Cute Crochet Chick Hat Pattern for Beginners

I’m so excited to introduce my crochet chick hat pattern! This adorable hat is designed for all sizes, from baby to adult, so everyone can enjoy a bit of springtime charm.

With its cute little beak and corkscrew hairs, this hat is perfect for adding a touch of whimsy to your wardrobe. It’s an easy pattern to follow, making it great for beginners. Let’s get started and crochet a chick hat that’s sure to bring smiles and joy to everyone who wears it! The free crochet pattern is below.

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Free Crochet Chick Hat Pattern

This pattern is great for beginners. It’s a fantastic way to practice your crochet skills while creating something super cute and unique.

Materials Needed

  • Crochet Hook Size:
    I-9 5.5 mm crochet hook (hat)
    H-8 5 mm crochet hook (eyes, beak, hair)
  • Yarn: Worsted weight yarn in yellow, white, orange, and black.
  • Yarn needle: Use this to weave in your ends.
  • Scissors: Use scissors to fasten off your yarn.
  • Stitch marker(s): Use these to help keep track of your stitches. 
  • Tape measure: Use a measuring tape to find your head circumference.

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Crochet Chick Hat Pattern

Skill Level

Beginner. This crochet hat pattern uses basic stitches in basic form and in simple repeats in rounds.

Finished Sizes

Hat SizeCrownCircumferenceHeight
Baby5 inches14-15 inches6 inches
Toddler 6 inches18-19 inches7 inches
Child6.5 inches19-20 inches7.5 inches
Adult7 inches20-23 inches8 inches
Chick Hat Size Chart

Gauge

15 stitches & 9 rows = 4 inches

Crochet Terms

  • dc = double crochet stitches
  • hdc = half double crochet stitches
  • hdc2tog = half double crochet decrease
  • sc = single crochet stitches
  • ch/chs = chain/chains
  • st/sts = stitch/stitches
  • sl st = slip stitch

Pattern Notes

  • Repeat the instructions between the asterisks (*) for the rest of the round.
  • Rounds 1-5 of the hat are the same for all sizes.
  • The pattern is worked in the round from the top of the hat down.
  • You can make any size hat longer by repeating the last round. 
  • Unless otherwise stated, the face pieces are the same for all sizes.
  • The pattern is written in US terms.

Crochet Chick Hat Pattern Instructions

Chick Hat Pattern

  • I-9 5.5 mm crochet hook
  • Use yellow yarn.
  • Rounds 1-5 are the same for all sizes.

Rnd 1: Magic circle, ch 2, 11 dc, join with sl st to the top of the first dc (11 stitches)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 dc in each st, join (22 stitches)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next st*, join (33 stitches)

Rnd 4: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 2 sts*, join (44 stitches)

Rnd 5: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 10 sts*, join (48 stitches)

Baby Size Chick Hat Continued

Rnds 6-14: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (48 stitches)

Fasten off and weave in your ends.

Toddler Size Chick Hat Continued

Rnd 6: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 11 sts*, join (52 stitches)

Rnd 7: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 12 sts*, join (56 stitches)

Rnds 8-17: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (56 stitches)

Fasten off and weave in your ends.

Child Size Chick Hat Continued

Rnd 6: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 11 sts*, join (52 stitches)

Rnd 7: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 12 sts*, join (56 stitches)

Rnd 8: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 13 sts*, join (60 stitches)

Rnds 9-18: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (60 stitches)

Fasten off and weave in your ends.

Adult Size Chick Hat Continued

Rnd 6: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 11 sts*, join (52 stitches)

Rnd 7: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 12 sts*, join (56 stitches)

Rnd 8: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 13 sts*, join (60 stitches)

Rnd 9: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 14 sts*, join (64 stitches)

Rnds 10-19: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (64 stitches)

Fasten off and weave in your ends.

Eyes Pattern

  • H-8 5 mm crochet hook
  • white yarn
  • make 2

Rnd 1: Magic ring, ch 2, 9 hdc, join with sl st to the top of the first hdc (9 stitches)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 hdc in each st, join (18 stitches)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, *2 hdc, hdc in next st*, join (27 stitches)

Sew the eyes onto the hat. Make sure they are centered.

Pupils Pattern

  • H-8 5 mm crochet hook
  • black yarn
  • 2 scraps of white yarn
  • make 2

Rnd 1: Magic circle, ch 1, 9 sc, join and fasten off (9 stitches)

Use scraps of white yarn to add the eye “sparkle”.

Sew the pupils onto the eyes.

Beak Pattern

  • H-8 5 mm crochet hook
  • orange yarn

Row 1: Ch 7, hdc in 3rd ch from the hook and in each rem ch, turn (5 stitches)

Row 2: Ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc in next st, hdc2tog, turn (3 stitches)

Row 3: Ch 2, hdc3tog (1 stitch)

Single crochet around the entire shape and fasten off. Leave a long tail for sewing.

Sew the beak onto the hat. It should be centered below the eyes.

Hair Curls Pattern

  • H-8 5 mm crochet hook
  • yellow & white yarn
  • I made two in yellow and one in white.

Row 1: Ch 7, 3 hdc in 3rd ch from the hook and in each rem ch, turn (15 stitches)

If you want to make longer hair, just make a longer starting chain.

Sew the hair curls to the top of the hat.

Finishing your Crochet Chick Hat Pattern

Weave in all of your ends.

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