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20 Free Crochet Hat Patterns

20 Free Crochet Hat Patterns

20 Free crochet hat patterns you can download for free. Free crochet hat patterns for adults. Start crocheting these crochet hats, beanies and slouchy hats.

On the hunt for your next go-to crochet hat pattern? Well, you’re in for a treat because today, we’re thrilled to present a complete list of the absolute best crochet hats and beanie patterns. Whether you’re a crochet newbie or a seasoned pro, these free patterns boast beautiful designs that cater to all skill levels. With each hat exuding its own charm, you’re bound to discover a favorite among this diverse collection. Don’t wait—find your perfect pattern now and start hooking!

20 Free Crochet Hat Patterns

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Top Picks for Crochet Hats and Beanies

The warmth and style of crochet hats and beanies, are not just easy to make but will also keep you snug throughout the winter season! Crafting a hat isn’t just a fun endeavor; it’s a rewarding one, especially when you stumble upon an exciting new pattern to test your skills. In this post, we’ve compiled a collection of free hat crochet patterns that we’re confident you’ll adore. These are not just any patterns—I’ve handpicked them as some of my absolute favorite crochet hat and beanie designs. In fact, I’ve whipped up a few of these creations myself! Get ready to dive into the world of cozy crochet goodness.

Measuring Crochet Hat Sizes

Planning to gift a crochet hat or beanie? Before you dive into the world of stitches, it’s crucial to figure out the right size. Ideally, measure the circumference of the intended recipient’s head. Armed with this measurement, you can then consult the pattern to determine the appropriate size to craft. Some patterns may also allow for adjustments in length or “slouchiness,” providing a bit of flexibility in your crochet adventure. So, measure away and ensure that your handmade gift fits just right!

How to Measure for Crochet Hat Patterns

Crochet Hat Patterns for Free

I love crocheting hats, all these patterns are fun to stitch and also make perfect gifts! I can quickly crochet a few of these to put into Christmas stockings, they make a nice handmade gift.


20 Free Crochet Hat Patterns

This breathable hat in Finn is so cute and slouchy. For more of a fitted hat, you can omit some of the even V-Stitch rounds of the hat body. The brim is worked sideways and the ends are then joined together. The hat body is worked upward from the side of the brim. Post stitches on the lower edge resemble a knitted I-Cord for a finished look. 

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Bernat granny stripes

Free crochet pattern for a granny stripe hat

Bernat granny stripes crochet hat pattern, who doesn’t love the classic granny stitch pattern? Enjoy this vibrant, granny stripes hat in no time, easily crocheted in Bernat Super Value Stripes yarn.

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Hickory Hat

20 Free Crochet Hat Patterns cluster stitch

Free crochet pattern for the Hickory Hat by Kristen Stoltzfus Clay for Cascade Yarns. This easy to intermediate crochet hat pattern has two great textures with a cluster stitch band.

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Double Brim Beanie

Double brim beanie free crochet pattern

Double brim beanie free crochet pattern in chunky yarn from Premier Yarns. This cute hat has a slouchy and relaxed style, very trendy for the cooler months of the year.

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Cosette Chapeau

Easy crochet hat pattern free

A quick and easy crochet hat to make, great for beginners wanting to try something a bit more substantial. This v stitch hat looks great when using variegated and self striping yarns.

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Easy Everyday Crochet Hat

Easy everyday crochet hat pattern by Patons

Easy everyday crochet hat pattern by Patons. Any easy pattern with a simple look that is versatile and a makes for a great addition to your Winter wardrobe. Knit this one up in various colors to suit your mood.

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When I feel like I have crocheters block ( I don’t know if any of you experience this sometimes) and I find myself unraveling everything I start to crochet, I find it breaks the creativity block for me to just make some simple hats. It gets me going and at the end I get something cute and super practical out of it.

These 20 free crochet hat patterns are a great resource, all the patterns are free, easy to download and provide plenty of variations and versatility.

Wave Stitch Crochet Hat

Free crochet hat pattern with a vertical wave/ripple stitch. Free pattern to download from Universal Yarn.

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Catch the Wave Hat

20 Free Crochet Hat Patterns wave stitch

Catch the wave hat is a free wavy/ripple stitch beanie pattern from Cascade Yarns that you will be able to crochet up in no time! Love the feminine look of this beanie.

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Simple Crochet Hat Pattern

Free crochet pattern for a simple hat beanie

This free easy crochet hat pattern is a simple crochet hat to make, using half double crochet, single crochet, and some shaping techniques this hat is a versatile addition to your fall accessories. This simple and straightforward crochet hat pattern can be unisex, make one for men and women!

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Some of these hats are versatile enough that you can crochet them for anyone in your family. Even the smaller sizes can be adjusted to fit kids.

Cherub Aran Flower Garden Hat

free slouchy eyelet crochet hat pattern

Cherub Aran Flower Garden Hat free slouchy eyelet crochet hat pattern from Cascade Yarns. The hat is constructed working the body back and forth, sewing the back seam, then the band added and worked in the round.

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Easy Hat with Pom Pom

Easy crochet hat pattern for free

Elevate your winter wardrobe and add some serious warmth with this cute crochet hat. Red Heart Heat Wave is perfect for outdoor activities, as it gets warmer when exposed to sunlight. This pattern features a fun combination of crochet stitches to keep you engaged while crafting. Keep this pattern handy for gifts that will be truly appreciated not only during the holidays, but all season long!

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Rolling Edge Hat

waves hat free crochet pattern

A very quick to stitch crochet hat pattern with a rolling edge, crochet in colorful yarn to create this fun look. This beanie has a great textured herringbone pattern that stands out even more when using a pretty variegated yarn.

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Cable Slouch Crochet Hat Pattern

Free crochet pattern for a cable slouch hat

A flowing cable design along the bottom band brings added style and texture to this cozy slouch hat. Free pattern from Crochet World magazine. This design requires a bit more skill, but the result is nothing short of stunning.

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I love crocheted cables, they are decidedly different enough from knitted cables to create something truly unique and wonderful.

Winter Trellis Hat

crochet hat pattern trellis free

Winter trellis hat, a great project for more experienced crocheters. Stitch in the round to crochet this wonderfully textured hat with a raised trellis design. The neutral color and smoothness of Red Heart Soft bring out wonderful stitch definition as you work. To show off your colorful personality, select a more vibrant solid for your project. All you need is 1 ball to complete this pattern that’s available in 2 sizes to fit 20”-24” heads.

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Unique Cap

Free crochet pattern for a cap hat Patons

Discover how easy it is to realize a unique looking cap. Patons Classic Wool Worsted is your creative partner for making this unique topper, giving you a soft, 100% wool yarn finish. It makes an ideal gift for those who love to change-it-up with their cold weather attire.

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Wooly Winter Beanie

20 Free Crochet Hat Patterns with Chunky Yarn

A wooly winter beanie, very fast to crochet in super bulky yarn, you will need a size P/Q (15 mm) crochet hook to stitch up this crochet hat!

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Fur-trimmed Crochet Hat

Free crochet pattern for an aviator hat

Look to this fur-trimmed crochet hat to keep you toasty through the coldest of days. Featuring irresistibly cozy Red Heart Hygge and Red Heart Hygge Fur, this pattern is worked as a spiral in linked double crochet for a nice dense texture, and features fur-lined ear flaps and brim for comfort and warmth. It’s a unique project that adds style and flair to all sorts of outdoor adventures!

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Super Easy Hat

Free beginner crochet pattern for a hat

Super easy to crochet hat, great for beginners, the overall look of the hat is that of a slouchy ribbed beanie with a pompom.

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From simple to more complicated patterns, sometimes a smaller project like a hat is exactly what you need to learn a new crochet technique.

Textured Hat with Pom Pom

Free crochet pattern for a textured slouchy hat

Show off your skills with this toasty project that truly is a crocheter’s dream! Red Heart Heat Wave gets warmer when exposed to sunlight, making this crochet hat the ideal outdoor accessory. This hat is worked in double crochet, and features post stitches and decreases to add texture and shaping. Choose a shade that reflects your personality, and top it off with a fun and fluffy, pom pom finish.

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Unusual Crochet Hat

Patons free crochet hat pattern

Try your hand at this topper with an unusual pattern and faux fur pom pom. Choose your preferred shade from the rainbow of options available in Patons Canadiana, to create this essential in the look you envision. Truly a piece that makes a statement of style, think of it as a creative gift for stylish ladies of any age.

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I hope you like these 20 free crochet hat patterns we have listed here. Let us know which one you like best and which ones you want to try in the comments section. I love hearing from fellow crocheters!

See More Free Crochet Hat Patterns

Still looking for something more? there are plenty more free patterns, just go to our Crochet Hats section.

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