Knit-Look Crochet Hat

PDF Crochet Pattern


This beginner-friendly hat is crocheted in a simple stitch that looks like knitting! Made from a rectangle, it’s a quick and easy hat that can be made in LESS THAN 2 HOURS!

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Want a matching cowl?  Get the pattern for my Knit-Look Crochet Cowl here.

PDF Pattern Includes:
4 pages of instructions
15 instructional photos
Printer-Friendly Version without photos

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

You Will Need:

  • Approx. 70 (85, 97, 126, 146, 168, 190, 205, 224, 242) yards of #5 Bulky Weight Yarn 
  • Approx. 12 (13, 14, 17, 20, 23, 26, 28, 29, 30) additional yards of #5 Bulky Weight Yarn for Pom Pom 
  • US Size K (6.5 mm) Crochet Hook 
  • Scissors
  • Measuring Tape
  • Yarn Needle or Blunt Tapestry Needle
  • Pom Pom Maker of your choice (or use a purchased pom pom and omit the yarn required for making the pom pom)

Instructions and yarn requirements for size Preemie are given outside the parentheses, and instructions and yarn requirements for all larger sizes are given inside the parentheses like this: Preemie (0-6 Months, 6-12 Months, 12-18 Months, Child Small, Child Medium, Child Large, Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large).

Sizes (according to the wearer’s head circumference measurement): 
Preemie: 12” (30.4 cm) circumference 
0-6 Months: 13” (33 cm) circumference 
6-12 Months: 14” (35.5 cm) circumference 
12-18 Months: 16” (40.6 cm) circumference 
Child Small: 17” (43.2 cm) circumference 
Child Medium: 18” (45.7 cm) circumference 
Child Large: 19 ¼” (48.9 cm) circumference 
Adult Small: 21” (53.3 cm) circumference 
Adult Medium: 22” (55.8 cm) circumference 
Adult Large: 23” (58.4 cm) circumference 
Hat is designed with negative ease, meaning the hat is a little smaller than the wearer’s head circumference, so it will stretch to comfortably stay on the head.

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