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Crocheted Hat Pattern

free crocheted hat pattern

Crocheted Hat Pattern- whilst we hope that this free crochet pattern works out well for you The Knitting Wool Store disclaims all responsibility.

Notes: The pattern is written in US terminology UK terminology translation can be found here

•The hat can be started with a Magic Ring or with the instructions given in Round 1.
•The beginning chain does not count as a stitch.
•Each round is started in the same stitch as your beginning chain.
•The end of each round is joined by slip stitching in the first stitch of the round, not the beginning chain.


Yarn Weight: (5) Bulky/Chunky (12-15 stitches for 4 inches)

Crochet Gauge: 11 stitches and 7 rows = 4" (10 cm)

Finished Size: Newborn through Large Adult

Materials List:
Bulky weight, no.5 yarn
6.0 mm (J-10) crochet hook or size needed to obtain the gauge
Yarn needle for weaving in ends.

Make 1 Pompom

Crocheted Hat Pattern- Instructions



Crocheted Hat Pattern- Newborn  •  Head Circumference = 13" - 15"  •  Hat Circumference = 13"  •  Height hat = 5"

Start with Color A; leave a lengthy tail for seaming the ends of the brim together.
Row 1: Ch 5, hdc in 2nd chain and in each chain to end, turn (4)
Row 2: Ch 1, working in BACK LOOPS only - hdc in each stitch across, turn (4)
Row 3 - 23: Repeat Row 2

Hat Body - Turn your work so you are working in the ends of the Rows.
Round 1: Ch 1, *make 1 sc in the end of the first row, make 2 sc in the next row* repeat across, make 2 sc into the foundation chain after the last row, bring the ends together and join in the first sc (36)
Round 2: Working in BACK LOOPS for this round only - Ch 2, dc in same stitch and in each stitch around, join in first dc (36)
Round 3 - 4: Ch 2, dc in each stitch around, join (36)
Round 5: With Color B – Ch 1, hdc in each stitch around, join (36)
Round 6: With Color C - Ch 1, *dc2tog, dc in next 4 stitches* repeat around, join (30)
Round 7: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next stitch* repeat around, join (20)
Round 8: Ch 2, *dc2tog* 10 times, join and fasten off, leaving a lengthy tail (10)
With a yarn needle, weave the tail through the front loop of all 10 stitches and pull gently to close the hole. Use the starting tail to seam the ends of the brim together. Weave in all ends. Attach a pompom if desired.


Crocheted Hat Pattern- 0 - 3 Months  • 
Head Circumference = 14" - 16"  •  Hat Circumference = 14"  •  Height hat = 5.5"

Hat Brim - Start with Color A; leave a lengthy tail for seaming the ends of the brim together.
Row 1: Ch 5, hdc in 2nd chain and in each chain to end, turn (4)
Row 2: Ch 1, working in BACK LOOPS only - hdc in each stitch across, turn (4)
Row 3 - 25: Repeat Row 2

Hat Body - Turn your work so you are working in the ends of the Rows.
Round 1: Ch 1, *make 1 sc in the end of the first row, make 2 sc in the next row* repeat across, make 2 sc into the foundation chain after the last row, bring the ends together and join in the first sc (39)
Round 2: Working in BACK LOOPS for this round only - Ch 2, dc in same stitch and in each stitch around, join in first dc (39)
Round 3 - 5: Ch 2, dc in each stitch around, join (39)
Round 6: With Color B – Ch 1, hdc in each stitch around, join (39)
Round 7: With Color C - Ch 1, dc in first 3 stitches, *dc2tog, dc in next 2 stitches* repeat around, join (30)
Round 8: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next stitch* repeat around, join (20)
Round 9: Ch 2, *dc2tog* 10 times, join and fasten off, leaving a lengthy tail (10)
With a yarn needle, weave the tail through the front loop of all 10 stitches and pull gently to close the hole. Use the starting tail to seam the ends of the brim together. Weave in all ends. Attach a pompom if desired.


Crocheted Hat Pattern- 3 - 6 Months  •
  Head Circumference = 15" - 17"  •  Hat Circumference = 15"  •  Height hat = 6"

Hat Brim - Start with Color A; leave a lengthy tail for seaming the ends of the brim together.
Row 1: Ch 5, hdc in 2nd chain and in each chain to end, turn (4)
Row 2: Ch 1, working in BACK LOOPS only - hdc in each stitch across, turn (4)
Row 3 - 27: Repeat Row 2

Hat Body - Turn your work so you are working in the ends of the Rows.
Round 1: Ch 1, *make 1 sc in the end of the first row, make 2 sc in the next row* repeat across, make 2 sc into the foundation chain after the last row, bring the ends together and join in the first sc (42)
Round 2: Working in BACK LOOPS for this round only - Ch 2, dc in same stitch and in each stitch around, join in first dc (42)
Round 3 - 5: Ch 2, dc in each stitch around, join (42)
Round 6: With Color B – Ch 1, hdc in each stitch around, join (42)
Round 7: With Color C - Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next 19 stitches* repeat around, join (40)
Round 8: Ch 2 *dc2tog, dc in next 2 stitches* repeat around, join (30)
Round 9: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next stitch* repeat around, join (20)
Round 10: Ch 2, *dc2tog* 10 times, join and fasten off, leaving a lengthy tail (10)
With a yarn needle, weave the tail through the front loop of all 10 stitches and pull gently to close the hole. Use the starting tail to seam the ends of the brim together. Weave in all ends. Attach a pompom if desired.


Crocheted Hat Pattern- 6 - 12 Months
Head Circumference = 16" - 18"  •  Hat Circumference = 16"  •  Height hat = 6.5"

Hat Brim - Start with Color A; leave a lengthy tail for seaming the ends of the brim together.
Row 1: Ch 6, hdc in 2nd chain and in each chain to end, turn (5)
Row 2: Ch 1, working in BACK LOOPS only - hdc in each stitch across, turn (5)
Row 3 - 29: Repeat Row 2

Hat Body - Turn your work so you are working in the ends of the Rows.
Round 1: Ch 1, *make 1 sc in the end of the first row, make 2 sc in the next row* repeat across, make 2 sc into the foundation chain after the last row, bring the ends together and join in the first sc (45)
Round 2: Working in BACK LOOPS for this round only - Ch 2, dc in same stitch and in each stitch around, join in first dc (45)
Round 3 - 5: Ch 2, dc in each stitch around, join (45)
Round 6: With Color B – Ch 1, hdc in each stitch around, join (45)
Round 7: With Color C - Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next 7 stitches* repeat around, join (40)
Round 8: Ch 2 *dc2tog, dc in next 2 stitches* repeat around, join (30)
Round 9: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next stitch* repeat around, join (20)
Round 10: Ch 2, *dc2tog* 10 times, join and fasten off, leaving a lengthy tail (10)
With a yarn needle, weave the tail through the front loop of all 10 stitches and pull gently to close the hole. Use the starting tail to seam the ends of the brim together. Weave in all ends. Attach a pompom if desired.

Toddler & Small Child (Approximately 1 to 5 years - please measure for a more accurate fit)
Head Circumference = 17" - 19"  •  Hat Circumference = 17"  •  Height hat = 7.25"

Hat Brim - Start with Color A; leave a lengthy tail for seaming the ends of the brim together.
Row 1: Ch 6, hdc in 2nd chain and in each chain to end, turn (5)
Row 2: Ch 1, working in BACK LOOPS only - hdc in each stitch across, turn (5)
Row 3 - 31: Repeat Row 2

Hat Body - Turn your work so you are working in the ends of the Rows.
Round 1: Ch 1, *make 1 sc in the end of the first row, make 2 sc in the next row* repeat across, make 2 sc into the foundation chain after the last row, bring the ends together and join in the first sc (48)
Round 2: Working in BACK LOOPS for this round only - Ch 2, dc in same stitch and in each stitch around, join in first dc (48)
Round 3 - 6: Ch 2, dc in each stitch around, join (48)
Round 7: With Color B - Ch 1, hdc in each stitch around, join (48)
Round 8: With Color C - Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next 4 stitches* repeat around, join (40)
Round 9: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next 2 stitches* repeat around, join (30)
Round 10: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next stitch* repeat around, join (20)
Round 11: Ch 2, *dc2tog* 10 times, join and fasten off, leaving a lengthy tail (10)
With a yarn needle, weave the tail through the front loop of all 10 stitches and pull gently to close the hole. Use the starting tail to seam the ends of the brim together. Weave in all ends. Attach a pompom if desired.


Crocheted Hat Pattern- Child
(Approximately 5 to 10 years - please measure for a more accurate fit)
Head Circumference = 18" - 20"  •  Hat Circumference = 18"  •  Height hat = 7.5"

Hat Brim - Start with Color A; leave a lengthy tail for seaming the ends of the brim together.
Row 1: Ch 7, hdc in 2nd chain and in each chain across, turn (6)
Row 2: Ch 1, working in BACK LOOPS only - hdc in each stitch across, turn (6)
Row 3 - 33: Repeat Row 2

Hat Body - Turn your work so you are working in the ends of the Rows.
Round 1: Ch 1, *make 1 sc in the end of the first row, make 2 sc in the next row* repeat across, make 2 sc into the foundation chain after the last row, bring the ends together and join in the first sc (51)
Round 2: Working in BACK LOOPS for this round only - Ch 2, dc in same stitch and in each stitch around, join in first dc (51)
Round 3 - 6: Ch 2, dc in each stitch around, join (51)
Round 7: With Color B - Ch 1, hdc2tog, hdc in each remaining stitch around, join (50)
Round 8: With Color C - Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next 3 stitches* repeat around, join (40)
Round 9: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next 2 stitches* repeat around, join (30)
Round 10: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next stitch* repeat around, join (20)
Round 11: Ch 2, *dc2tog* 10 times, join and fasten off, leaving a lengthy tail (10)
With a yarn needle, weave the tail through the front loop of all 10 stitches and pull gently to close the hole. Use the starting tail to seam the ends of the brim together. Weave in all ends. Attach a pompom if desired.


Crocheted Hat Pattern- Teen / Small Adult

Head Circumference = 20" - 22"  •  Hat Circumference = 19"  •  Height hat = 8"

Hat Brim - Start with Color A; leave a lengthy tail for seaming the ends of the brim together.
Row 1: Ch 7, hdc in 2nd chain and in each chain across, turn (6)
Row 2: Ch 1, working in BACK LOOPS only - hdc in each stitch across, turn (6)
Row 3 - 35: Repeat Row 2

Hat Body - Turn your work so you are working in the ends of the Rows.
Round 1: Ch 1, *make 1 sc in the end of the first row, make 2 sc in the next row* repeat across, make 2 sc into the foundation chain after the last row, bring the ends together and join in the first sc (54)
Round 2: Working in BACK LOOPS for this round only - Ch 2, dc in same stitch and in each stitch around, join in first dc (54)
Round 3 - 6: Ch 2, dc in each stitch around, join (54)
Round 7: With Color B - Ch 1, hdc in each stitch around, join (54)
Round 8: With Color C - Ch 2, dc in first 2 sts, *dc2tog, dc in next 11 stitches* repeat from * around, join (50)
Round 9: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next 3 stitches* repeat around, join (40)
Round 10: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next 2 stitches* repeat around, join (30)
Round 11: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next stitch* repeat around, join (20)
Round 12: Ch 2, *dc2tog* 10 times, join and fasten off, leaving a lengthy tail (10)
With a yarn needle, weave the tail through the front loop of all 10 stitches and pull gently to close the hole. Use the starting tail to seam the ends of the brim together. Weave in all ends. Attach a pompom if desired.


Crocheted Hat Pattern- Medium Adult •
Head Circumference = 22" - 23"  •  Hat Circumference = 20.5"  •  Height hat = 8"

Hat Brim - Start with Color A; leave a lengthy tail for seaming the ends of the brim together.
Row 1: Ch 7, hdc in 2nd chain and in each chain across, turn (6)
Row 2: Ch 1, working in BACK LOOPS only - hdc in each stitch across, turn (6)
Row 3 - 37: Repeat Row 2

Hat Body - Turn your work so you are working in the ends of the Rows.
Round 1: Ch 1, *make 1 sc in the end of the first row, make 2 sc in the next row* repeat across, make 2 sc into the foundation chain after the last row, bring the ends together and join in the first sc (57)
Round 2: Working in BACK LOOPS for this round only - Ch 2, dc in same stitch and in each stitch around, join in first dc (57)
Round 3 - 6: Ch 2, dc in each stitch around, join (57)
Round 7: With Color B - Ch 1, hdc in each stitch around, join (57)
Round 8: With Color C - Ch 2, dc in first 2 sts, *dc2tog, dc in next 11 stitches* repeat from * around, join (50)
Round 9: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next 3 stitches* repeat around, join (40)
Round 10: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next 2 stitches* repeat around, join (30)
Round 11: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next stitch* repeat around, join (20)
Round 12: Ch 2, *dc2tog* 10 times, join and fasten off, leaving a lengthy tail (10)
With a yarn needle, weave the tail through the front loop of all 10 stitches and pull gently to close the hole. Use the starting tail to seam the ends of the brim together. Weave in all ends. Attach a pompom if desired.


Crocheted Hat Pattern- Large Adult

Head Circumference = 23" - 24"  •  Hat Circumference = 22"  •  Height hat = 8"

Hat Brim - Start with Color A; leave a lengthy tail for seaming the ends of the brim together.
Row 1: Ch 7, hdc in 2nd chain and in each chain across, turn (6)
Row 2: Ch 1, working in BACK LOOPS only - hdc in each stitch across, turn (6)
Row 3 - 39: Repeat Row 2

Hat Body - Turn your work so you are working in the ends of the Rows.
Round 1: Ch 1, *make 1 sc in the end of the first row, make 2 sc in the next row* repeat across, make 2 sc into the foundation chain after the last row, bring the ends together and join in the first sc (60)
Round 2: Working in BACK LOOPS for this round only - Ch 2, dc in same stitch and in each stitch around, join in first dc (60)
Round 3 - 6: Ch 2, dc in each stitch around, join (60)
Round 7: With Color B - Ch 1, hdc in each stitch around, join (60)
Round 8: With Color C - Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next 4 stitches* repeat around, join (50)
Round 9: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next 3 stitches* repeat around, join (40)
Round 10: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next 2 stitches* repeat around, join (30)
Round 11: Ch 2, *dc2tog, dc in next stitch* repeat around, join (20)
Round 12: Ch 2, *dc2tog* 10 times, join and fasten off, leaving a lengthy tail (10)
With a yarn needle, weave the tail through the front loop of all 10 stitches and pull gently to close the hole. Use the starting tail to seam the ends of the brim together. Weave in all ends. Attach a pompom if desired.

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