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Easy Crochet Hat Pattern for Beginners with Bulky Yarn

Looking for a cozy free crochet hat pattern for beginners with bulky yarn? I made an easy super bulky crocheted hat in two colors of yarn.

This easy chunky hat crochet pattern is great for learning how to crochet a hat. You make a rectangle and sew it together. Then you gather the top and add a pompom.

This easy super bulky yarn ribbed hat pattern uses the half double and single crochet stitch. This crochet pattern is a simple repeat.

This crochet ribbed hat pattern is great for watching TV and crocheting. You could make this easy super bulky crochet hat pattern with any Caron Cake Yarn colors you wanted or any gauge 6 bulky yarn.

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I love the color of this Rice pudding Caron Chunky Cakes Yarn. It is a bulky gauge 6 yarn so the crochet ribbed hat will work up fast. I made the hat will leftovers from several blanket and scarf projects.

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New to making crocheted hats? I have shared some tips on how to make hats at the bottom.

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How to Make a Free Ribbed Crochet Hat Pattern for Beginners – Easy Tutorial

  • Scissors
  • tapestry needle
  • K – 6.5 mm crochet hook 
  • 1– Caron Chunky Cakes in Rice Pudding any other super bulky gauge 6 yarn approx. 10 oz. or 300 yd.
  • 1- Lion Brand Thick & Quick in Cranberry 6 oz or 106 yd (170 g 97 m)
  • optional medium gray wolf and black pompoms.

Abbreviations – US Terms

  • yo – yarn over
  • sc – single crochet stitch
  • hdc – half double crochet
  • ch– chain
  • st – stitch
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Free printable pattern at the bottom of the pattern. Just click on link and print pdf out.

You can decrease the size by less rows and stitches. The turning chain does not count as a stitch. The first stitch of every row goes in the same one as the turning chain.

Approx. size: women’s large – gray hat 9 in x 11 in (23 cm x 28 cm) red hat 10 in x 11 in (25 cm x 28 cm)

Chain 27

Row 1: 2nd chain from the hook, work one hdc, repeat until you have 20 st. sc  in the next 5 st. Chain 1, turn.

Row 2:  sc in 1st 5 st. hdc in the next 20 st.  ch 2 and turn.

Row 3: hdc in 1st 20 stitches. sc in next 5 st. ch 1 and turn.

Repeat Row 2-3 until you have 35 rows. Cut yarn weave in ends. Fold the hat in half and whip stitch or slip stitch the short side.

For the red hat, I did 28 rows.

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To Finish the Crochet Ribbed Hat

Next, cut off a piece of yarn to gather the end where the single crochets are. At the top edge put thread the yarn in and out through each row around. Gather by pulling the ends.

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Knot and weave in all ends. Attach a pompom to finish the hat. I used medium gray wolf and black pompoms.

I really like the pompoms I received. They came with directions on how to take care of them. They were easy to put on and look great. There are 3 different sizes available.

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Free Printable PDF How to Crochet a Hat Pattern for Beginners – Easy Ribbed Crochet Hat

Ribbed Crochet Hat Pattern for Beginners

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Materials

  • Scissors
  • tapestry needle
  • K – 6.5 mm crochet hook
  • 1– Caron Chunky Cakes in Rice Pudding any other super bulky gauge 6 yarn approx. 10 oz. or 300 yd.
  • 1- Lion Brand Thick & Quick in Cranberry 6 oz or 106 yd (170 g 97 m)
  • optional medium gray wolf and black pompoms.

Instructions

Abbreviations – US Terms

yo – yarn over

sc – single crochet stitch

hdc – half double crochet

ch– chain

st – stitch

You can decrease the size by less rows and stitches. The turning chain does not count as a stitch. The first stitch of every row goes in the same one as the turning chain.

Approx. size: women's large - gray hat 9 in x 11 in (23 cm x 28 cm) red hat 10 in x 11 in (25 cm x 28 cm)

Chain 27

Row 1: 2nd chain from the hook, work one hdc, repeat until you have 20 st. sc  in the next 5 st. Chain 1, turn.

Row 2:  sc in 1st 5 st. hdc in the next 20 st.  ch 2 and turn.

Row 3: hdc in 1st 20 stitches. sc in next 5 st. ch 1 and turn.

Repeat Row 2-3 until you have 35 rows. Cut yarn weave in ends. Fold the hat in half and whip stitch or slip stitch the short side.

For the red hat, I did 28 rows.

To Finish Hat


Next, cut off a piece of yarn to gather the end where the single crochets are. At the top edge put thread the yarn in and out through each row around. Gather by pulling the ends.

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