Hats are easy and quick patterns that make for fantastic stash-buster projects! We’ve found 40 fantastic hat patterns to keep noggins of all shapes and sizes super cozy.
Want to try your hand at designing your own style hat? We got 3 resources at the end to guide you with designing your own unique styled hat!
40 Free & Fun Crochet Hat Patterns
Keep noggins of all shapes and sizes super cozy with these forty crochet hat patterns! Many of these are free!
Cinnamon Swirl Skully Hat
This cute slouch style beanie has a unique and breathable stitch pattern while sporting a cozy and fun pom-pom up top.
Broomstick Lace Slouchy Hat
We are obsessed with this unique broomstick lace pattern that is perfect for variegated yarns! Use a light cotton for a cute summer version.
Crochet Summer Beanie
Another perfect summer hat with a breathable lace pattern. We love the bright colors used here and love how many color combinations are possible!
Easy-Peasy Crochet Bobble Hat
Using just one skein of chunky yarn, this hat crochets up so quickly making it perfect for a last minute gift. The basic style is a classic look anyone can rock and you can add a pom-pom for a cute finishing touch!
Cari Slouch Hat
With an elegant button touch on the trim, this slouch hat is a classic look that has a matching shawl pattern to go with it.
Hit the slopes snug and safe with this simple beanie pattern. Made to look like knitting, you get a fun gentle wiggle pattern that resembles the snow drifts you're skiing down.
Red Heart Cable Twists Crochet Hat
This cable stitch patterns looks intricate and complex, but is actually quite easy to learn and use! We love the self striping yarn used in this kit.
Faux Mistake Rib Watchman’s Cap
Coming in 8 different sizes, this classic beanie shape is crocheted, while looking like knit stitches. It's cozy and can be made with less than a skein!
Vintage Style Lamb Hat
Coming in toddler and baby sizes, this adorable vintage styled lamb hat is perfect for spring or Easter.
Anthropologie Inspired hat
This adorable flapper style hat gets its inspiration from a look at Anthropology a few years back. With a lacy stitch and a cute flower touch, this cap is perfect for an elegant night out or keeping your ears warm in the snow!
South Haven Slouch
With ribbing details that add a nice geometric touch, this slouch hat is casual and cute and can be made in a solida color or multi-color yarn.
Wave Stitch Slouch Hat
If you like a longer, slouchier hat, try this fun wave pattern. Great for those looking to get their hair or locs up and out of the way.
Autumn Crochet Beanie
If you like a tight fit beanie, than this is the pattern for you. The simple design gives a nice textures stitch that is great for solid or heathery colors.
Madly In Love Hat
We love the detail added to the brim of this hat. It creates a braided cable look that ends in a large, decorative button. The hat itself is a loose stitch that is breathable and great for all year round.
Marcy Slouch Hat Crochet Pattern
This beret style hat is so cute and uses a fun puff stitch for a great texture.
We absolutely love this star stitch that adds a variegated, galaxy look. It's super simple to learn and looks great with a multi colored yarn!
1920's Scalloped Pearl Cloche Hat Crochet Pattern
We love this 20's inspired scalloped hat that adds pearls for an elegant touch. Add to your flapper girl dress for an evening out.
Crochet Panda Bear Hat
We love this adorable panda bear hat! It's great for the children in your life or Panda obsessed friend! You'll also want to check out the Raccoon Hat and Fox Hat Patterns.
Football Earflap Beanie
If you have an avid football player in your life, they will love this handmade football hat!
Minnie Mouse Crochet Hat
Another fun one for the kids in your life, this Minnie Mouse hat is cozy and comes with ears and bow alike!
This hat is easy to make and whips up quickly. We love how breathable it is for your little one as they play around.
Lacy Vintage Bonnet
Another great vintage look, this lacy bonnet is just adorable with the ribbion and scallop edges.
Love Button Crochet Hat
This simple yet sweet design would make such a great gift for a loved child in your life. It combines crochet with felting and some stitch work.
Granny Stripes Bucket Hat
With the classic granny stitch, this pattern uses bright colors of alternating stirpes to create a simple yet cute bucket hat!
Rosy Newborn Hat Crochet Pattern
With a big blossoming rose, this adorable newborn hat is decorative and cozy, keeping your precious one safe and warm.
Plaid Beanie Pattern
We love the plaid pattern of this hat and how perfectly it fits in with cold weather. The big, fluffy pom-pom on top is the perfect finishing touch to this cozy hat.
Crochet Slouch Hat Pattern
We love this simple slouch design that uses a thicker, chunky yarn. It makes it a super quick project and doesn't even use a whole yarn ball!
Twinkle Star Night Cap
This cute nightcap is perfect for newborns and older kids alike. With star details, this creates the perfect cozy nighttime cap for those cold winter nights.
Preemie Newborn Baby Giraffe Hat
We absolutely love an animal moment, especially this adorable giraffe hat pattern for preemies! You can whip it up in no time and have it ready for the early arrival!
Preemie Crochet Hat
Another one for the smallest folks, we have this adorable stripped preemie hat that is so simple and easy to follow and make. Perfect for using up scrap yarn and donating to your local hospital!
Coralines Sun Hat
Nothing can go wrong when you have a bucket hat! Especially one that is so perfect for little heads. Keep your baby safe from the sun with this adorable sun hat that has so many fun color combinations!
Cabled Bear Hat
Another adorable one for the babies, this cable hat pinches up into little bear ears at the corners. Keep it brown to look like a bear or use a soft pastel color.
Newborn Bunny Knot Hat
There's just something about bunny ears on babies that can't be beat. This adorable bunny hat is so quick to make and is perfect for kids of all ages!
The Nordic Hat
We love the bold pattern stripes and bright pom pom up top of this Nordic styled beanie. Its cozy and warm while brining a pop of color to any chilly day!
Crochet Sun Hat Pattern
If you really want to brighten up day, look no further than this adorable sun hat! Whether paired with a rainbow costume or worn on rainy days, this adorable hat is great for the kid that loves to bring warmth with them.
Big Floppy Sun Hat
Make your own big floppy sun hat with this super simple and cute design. It'll keep you safe from the sun while providing a great fashion statement to any cute bathingsuit!
Caron Crochet Fair Isle Hat
Although colorwork is definitely a more advanced skill, this pattern makes it easy to learn and is so cute! We love the blue tones of the original pattern, but there are so many fun color combos to use!
Crochet Unicorn Hat Pattern
We LOVE unicorns so of COURSE we can't forget to include a unicorn hat pattern! This free patterns has it all - the horn, the rainbows and even the ears!
Crochet Checkered Hat
This checkered pattern is really unique looking, but simple enough to learn. It's perfect for a monochrome, textured look.
Bead Stitch Crochet Hat
This hat is simple yet elegant with a bead stitch between rows that look knit. We love how quick and easy it is to make - add a pom-pom on top or simply wear as is!
MIY RESOURCE - Closing the Hole in a Beanie
If you're wanting to design your own hat, you'll need to plan and master a few elements, such as closing the hole. This is a great step by step tutorial that shows you exactly how to do that.
MIY RESOURCE - The Ultimate Hat Size Guide
Get all the information you need on sizing your own designs right here!
MIY RESOURCE - Hat Size Chart for Preemie through Adult
This free printable is a cheat sheet for standard size measurements of preemie hats - adult sized hats. Use it for easy reference when designing your own hats!