One of my favorite projects to crochet is a lovely crochet baby hat pattern! These are so adorable and easy to make. A perfect one skein project and ideal for making to add to a stack of baby shower gifts this list has something for everyone. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced crocheter doesn’t matter. This list is sure to create ideas for your next crochet project.
Crochet Baby Hat Patterns
Basic hats, hats with flaps on the sides, cute hats with braids to tie under their chin, character hats, animal hats, and even one bonnet are all on the list below. Crocheting baby gifts and baby clothes is why I began crocheting years ago, and it is always what I turn to when I need a break from larger projects. Hopefully you too will find something lovely on this list to make!
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Winter Sprout Newborn Hat
For a beginner to crocheting, this winter sprout newborn hat is absolutely perfect. A one skein project with easy stitches, it’s sure to be perfect for boys or girls and is easy to whip up in no time for gifting.
Hill Crest Crochet Hat Pattern
This pattern comes in multiple sizes including newborn. It’s such a cute idea to have the whole family wear matching hats. I love the little pattern on this hat that is easy to follow and still adds texture to the hat.
This Way That Way Bulky Hat
This adorable little hat is reversible and so easy to make you’ll love it! It is ideal for toddler’s but can be adjusted to fit younger if needed. I also love that this comes with multiple size options for children.
Sugar Sprout Newborn Hat Pattern
The edging on this one is my favorite because it is so easy to create a two-toned hat! It’s soft, delicate, perfect for little ones, and super easy for beginners to crochet in no time.
Top Knot Crocheted Baby Hat
This is such a simple little hat to make and I love the way it ends at the top with a cute little knot. A perfect lightweight hat that is ideal for any time of year to cover that cute little babies head.
Pattern: 5 Little Monsters
Spiral Shell Beanie Crochet Pattern
If you’re looking for a stylish baby hat, that remains practical, comfortable, and super warm, then this Spiral Shell Beanie crochet pattern might just be the one for you. It is made with an elegant shell stitch design, to which you can attach little pearls for decoration, perfect for any occasion.
The crochet pattern is available as a downloadable PDF file, and it comes available with instructions for 5 different sizes, running all the way from newborn to adult. Just remember that for this pattern you need worsted weight yarn and a crochet hook of a size H or I.
Easy Worsted Hat Pattern for Babies
I adore this look! Whether you add a pom pom on top or you just use the striped hat pattern to add one in each color to your accessories bin doesn’t matter. It’s a perfect choice for your baby.
Crochet Baby Hat with Ears
If you are new to crocheting, this little video tutorial for a basic baby hat with ears is a great solution. Step by step, this shows you exactly how to make each stitch.
Crochet Baby Lamb Hat
What a lovely hat! This is so cute, and much easier to make than it looks. It’s a perfect cute little hat for colder months and is sure to bring a smile to any parents face when gifted.
Pattern: B Hooked Crochet
Soft Baby Hat with Ears
What a lovely little hat! I love the ribbed look and the little ears aren’t necessary but are a cute addition that adds to the look for a baby. Easy to make and even has a matching set of booties if you want!
Pattern: Knot Your Nana’s Crochet
Crochet Canary Beanie Hat
What a lovely little hat! So cute and fun! Whether you call it a canary, bird, or just fun little animal, it’s a simple way to update a hat to make it more beautiful and fun to wear.
Pattern: Creative Jewish Mom
Crochet Baby Hat with Button Detail
This lovely little hat includes a two-tone look with wooden button details that is adorable. This also includes a pattern for a matching set of booties that make it a fun project for a baby shower gift.
Tunisian Crochet Baby Hat with Heart
This adorable little hat features Tunisian crochet and a lovely heart pattern that is stunning when complete. Add a bobble on top or leave plain and you’ll love this on boy or girl.
Pattern: Thoresby Cottage
Simple Preemie Crochet Hat Pattern
Many of the hat patterns on the list are for average newborns or even toddler sized, but a preemie is so much smaller that those hats would just overwhelm. This pattern is designed for the extra small infant in mind.
Pattern: Petals to Picots
Crochet Parker Newborn Beanie Hat
Another simple pattern, this is easy for boys and girls. I love that you can add motifs to this to brighten it up, but it is perfect on it’s own.
Baby Yoda Crochet Hat
This hat pattern comes in newborn, toddler, child, and adult sizes so you can make one for everyone in the family! Perfect for any Star Wars or Mandolorian fan!
Crochet Baby Trapper Hat Pattern
The classic trapper or button hat is a fun little look that is adorable on anyone, but especially a baby. This pattern shows you how to incorporate three different colors into your hat and make a simple braided side.
Pattern: Whistle and Ivy
Forest Crochet Pixie Hat Pattern
Such a simple style easily turns into an adorable hat with little flecks of “stars” throughout. The side flaps keep their little ears warm and pointed top reminds you of a fairy or pixie!
Pattern: Whistle and Ivy
Crochet Mandrake Baby Hat
For all of my Harry Potter fans, this hat is absolutely adorable! The hat itself is pretty simple to crochet and the mandrake leaf top is easy to follow and turns ordinary into an extraordinary hat for any Potterhead!
Pattern: Whistle and Ivy
Over the Moon Crochet Baby Hat
I am so in love with this cute little hat! Perfect for those newborn photo shoots with cute little dresses or gowns. These are ideal for making and gifting.
Pattern: Sweet Everly B
Newborn Butterfly Beanie Hat Pattern
What an adorable little hat! Such detail at the front makes it look just like a little butterfly perching on the babies forehead! So simple, easy, and beautiful, it’s a great baby shower gift.
Kindred Spirit Cabled Hat with Pom Pom
This cuffed and cabled hat is so cute! Seriously one of my favorite hats for myself, but now you can make it in baby sizes to fit anyone on your gift list or project list.
Striped Crochet Baby Hat Pattern
It doesn’t get any easier than this little hat pattern. Two-toned stripes are easy to throw together and make in a hurry and use little yarn so affordable when making several hats at a time.
Pattern: Midwestern Moms
Simple Crochet Baby Hat Pattern with Flower
The addition of this adorable flower totally changes the look of an easy baby hat. I love how you can make it monochromatic or you can do two-toned looks to match an outfit.
Pattern: Midwestern Moms
Crochet Chevron Beanie Baby Hat
With sizes from preemie to adult, you can make this hat for anyone on your gift or project list. I love that it shows how to easily make a two or three colored chevron pattern.
Pattern: Pins and Needles
Unicorn Beanie Crochet Pattern
This little unicorn is so pretty and super easy to make! With the ears, cute bow on the top, and of course the classic unicorn horn, it’s a perfect choice for any little one.
Crochet Football Baby Hat Pattern
What a cute little hat for the child of a football fan! It’s super easy to make, extra long to cover their neck and ears, and is a perfect baby shower gift idea.
Pattern: Repeat Crafter Me
Crochet Happy Bear Hat Pattern
The cute little hat with ears has all the details of a bear face complete with adorable little eyes and mouth! It’s a bit of detailed work to complete, but it is absolutely perfect for any little one.
Pattern: Repeat Crafter Me
Crochet Elephant Hat Pattern
It can’t be any more adorable than this little elephant! The large ears, cute little eyes, and of course the trunk turn ordinary yarn into a stunning little hat that looks cute on any baby or toddler.
Pattern: Repeat Crafter Me
Simple Crochet Baby Bonnet
This takes me back to watching Little House on the Prairie as a child. It’s just so simple and sweet! You can make this in no time and it will be a lovely gift that is treasured. (Vaigra)
Crochet Preemie Hat Pattern with Flower
This simple braided pattern can be made with or without the flower and is a nice chunky hat you’ll love having on hand on those super cold days. They are definitely easy and super fun for gifting.
Pattern: Cre8tion Crochet
Crochet Cow Hat Pattern
This little hat is so cute! Precious and delicate, it’s a lovely addition to your crochet project list. You’ll love how easy it is to throw together and of course, you’ll adore how it looks on any little one.
Crochet Pixie Hat Free Pattern
If you love the idea of a bonnet and like the idea of the pointed pixie style tops, you’ll adore this pattern. A little basic stitching and some puff stitches all combine together to create a lovely look anyone loves.
Pattern: Malloo Knits
Crochet Puff Stitch Striped Baby Hat Pattern
This lovely hat is a perfect choice for someone moving from beginner to intermediate crocheter. it combines different stitches and colors to create a lovely look.
Pattern: Dabbles and Babbles
Baby Beanie Crochet Hat Pattern
This crochet pattern by A Crafty Concept is another cute and comfortable crochet pattern for a baby beanie with a fluffy and soft pom pom on top. It includes instructions for five different sizes, as babies grow pretty fast. So it goes from newborn babies, up to toddler age.
This is a simple beanie design, so it is perfectly suitable for beginners, and it is super fast to crochet so that you can have it ready for the baby in no time. Incredibly cute, and able to keep the baby’s head warm, there is also an amazing buy two get one free offer from this seller so that you can experiment with more designs!
Crochet Slouchy Baby Beanie
This hat is absolutely adorable! It’s so simple but has that grown up slouchy style we all know and love. I know you’ll adore this one as much as I do.
Crochet Baby Hat Pattern
If you’re looking for the classic beanie hat with the big fluffy pom pom on the top, available as a crochet pattern for babies, then we recommend the baby hat pattern by The Hatandl. This pattern is unique and beautiful, combining the traditional beanie look with a soft design suitable for babies.
As the design is slightly more complicated than standard simple baby hats, it is aimed at intermediate crocheting, and so it will not be suitable for complete beginners. Even so, the downloadable PDF is very easy to follow, with detailed instructions and plenty of photos to help you along the way.
Baby Turban Hat Crochet Pattern
Baby turbans are all the rage and are the ideal crochet hat to make. This pattern, by CrobyPatterns, is very easy to follow and ideal for beginners, with simple and straightforward instructions. The downloadable PDF also includes step-by-step photos, so that you can make sure you’re doing it right, and there is also a YouTube video tutorial that you can follow along with if you prefer.
The pattern offers you a few different sizes too: newborn baby (3 to 6 months), baby (6 to 12 months), toddler, child, teen, and adult.
Baby Bear Hat Crochet Pattern
Is there anything cuter than a baby in animal-like clothing? For example, a hat with little bear ears? Well, with this pattern by ChummyMummyDevon you can crochet your own baby bear hat, and it is completely suitable for beginners so you don’t need a lot of previous experience or skill.
This pattern is sized for newborn babies between 0 and 6 months of age, and the PDF file also includes a pattern for matching booties, so that your baby is stylish from head to toes!
Crochet Baby Bonnet Pattern
For more of a vintage look, you can crochet a bonnet hat for your baby, in whichever color you prefer. This pattern, by Babes In The Wool Design, is incredibly accessible for beginners, and it is very easy to follow for a great and unique result. The pattern also includes various different sizes, so you can continue to use it as your baby grows: from 0 to 3 months, 6 to 12 months, 18 to 24 months, and 3 to 5 years.
With the bonnet being soft and comfortable, your baby will be able to wear it at all times to look fashionable, and feel warm!
Baby Teddy Bear Hat Crochet Pattern
Another of our favorite patterns by MummyChummyDevon is this teddy bear hat crochet pattern, which is absolutely adorable, and super easy to follow. Ideal for making your baby a comfortable and warm hat, and perfect if you’re wanting to make your own gift for a baby shower or similar!
The pattern is available as a downloadable PDF, which includes detailed instructions that cover every single step, allowing you to easily achieve the perfect baby hat with teddy bear ears.
Christmas Tree Baby Hat Crochet Pattern
If you’re looking for a more festive or seasonal hat option for your baby, maybe for Christmas time…why not a Christmas Tree hat? Not only will it keep the baby’s head nice and warm, it will also look incredibly cute, and will match the rest of the Christmas decorations!
This pattern, by Too Cute Crochet, is available as a downloadable PDF, and it offers you many different sizes so that you can make it not only for your newborn baby, but for toddlers, children, teens, and even adults! The entire family could have a matching set! The only downside is that it is not as simple to crochet, and therefore you will need some basic crochet skills and knowledge beforehand.
Newborn Baby Bonnet Crochet Pattern
Baby bonnets are fashionable and comfortable, and all the rage nowadays. But do you know what can make your baby’s bonnet more unique? Some decorative bobbles as part of the design!
This pattern by Wild Little Acorn includes four different sizes, from newborn babies up to 12 months of age. The pattern is available as a downloadable PDF file, with detailed instructions and plenty of photos to make it easier to follow along. Plus, if you get really stuck on one of the steps, you can contact the seller for some extra help!
Crochet Basset Dog Puppy Hat Pattern
This is so cute! If you have a dog lover, they will adore this cute little hat! Easy to make with simple pieces that stitch together quickly, it’s a great gift project to crochet.