Using the double crochet and stitch (s) made from the DC, these free double crochet hat patterns will be perfect for beginners. There will be no need for complex details, and you can quickly make these berets and beanies ready to wear on chilly days. There will be, however, many embellishment ideas like poms, chevron patterns, buttons and much more. So, let’s get started!
How to do the double crochet stitch?
Crochet double stitch is 4th of the 6 most basic crochet stitches. So, you will never find it difficult, even if you start to crochet. Here is a quick review of double crochet (triple crochet in the UK).
- Yarn over and insert the hook into the intended stitch from the hook.
- Yarn over and pull up a loop.
- Yarn over again and pull through the first two out of three loops on the crochet hook.
- Yarn over again and pull through the remaining two loops on the hook.
Stitches You Can Learn by Following Double Crochet Hat Patterns.
There are alot of new stitches that use the double-crochet stitch as the foundation. In these patterns, too, you will learn many of them. Most patterns will provide a separate guide for that stitch, like I presented quick instructions for general DC.
- Waffle Stitch Hats (using front and back post double crochet stitches)
- BLDC (back loop double crochet)
- Popcorn stitch
- Double crochet ribbings
Double Pom-Pom Hat
Uses: This comfy and chic piece of headgear can be a fashion-forward addition to your wardrobe. Ideal for fall, late winter, and early spring, the hat’s double pom-poms not only provide an extra bit of warmth but also add a touch of whimsy to the accessory.
Colour changing yarn
H/5 mm crochet hook
This hat is worked top-down in rounds, starting the make with an adjustable ring of yarn, then proceeding with simple stitches such as slip stitch, single crochet, and double crochet. Following this, it entails a fun sequence of stitching patterns that make the hat’s ribbed edging. To finish up, two pom-poms are carefully crocheted using the pom-pom maker and then secured to the top of the hat. Note: Measurements for making child and adult sizes are different.
Double Waffle Stitch Beanie
Uses: Perfect for colder months, this beanie can lend a stylish finishing touch to casual or outdoor attires. The double waffle stitch, aside from its splendid aesthetic appeal, helps boost the beanie’s functionality and warmth factor.
WeCrochet Wool yarn
H/5 mm crochet hook
In the making of the Double Waffle Stitch Beanie, you start with a chain, followed by rows of single crochet stitches. You then move forward by slip-stitching the ends together and working around the top of the hat in joined rounds using a slip stitch and double crochet. The unique characteristic of this beanie, the double waffle stitch, is achieved by creating a sequence of double crochet and front post double crochet stitches, repeating specific patterns. The beanie is made bottom-up, starting with the ribbing around the edge and moving up.
Snow Day Beret
Uses: The beret features a textured snowflake design that adds a touch of class to your winter ensemble, perfect for snowy days. This accessory has a slouchy crown, giving you a trendy and cozy addition to your wardrobe.
5 mm crochet hook
The process starts with creating a flat crochet circle that forms the top of the hat. There are 16 rounds of beautiful, textured stitches designed to mimic a 6-pointed snowflake. Then, seven rounds of non-textured stitches done to determine the hat’s height. The final five rounds involve working on post stitches for the ribbing. The hat is made in one piece without seams, making the process engaging and the outcome satisfying.
Stacked Shells Beanie
Uses: The captivating Stacked Shells Beanie adds warmth and flair to your outfit with its unique shell clusters separated by textured columns. Ideal for cooler months, this beanie’s design offers a cozy and comfortable fit while making a statement.
DK weight yarn
5 mm crochet hook
The beanie worked from the bottom to the top, beginning with ribbing created side-to-side. The remainder of the beanie built onto the long edge of the ribbing, introducing a new stitch for decreasing in the final round. The hat designed using a DK weight yarn that results in a thicker and warmer beanie than a lacy kind. The beanie’s distinct stacked shell appearance is achieved by following the pattern’s precise instructions.
Extended Half Double Crochet Hat
Uses: With an eminently textured stitch, it’s simple enough for beginners to enjoy making yet engaging for advanced crocheters. Available in various sizes, this hat can be personalized for the whole family, making it highly appealing to individuals of all ages.
WeCrochet City Tweed yarn
5 mm crochet hook
It unfolds from the top down in several rounds, with the hat’s base ending in a single crochet ribbing pattern. One of the hat’s key features, the extended half double crochet, worked in between the stitches, giving it its distinctive texture. Instructions for different sizes, from newborn to adult, make it easy to tailor the hat to the wearer. A pompom adds a final flourish on top of the hat, culminating in a piece ready to wear.
Double Ridge Beanie
Uses: Known to keep your head warm during the freezing months, it does so with a flair. Its cozy design suits everyday wear, solidifying its place in every cold-weather wardrobe. Appreciated for its versatility, the beanie is a delight for individuals seeking comfort with style.
Bulky Weight yarn
8 mm crochet hook
It starts working sideways with a sequence of stitches that achieves its signature ridge look. It is then seamed together to form the classic beanie structure. The pattern grants a nice touch with the addition of single crochet ribbing at the base, which ensures a snug fit. Following the precise instructions yields the stylish beanie that maintains its integrity through the finishing touches, including adding a pom-pom on top if desired.
Double Breasted Beanie
Uses: Warm and snug, this beanie is unrivaled in comfort, protecting against the cold while promising a stylish appearance. The firm stitch results in a design perfect for those who admire textured accessories.
Kartopu yarn or Similar
7 mm crochet hook
Starting in rounds, the beanie shaped, employing no increases or decreases in the pattern. The stitch delivers a unique texture, creating a double-layer effect in the design. The entire process culminates in minimal sewing at the end, resulting in a warm winter-ready beanie. Depending on personal preference, a simple color change can be made to enhance the visual appeal.
Spider Stitch Double Brimmed Hat
Uses: The hat’s versatile design with a double brim attribute allows it to be worn as a snug cap or as a loose, slouchy hat. This adaptability undoubtedly makes the Spider Stitch Double Brimmed Hat an ideal addition to any winter wardrobe.
worsted  weight Yarn
6mm crochet hook
Assembling the Spider Stitch Double Brimmed Hat is an enjoyable process. The hat initiated at the crown and developed downward, culminating in a textured and quite unique double brim. The hat was made longer than a regular cap to make the double brim a reality. The spider stitch is performed in continuous rounds to add to the fun. Once finished, this hat provides a snug fit for anyone who wears it while promising warmth and comfort.
Double Brim Chevron Beanie
Uses: With a lovely design and colorful stripes, this beanie elevates casual wear while providing the protection and comfort needed in chillier conditions.
Whims Merino DK Yarn
4mm crochet hook
Creating the Double Brim Chevron Beanie starts by crocheting a rectangle, which will form the main body of the hat. The beanie’s chevrons run vertically, adding visual interest to the design. The rectangle then folded and transformed into a slouchy tube with the top sewn shut and a double-layered brim added. The pom on top is optional and can be adjusted to personal preference.
Double Seed Stitch Crochet Slouch Hat
Uses: The elegant appearance of this hat means it can easily be paired with various outfits to elevate your winter wardrobe. Its light texturing and flexible design make it suitable for all ages, from toddlers to adults. The slouchy, relaxed fit ensures comfort, while the clean lines suit this hat for everyday wear and special events.
Worsted weight yarn
4mm and 5mm crochet hook
Creating the Double Seed Stitch Crochet Slouch Hat begins with making the hat band by employing half double crochet stitches. The hat body was crocheted along the band’s side, featuring single crochet and front post double crochet stitches, resulting in the double seed stitch texture. This beautiful hat pattern available in three sizes—toddler, child, and adult—and crocheted in rounds from bottom to top, allowing you to adjust the slouchiness according to your preference. The hat’s design also permits customization in fit and height to cater to individual liking.