Easy Floppy Hat


FFor fun and relaxed style this winter, crochet a comfortable floppy hat in brightly colored yarn. This easy hat crochet pattern is great for beginners, worked in rows and seamed instead of rounds.  Boys and girls of all ages will love wearing and showing off this cute hat.  If you're feeling extra creative, you could even add little handmade pom poms to the two sides of the hat for a fun and whimsical embellishment.  This Floppy Hat is also a great weekend project or something to crochet up quickly during a road trip or long flight.

Easy Floppy Hat


  • 2 skeins Red Heart® Eco-Ways™ yarn in Aquarium
  • 5mm [US I-9] crochet hook
  • Yarn needle


Gauge: 14 sc = 4”; 13 rows = 4” in Sc Rib pattern.



  • Bptr: Back post triple crochet
  • Fptr: Front post triple crochet


Head Circumference: Small (Medium) 18 (20)”

  1. Ch 17.
  2. Foundation Row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 16 sc.
  3. Begin Sc Rib Pattern:  Row 1 (WS): Ch 1, sc in front loop only of each sc across.
  4. Row 2: Ch 1, sc in back loop only of each sc across.
  5. Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until piece measures 18 (20)” from beginning.
  6. Turn to work along long edge of piece.
  7. Next Row: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc 54 (60) sts evenly across long edge of ribbing – 55 (61) dc.
  8. Row 1 (WS): Ch 3 (counts as dc), *Bptr in next st, dc in next st; repeat from * across.
  9. Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), *Fptr in next st, dc in next st; repeat from * across.
  10. Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until piece measures 12 (12 1/2)” from beginning.
  11. Fasten off.


  1. Fold in half crosswise and sew sts of last row together for top of Hat. Sew side seam. Weave in ends.

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