How to Crochet a Hat

It has been so chilly here lately that I couldn’t help myself and crocheted up this chunky flower button hat for my daughter!

If you love crochet hat patterns then this one is for you!

Free Crochet Chunky Flower Button Hat Pattern by Easy Crochet - Crochet Hat Pattern
The Chunky Crochet Hat

I love fall and I can’t wait for her to wear it when the leaves start falling! What is your favorite crochet piece to make for fall?

Mine has to be crochet hats… Oh, and maybe crochet scarves too! I guess I’ll have to do both!

If you’d like to make this free chunky crochet hat pattern just follow along with the pattern below to learn how to make this easy crochet hat!

Happy Crocheting!

How to Make a Crochet Hat

Skill Level: Easy

Materials

Crochet Terms

  • SC = Single Crochet
  • DC = Double Crochet
  • ST = Stitch
  • SL ST = Slip Stitch
  • CH = Chain

Crochet Notes

  • The finished size of this hat has a 20″ circumference & 7.75″ length
  • Fits an Older Child to teen. Reference our Hat Size Chart for more information.
  • The SL ST’s in each round do not count as a stitch. (Skip them)
  • Move up stitch marker at the beginning of every round (It’s easier to keep track of your rounds this way)
  • Written in Standard US Terms.

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The Hat Pattern Steps

ROUND 1: Start with a magic circle. CH 1,11 DC in circle, SL ST to top of first DC (11DC)

ROUND 2: 2 DC in every ST around (22 DC), SL ST to top of first DC from previous round

ROUND 3: DC in first ST, *2 DC in next St, DC in next stitch, Repeat from * around. SL ST to top of first DC from previous round (33 DC)

ROUND 4: DC in each ST Around, SL ST to top of first DC from previous round (33 DC)

ROUND 5: REPEAT ROUND 4

ROUND 6: REPEAT ROUND 4

ROUND 7: REPEAT ROUND 4

ROUND 8: SC in each ST around, SL ST to top of first ST from previous round (33 DC)

ROUND 9: REPEAT 8

ROUND 10: REPEAT 8, Fasten Off

Crochet Flower for Hat

ROUND 1: Magic Circle, 10 SC in Circle, SL ST to first SC

ROUND 2: CH 2 , 2 DC in same ST, *SL ST in next ST, 3 DC in next ST. Repeat for a total of 5 Petals. SL ST,Fasten off leaving tail for weaving in.

Finishing

  1. Attach button to center of flower with yarn.
  2. Weave ends into the hat with a yarn needle.
  3. Attach flower to hat with a yarn needle.

Thanks for stopping by! If you have any questions about this crochet hat tutorial please feel free to contact me! If you are looking for another quick and easy crochet hat you may like my Emily Diagonal Beanie too!

23 Comments

  1. Angela Kosturko says:

    Hi!

    Made the hat but added 1 additional increase round as I have a big head and used Bernat blanket yarn.
    It made it a slouchy hat and looks lovely. Now off to the store for a sparkly pink button. Also, I did the single crochet in the round and only did 2 rows and it was fine!

  2. How much yarn is required to do this hat

    1. Hi Denise,
      This was one of my first written designs and I, unfortunately, didn’t write that part down. I believe I used one skein of yarn so approximately 80-100 yards.

  3. Ann Giannini says:

    Where is the pattern for the cute hat pictured? I just see how to crochet a hat. Thank you

  4. Ann Giannini says:

    Krista, what is a magic circle? Thanks, Ann

  5. Awesome pattern! I didn’t have any bulky yarn in the color I wanted on hand, so I used three different strands of grays and white to make it! It turned out great, though I might have to make one a smidge bigger =)

  6. Hi! Love this hat and i made it ….fit my 4 yr old perfect! I want to make some in adult size with this pattern! Can you help me on how to do that?? Thank YOU!!

  7. Does this hat really require 6 skeins of chunky yarn?

  8. What are the hat measurements? I feel like mine is suitable for a 4/5 yr old and not older child :s

  9. How can I make this hat for a 22″ head circumference? I love it and want to make one for myself!

  10. I love this hat but wanted to make it for a 22″ head circumference. Do I need to increase on the round? If so how many additional stitches? (It’s 11 to start I believe)

    Thank you

    1. Hi Tracey
      I would keep doing an increase round until you reach about 6″ across.then continue on as written. Hope this helps! 🙂

  11. No chaining at each new row?

    1. Somehow mine wasn’t lined up to slip stitch on row 7. I’ll have to try again. Do you think it could be made with baby blanket yarn perhaps dropping a row or 2 if necessary?

      1. Hi Heidi! I bet it could! I would love to see it if you decide to try it will that kind of yarn.

  12. heather wood says:

    Loved this. I made three different ones for my gram.

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