Crochet Cow Hat Pattern

Moo-ve over ordinary hats and make way for my Crochet Cow Hat Pattern!

This delightful crochet beanie pattern is designed for cow lovers of all ages, from the tiniest calves to the full-grown cows in your life. The free crochet pattern is below.

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CROCHET PATTERN INFORMATION

Skill Level

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

Crochet Project Materials

Crochet Cow Hat Size Chart

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
Crochet Cow Hat Size Chart

Crochet Gauge

Gauge is important for this crochet cow hat pattern.

15 stitches = 4 inches and 9 rows = 4 inches

  • This crochet beanie pattern starts with a magic circle.
  • The beginning of each round starts with a chain which does not count as your first stitch. 
  • Join in the round with a slip stitch to the first stitch made in that round. 
  • Repeat instructions between asterisks (*) for the remainder of the round.
  • You are crocheting in the round and working from the top of the hat down.
  • You can make any size hat longer or shorter by repeating or eliminating the last round. 
  • Unless other instructions are provided, the face pieces are the same pattern for all sizes.
  • dc = double crochet stitches
  • hdc = half double crochet stitches
  • sc = single crochet stitches
  • st = stitch
  • sts = stitches
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • ch = chain
  • chs = chains
  • rnd = round
  • rnds = rounds
  • rem = remaining
  • blo = back loop only
  • flo = front loop only
  • ws = wrong side
  • rs = right side

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CROCHET COW HAT PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS

Cow Hat Pattern

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 Continued

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

Fasten off and weave in your ends.

Toddler Size 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 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 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.

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Cow Snout Pattern

Rnd 1: Ch 12, hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in next 8 chs, 4 hdc in last ch, you will finish the round by working in the backside of the chs, hdc in 9 chs, join (22 stitches)

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Round 1

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 hdc in first 2 sts, hdc 7, 2 hdc in next 4 sts, hdc 7, 2 hdc in last 2 sts, join (30 stitches)

crochet monkey hat being made
Round 2

Rnd 3: Ch 2, 2 hdc in first 3 sts, hdc 9, 2 hdc in next 6 sts, hdc 9, 2 hdc in last 3 sts, join (42 stitches)

crochet monkey hat being made
Round 3

Rnd 4: Ch 2, 2 hdc in first 4 sts, hdc 13, 2 hdc in next 8 sts, hdc 13, 2 hdc in last 4 sts, join (58 stitches)

☞ Stop here for the baby size. Continue to round 5 for the toddler, child, and adult sizes.

crochet monkey hat being made
Round 4

Rnd 5: Ch 2, 2 hdc in first 5 sts, hdc 19, 2 hdc in next 10 sts, hdc 19, 2 hdc in last 5 sts, join (78 stitches)

Sew the snout onto the hat.

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Cow Nostrils Pattern

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

Sew the nostrils to the snout.

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Cow Spots Pattern

Rnd 1: Magic circle, ch 2, 9 dc, join with sl st to the top of the first dc (18 stitches)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 dc, 2 hdc, sl st, 2 sc, 2 dc, 2 sc, sl st, 2 hdc, 2 dc, join (16 stitches)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, 2 dc, dc, 2 hdc, hdc, sl st, 2 sc, sc, 2 dc, dc, 2 sc, sc, sl st, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 dc, dc, join (23 stitches)

Sew the spots onto the hat as seen in the pictures.

crochet cow hat

Cow Eyes Pattern

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

Use scrap pieces of white yarn to add the eye sparkle.

Sew the eyes to the hat.

Cow Horns Pattern

Rnd 1: Magic circle, ch 2, 6 sc, join with sl st to the top of the first sc (6 stitches)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 sc in each st, join (12 stitches)

☞ Stop after round 8 for the baby size.

Rnds 3-10: Ch 1, sc in each st, join

Lightly stuff the horns with fiber fill and sew to the top of the hat.

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Cow Ears Pattern

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

Row 2: Ch 2, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, turn (5 stitches)

Row 3: Ch 2, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, turn (8 stitches)

Rows 4-6: Ch 2, hdc in each st, turn (8 stitches)

Row 7: Ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc, hdc2tog, hdc, hdc2tog, turn (5 stitches)

Row 8: Ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc, hdc2tog, turn (3 stitches)

Row 9: Ch 2, hdc3tog (1 stitch)

Single crochet around the entire shape and fasten off. Sew the ears onto the hat.

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Smile Instructions

Use black yarn to sew a smile onto the snout.

crochet cow hat
crochet cow hat

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