This easy crochet hat pattern is perfect for making a comfortable, quick beanie style hat. Today I’ll be helping you to make your own warm and snuggly crochet hat. I’ll share the yarn, equipment and stitches you’ll need, and give simple step by step instructions for crocheting your own hat.
Nothing beats a good hat when the weather is chilly. I must admit I am very pleased with this one. I hope that you enjoy making and wearing it as much as I have!
Easy Crochet Hat Equipment
To follow this easy crochet hat pattern you will need the following crochet equipment:
- 220 yards / 150g of Lion Brand Landscapes Charcoal Yarn
- Size I / 5.5mm Crochet Hook
- Yarn Needle
- Stitch Markers
I am a real fan of this Lion Brand yarn. You have lots of colors to choose from, so you can pick the one which suits you best. It works up very nicely, and has a lovely soft finish. It is also quite tough for such a gentle yarn.
Easy Crochet Hat Stitches & Pattern Instructions
To make this easy crochet hat you will need to use a few different crochet techniques including:
You can find a quick magic circle video tutorial here if you are unfamiliar with the technique.
Learn how to make single and double crochets in this step by step tutorial.
Watch my video showing how to make a puff stitch here:
This video teaches you how to make a puff flower, you only need to follow the first section showing how to make individual puff stitches. The easy crochet pattern will be given using abbreviations, but with full instructions in italics underneath for those newer to reading crochet patterns.
Easy Crochet Hat Pattern
Your easy crochet hat is worked in a continuous circular pattern.
Make a magic circle of eight stitches. (8)
Put 2 single crochets (2sc) into each stitch. (16)
Make 1 puff stitch (1PS) in the first stitch, then 1 double crochet (1dc) into the next.
Then continue in the same pattern (1ps, 1dc) x 7. (16)
(1dc, 2dc) x 8. (24)
Make 1 double crochet in the first stitch, then two double crochets in the next, continuing in this fashion for the duration of the round.
(1ps, 2dc, 1ps) x 8. (32)
Make 1 puff stitch in the first stitch, then 2 double crochets into the next stitch, then 1 puff stitch into the following stitch. Repeat for the length of the round.
Keep It Going!
(1ps, 1dc, 1ps, 2dc) x 8. (40)
Make 1 puff stitch in the first stitch, then 1 double crochet into the next stitch, then 1 puff stitch into the following stitch, then 2 double crochet into the stitch after that. Repeat for the length of the round.
(1ps, 1ps, 2dc, 1ps, 1ps) x 8. (48)
Make 1 puff stitch into each of the first two stitches, then 2 double crochet into the next stitch, then 1 puff stitch into the following two stitches. Repeat for the length of the round.
(1dc, 1ps, 1ps, 2dc, 1ps, 1ps) x 8. (56)
Make 1 double crochet into the first stitch, then 1 puff stitch into the next two stitches. Next make 2 double crochets into the following stitch, and finish this pattern with 1 puff stitch in the next two stitches. Repeat for the length of the round.
Round 9 – 19
(1ps, 1dc) x 8. (56)
To work the body of the hat, alternate a puff stitch into one stitch, then a double crochet into the next. Follow this repetitive pattern of alternating stitches from round 9 to round 19.
- Put 1 single crochet into each stitch.
- At the end of the round, slip stitch into the next stitch, cut off the yarn and tie off.
- Then sew the loose end back into the body of the hat using your yarn needle.
Making Your Own Easy Crochet Hat
I hope you enjoy making your own easy crochet hat. I highly recommend the Lion Brand Landscape yarns, and they come in lots of colors. So you can pick the one that suits you the best.
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Happy Crocheting! Lucy Kate, x