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Stay Warm in Style: Free Crochet Hat Patterns for a Cozy Winter

You’ll love this collection of the best free crochet hat patterns. These easy beanie and hat patterns are perfect for beginner crocheters.

Free Crochet Hat Patterns

Have you ever been mesmerized by the plethora of free crochet hat patterns popping up in your Pinterest feed?

Well, this year, I made a resolution: I WILL learn how to crochet!

I’ve been a devoted knitter since I was 15, but the allure of crocheting – with its single needle and speedy pattern completion – has finally caught my attention.

I’m particularly drawn to crochet’s unique ability to create intricate lacy and granny square designs, something that’s a bit more challenging in knitting. It’s clear why I need to dive into the world of crochet, right?

And where better to start than with hats? They seem to be a popular launching point, especially for those with a knitting background like mine.

Plus, who doesn’t love a cute hat? They’re quick to make and oh-so-stylish. That’s why I’ve compiled a list of 20+ free crochet hat patterns for you (and me) to try out.

Whether you’re a seasoned crocheter, a knitting enthusiast looking to expand your skills, or a complete newbie, these patterns offer something for everyone.

From chic slouchy hats to cozy beanies, grab your crochet hook and some worsted weight yarn, and let’s start this journey together!

Below, you’ll find easy and free crochet hat patterns that are perfect for a relaxing crafting session. I can’t wait to see which ones catch your eye.

Don’t forget to share your thoughts in the comments – I’d love to hear about your crochet adventures!

(PS – Be sure to check out our handy yarn weights guide, useful for both knitting and crochet projects, to make your experience even smoother.)

Free Crochet Hat Patterns

Looking for some cool weather homemade hat inspiration? Here are 20 free crochet patterns you are going to love! These are perfect for beginners.

Now that you’ve seen my picks, let me know which of these easy crochet hat patterns is your favorite in the comments.

Ready for more? Check out our temperature blanket patterns. If you love crochet, take a peek at our free fall crochet patterns. And if you happen to be a knitter . . . we’ve got free patterns for knitted hats. Enjoy!

Sara Blasingame

Friday 9th of September 2022

I like #19 it is so cool looking.


Sunday 11th of September 2022

I agree, very unique! :D


Sunday 14th of August 2022

I love number 2 but I don't know how to do the top would it be a granny square be email me . I work in a cooler so I wear them a lot but need news


Thursday 26th of December 2019

Krásne modely.

S Goldsberry

Tuesday 25th of November 2014

I love these patterns, do you know where I might find them?

Amy Anderson

Thursday 27th of November 2014

Hi there! Top right corner, click through the slideshow using the blue arrows - you'll see each project with a link to the pattern!

Trea Reading

Tuesday 18th of March 2014

Knit and crochet items