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Kate is a designer and content creator, specializing in crafts and textile-related topics. She runs the Crochetpedia website, where she shares her crochet patterns, teaches through video tutorials, and researches crochet techniques. The experience as a pattern designer and education in fashion helped her better understand the world of textiles and handicraft. Kate comes from the family of makers, knitting and sewing from the early age. She lives by the Polish seaside with her partner and a dog.

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Free crochet hat patterns are exactly what you need on a lazy and gloomy fall evening! Why? Well, because they are not only super relaxing to make, but they are also the perfect starting project for all you beginners out there. They are really simple and intuitive, so you can easily choose a pattern and make a beanie for each member of your family and your friends! Isn’t that great? Make sure to let me know in the comments below which pattern you like the most!

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Free Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Child Size Easy 30-Minute Beanie

This adorable free crochet hat in the pictures below hat the sweetest pom-pom, don’t you think? It looks absolutely fantastic and will take your fall and winter outfit to the next level! You can easily change the size and make one for everyone in your family, no matter their age.

child size easy minute beanie crochet pattern

photo by Heart Hook Home / hearthookhome.com

Find this free pattern on hearthookhome.com.

Brain Waves Beanie

Making a crochet mens hat doesn’t have to be challenging! On the contrary, it’s a lot of fun, let’s take for instance this fun free crochet hat in the pictures below, by Liz McQueen. It’s simple, colorful and has a cute modern twist to it. Would you make it? Let me know!

brain waves beanie by liz mcqueen

photo by Liz McQueen / ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on playinhookydesigns.blogspot.com and on ravelry.com.

Delaney Hat (spiral beanie)

Even the simplest crochet hats can be taken to the next level and can have a fun, eye-catching twist. Like for instance this adorable hat in the pictures below, by Danyel Pink. The colors are arranged in stripes, to meet at the top, creating a unique pompom out of curly cues. Isn’t it sweet?

Girls Delaney Hat Crochet Pattern Free

photo by Danyel Pink / ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on danyelpinkdesigns.com and ravelry.com.

Enjoy the free crochet hat patterns in this post? Make sure to also take a look at: Rectangle Scarf With A Twist

Chunky Ribbed Slouch Hat

Every beginner will be able to make this simple slouch hat in the pictures below! It’s made by Persia Lou and talk about timeless, am I right? The pompom along with chunky texture make this one an everyday classic, that will work amazing with every stylization. Literally every stylization!

chunky ribbed slouch hat

photo by Persia Lou / persialou.com

Find this free pattern on persialou.com.

Simple Puff Stitch Crochet Hat

Have you ever tried using puff stitch to make a crochet hat (or any other project)? If not, you have to give it a go, because it created such an incredible and chunky texture, that can’t be replaced with anything else. And just take a look how amazing it looks!

simple puff stitch crochet hat pattern

photo by Easy Crochet / easycrochet.com

Find this free pattern on easycrochet.com.

Riptide Slouch Hat

Slouchy beanies are perfect if you want to feel comfy at all times and not ruin your hairstyle with a tight hat. It’s great for making sure your hair will stay in place and you will feel super cozy wearing this beanie. And don’t you just love the texture?

riptide slouch hat

photo by Meladora’s Creations/ meladorascreations.com

Find this free pattern on meladorascreations.com.

Enjoy the free crochet hat patterns in this post? Make sure to also take a look at: Tunisian Saloniki Ribbed Stitch 

Midwinter

Can a pompom be too big? I don’t think so and don’t try to convince me otherwise 😉 Just take a look at the pictures below and you will see my point – it’s this chunky beanie the definition of coziness? I want to wear it just looking at it, it looks so incredibly bulky and warm!

midwinter by drops design

photo by Drops Design / garnstudio.com

Find this free pattern on garnstudio.com.

 

Hats for Women – Free Crochet Paterns

The Rora Cable Slouch

Making a colorful crochet hat is one of the best ways to forget about all these grey and gloomy days that are coming soon. So let’s bring some colors into the world again and crochet this fantastic ombre beanie in the pictures below, that will make you look like the embodiment of spring and joy!

The Rora Cable Slouch Free Crochet Pattern

photos by KMT Creations / kmtcrochetcreations.com

Find this free pattern on kmtcrochetcreations.com.

Snow Drops Slouch Hat

This hat by Megan Meyer works up quite quickly and has a stunning, intriguing texture. The pattern uses no more than one cake of Caron Cakes yarn (or another worsted weight yarn you will choose)! The hues chosen are really reminiscent of ice and winter, but the hat will stay warm and cozy.

Snow drops Slouch Hat Free Crochet Pattern

photos by Left in Knots / leftinknots.com

Find this free pattern on leftinknots.com.

Enjoy the free crochet hat patterns in this post? Make sure to also take a look at: Fancy Headband Free Crochet Patterns 

Cross-Over Long DC Crochet Newsboy Hat

Enliven your outfits with a crocheted hat to stay warm and be stylish this winter. Thishat is slouchy and has an interesting texture, so you will stand out from the crowd in style. The brim is stiffened to help it retain its shape, and it isn’t too difficult to make thanks to the tutorial with photos.

Cross Over Long DC Newsboy Hat Free Crochet Pattern Beanie

photos by Crochet n Crafts / crochetncrafts.com

Find this free pattern on crochetncrafts.com.

 

Stepping Texture Hat

This beautiful crochet hat in the pictures below has such amazing texture, don’t you think? And great texture is the key to comfiness and for the hat to look great! What’s more, the neutral color makes it ideal to match all your other outfits effortlessly!

stepping texture hat by bernat design studio

photos by Yarnspirations / ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on yarnspirations.com and ravelry.com.

 

Pine Barrens Beanie

Crochet hats for woman should be comfy, chunky and look fantastic. I think this amazing pattern by Croyden Crochet in the pictures below ticks all the boxes, right? What’s more, it’s super friendly for beginners and could be your first handmade beanie! How about that? 🙂

pine barrens beanie

photo by Croyden Crochet / croydencrochet.com

Find this free crochet pattern on croydencrochet.com.

Enjoy the free crochet hat patterns in this post? Make sure to also take a look at: Headband with a Twist Free Crochet Patterns

Leafly Autumn Hat

Are you looking for a cool fall crochet beanie, that will show everyone just how much you love autumn? Well, in that case you have to take a look at this gorgeous crochet hat in the pictures below. It’s made by Wilma Westenberg and has adorable falling leaves all over the beanie!

leafly autumn hat by wilma westenberg

photo by Wilma Westenberg / ravelry.com

This free pattern is available on wilmade.com and ravelry.com.

Waffle Cone Slouchy Hat

Slouchy hats are the best when you want to go for a simple walk or just do your everyday chores. Why? Well, because they’re extremely comfy and so warm as well! This hat in the pictures below was made by Gleeful Things and it’s the ultimate fall project!

waffle cone slouchy hat free crochet pattern

photo by Gleeful Things / gleefulthings.com

This free crochet pattern is available on gleefulthings.com.

Unley Chill Beanie

Are you looking for a timeless free crochet hat patterns for adults? Well, we’ve got you covered, look no more and just check out this fun beanie in the pictures below! The Crochet Fix went for a neutral and classic color, that will work well with every outfit, leaving room for a more colorful make up or other accessories.

unley chill beanie by the crochet fix

photo by The Crochet Fix / ravelry.com

Find this free crochet pattern on thecrochetfix.com and on ravelry.com.

Enjoy the free crochet hat patterns in this post? Make sure to also take a look at: Easy Cowl Free Crochet Patterns  

The Sterling Unicorn Hat

If you’re looking for a unique hat, that will leave everyone speechless? Well, in that case you really have to look at the pictures below, because let’s face it, the author – The Philosopher’s Wife had the best idea to combine bobbles and vibrant colors. However if you like, you can tone it down by simply going for one color and enjoy the texture.

The Rora Cable Slouch Free Crochet Pattern

photo by The Philosopher’s Wife / thephilosopherswife.net

Find this free crochet pattern on thephilosopherswife.net.

Braided Puff Stitch Crochet Hat

Braided crochet hats look so incredible, don’t you think? They really take simple stripes to the next level and the best part is how easy it is to make these. What’s more (as if they weren’t cute enough), they are embellished with a sweet pompom!

 braided puff stitch crochet hat pattern

photo by Crochet Beja / crochetbeja.com

This free crochet pattern is available on crochetbeja.com.

Cable Beanie

Are you looking for free crochet hat patterns with pictures that will make you instantly want to start a new project? Well, take a look at this amazing beanie in the pictures below! It’s made using cable stitch and you don’t even have to use much color – the texture speaks for itself!

cable beanie free crochet pattern

photo by Luqy and Mary / luqyandmary.com

The free crochet pattern is available on luqyandmary.com.

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Cabled Beanie Version 2

The more texture, the better, right? This fun beanie in the pictures below is the best example for that and it looks and feels amazing! So if you want a timeless and elegant crochet hat, that will go well with your outfits, we’ve got you covered!

cabled beanie version

photo by All About Ami / allaboutami.com

Find this free pattern on allaboutami.com.

 

Baby Hat – Free Crochet Patterns

Easy Crochet Baby Hat with Crochet Flower

This flower-decorated beanie will be a surefire way to accessorize any wardrobe. The simple stitch, which is worked in rows is adaptable, and the pattern provides for 6 sizes. Of course, if you need to, you can adjust these as needed. The flower is worked up in individual petals and then stitched onto the hat. Start in on this great and easy project – we are sure you will love the end result.

Baby Hat with flower Free Crochet Pattern in sizes

photos by Lisa Auch / crochet-patterns-free.com

Find this free pattern on crochet-patterns-free.com.

Basketweave Baby Beanie

Basketweave stitch can be used for so many fun projects (sky is the limit here, trust me!), but in my experience, it works especially great in crochet blankets and baby hat patterns. And look how sweet these pastel colors look!

basketweave baby beanie by raffaella tassoni

photo by Raffaella Tassoni / ravelry.com

This free crochet pattern is available on raffamusadesigns.com and on ravelry.com.

Enjoy the free crochet hat patterns in this post? Make sure to also take a look at: Stunning Crochet Crowns

Celtic Dream Earflap Crochet Hat

This hat is a great combination of beautiful and functional. This take on the basketweave stitch is a striking pattern which evokes Celtic knot work. At the same time, this isn’t just another crochet beanie. The ear flaps will keep the hat on the head even in the strongest win, and make this hat appropriate for babies and toddlers. Sizes are provided from newborn to large adult. This project is of intermediate difficulty.

Celtic dream earflap beanie hat for baby adult kids newborns free crochet pattern

photos by Janaya Chouinard / allfreecrochet.com

Find this free pattern on allfreecrochet.com.

Unicorn Hat

This pattern has been sought by many crochet lovers. Finally! Here it is: the Unicorn Beanie. It has it all: a funny appearance, the ever popular unicorn motif, and an eye-catching pattern. Additionally, it is very easy to make. A few colors have been used to make the mane and it was created from RedHeart Supersaver yarns. Fell free to pick your own shades as well, so long as the yarn is medium weight.

Easy Unicorn Beanie [Free Pattern]

photos by Yolanda Soto-Lopez / ravelry.com

You can purchase this pattern on ravelry.com, but there is also a free video tutorial on youtube.com.

Tulips (Preemie Cap)

This marvellous cap really looks like a tulip. The pattern is meant for a preemie from approximately 3-5 pounds. You can crochet this beautiful pattern for someone you care for or just to donate it to your local hospital.

Tulip Preemie Cap Free Crochet Pattern

photos by Dee Stanziano / ravelry.com

Find this free crochet pattern on freewebs.com.

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Marshall from Paw Patrol Hat and Mittens Set

My kids love Paw Patrol and Marshall is their favourite character. Marshall is brave, cute and funny. Lots of Paw Patol stuff in every toy shop assures me about the success and popularity of this cartoon. Are your kids fans of Paw Patrol? This set will be the perfect gift for a boy or girl.

Paw patrol Marshall hat mittens set kid toddler free crochet pattern

photos by Traverse Bay Crochet / traversebaycrochet.com

Find this free pattern on traversebaycrochet.com.

Cupcake Hat

How adorable is this little cupcake beanie in the pictures below? It’s so sweet, you have to watch out not to eat it! What’s more, you can make this adorable hat so easily and so fast! It will make a fantastic photoshoot accessory as well!

cupcake hat by sarah zimmerman

photo by Repeat Crafter Me / repeatcrafterme.com

Find this free pattern on repeatcrafterme.com.

Crochet Snowy Owl Hat

Owl motifs on crochet hats always melt my heart and I must admit that I can’t get over how sweet this one in the pictures below is. It will be such a fun accessory for your kiddo (that will be worn with joy and ease!) . Could you imagine it in other color combinations? Let me know!

crochet snowy owl hat

photo by Sarah Zimmerman / repeatcrafterme.com

Find this free pattern on repeatcrafterme.com.

Enjoy the free crochet hat patterns in this post? Make sure to also take a look at: Wonderfully Warm Cowls 

Crochet Aviator Hat

Crochet hats for kids don’t have to and shouldn’t be boring. On the contrary, this adorable aviator hat in the pictures below is perfect if you want a fun and practical beanie, that will keep your baby warm and protected from cold weather.

Aviator Baby Crochet Hat Free Pattern

photo by Sarah Zimmerman / repeatcrafterme.com

Find this free pattern on repeatcrafterme.com.

Crochet Drowsy Owl Hat

This adorable sleepy owl in the pictures below will make your kiddo look incredibly sweet and most importantly – your little one will wear this hat with joy! (And we all know how challenging it might be to convince a kiddo to wear a hat, right? We’ve all been there!).

crochet drowsy owl hat pattern

photo by Sarah Zimmerman / repeatcrafterme.com

Find this free pattern on repeatcrafterme.com.

 

Super Cute Baby Cap

How adorable is this vibrant crochet hat in the pictures below, am I right? Both the color and texture look incredible and create a chunky and soft beanie, that’s going to protect your kiddo from wind and cold. What’s more, you can make it in variety of colors – blue, orange or green for a boy will work just as well!

super cute baby cap by jenna black

photo by Little Black Olive / ravelry.com

Find this free crochet pattern on ravelry.com.

Enjoy the free crochet hat patterns in this post? Make sure to also take a look at: Stylish Winter Earwarmers

Perenni

If you want to make sure that your baby is feeling warm and cozy, this adorable free crochet hat in the pictures below is just the perfect way to make sure of that! What’s more, the colors are simply the sweetest and they are beautifully complementing the design, don’t you think?

perenni by deanne ramsay1

photo author unknown

perenni by deanne ramsay2

photo by the9sisters / ravelry.com

Find this free crochet pattern on ravelry.com.

 

Little Pumpkin Beanie

Are you in a mood to make a sweet fall hat? Well that’s great, because I’ve found the most adorable hat pattern! Take a look at this sweet crochet beanie in the pictures below, it will turn your baby into the sweetest little pumpkin! And it’s such a lovely accessory for a family photoshoot!

little pumpkin beanie free crochet pattern

photos by Loganberry Handmade / loganberryhandmade.com

This free crochet pattern is available on loganberryhandmade.com.

Shell Stitch Beanie

This easy, quick and eye-catching beanie will be a perfect project for a baby shower gift. You can also make beanie as an accessory to a baby dress, because it will complement the whole outfit and make it look spectacular! If you are a crochet newbie this project is just for you, so don’t wait and try it today!

 shell stitich beanie free crochet pattern

PHOTOS by Saylarc / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on thedaintydaisyblog.blogspot.com or read more about it on Ravelry

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Cotton Flapper Hat

This sweet crochet hat in the pictures below was made by Heidi Yates and Pretzel56, and it’s an easy crochet hat that will make every gloomy fall day much brighter! You can add a sweet flower to make it more girly, or attach a fun applique. In other words, it’s totally up to you, but just remember to have fun with this pattern!

cute cotton flapper beanie with interchangable flower clips free crochet pattern baby girl

photos by Heidi Yates, Pretzel56 / ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on snappy-tots.com and ravelry.com.

Delia Slouch Hat

How mesmerizing is this free crochet hat pattern in the pictures below, am I right? It looks like all these delicious Christmas candies we were eating when we were kids! JessieAtHome had such a fantastic idea to create an incredibly eye-catching crochet hat using only two colors, so I’m sure you can pull it off as well. Do you like it? Let me know!

delia slouch hat

photo by JessieAtHome / ravelry.com

Find this free crochet pattern on jessieathome.com and on ravelry.com.

 

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4 Comments

  1. Jeannette Burnett says:

    I need crochet patterns for chemo caps for 2 1/2 year old girl. She will be in the hospital for 6 mons.

    1. They are all beautiful. I am saving all these so I can work on some later next year. Thank you!

  2. Where is the front cover grey hat with a bow please

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