Crochet Tiger Hat Pattern

Unleash your inner jungle explorer with my Crochet Tiger Hat Pattern, tailored to fit all sizes from baby to adult.

This fierce and playful crochet beanie pattern will guide you in creating a cozy tiger-themed hat, perfect for adding a roar of style and warmth 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 Tiger 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 Tiger Hat Size Chart

Crochet Gauge

Gauge is important for this crochet tiger hat.

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 TIGER HAT PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS

Tiger Hat Pattern

  • I/5.5 mm crochet hook
  • start with orange yarn
  • switch to black yarn for every third round
  • 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 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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Tiger Snout Pattern

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

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

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

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

Sew the snout to the front of the hat. Make sure it is centered.

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Tiger Nose Pattern

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

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

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

Row 4: Ch 2, hdc3tog (1 stitch)

Sew the nose to the top of the snout.

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Tiger Eyes Pattern

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

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

Sew the eyes to the hat.

Tiger Outer Ear Pattern

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

Rows 2-5: Ch 2, hdc in each st, turn (8 stitches)

Row 6: Ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc, hdc2tog, hdc, hdc2tog (5 stitches)

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

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

Tiger Inner Ear Pattern

Row 1: Ch 8, hdc in 3rd ch from the hook and in each rem ch, turn (6 stitches)

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

Row 5: Ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc2tog, hdc2tog (3 stitches)

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

Use white 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.

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Sew the ears to the hat.

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Tiger Smile and Whiskers Instructions

Use black yarn to sew a smile and whiskers onto the hat.

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