Crochet Elephant Hat Pattern

Embark on a crochet adventure with my Crochet Elephant Hat Pattern, thoughtfully designed for all sizes, from baby to adult.

This whimsical crochet beanie pattern will lead you on a creative journey to craft an adorable elephant-themed hat, perfect for adding a touch of cozy charm to your winter wardrobe.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 Elephant 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 Elephant Hat Size Chart

Crochet Gauge

Gauge is important for this crochet elephant 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 ELEPHANT HAT PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS

Elephant 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.

crochet elephant hat

Elephant Trunk Pattern

Row 1: Ch 10, hdc in 3rd ch from the hook and in each rem ch, turn (8 stitches)

Row 2: Ch 2, hdc in each st, turn (8 stitches)

Row 3: Ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc in 6 sts, turn (7 stitches)

Row 4: Ch 2, hdc in 5 sts, hdc2tog, turn (6 stitches)

Row 5: Ch 2, hdc in each st, turn (6 stitches)

Row 6: Ch 2, hdc in 4 sts, hdc2tog, turn (5 stitches)

Row 7: Ch 2, hdc in each st, turn (5 stitches)

Row 8: Ch 2, 2 hdc, hdc in 2 sts, hdc2tog, turn (5 stitches)

Row 9: Ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc in 2 sts, 2 hdc, turn (5 stitches)

Row 10: Ch 2, 2 hdc, hdc in 2 sts, hdc2tog, turn (5 stitches)

Row 11: Ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc in 2 sts, 2 hdc, turn (5 stitches)

Row 12: Ch 2, hdc, hdc2tog, hdc2tog (3 stitches)

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

Sew the trunk to the hat.

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Elephant Eyes Pattern

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

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

Sew the eyes to the hat.

crochet elephant hat

Elephant Outer Ear Pattern

Row 1: Ch 16, hdc in 3rd ch from the hook and in each rem ch, turn (14 stitches)

Row 2: Ch 2, 2 hdc, hdc in 12 sts, 2 hdc, turn (16 stitches)

Rows 3-8: Ch 2, hdc in each st, turn (16 stitches)

Row 9: Ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc in 12 sts, hdc2tog, turn (14 stitches)

Row 10: Ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc in 10 sts, hdc2tog, turn (12 stitches)

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

Elephant Inner Ear Pattern

Row 1: Ch 14, hdc in 3rd ch from the hook and in each rem ch, turn (12 stitches)

Row 2: Ch 2, 2 hdc, hdc in 10 sts, 2 hdc, turn (14 stitches)

Rows 3-7: Ch 2, hdc in each st, turn (14 stitches)

Row 8: Ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc in 10 sts, hdc2tog, turn (12 stitches)

Row 9: Ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc in 8 sts, hdc2tog, turn (10 stitches)

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

Sew the inner and outer ears together.

Use pink yarn and sew through the sc border of the inner ear and the front loops only of the sc border of the outer ear. This will help hide the yarn color.

crochet elephant hat

Sew the ears to the hat. Make sure they are an equal distance from the top of the hat.

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Elephant Smile Instructions

Use pink yarn to sew a smile onto the hat.

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