When winter comes, so comes the rain and the chill. In order to really enjoy winter activities, you’ve got to have the right accessories to keep warm. These 26 crochet winter hat patterns are perfect to create a winter hat accessory that you love and can rely on.
These crochet winter hat patterns are warm and cozy and include easy crochet patterns for kids and adults alike. While we're on the topic of cozy, if you're a fan of all things cozy, check out my Crocheters Care Package. I’m giving away 100 care packages to new I Love Stitches members here. Plus you’ll get lifetime access to 60+ Crochet classes, 100s of patterns and workshops and so much more.
In the list below, we've also included beginner crochet patterns, men's crochet hats as well as easy hat patterns that use simple stitches like single crochet and double crochet stitches.
These hat styles range from crochet beanies to messy bun hats and from peaked hats to crochet aviator hats. If you’re looking to gift or make hats foreveryone in the family, you’ll find everything you need in the winter hat patterns below!
Children’s Rosalina Winter Hat
Here's a clever idea – instead of pom poms, why not make some crochet flowers to replace the pom poms! This brilliant Children’s Rosalina Winter Hat pattern does just that.
Easy Peasy Messy Bun Crochet Hat
This messy bun hat pattern is crocheted much like a regular beanie, but allows you to leave an opening at the crown to pull your messy bun or high ponytail through. That means no more hat hair. These are perfect for winter activities like skiing and skating, or just for braving the chilly weather.
Easy Striped Baby Hat
These baby boy crochet hats or girl hats can be made for 0-3 months or 3-6 months. It’s really easy to adjust the size. They’re the perfect baby winter hat to keep little ones cozy this season.
Perpetual Posts Hat
This crochet winter hat is worked from the top-down and the brim is attached as you go. A great crochet project to get done in a jiff!
Baby Pom Pom Hat
To keep those little ones you love warm this season, add the Baby Pom Pom Crochet Hat Pattern is on your list of projects. This crochet baby hat is the perfect gift to keep tiny ears warm and protected this season. It’s a great crochet project for baby boys or girls alike.
Love This Chunky Crochet Hat
You will love this chunky crochet hat with a relaxed style and amazing texture. Just the hat you need to keep you warm and stylish in cooler weather. This crochet hat pattern is written for both adult and kids sizes.
The “Slip ‘n Slide” Crochet Hat
The “Slip ‘n Slide” crochet hat pattern is very decorative and repetitive to make. It has a pattern stitch count of 6 and can be made in many sizes. I would also class this hat as a unisex design, the yarn color that you use will determine if it’s a male or females hat.
Mermaid Slouchy Hat for Kids
Made using the ultra-fun crocodile stitch this magical mermaid slouchy crochet hat is perfect for the kiddos in your life! You can make a cute little “mommy and me” (or “auntie and me”, etc.!) mermaid set using the crochet hat pattern for adults.
Balloon Stitch Hat
This crochet hat is wonderfully textured using the Balloon Stitch. The unique Balloon Stitch is created using a combination of front and back post double crochet stitches. Expand your stitch repertoire with this incredibly gorgeous and fun stitch.
Amora Slouch Hat
This crochet beanie has the perfect amount of texture. With it’s fitted band and popping puff stitches, this is as fun to make as it is to wear!
Endless Possibilities Hat
This men's crochet hat has a wonderful texture and I’ve provided instructions for a few different finishes, including two different bands, pompom finishes and ties. You can take a basic hat and change a few things to make it look completely different. It looks great in one color or work it in multiple colors for a fun look. It's the perfect hat for men and women alike and sizes include newborn to adult so there is something for everyone!
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Over the Ridge Crochet Hat with Brim
This adorable crochet hat has a nice and warm brim which is perfect for the cold winter months! The striping pattern is made using self-striping cake yarn which means there are very few ends to weave in. The amazing spiral texture is made by working the crunch stitch in continuous rounds. Skills to know include half double crochet in the 3rd loop, single crochets, working continuous rounds and slip stitching. The hat is sized medium adult, but can easily be adjusted!
This Wheel Hat was made with the Catherine's Wheel Stitch and a photo and video tutorial is provided. The hat is super soft as it uses velvet yarn. It will keep you warm, but not too warm. As the wheel stitch has some small open areas, your head still get some air through the velvet yarn. It's the perfect combination of warmth, style and comfort. In addition, the faux fur pom pom will provide the perfect addition to make the hat complete.
Girls Winter Pompom Hat
Girls Winter Pompom Crochet Hat has a great texture with the Cluster V stitches, and the pattern is easy and fast to follow. This pretty hat would make a perfect gift for girls in your life. Even try this pattern with other colors to go with your outfit or make it more seasonal.
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The Risum Hat crochet pattern is a pattern for a really lovely textured crochet hat. It has a really beautiful stitch pattern that makes it look great. It’s warm, cozy & perfect for winter.
Simple Seed Stitch Beanie Crochet Hat
Keep the men in your home cozy this winter with a quick and easy-to-make winter beanie! The seed stitch adds texture and warmth, helping to protect heads of all sizes from winter winds. Because it is a quick and easy crochet project to work up it would be perfect for last-minute Christmas gifts, or donating to charities that help the homeless and needy this winter.
Now that cold weather is starting to set in, you may want something to wear on your head with added thickness to keep your ears warm. The Klem Crochet Hat will do just that! Not only will your ears be toasty warm, but you’ll look stylish in this fun, bubbly textured brimmed hat. It looks pretty smart in the two-tone grey color scheme, but it would also be fun in different colors. The color combos are endless!
Slouchy Peaked Hat
The gorgeous detail on this hat makes it THE item to add to this season's winter wardrobe. Super bulky Bernat Softee Chunky crochets quickly, and really accentuates the stitch with its exceptional definition. This hat makes a real fashion statement, so it's one to wear every day.
The Imposter Beanie
This crochet beanie is named Imposter because it looks knitted but it's all done in crochet. I really hope you enjoy this pattern! This pattern is listed as Intermediate but I can assure you with the picture tutorial and YouTube video you will be able to create your very own with ease!
Crochet Trapper Hat
Look to this fur-trimmed crochet hat to keep you toasty through the coldest of days. Featuring irresistibly cozy Red Heart Hygge and Red Heart Hygge Fur, this pattern is worked as a spiral in linked double crochet for a nice dense texture, and features fur-lined ear flaps and brim for comfort and warmth. It's a unique project that adds style and flair to all sorts of outdoor adventures!
The Trident Puff Beanie
This crochet beanie hat pattern is so easy, even for people learning how to crochet! After a few rows, you won’t even need to look at the pattern, because you will be able to “see” where your stitch goes making this hat a super-fast crochet project!
Crochet Fox Hat
This crochet fox hat has been much requested and on my to-do list for a long time! A basic hat pattern is used with added embellishments.
Women’s Crochet Plaid Trapper Hat
This cozy trapper hat for women is the first free crochet pattern in a week-long crochet plaid series. This hat is so cozy and is made with 2 strands of yarn, so it’s thick and warm. You will love wearing your crochet plaid trapper hat all season long!
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Crochet Coffee Bean Beanie
This easy crochet beanie uses the bean stitch and ombré yarn to make a warm and textured beanie perfect for your fall/winter wardrobe.
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Snow Country Ski Hat
Keep cozy on the slopes this winter with this versatile crochet ski hat pattern! The double layer diamond pattern provides extra warmth, and if you use a larger hook, you could even line it with fleece or fur. There’s almost no end to the customization you can do to make the Snow Country Ski Hat uniquely yours!
Fairytale Slouchy Hat
This crocheted hat just takes one skein of yarn and works up so beautifully. Add a faux fur pom pom and you have a unique and modern slouchy hat perfect for gifting, selling or keeping for yourself. No hand-dyed yarn on-hand? No worries! Just grab your favorite worsted weight yarn and get crocheting!
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With winter drawing near, now is the time to start on your crochet winter hat patterns. If you get started now you’ll have all the hats you need to endure the cold for months to come! So, bust out your yarn, and work these fun patterns up in no time!
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