Easiest Crochet Hat Ever! by Yay For Yarn Patterns

Easiest Crochet Hat Ever!

Crochet
November 2020
Any gauge - designed for any gauge ?
Back Loop Only Single Crochet
2.75 mm (C)
3.5 mm (E)
4.0 mm (G)
5.5 mm (I)
6.5 mm (K)
9.0 mm (M/N)
39 - 507 yards (36 - 464 m)
Preemie, 0-6 Months, 6-12 Months, 12-18 Months, Child Small, Child Medium, Child Large, Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large
US
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This pattern is available for free.

This simple-to-make hat is made from a crocheted rectangle! It’s the perfect project for a beginner crocheter, or anytime you want to make a quick and easy project.

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Skill Level: Beginner

Pattern includes instructions for 10 sizes, so you can make a cozy crocheted hat for all your friends and family. The pattern is also written in 6 different yarn weights, so you can use any yarn you like, from a #1 Superfine to #6 Super Bulky.

Measurements & Sizing
Choose a size by measuring the wearer’s head circumference, and comparing it to these measurements. Select the size that most closely matches the head circumference measurement. The measurements below show what size head each size hat will fit.

Sizes (according to the wearer’s head circumference measurement):
Preemie: 12”, or 30.4 cm circumference
0-6 Months: 13”, or 33 cm circumference
6-12 Months: 14”, or 35.5 cm circumference
12-18 Months: 16”, or 40.6 cm circumference
Child Small: 17”, 43.2 cm circumference
Child Medium: 18”, or 45.7 cm circumference
Child Large: 19.25”, or 48.9 cm circumference
Adult Small: 21”, or 53.3 cm circumference
Adult Medium: 22”, or 55.8 cm circumference
Adult Large: 23”, or 58.4 cm circumference

Instructions and Yarn Requirements for size Preemie are given outside the parentheses, and instructions and yarn requirements for all larger sizes are 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).

Yarn Requirements, Needle Size, and Gauge:

For #1 Superfine / Fingering Weight Yarn:
140 (174, 201, 270, 311, 346, 381, 443, 475, 507) yards of #1 Fingering Weight Yarn
US Size C / 2.75 mm crochet hook
Gauge: 30 stitches in 4” (10 cm), 42 rows in 4” (10 cm)

For #2 Fine / Sport Weight:
111 (138, 159, 213, 246, 274, 300, 350, 375, 400) yards of #2 Sport Weight Yarn
US Size E / 3.5 mm crochet hook
Gauge: 26 stitches in 4” (10 cm), 30 rows in 4” (10 cm)

For #3 Light / DK Weight:
97 (121, 139, 187, 216, 240, 264, 308, 330, 352) yards of #3 DK Weight Yarn
US Size G / 4.0 mm crochet hook
Gauge: 24 stitches in 4” (10 cm), 28 rows in 4” (10 cm)

For #4 Medium / Worsted Weight:
72 (90, 104, 139, 160, 178, 196, 228, 245, 261) yards of #4 Worsted Weight Yarn
US Size I / 5.5 mm crochet hook
Gauge: 25 stitches in 6” (15.2 cm), 30 rows in 6” (15.2 cm)

For #5 Bulky Weight:
58 (72, 83, 112, 129, 144, 158, 184, 197, 210) yards of #5 Bulky Weight Yarn
US Size K / 6.5 mm crochet hook
Gauge: 12 stitches in 4” (10 cm), 15 rows in 4” (10 cm)

For #6 Super Bulky Weight:
39 (49, 56, 75, 87, 97, 106, 124, 133, 142) yards of #6 Super Bulky Weight Yarn
US Size M / 8.0 mm crochet hook
Gauge: 12 stitches in 5” (12.7 cm), 11 rows in 4” (10 cm)

You Will Also Need:
Scissors
Measuring Tape
Yarn Needle or Blunt Tapestry Needle (If adding a Pom Pom or Tag, your needle should be able to fit through the holes in the button or tag)
Faux Fur Pom Pom (optional)
Button (for attaching pom pom, optional)
Leather or Faux Leather Tag (optional)
If using Super Bulky yarn, you’ll also need some embroidery floss (for sewing on the button and / or tag, optional)

This pattern is intended for your personal use only. You may not share it, copy it, sell it, give it away, or mass-produce the finished product. However, you may sell the finished items on a small scale, as long as you convey in your item description that you used a Yay For Yarn pattern.
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