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Free Crochet Ribbed Hat Pattern

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Crochet Ribbed Hat Pattern – Would you like to make a rib knit hat but don’t knit? Well, knitters can’t hog all the fun if you can crochet you can make a rib knit style winter hat to!

Easy Crochet Ribbed Hat Pattern

Years ago my husband needed some new winter hats or toques as we call them here in Canada. At the time I didn’t know how to knit but I loved to crochet. Most crochet hats look very soft and feminine and that really wasn’t the style my hubby was wanting.

So I came up with an easy to make crochet hat pattern that looks just like knit ribbing.

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  • It’s a unisex pattern I’ve made many of these hats for kids, men, teens and woman alike and they’ve all loved the style.
  • This hat keeps you warmer than most knitted winter hats because crochet stitches are thicker.
  • This crochet ribbed hat pattern is quick and easy to work up! It makes a great beginner pattern to.

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My favourite yarn for these hats is Bernat Roving. It’s a bulky yarn that’s 80% acrylic and 20% wool, it does need hand washing but works up quickly and stays soft. However, any bulky yarn that you love will work well for this hat.

Don’t miss the step by step video at the end of this post too!

Click here for a wide selection of Bernat Roving colors.

Crochet Ribbed Hat Pattern

Don’t miss the printable version of the pattern at the bottom of the tutorial.

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Materials:

  • Yarn type: 5 Bulky – Bernat Roving 1 ball for a child hat, 2 balls for a teen/adult hat.
  • Hook: 6mm or J
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors

Gauge:

34 stitches and 11 rows = 7 inches

For this pattern, the gauge isn’t that important you can easily adjust the rows to be as wide and long as you like.

Stitches:

  • Ch – chain stitch
  • Sl – slip stitch
  • Sc – single crochet stitch
  • Blsc – back loop single crochet stitch

Sizes

Child size 10-12 – Repeat pattern rows for 35 rows or desired width.

Adult/teen – Repeat pattern rows for 47 rows or desired width.

How To Customize Your Crochet Ribbed Hat

This hat is very easy to customize the size of. Your starting chain is the hight of your hat.

To customize it measure from the top of your head to where you want your hat to stop.

You can add a few extra inches to make a fold up brim if you like. The width of the crochet rectangle becomes the width of the hat.

You will want it to be about 1 inch less than the circumference of your head, depending on the stretchiness of the yarn you are using.

Crochet Ribbed Hat Pattern Chain.

Chain 35 stitches.

Single crochet into chain.

Row 1. SC into the second chain from the hook and in each chain stitch until the end of the row. Chain 1, turn. [34]

Crochet Ribbed Hat Back loop Stitch.

Row 2. Blsc into the back of each stitch across the row. Chain 1, turn. [34]

Rows 3 to 35 (47). Repeat row 2.

Ribbing pattern starting to form.

After you have finished a few rows you will start to see the ribbing pattern appearing.

Crochet ribbed hat laying flat.

Work as many rows as you need to get the desired width of your hat.

Crochet Ribbed Hat Pattern Stitch The Sides.

Fold the hat in half matching up first and last rows.

Slip Stitch the sides together.

Slip stitch the seam together, fasten off yarn after the last stitch.

Gather the top of the hat.

Leaving a long tail weave a running stitch around the top edge of the hat, pull to gather. Knot yarn.

Sew the top closed.

If there is a small opening at the top sew closed with remaining tail yarn, knot off and weave the end in.

Finished crochet ribbed hat.

Watch this step by step video to see how to make your crochet hat from start to finish.

If you are having problems finding Bernat Roving yarn locally it can be ordered from Amazon.  I find they have a better price than I can find locally.

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Free Crochet Ribbed Hat Pattern. This is a quick and easy crochet ribbed hat pattern that looks just like ribbed knitting! It's my favourite free crochet hat pattern. | www.homestead-acres.com
Free Crochet Ribbed Hat Pattern. This is a quick and easy crochet ribbed hat pattern that looks just like ribbed knitting! It's my favourite free crochet hat pattern. | www.homestead-acres.com

Anna

Saturday 20th of November 2021

That was a terrible quality video. I'm glad I could follow the pattern

Peggy L Drake

Thursday 18th of March 2021

Just the pattern I was seeking for some bulky yarn I have. Thanks!

Anita

Wednesday 23rd of December 2020

These are worth the effort. They last forever and are economical enough that if would like some variety, it's not much of an expense.

Shyann

Thursday 10th of September 2020

Hey made my daughter one of these and she loves it decided to make myself one but with more of a slouch beanie Skype and it's going well so far. Thanks for the pattern 🙂

Shyann

Thursday 10th of September 2020

Style not Skype

patricia gray

Sunday 6th of September 2020

I thank you so much for this pattern n now I need one for ribbled baby booties.... GOD Bless you...