Crochet Giraffe Hat Pattern

Elevate your crochet game with my Crochet Giraffe Hat Pattern, designed to bring a touch of whimsy to crafters of all ages, from the tiniest tots to the young at heart adults.

Craft your own adorable giraffe-themed hat and stand out in style while staying cozy and warm. 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 Giraffe 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 Giraffe Hat Size Chart

Crochet Gauge

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 GIRAFFE HAT PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS

Giraffe 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 giraffe hat

Giraffe 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)

crochet monkey hat being made
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)

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Round 3

☞ Stop here for the baby size. Continue to round 4 for the toddler, child, and adult sizes.

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)

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Round 4

Sew the snout onto the hat.

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Giraffe Nostrils Pattern

Rnd 1: Magic circle, ch 2, 9 hdc, join and fasten off (9 stitches)

Sew the nostrils onto the snout.

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Giraffe Eyes Pattern

Rnd 1: Magic circle, ch 2, 9 hdc, join and fasten off (9 stitches)

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

Sew the eyes onto the hat.

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Giraffe Ossicones (horns) Pattern

Row 1: Ch 6, hdc in 3rd ch from the hook and in each rem ch, turn (4 stitches)

Rows 2-5: Ch 2, hdc in each each st, turn (4 stitches)

Row 6: Ch 2, 2 hdc in each st, fasten off (8 stitches)

Sew the ossicones onto the hat.

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Giraffe 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 in next st, 2 hdc, turn (5 stitches)

Row 3: Ch 2, hdc in each st, turn (5 stitches)

Row 4: Ch 2, 2 hdc, hdc in next 3 sts, 2 hdc, turn (7 stitches)

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

Row 6: Ch 2, 2 hdc, hdc in next 5 sts, 2 hdc, turn (9 stitches)

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

Row 8: Ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc in next 3 sts, hdc2tog, turn (5 stitches)

Row 9: Ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc in next st, hdc2tog, turn (3 stitches)

Row 10: Ch 2, hdc3tog (1 stitch)

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

Sew the ears onto the hat.

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Giraffe Smile Instructions

Use black yarn to sew a smile onto the hat.

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crochet giraffe hat

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