60+ Free Crochet Hat Patterns for the Entire Family

Whether you love to crochet or are just learning, crochet hat patterns are used to create one of the most popular crocheted items.  

We’ve put together a great line-up of free crochet hat patterns that run the gamut from fun to formal, delicate to chunky, decorative to functional (think warm, cozy hats for winter).

It was a main goal of ours to find a range of crochet hat patterns that included patterns for beginners as well as more challenging hat patterns for those seasoned in the art of crochet.

And we can confidently say that we have done just that!

Slouchy Hat Patterns to Crochet

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Check out the popular slouchy crochet hat patterns!  One of the slouchy patterns is great for beginners because the hat is made from a crocheted rectangle. 

Winter Hat Crochet Patterns

We also have a great pattern for a buffalo plaid winter hat.  Buffalo plaid is a win with any age or gender right now!

You can whip up this cozy buffalo plaid hat featuring three different shades of red yarn that cleverly uses colorwork to create this classic pattern.

Get ready for the great outdoors with the crochet hat patterns we have to create cozy textured winter hats for the whole family. Interesting textures are made by combining different crochet stitches.

And of course, many of the winter hats have that ever-popular faux fur pom pom on the top to make it complete!

Below, you will find patterns for crocheted berets, floppy, wide-brimmed summer hats, hats embellished with flowers, rimmed men’s hats, a lovely cloche hat, cute baby hats, and even beanies. 

We have a wonderful collection for you! 

Easy Crochet Hat Patterns

Several of the crochet hat patterns are amazingly simple and can be made in about an hour.  These hats are perfect for a quick last minute gift or to be made and given to charities.

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Most of us think of warm, winter hats as those made for charities, and we do have those patterns for you. 

Crochet Hats for Charity

We are excited to also have a pattern for crocheted chemo caps. These crochet hat patterns can be used to make a greatly needed hat for a special charity.  Creating and giving these will definitely make you feel great inside!

Browse through our list of links to find crochet hat patterns with written, picture, and video tutorials. Why not make a crochet scarf to compliment your hat?

You are sure to find something new and appealing to make!  Have fun!

60+ Free Crochet Hat Patterns for the Entire Family

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1 1/2 Hour Easy Crochet Beanie

This free crochet hat pattern for beginners is as fast as it is easy. Three sizes for teens to adults. Make and Do Crew

1 hour Easy Crochet Beanie

This free crochet beanie pattern is sized for preschool and children. Make and Do Crew

Adorable Pom Pom Crochet Hat by Bernat

Huge puffy pom poms create a fun, animal ears look on this crochet hat. Free pattern in two sizes - 6-12 months and 18 - 24 months. Yarnspirations

Alex Beanie Crochet Pattern

The Alex Beanie crochet pattern is an older design. The slightly slouchy fit, the dense fabric, and the way it lets the yarn shine are just a few of the reasons I love this design! Sincerely Pam


Click to find the free crochet pattern for the Arrows Beanie & Slouch. A Crocheted Simplicity


The Aurora Slouch combines several simple crochet stitches that add both a nice texture and drape. Click for a free pattern. A Crocheted Simplicity

Babies Cherry Beanie

This crochet pattern is for a babies beanie that features a cherry on the top.

Baby Beanie

Make this adorable baby hat using some lovely pink Softee Baby yarn with a fluffy edging and a crochet flower for decoration (optional).

Basic Crochet Ribbed Hat

Get ready for the great outdoors with this basic crochet hat in Bernat Softee Chunky. This free pattern comes in three different sizes: Child 2/4, Child 6/10, Adult 21" - 22" circumference. Yarnspirations

Bead Stitch Crochet Hat

This free hat pattern is an interesting design with a lot of texture and visual interest. 5 Little Monsters

Beginner Beanie by Caron

Looking for a beginner creation? Try this beanie, crocheted in Caron Simply Soft. Click for a free pattern to crochet with this classic beanie. Yarnspirations


An attractive crocheted beret pattern. Garn Studio

Brim Hat by Red Heart

Free crochet pattern for a Brim Hat featuring an optional crochet flower motif on the side. Yarnspirations

Buffalo Plaid Crochet Hat for Him by Red Heart

Get him ready for the wintery cool weather with a crochet hat in Red Heart Heat Wave! This is a free pattern. Yarnspirations

Cables Beanie

Love the look of cables but it crocheted. Learn how to make the cables beanie with the free pattern provided. A Purpose and a Stitch

Chemo Cap

A free pattern for a chemo cap. All Crafts Blogs

Comfy Earflap Hat by Red Heart

Burr! It's cool outside. Keep ears toasty with a crochet earflap hat in Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable. This free pattern comes in adult size. Yarnspirations

Crochet A Kids Unisex Beanie In 30 Minutes

Here is a pattern for a crochet unisex beanie hat which is ready in 30 minutes flat. Who will you make this for?

Darling Baby Hat

This pretty crochet baby hat is blooming all over. Yarnspirations


Cables can be used to create a large range of designs from traditional to modern. Click for a free crochet cabled beanie pattern. A Crocheted Simplicity


This argyle design slouch makes a perfect pattern for a hat. A Crocheted Simplicity

DIY Crocheted Headband

Make a crocheted headband and keep your ears warm this winter. Drugstore Divas

Double Brim Crochet Beanie

During the cold months, this double brim beanie will keep you warm. All About Ami

Ever After Hood | Free Crochet Pattern

The Ever After Hood crochet pattern reminds me of a fairy tale. The doubled up fabric cuts the chill of winter, while the beautiful ribbing is easy enough for a beginner. Sincerely Pam

Faux Fur Hood Crochet Pattern

Make this pretty and warm faux fur hood from Lion Brand Go for Faux yarn. Sincerely Pam

Floppy Brimmed Rose Hat

A lovely brimmed hat by with single crochet. Crochic

Flower Cloche #ad

This very wearable crochet hat style will add sunshine to your life. With the free pattern, it does not take long to make. JOANN

Flower Pop Hat

Stay warm this year in this beautiful Flower Pop Hat! Work the flower in a contrasting color to really make it pop. Michaels


It’s coming up to that time of year again! This year, I’ve created a free crochet Christmas pudding beanie hat pattern, a fun novelty hat for the festive season. Hooked on Patterns

Guys Hat and Scarf Set

A free crochet hat and scarf pattern for a man. Priscilla's Crochet

Happy Hippie Hat

Crochet a stylish hat with this free pattern. All Crafts Blogs

Hat Set - Crocheted Ripple Beret and Scarf

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Two free crochet hat patterns - sizes pre-teen, teen, man or woman. Bev's Country Cottage

Honeycomb Crochet Hat

Get out the crochet hook and whip up this adorable hat with the free crochet pattern. Michaels

Keep Warm Beanie by Red Heart

Crochet a beanie that will keep you warm and looking great at the same time! Crochet the coziest of hats in beautiful shades of Red Heart Evermore. Yarnspirations

Kitty Hat and Cowl by Red Heart

Make a whimsical crochet hat and cowl for a little girl who likes cats with this free pattern. Yarnspirations

Landsowne Toque Free Crochet Pattern – Sport, Dk, & Worsted!

This design is wonderful because it is easy to make, is gender neutral, and ticks the boxes for all the requirements for donations to a NICU. Sizes include Preemie through Adult Mens. Sincerely Pam

Little Trapper Hat by Bernat

This free pattern is for a warm hat with fuzzy details to crochet for a 6 to 12-month-old. Yarnspirations

Messy Bun Crochet Beanie with Loops & Threads Impeccable

There's nothing better than a messy bun beanie for fall and winter. Whip one up using this free pattern. Michaels

Multi Stripes Crochet Hat by Caron x Pantone

Get out your crochet hook and whip up this adorable multi-striped hat (or two, or three)! Since it’s made with Caron® x Pantone™ yarn, you’ll find plenty of gorgeous color palettes to choose from. Just pick your favorite color combination, check out the pattern below and make it! Michaels

Owl Hat

Whoo! Whoo! Whoo! Create a whimsical owl hat for everyone in the family with this free crochet pattern. Repeat Crafter Me

Pom Pom Hat with Loops & Threads® Charisma® Tweed

Crochet up a stylish hat with a special trick at the end creates a super fluffy pom pom, just right for fall fashion. Free pattern! Michaels

Preemie Baby Cap

Double crochet preemie baby cap pattern - free. Hand Crafting with Love

Preemie Hats by Red Heart

Crochet or knit in the round to make precious preemie hats using Red Heart Soft with this free pattern. Yarnspirations

Rapids Beanie - Adult Sizes

A free crochet pattern with two sizes of beanie - a smaller size and a larger size (women and men sizes). The Unraveled Mitten

Rapids Beanie - Child Sizes

This crochet hat comes in 3 different sizes: 12-24 months, toddler and child. Free pattern. The Unraveled Mitten

Ribbed Cap

This simple cap pattern is ideal for teens and adults - free. Handcrafting with Love

Sarah Toque Crochet Pattern

A pretty hat in many sizes: Toddler, Child, Adult Small and Adult Large. Free Crochet pattern! Sincerely Pam

Seed Stitch Beanie Crochet Hat

The seed stitch adds texture and warmth to the beanie. Pattern For Men, Women, and Kids in 4 Sizes! Kirsten Holloway Designs

Shell Beanie

This is a great shell beanie crochet pattern if you’re hoping for a quick project! The free pattern includes sizes from toddler to adult. Crystalized Designs

Ski Mask

Free crocheted ski mask pattern. All Crafts Blogs

Snowball Slouch Hat

The Snowball Slouch Hat uses the Grit Stitch to make a really fabulous texture while still being beginner-friendly. Different sizes - baby, toddler, child and adult). Left in Knots


Use Lion Brand’s new tape yarn, Rewind, to make this fun sunhat from a free pattern. A Crocheted Simplicity

Summer Hat with Brim

Fast and easy summer crocheted hat pattern. Cloudy Crochet

Sun Hat Lily Sugar'n Cream

Sun hat keeps the sun out of your eyes and keeps you looking stylish. Free crochet pattern. Yarnspirations

Trapper Hat by Red Heart

Crochet an extra cozy free pattern trapper hat for her. This free crochet hat pattern uses ultra soft in Red Heart Hygge. Yarnspirations

Tunisian Ribbed Hat by Bernat

This cheerful, striped beanie is easy to crochet using Bernat Super Value Stripes yarn and a free pattern. Yarnspirations

Unisex Crochet Slouch Hat

This is a video tutorial on how to crochet a BEGINNER SLOUCHY HAT.

Victorian Santa Hat

Free crocheted Christmas hat pattern.

Woman's Granny Hat

A nice free crochet hat pattern. Suzies Stuff

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