Crochet Turtle Hat Pattern

Introducing my Crochet Turtle Hat Pattern – a delightful and fun project designed for all ages, from adorable babies to the young at heart.

Dive into the world of crochet hats and create a cozy and whimsical accessory that brings a touch of ocean-inspired charm to your wardrobe or a child’s costume. The free crochet pattern is below.

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crochet turtle hat

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 Turtle 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 Turtle Hat Size Chart

Crochet Gauge

15 stitches = 4 inches and 9 rows = 4 inches

  • This crochet beanie pattern starts with a magic circle.
  • The first round of stitches in green yarn for the hat are worked in the back loops only (blo).
  • 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 TURTLE HAT PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS

Turtle 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 6-9: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (48 stitches)

Switch to green yarn.

Rnd 10: Ch 2, dc blo in each st, join (48 stitches)

Rnds 11-14: 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 8-11: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (56 stitches)

Switch to green yarn.

Rnd 12: Ch 2, dc blo in each st, join (56 stitches)

Rnds 13-17: 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 9-12: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (60 stitches)

Switch to green yarn.

Rnd 13: Ch 2, dc blo in each st, join (60 stitches)

Rnds 14-18: 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 10-13: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (64 stitches)

Switch to green yarn.

Rnd 14: Ch 2, dc blo in each st, join (64 stitches)

Rnds 15-19: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (64 stitches)

Fasten off and weave in your ends.

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Turtle Face Pattern

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

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 hdc in each st, join (18 stitches)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, *2 hdc, hdc in next st*, join (27 stitches)

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

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

Rnd 5: Ch 2, *2 hdc, hdc in next 3 sts*, join (45 stitches)

Fasten off and sew the face onto the hat.

crochet turtle hat

Turtle Eyes Pattern

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

Sew the eyes onto the face.

crochet turtle hat

Turtle Cheeks Pattern

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

Sew the cheeks onto the face.

crochet turtle hat

Turtle Legs Pattern

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

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

Sew the legs onto the hat.

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Turtle Smile Instructions

Use black yarn to sew a smile onto the face.

crochet turtle hat
crochet turtle hat

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