Cute Crochet Sloth Hat Pattern for Beginners

I’m thrilled to introduce my crochet sloth hat pattern! This adorable hat is perfect for anyone who loves sloths and wants to add a bit of fun to their wardrobe. Designed to be both cute and cozy, this hat is great for keeping warm while showing off your love for these laid-back creatures. Let’s get started and make this super cute sloth hat together! The free crochet pattern is below.

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Free Crochet Sloth Hat Pattern

The pattern is easy to follow and suitable for all skill levels, making it a fantastic project for beginners and experienced crocheters alike.

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Materials Needed

  • Crochet Hook Size:
    I-9 5.5 mm crochet hook (hat)
    H-8 5 mm crochet hook (face parts)
  • Yarn: Worsted weight yarn in black, white, brown, and tan.
  • 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.

Crochet Sloth 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
Sloth 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 Sloth Hat Pattern Instructions

Sloth Hat Pattern- 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 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.

Face Pattern

  • H-8 5 mm crochet hook
  • tan yarn

Rnd 1: Ch 6, 2 hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in next 2 chs, 4 hdc in last ch, you will finish the round by working in the backside of the chs, hdc in next 2 chs, 2 hdc in last ch, join (12 stitches)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 hdc in 2 sts, hdc in 2 sts, 2 hdc in 4 sts, hdc in 2 sts, 2 hdc in last 2 sts, join (20 stitches)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc in 4 sts, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc in 2 sts, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc in 4 sts, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, join (28 stitches)

Rnd 4: Ch 2, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc in 8 sts, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc in 2 sts, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc in 8 sts, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, join (36 stitches)

Rnd 5: Ch 2, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc in 8 sts, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc in 2 sts, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc in 8 sts, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, turn (48 stitches)

STOP here for the baby size.

Rnd 6: Ch 2, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc in 14 sts, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc in 2 sts, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc in 14 sts, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, join (60 stitches)

Rnd 7: Ch 2, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc in 16 sts, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc in 2 sts, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc in 16 sts, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, hdc, 2 hdc, join (76 stitches)

Eye Patches Pattern

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

Baby size:

Row 1: Ch 5, hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in the next 2 chs, turn (3 stitches)

Rows 2-6: Ch 2, hdc in each st, turn (3 stitches)

Toddler- adult sizes:

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

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

Sew the eye patches to the face. Make sure they are centered and at a slight angle.

Eyes Pattern

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

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

Sew the eyes to the hat.

Nose Pattern

  • H-8 5 mm crochet hook
  • brown yarn

Rnd 1: Ch 5, 2 hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, 4 hdc in last ch, you will finish the round by working in the backside of the chs, hdc in next ch, 2 hdc in last ch, join (10 stitches)

Fasten off and sew the nose onto the face. Make sure it is centered.

Smile Instructions

Use black yarn to sew a smile to the snout.

Finishing your Crochet Sloth Hat Pattern

Weave in all of your ends.

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