Easy Crochet Owl Hat Pattern

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Whether you’re a seasoned crocheter or just starting out, my crochet pattern provides step-by-step instructions that make creating this adorable owl hat a hoot! The free crochet pattern is below.

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Crochet Owl 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 Owl Hat Size Chart

Hat SizeCrownCircumferenceHeight
0-3 Months4.5 inches13-14 inches5 inches
3-6 Months5 inches14-15 inches5.5 inches
6-12 Months5.5 inches16-17 inches6.25 inches
Toddler6 inches18-19 inches6.75 inches
Child6.5 inches19-20 inches7 inches
Adult7 inches20-23 inches7.75 inches
Crochet Owl Hat Size Chart
Crochet Owl Hat

Crochet Gauge

Gauge is important for this crochet beanie pattern.

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.
  • If needed, you can make any size hat longer or shorter by repeating or eliminating the second to last row.
  • 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 OWL HAT PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS

0-3 Months Size Owl Hat

Crochet hook: I/5.5 mm
Yarn: mint green

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)

Rnd 6: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (48 stitches)

Rnds 7– 13: Repeat round 6 (48 stitches)

Rnd 14:  (Scallop Trim) Ch 2, *skip a st, 4 dc in next st, skip a st, slip st in next st*, join & fasten off.

closet up of the scallop trim brim of a crochet owl hat

3-6 Months Size Owl Hat

Crochet hook: I/5.5 mm
Yarn: mint green

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)

Rnd 6: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 11 sts*, join (52 stitches)

Rnd 7: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (52 stitches)

Rnds 8– 15: Repeat round 7 (52 stitches)

Rnd 16:  (Scallop Trim) Ch 2, *skip a st, 4 dc in next st, skip a st, slip st in next st*, join & fasten off.

6-12 Months Size Owl Hat

Crochet hook: I/5.5 mm
Yarn: mint green

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)

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, dc in each st, join (56 stitches)

Rnds 9– 16: Repeat round 8 (56 stitches)

Rnd 17:  (Scallop Trim) Ch 2, *skip a st, 4 dc in next st, skip a st, slip st in next st*, join & fasten off.

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Toddler Size Owl Hat

Crochet hook: I/5.5 mm
Yarn: mint green

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)

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, dc in each st, join (60 stitches)

Rnds 10– 18: Repeat round 9 (60 stitches)

Rnd 19:  (Scallop Trim) Ch 2, *skip a st, 4 dc in next st, skip a st, slip st in next st*, join & fasten off.

Child Size Owl Hat

Crochet hook: I/5.5 mm
Yarn: mint green

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)

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)

Rnd 10: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (64 stitches)

Rnds 11– 19: Repeat round 10 (64 stitches)

Rnd 20:  (Scallop Trim) Ch 2, *skip a st, 4 dc in next st, skip a st, slip st in next st*, join & fasten off.

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Adult Size Owl Hat

Crochet hook: I 5.5 mm
Yarn: mint green

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)

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)

Rnd 10: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 15 sts*, join (68 stitches)

Rnd 11: Ch 2, dc in each st, join (68 stitches)

Rnds 12– 21: Repeat round 11 (68 stitches)

Rnd 22: (Scallop Trim) Ch 2, *skip a st, 4 dc in next st, skip a st, slip st in next st*, join & fasten off.

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Owl Hat Eyes

Rounds 1-4 are the same for all sizes

Make 2
Crochet hook: H/5 mm
Yarn: blackwhite, light purple

black yarn
Rnd 1: Magic circle, ch 2, 9 dc, join (9 stitches)

light purple yarn
Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each st, join (18 stitches)

white yarn 
Rnd 3: Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next st*, join (27 stitches)

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

Continue round 5 for toddler – adult sizes

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

close up of the eyes for a crochet owl hat

Owl Hat Beak- All Sizes

Crochet hook: H/5 mm
Yarn: yellow

Row 1: Ch 9 9, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch, turn (8 stitches)

Row 2: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc 4, sc2tog, turn (6 stitches)

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each st, turn (6 stitches)

Row 4: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc 2, sc2tog, turn (4 stitches)

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in each st, turn (4 stitches)

Row 6: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc2tog, turn (2 stitches)

Row 7: Ch 1, sc in each st, turn (2 stitches)

Row 8: Ch 1, sc2tog, and continue to sc around entire beak.

close up of the beak for a crochet owl hat

Owl Hat Ears

Crochet hook: H/5 mm
Yarn: mint green

Pattern for 0-3 months – 6-12 months sizes

Row 1: Ch 7, sc in 2nd ch from the hook, turn (6 stitches)

Row 2: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc 2, sc2tog, turn (4 stitches)

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each st, turn (4 stitches)

Row 4: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc2tog, turn (2 stitches)

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in each st, turn (2 stitches)

Row 6: Ch 1, sc2tog and sc around entire ear. Fasten off.

Tie a piece of mint green and light purple yarn to the top of each ear. 

Pattern for toddler – adult sizes

Row 1: Ch 9, sc in 2nd ch from the hook, turn (8 stitches)

Row 2: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc 4, sc2tog, turn (6 stitches)

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each st, turn (6 stitches)

Row 4: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc 2, sc2tog, turn (4 stitches)

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in each st, turn (4 stitches)

Row 6: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc2tog, turn (2 stitches)

Row 7: Ch 1, sc in each st, turn (2 stitches)

Row 8: Ch 1, sc2tog and sc around entire ear. Fasten off.

Tie a piece of mint green and light purple yarn to the top of each ear. 

close up of the ears for a crochet owl hat

Use a tapestry needle to sew the beak, eyes and ears onto hat as seen in this picture.

Crochet Owl Hat

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