20 of the Best Free Crochet Hat Patterns

Everyone needs a good crochet hat or beanie. Whether you’re looking for a hat that is light weight and stylish or a warm, cozy beanie to keep your loved ones warm this winter, you’ll find the perfect one with these free crochet hat patterns.

Whether it’s still chilly where you are or you’d like to get started on presents for later in the year, you can’t go wrong with any of these crochet hat patterns.

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These 20 free crochet hat patterns have you covered regardless of who you’re crocheting for. With a range of crochet beanies from light weight for spring, cute as a button for little ones, or warm and cozy.

All of the patterns listed here are free on the designers blog. Click the hyper linked name of the pattern or the pattern image to head over to the crochet pattern. Easy peasy!

Stay Warm and Cozy with These Free Crochet Hat Patterns

1. The Arctic Beanie

The Arctic Beanie was designed by me, The Loophole Fox! This crochet beanie pattern has quickly become a “Fox Family Favorite” and I absolutely love seeing the crochet hats that are created! With dense, warm texture and an easy bottom up construction, you’ll love the Arctic Beanie!

This image shows the Arctic Beanie laying flat on wood background. It is in a dark green color with a tan colored pom pom on top. Around the beanie are pinecones.

2. The Isaac Beanie

This soft, comfy beanie was designed by Desert Blossom Crafts. Here’s what she has to say about her design: “Need a crochet beanie for your man? The Isaac beanie might be perfect! It is cozy, soft, and perfect for a cold day at work.”

This image shows the Isaac hat, one of the free crochet hat patterns in this round up, worn by a man who is outside. The beanie is made with a black velvet yarn.

3. Cactus Beanie

This adorable crochet hat pattern was designed by Raffamusa Designs. Here’s what she has to say about her design: “This Cactus Beanie is a fun crochet hat with lots of texture and a cactus look! The pattern comes in 6 sizes from toddler to adult, so it’s perfect for making matching beanies for the entire family!”

This image shows the Cactus Beanie, one of the free crochet hat patterns in this round up, laid flat on a white background. Two versions are shown. One is the "cactus" beanie and the other is made in self striping yarn.

4. Shifting Posts Beanie

This adorable crochet hat was designed by The Loopy Lamb. Here’s what she has to say about her design: “This Shifting Posts beanie is a great crochet hat for playing with colours and using up yarn in your stash. It’s a gender-neutral design so it can be made for any adult in your life.”

This image shows the Shifting Posts Beanie, one of the free crochet hat patterns in this round up, worn by a woman who is standing in front of a wooden fence. The beanie is made in three colors - dark teal, light teal and white.

5. Anton Beanie

This striped crochet beanie was designed by Blue Star Crochet. Here’s what she has to say about her design: “The Anton Crochet Beanie is an easy pattern suitable for beginners. It uses interlocking crochet technique supported by a video tutorial.”

This image shows the Anton Beanie, one of the free crochet hat patterns in this round up, laying flat on a fluffy white surface. The beanie is vertically striped in red and grey.

6. The Giant Redwood Cap

This fun crochet hat pattern was designed by Banana Moon Studio. Here’s what she has to say about her design: “You can make a beanie from crochet squares! The Giant Redwood Cap is made of five center-out crochet squares seamed together. Add a ribbed edging to complete your hat!”

This image shows the Giant Redwood Cap, one of the free crochet hat patterns in this round up, worn by a woman outside standing in front of a wooden fence. The beanie is made in a dark red and shows the square texture.

7. The Up North Beanie

This lovely textured crochet hat pattern was designed by Lakeview Cottage Kids. Here’s what she has to say about her design: “Here is a beautiful, warm and quick to make winter beanie!! You will love it!!”

This image shows the Up North Beanie laid flat on a white, textured background. The beanie is made in an olive green and the brim is made in a white tweed.

8. The Dreamer Beanie

This lovely crochet beanie was designed by Carroway Crochet. Here’s what she has to say about her design: “Make and wear this trendy Dreamer Beanie with this free crochet slouchy beanie pattern. You can make this beginner friendly crochet beanie with or without the brim, for whatever styling you choose.”

This image shows the Dreamer Beanie, one of the free crochet hat patterns in this round up, worn by a woman outside standing in front of a grey wall. She is looking down to show more of the beanie. The beanie is made in a light brown color and does not have a brim.

9. You’ll Always Be in My Heart Beanie

This adorable crochet hat pattern was designed by Itchin’ for Some Stitchin’. Here’s what she has to say about her design: “Express your love with style! The You’ll Always Be In My Heart Beanie is perfect for Valentine’s Day or to simply wear for fun. Designed using only basic crochet stitches, the simple beanie hat is both quick and easy to whip up!”

This image shows the You'll Always Be in My Heart beanie, one of the free crochet hat patterns in this round up, worn by a woman who is outside in a snowy backdrop. The beanie is made in white with blue hearts.

10. The Tuesday Beanie

This lightweight crochet beanie pattern was designed by me! The Loophole Fox. This free crochet hat pattern is super simple and fun to work up. You can customize the hat to any size you prefer and you can even use different yarn weights!

This image shows the Tuesday Beanie laid flat on a taupe, fabric background with a crochet hook laying diagonally over the bottom right corner.

11. Babies Cherry Beanie

This adorable baby beanie was designed by Craft Bits. Here’s what she has to say about her design: “This Sweet baby beanie features an even sweeter cherry on the top. This pattern is easy to follow and adorable for a fun little fruity twist.”

This image shows the Babies Cherry Beanie, one of the free crochet hat patterns in this round up, laid flat on a fabric background. The beanie is simple and made in a green color, but has a cute tassel of "cherries" at the top.

12. For My Sweetheart Hat

This Tunisian crochet hat pattern was designed by Thoresby Cottage. Here’s what she has to say about her design: “Dip your toes into the world of Tunisian crochet with this gorgeous baby hat”

This image shows the For My Sweetheart Hat, laid flat on a wooden background.

13. Samantha’s Hope Beanie

This gorgeous crochet beanie pattern was designed by Sunflower Cottage Crochet. Here’s what she has to say about her design: “This beanie works up quickly in #5 weight yarn with a gorgeous unisex texture!”

This image shows the Samantha's Hope Beanie laid flat on a yellow background. The beanie is made in blue and has a pom pom on top.

14. Easy Breezy Beanie

This easy crochet hat pattern was designed by Fosbas Designs. Here’s what she has to say about her design: “Easy and quick beanie made within a day!”

This image shows the Easy Breezy Beanie laid flat on a white background. The beanie is made in a lavender color and has a white pom pom.

15. Cozy Cabled Beanie

This cozy crochet hat was designed by Juniper and Oakes. Here’s what she has to say about her design: “A delicate, yet cozy hat pattern than teaches you the basics of crochet cables.”

This image shows the Cozy Cabled Beanie worn by a woman who is standing in front of a wooden fence. The beanie is made in a grey color and shows the cabling.

16. Peak-a-Boo Beanie

This bright and colorful crochet beanie pattern was designed by Loops and Love Crochet. Here’s what she has to say about her design: “This beanie has such pretty and squishy texture with fun pops of color between the stitches! The crochet pattern includes a photo and video tutorial to go along with the written pattern (sizes toddler, child, and adult).”

This image shows the Peek-a-Boo beanie laid flat on a light, wooden background. The beanie is made primarily in a variegated white yarn with purple peaking out. The pom pom on top is a lavender color.

17. Tabei Beanie

This textured crochet hat pattern was designed by Revel. Here’s what she has to say about her design: “A beanie for everyone! A unisex beanie with great texture that works beautifully with self-striping yarn or solids.”

This image shows the Tabei Beanie shown worn by a woman who is standing against a white background. The beanie is made in a variegated grey yarn.

18. Mountain Trail Beanie

This gorgeous crochet hat pattern was designed by Nana’s Crafty Home. Here’s what she has to say about her design: “A unique side to side beanie with a beautiful woven look!”

This image shows the Mountain Trail Beanie laid flat on a wooden background with yellow flowers peaking in at the top left corner. The beanie is made in a variegated yarn that has purple, yellow, blue, maroon and green.

19. Twilight Beanie

This beautiful crochet beanie was designed by Desert Blossom Crafts. Here’s what she has to say about her design: “The Twilight Beanie is the perfect beginner crochet hat. It is made from the bottom up and can be customized for any head size!”

This image shows the Twilight Beanie worn by a woman who is standing in front of tree branches. The beanie is made in a blueish gray color with a white pom pom on top.

20. Avery Hat

This warm crochet hat was designed by Edie Eckman. Here’s what she has to say about her design: “Here’s a unisex pattern with options for multiple colors or a single color. Made from medium weight yarn, and perfect for yourself or for gift-giving.”

This image shows the Avery Hat shown displayed on a glass mannequin head on a white background. The beanie is made primarily in tan with one stripe each of blue, yellow and purple.

There you have it! 20 of the best free crochet hat patterns rounded up to help you crochet hats and beanies to keep all of your loved ones warm, cozy and stylish. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s get crocheting!

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