Make your next quickest 30-minute easy crochet hat using this free pattern. I have always wanted a chunky crochet beanie that also works up pretty quickly.
This 30-minute easy crochet hat did not disappoint! Coming up with this free pattern for the 30-minute easy crochet hat was even more fun.
Nothing beats a quick beanie that is made within minutes. This would make a beautiful gift and is perfect for last minute make.
Not only would you have a beanie, but you would also have perfected some new crochet stitches when making this quick beanie project.
This is a free crochet beanie pattern, you can scroll down for the full tutorial or grab the print friendly, ad-free copy using the link below.
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Tips to help you crochet your hat within a very short minute
It is advisable that you familiarize yourself with the stitches used in this pattern. I have used the modifications of single crochet. Yes, you read that right.
Herringbone Single Crochet stitch for the edges and the remaining part is made using crossed single crochet.
Materials needed for this 30-minute easy crochet hat
Yarn – for a quick project, we want to opt for a bulky yarn. This makes the hat crocheting pretty fast. The prototype was made and tested using a #7 bulky yarn. Check out the Frequently asked questions below for tips on substituting this yarn.
Bungee Mini, Super Bulky (#7, 45% Cotton 58% Polyester, 68 yards/62 m per 70 oz / 200g Ball
50 (60, 70, 80, 100) yards
Hook and other Materials
10 mm Crochet Hook
7 sts over 6 Rows = 4” across, made using xsc, before blocking.
Adjust hook size, if necessary, to obtain gauge.
- Please kindly read through the pattern before starting.
- Any other #7 weight yarn can be substituted.
Difficulty Level – Intermediate
Terms – US Terminology
Chain/chains – ch/chs
Single Crochet – sc
Slip Stitch – sl st
Crossed single crochet = xsc
Herringbone single crochet – hsc
30-minute easy crochet hat free pattern
Crossed single crochet (xsc)
First row of xsc = *Skip next st, sc in next st, crocheting over the sc just made into the skipped st, insert hook into skipped stitch and yarn over (2 loops on the hook), yarn over, pull through the loops
The first xsc made.
Rep from * to the end of the row.
Subsequent rows of xsc =
*Skip the first leg of xsc, sc in the second leg of xsc, crocheting over the sc just made into the first leg of xsc, insert hook into skipped stitch and yarn over (2 loops on the hook), yarn over, pull through the 2 loops=
Rep from * to the end
Herringbone single crochet (Hsc): Insert hook through vertical bar of the previous single crochet st (last bar closest to working yarn), insert into the next stitch and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through all 3 loops on the hook.
TIP: Make sure the yarnover loop is pulled up to height of a full sc).
Sizes – Infant ( Toddler, Child, Teen/Adult small, Adult large)
Since you love this 30-minute crochet beanie free pattern, you should check the other free crochet beanies on my blog also.
Instruction for this 30-minute easy crochet hat free pattern
Section 1 – Brim for the 30-minute easy crochet hat free pattern
Chain 13 (15, 17, 19, 21)
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch, Hsc in each ch across, turn. 12 (14, 16, 18, 20) sts
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first st, xsc in each st across, sc in last st, turn. 12 (14, 16, 18, 20) xsc
Rows 3 – 19 (23, 25, 29, 31): Repeat Row 2
Reduce or increase the repeats until you have a good wrap around your model’s head.
Row 20 (24, 26, 30, 32): Ch 1, sc in first st, hsc in each st/edge across, sc in last st.
20 (24, 26, 30, 32) sts
Turn your work 90 degrees
Crocheting across the long edge
Row 21 (25, 27, 31, 33): Ch 1, sc in first st, xsc in each st/edge across, sc in last st, turn. 20 (24, 26, 30, 32) xsc
Row 22 (26, 28, 32, 34): Ch 1, sc2tog across. 10 (12, 13, 15, 16)
Leave a long tail of yarn for sewing – cut yarn
Sew the remaining sts close.
Join yarn a with a sl st to the edge that would become the brim
Row 1: Ch 1, sc in first st, hsc evenly in each st across.
Sew the sides together.
Frequently asked questions that relates to the 30-minute easy crochet hat free pattern
- Can I substitute the yarn used in the prototype? The answer is yes! You can use any other #7 weight yarn or any substitutions that would make an equivalent of #7
- Can I customize my own crochet hat – Yes, you can reduce or increase the number of your starting chains and also increase or decrease the number of repeats until you have a desirable measurement around your head.
I would love to see your beautiful version of this beanie, when you do make yours, kindly share with me.