You’re going to love the crochet My Christmas Hat, this is truly a Christmas & holiday crochet pattern. It’s fun, cheerful & goofy.
Need something warm to wear during the Holiday season? This crochet beanie is perfect!
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It’s an easy pattern, because it’s mostly single crochet stitches with color changes. Next, it’s worked in 1 piece, and seamed together at the end. Finally all you’ll need is to add a pom pom.
This pattern comes in 7 sizes from 12-18 months to adult sizes. It’s definitely a great fun Christmas themed hat pattern for the whole Family.
WATCH THIS VIDEO TO LEARN MORE!
To design the crochet My Christmas Hat I needed some great holiday colors. I planned on making it with the same yarn & color work as the Alpaca My Holiday Sweater.
When I designed the sweater, I found some amazing yarn from We Are Knitters in the perfect thickness & color.
The Petite Wool is a high quality yarn that comes in a lot of great colors, but for this project I used Forest Green, Natural & Red.
The yarn comes in skeins that are 100 g & 153 yards.
THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS CROCHET PROJECT
The crochet My Christmas Hat is truly a great holiday crochet project! It’s fun, it’s goofy & a little silly. But it achieves the goal of putting a smile on your face. Right?
The beanie is great to wear during the hectic Christmas preparations & of course also during Christmas.
Want to spread some holiday spirit? Well, just put on your My Christmas Hat & you’re covered!
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HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO CROCHET THAT?
How long it takes to crochet something varies depending on your skill & how fast you crochet. But that isn’t a helpful answer is it?
Well, I’ve developed a yarn calculator to help you get the answer to this question.
It will help you calculate exactly how much time you’ll spend crocheting a project.
All you need to know is how much yarn you will use on the project in either meters, yards or skeins. Then crochet your test square & time it.
CROCHET MY CHRISTMAS HAT – THE FREE CROCHET PATTERN
ABOUT THE PATTERN:
The crochet My Christmas Hat is a fun crochet pattern for the holidays. It’s perfect for anyone who want’s to express their fun Holiday cheer around Christmas. It’s a fun crochet project made with 3 yarn colors & mostly single crochet stitches. What’s great about this beanie pattern is the fact that it comes in sizes from 12 months to adult.
Size 6.5 mm / US: K – 10.5 / UK: 3
Hook I used: Symphonie Rose Crochet Hooks from Knitpro
We Are Knitters – The Petite Wool in color Forest (color A – green), Natural (color B – white), Red (color C).
Yarn amount used:
Color A (Green), Color B (White) & Color C (Red):
- Less than 1 skein per color for all sizes.
- 5 Bulky yarn.
- 100 % Wool
OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED:
- Needle, find one here (if you don’t already have one)!
- Pom pom maker or materials to make a pom pom
- Tape Measure
Measured with single crochet stitches crocheted in rows:
13.5 stitches & 16 rows per 10 cm / 4”.
- This crochet pattern is written in US terms (more details).
- All measurements given are unblocked.
- Note that measurements are given as exact as possible. But crochet tension & technique might give variations in the result, that changes from person to person.
- Read pattern instructions carefully before beginning to make sure you understand everything. It might save you hours!
- Make a swatch that measure at least 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 inches using the stitch the gauge is given for. If your swatch matches the gauge, you’re good to go. If the gauge is wrong, you might need to change your hook. Go up in crochet hook size if your stitches are smaller & go down in crochet hook size if your stitches are bigger (more details).
- Check yarn info if you want to find an alternative or test your yarn against the gauge (more details).
- This pattern is written for 7 sizes, where the different sizes is given in parentheses like this: 12-18 months (18-24 months) 2-5 years (child) teen (woman) man. If just one number is given, it applies to all sizes. I recommend that you highlight or circle the size you’re making before you begin to make the pattern easier to follow. Size adjustments are added under “Size & Measurements”.
- At the end of each row, the stitch count is given in parenthesis.
- Please note, that odd rows on diagram are read from the right to the left, while even rows are read from the left to the right.
SIZE & MEASUREMENTS:
|Head Circumference||Hat Circumference||Hat Height|
|12-18 months||43.5 cm / 17 inches||40.5 cm / 16 inches||18.5 cm / 7.3 inches|
|18-24 months||46 cm / 18 inches||43.5 cm / 17 inches||20 cm / 7.5 inches|
|2-5 years||48.5 cm / 19 inches||46.5 cm / 18 inches||20 cm / 7.5 inches|
|Child||51 cm / 20 inches||48.5 cm / 19 inches||21 cm / 7.9 inches|
|Teen||53.5 cm / 21 inches||51.5 cm / 20 inches||23 cm / 8.7 inches|
|Woman||56 cm / 22 inches||53.5 cm / 21 inches||24 cm / 9.1 inches|
|Man||59 cm / 23 inches||56 cm / 22 inches||24.5 cm / 9.6 inches|
BPdc = back post double crochet (tutorial)
CA = color A (green pictured)
CB = color B (white pictured)
CC = color C (red pictured)
Ch = chain (s) (tutorial)
dc = double crochet (tutorial)
FPdc = front post double crochet (tutorial)
Rep = repeat
Sc = single crochet (tutorial)
St = stitch (es)
STITCHES YOU WILL NEED:
FRONT POST DOUBLE CROCHET (FPdc):
Yo, insert your hook from front to back between the prev st & the st you’re working, & bring it to the front again between the st you’re working & the next st, yo & pull up a loop, you have 3 loops on the hook, yo & pull through 2 loops, yo and pull through the 2 last loops.
BACK POST DOUBLE CROCHET (BPdc):
Yo, insert your hook from back to front between the previous stitch & the stitch you’re working, & bring it to the back again between the stitch you’re working & the next stitch, yo & pull up a loop, you have 3 loops on the hook, yo & pull through 2 loops, yarn over and pull through the 2 last loops.
Tutorial: Front & back post double crochet stitch.
TECHNIQUES YOU WILL NEED:
READING COLOR DIAGRAMS:
- On odd rows move yarn strands due to color changes on the wrong side, behind the work (furthest from yourself), on even rows keep yarn strands due to color changes in on the wrong side, in front of the work (closest to yourself).
- Please note, that odd rows are read from the right to the left, while even rows are read from the left to the right.
- Grey vertical lines are made to show sizes. Start counting the grey vertical lines from the right, where the first line is for size 12-18 months, the second for size 18-24 months and so on.
When changing from one color to another, you’ll never finish the stitch with the color you where working with.
Do all the steps of the stitch, then leave the last step unworked. Yarn over with the color for the next st & pull yarn through.
Repeat this every time you change colors to make the color changes look beautiful.
CHANGE COLOR WHEN THE FIRST & SECOND STITCH ON A ROW HAS DIFFERENT COLORS:
When the first & second stitch on a row has different colors, you should finish the last stitch on the previous row with the color for the first stitch on the next row.
Then you should do the first chain to start the row with the color for the second stitch on the row you are starting.
This hat is crocheted from the bottom up.
Ch 57 (61) 64 (67) 71 (74) 78 st.
Row 1 with CA: Start row in 3rd ch from hook, dc 1 in each st until end of row, turn (= 55 (59) 62 (65) 69 (72) 76 st).
Row 2 with CA:Ch 2 (counts as 1st st), *FPdc 1 in next st, BPdc 1 in next st*, repeat from *to* until end of row, turn (= 55 (59) 62 (65) 69 (72) 76 st).
Row 3 with CA: Rep row 2.
Row 4 with CA: Ch 1 (counts as 1st st), sc 1 in next st until end of row, turn (= 55 (59) 62 (65) 69 (72) 76 st).
- You will now start following the diagram below for color changes, starting on row 1 on diagram.
- Each vertical line shows how many stitches each size has, stitch count given horizontally & you should only follow the part to the right of the line that shows your size.
- See more instructions on reading diagrams under the heading “TECHNIQUES YOU WILL NEED”.
- Click to open chart in a new window to view a bigger version of the chart & to zoom.
Row 5: Ch 1 (counts as 1st st), sc 1 in next st until end of row, change colors according to the diagram, turn (= 55 (59) 62 (65) 69 (72) 76 st).
You’ve now worked row 1 of the diagram
Row 6 – 30 (32) 32 (34) 37 (38) 39: Repeat row 5, working row 2-23 on diagram once. Then repeat:
- 12-18 months: Row 16 once.
- 18-24 months: Row 16-18 once.
- 2-5 years: Row 16-18 once.
- Child: Row 16-20 once.
- Teen: Row 16-23 once.
- Woman: Row 16-23 once, then row 16-17 once.
- Man: Row 16-23 once, then row 16-18 once.
Fasten off & cut yarn.
- With the wrong side facing. With a needle, seam the side of the beanie, start at the bottom & move up.
- Still working with the needle, pull through the top of every other stitch on the top of the hat with the same yarn, in a way that makes it possible to pull tight after going through those stitches.
- Pull tight & fasten thread.
- Fasten all threads & weave in ends.
- Optional: Make & attach a pom pom.
Wear it & have fun! Like my goofy face below 😉
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