!
- Simple Textured Messy Bun Hat
This bun hat has the prettiest yarn and the stitch detail richly adds to it.
- Seashore Messy Bun Hat
On a brisk day on the coast, wear this seashore messy bun hat!
- Short n Sassy Messy Bun Hat
Keep it sassy with the bobble stitch and a colorful, variegated yarn.
- Block Stitch Bun Hat Pattern
Alternate colors with this block stitch ponytail hat and create a unique look this season.
Speaking of bun hats, find more patterns in our collection of 14 Knit and Crochet Bun Hat Patterns
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