15 Adorable Baby Hat Crochet Patterns

Keep Baby's Head Warm with a Cute Handmade Cap

Baby Bonnet and Booties Crochet Pattern
Meadowvale Studio
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    Crochet Baby Hats!

    Crochet baby hats are a top choice for many crafters. You can make them very simple or get really detailed with the designs. There are baby hats for all seasons, in all different styles. The crochet hat patterns here showcase offer a lot of variety so that you can make hats for any baby that you know.

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    Double Crochet Beanie Hat Free Pattern

    Let's start off with a really simple crochet baby hat pattern. The ​basic beanie worked in double crochet is a nice choice. This crochet hat pattern comes in all sizes so that you can make matching designs for everyone in the family or make new ones as baby grows up and outgrows the first one. The designer also offers a variation of the hat made using a bulky weight yarn.


    Double Crochet Hat by Oombawka Design

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    Sunshine Hat Free Crochet Pattern

    Once you know how to crochet a basic beanie, you can make color changes and add appliqués to alter the design into new creations. This variation on a basic crochet hat uses smart color changes and a simple motif to create a design that looks like a sun in the sky.


    You Are My Sunshine Hat by Pure Peace Crochet

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    Butterfly Stitch Crochet Hat Pattern

    The crochet butterfly stitch is a great design detail that enhances a simple hat, as we can see here on this cute baby hat pattern. This shows how you can play with simple stitches and techniques in ways that will make even a basic hat design look really special.


    Butterfly Stitch Crochet Hat by Just Be Happy Crochet

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    My Favorite Beanie Free Crochet Pattern

    This crochet beanie uses more advanced crochet stitches than the basic double crochet beanie, including post stitches that add terrific texture. The pattern comes in eleven sizes, including lots for babies of different ages. The preemie size is available as a free crochet pattern. The ombre color choice here is a sophisticated option.


    My Favorite Beanie by The Stitchin Mommy

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    Baby Crochet Animal Hat Patterns

    Animal hats are always a popular choice for babies because they just look so cute! Some examples include crochet turkey hats, crochet baby chick hats, and crochet bunny hats. This is one example of a cute crochet turkey hat pattern. This is perfect for baby's first Thanksgiving.


    Little Turkey Hat by The Birds and The B's

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    Chunky Cabled Heart Hat Crochet Pattern

    Chunky yarn is combined with a cabling technique for a warm winter hat decorated with beautiful heart shapes. It is cute any time of year but is especially perfect around Valentine's Day. This crochet pattern is offered for free in the toddler size and can be purchased for other sizes, including one for baby.


    Chunky Cabled Heart Hat by Salty Pearl Crochet

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    Crochet Pixie Bonnet Free Pattern

    This pixie bonnet uses a thick-and-thin yarn that works up quickly and ends up super cozy. It is an easy crochet pattern using half double crochet stitches. The tassels on the ends give it a fun shape and style.


    Crochet Pixie Bonnet by B.hooked Crochet

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    Crown Baby Hat Free Crochet Pattern

    Crown Baby Hat Free Crochet Pattern
    Jessica Robbins, Ravelry

    This crochet hat is designed for preemies and newborns and is a terrific option for baby' first hat. It is also a good design for making items to donate to your local NICU. The brim can be rolled up, which provides a better fit and also makes the hat look like a cute little prince or princess crown.


    Crown Baby Hat by Jessica Robbins

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    Cushion Cluster Beanie Crochet Pattern

    Cushion Cluster Beanie Crochet Pattern
    Stephanie Maher1, Ravelry

    This crochet hat pattern uses an ombre yarn in combination with cluster stitches to create a design that looks more intricate than it really is. It's a great choice for impressing people with your crochet skills. That makes it a good item for gifting or for baby to wear to special events.


    Cushion Cluster Beanie by Stephanie Maher1

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    Crochet Football Earflap Hat

    Get baby ready for sports at an early age with this cute crochet football hat! Earflap hats keep baby's ears warm in the wind. They are also often designed, like this one, so that they can be tied underneath baby's chin for a better fit. 


    Crochet Football Earflap Hat by Repeat Crafter Me

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    Seamless Earflap Hat Free Crochet Pattern

    Earflap Crochet Hat Pattern
    Lindsey Carr, Ravelry

    This version of an earflap crochet hat uses a terrific yarn selection for colors that pack a punch. This free pattern, available as a download on Ravelry, comes in six sizes from newborn through adult.


    Seamless Earflap Hat by Lindsey Carr

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    Planned Pooling Crochet Baby Hat Pattern

    Crochet planned pooling is a technique that uses variegated yarn to create a specific pattern, often argyle in inspiration. That's what was done with this crochet hat, which is worked in pastel colors that soften the pattern for babies. People who both knit and crochet will be interested to see that the designer offers a knit version too.


    Pooling Party Slouch Hat by Melody's Makings

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    Textured Crochet Baby Hat Free Pattern

    Many crochet baby sweater patterns come as part of a set that also includes a crochet hat. Sets like this are great when you want to make a crochet gift for a baby in your life. This example is a textured pattern designed for babies approximately 6-9 months of age.


    Textured Baby Sweater and Hat by Suzie's Stuff

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    Baby Bonnet and Booties Crochet Pattern

    Don't want to make a whole sweater but still want to make a baby set? A matching crochet baby hat and booties set is always a great choice. This one is an adorable bonnet that will keep the sun off of baby's feet.


    Baby Bonnet and Booties by Meadowvale Studio

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    Leaping Stripes Free Crochet Pattern Set

    These crochet hats, available in varied sizes, including one for baby, are designed using a unique stitch pattern that Moogly calls "Leaping Stripes and Blocks." These hats are designed to match other patterns by the designer made using the same stitch, including a crochet blanket and a crochet messenger bag pattern.


    Leaping Stripes and Blocks Beanies by Moogly