With so many different patterns for crochet hats available sometimes it’s hard to pick just one. To help a bit I rounded up a few free crochet patterns that are easy to work up, use simple stitches and are perfect for beginner crocheters. Read on down to find the list to get started today.
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Easy Crochet Hats To make today!
I love crocheting up simple & beginner friendly hat designs so I thought you’d love to do the same too. Crocheted hats make great gifts, are perfect for donations and use up very little yarn which means you can make a lot! Most of my simple designs are born out of necessity because no fail it is always a day before we need to go somewhere or I need a gift so I have to crochet something up quick. A quick crochet hat always does the trick!
If you have been around the RPD blog a long time then you will know that I love creating simple beanie and hat patterns such as the sdkfjd and tjlkerjel designs.
The crochet stitches that you’ll want to know for these hats
Most of the beanies and hat patterns on the blog use basic beginner friendly stitches such as the single crochet or half double crochet stitch. I do have a beginner stitch tutorials on the blog which I will list out below if you’d like to become familiar with them.
Beginner friendly stitches for Crochet Hats
The Yarns I recommend to crochet a hat
I love using all types of yarn so I thought I’d share a few of my favorites that I recommend trying. There are different weights and brands which makes them easily accessible. Thank you Amazon! After you take a look at the yarn and the patterns below let me know what you think!
Lion Brand Woolspun ( This is discontinued so it is pricey!)
Ready to get started?
If you are done exploring all the awesome yarn options keep on reading down to find the free crochet hat collection list! If you have any suggestions for more hats feel free to let me know in the comments below.
Happy Crochet Hat Making!
4 Crochet Hat Patterns for Beginner Crocheters
This beginner friendly button hat was one of my first crochet hat designs a few years ago and still is one of my favorites to date! It does use Lion Brand Woolspun (which is no longer available which makes me super sad) but any yarn can be substituted with a similar weight.
The Leigh Crochet Hat uses Jeans yarn from Lion Brand (which is awesome!), was designed for a great cause and works up fast! Let me know if you decide to make this one! This is FREE crochet pattern download in my maker shop yarnmamas.com too!
The pom striped hat is PERFECT for beginners to crochet because it uses just one stitch! If you can single crochet then you can make this hat! I also wanted to mention that I used Wool – Ease Thick & Quick from Lion Brand for this entire hat.
This beanie is super easy to make and uses just one cake of yarn! The color changes in the yarn means no weaving in multiple ends! This pattern uses Caron Cupcake yarn which is great to work with.
I hope you enjoyed this list of easy crochet hats
I hope you enjoyed this pattern list! I you have any suggestions of other hats that may work too please leave a comment below. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me via email or on any social media channel.