Easy Witch Hat Crochet Pattern

Hello, fellow Halloween enthusiasts! Are you excited for the upcoming spooky season? Let’s kick things off with my easy Witch Hat crochet pattern. 

Not only is it free, but it’s also a pretty quick crochet project. It’s perfect for both beginners, even if it’s your first crochet pattern. With this pattern, you’ll have sizes for the whole family, from kiddos to adults. With this pattern, you’ll have sizes for everyone, from kiddos to adults.

Imagine wearing a hat you made yourself to Halloween parties or showing it off as part of your costume. If you’re still brainstorming for halloween costume ideas, our witch hat crochet pattern is here to inspire you. There’s something special about a handmade touch, especially when the finished product is a cute witch hat.

So, gather your crochet tools, and let’s dive into crafting the ultimate fun costume accessory for this Halloween. By the end, you’ll be all set to embrace the fall season in style! The free crochet pattern is below.

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CROCHET PATTERN INFORMATION

Skill Level

Beginner. This free crochet hat pattern uses basic crochet stitches in a basic stitch pattern.

Crochet Project Materials

Crochet Witch Hat Finished Sizes

Child and Adult

Melissa Hassler wearing her witch hat crochet design

Crochet Gauge

Crochet gauge measures stitches and rows made in one inch using a specific crochet hook and yarn. By following this measurement, you can make sure your watch hat will be the right size and fit well.

It’s like a helpful guide to get your crochet hat pattern just the way you want it! Gauge is important for this crochet witch hat pattern.

15 stitches = 4 inches

9 rows = 4 inches

  • This easy pattern starts with a magic circle (also known as a magic ring or adjustable ring). If you are a beginner crocheter, check out my magic circle tutorial
  • The beginning of each round starts with a chain which does not count as your first st. 
  • After each round, join your yarn to the first double crochet stitch with a slip stitch.
  • Repeat instructions between asterisks (*) for the remainder of the round.
  • You are crocheting in the round and also working from the top of the hat down.
  • Rounds 1-35 are the same for both (child & adult) sizes.

US Terms

  • dc = 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

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Related Crochet Patterns

If you like this crochet witch hat, you may also like these other crochet patterns for free: Scarecrow Hat, Turkey Hat, and my Candy Corn Hat free crochet hat patterns.

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Melissa Hassler wearing her witch hat crochet design

CROCHET WITCH HAT PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS

Witch Hat Pattern

Rounds 1-35 are the same for both (child & adult) sizes.

Rnd 1: Magic circle, ch 2, 6 dc, join with sl st to the top of the first dc. (6 stitches)

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

Rnds 3 & 4: Ch 2, dc in each st, join. (12 stitches)

Rnd 5: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next st*, join. (18 stitches)

Rnds 6 & 7: Ch 2, dc in each st, join. (18 stitches)

Rnd 8: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 2 sts*, join. (24 stitches)

Rnds 9 & 10: Ch 2, dc in each st, join. (24 stitches)

Rnd 11: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 3 sts*, join. (30 stitches)

Rnds 12 & 13: Ch 2, dc in each st, join. (30 stitches)

Rnd 14: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 4 sts*, join. (36 stitches)

Rnds 15 & 16: Ch 2, dc in each st, join. (36 stitches)

Rnd 17: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 5 sts*, join. (42 stitches)

Rnds 18 & 19: Ch 2, dc in each st, join. (42 stitches)

Rnd 20: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 6 sts*, join. (48 stitches)

Rnds 21 & 22: Ch 2, dc in each st, join. (48 stitches)

Rnd 23: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 7 sts*, join. (54 stitches)

Rnds 24 & 25: Ch 2, dc in each st, join. (54 stitches)

Rnd 26: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 8 sts*, join. (60 stitches)

Rnds 27 & 28: Ch 2, dc in each st, join. (60 stitches)

Rnd 29: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 9 sts*, join. (66 stitches)

Rnds 30 & 31: Ch 2, dc in each st, join. (66 stitches)

Rnd 32: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 10 sts*, join. (72 stitches)

Rnds 33 & 34: Ch 2, dc in each st, join. (72 stitches)

Rnd 35: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 11 sts*, join. (78 stitches)

Rnd 36: Ch 2, dc in each st, join. (78 stitches)

Join purple yarn.

Rnds 37-39: Ch 2, dc in each st, join. (78 stitches)

You will now make the hat brim.

Join black yarn.

Rnd 40: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next st*, join. (117 stitches)

Rnd 41: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 2 sts*, join. (156 stitches)

Rnd 42: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 3 sts*, join. (195 stitches)

Rnds 36 & 37: Ch 2, dc in each st, join. (78 stitches)

Rnd 38: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 12 sts*, join. (84 stitches)

Join purple yarn.

Rnds 39-41: Ch 2, dc in each st, join. (84 stitches)

You will now make the hat brim.

Join black yarn.

Rnd 42: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next st*, join. (126 stitches)

Rnd 43: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 2 sts*, join. (168 stitches)

Rnd 44: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 3 sts*, join. (210 stitches)

Buckle Pattern

Use yellow yarn.

The bolded ch 2 spaces will create the corners of the buckle. 

Rnd 1: Chain 20 and join in the round. 

Rnd 2: Ch 2, hdc in 6 chs, ch 2, hdc in 4 chs, ch 2, hdc in 6 chs, ch 2, hdc in 4 chs, ch 2 and join with a slip stitch to the top of the first hdc. 

Use a tapestry needle to sew the buckle to the front of your hat. 

crochet witch hat pattern
crochet witch hat pattern

How to Customize your Witch Hat

One of the most magical things about crocheting is the ability to let your creativity flow. With our witch hat crochet project, the possibilities are endless! 

Our pattern includes instructions for a traditional black witch hat with a purple band and a yellow buckle. But you can unleash your inner designer and customize your hat simply by changing the yarn colors! Whether you make it for yourself or a family member, here are some fun and easy diy ideas for you:

  • Candy Corn Witch Hat: Love candy corn? Crochet a hat inspired by those yummy tri-colored treats! Alternate sections with orange, yellow, and white yarn for a deliciously sweet candy corn inspired witch hat.
  • Sunflower Witch Hat: Pick a solid color for your sunflower witch hat like yellow, tan, brown, or gray. Once you’ve crafted the main hat, bring it to life by adding crocheted sunflowers. You can add these pretty touches to the band or hat, making it look beautiful with a sunflower charm.
  • Hedge Witch Hat: Pick earthy colors like green, brown, and tan for your hat, reflecting a witch’s strong connection to nature. Embellish with crocheted leaves, vines, or even tiny forest creature appliques. This hat is perfect for those who find magic in the wild woods and untamed meadows.
  • Gothic Elegance: Stick to shades of grey, silver, and black for a more gothic, monochrome look. Add silver or pearl beads for an extra touch of elegance.
  • Midnight Blue & Starry Night: Instead of the traditional black, opt for a deep midnight blue yarn. You can even stitch in tiny white or silver stars to give it a starry night feel. Perfect for the witch who loves to stargaze!
  • Forest Witch: Use different shades of green, from deep forest green to light mossy green, for a nature-inspired hat. Perhaps even add a crocheted leaf or two!

Remember, while this free pattern provides a foundation, the colors and minor additions you choose will make your hat uniquely yours. Let your imagination run wild, and most importantly, have fun with it! 

I’d love to see all your creative versions. Don’t forget to share pictures of your finished hats on Instagram or Facebook. 

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