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Free Men’s Crochet
Hat Patterns

Crochet hats for men: stylish & practical. Check out this collection of the best men’s crochet hat patterns that you will want to wear. Perfect for beginners and experienced crocheters. Perfect for keeping warm and adding personal style to your winter look.

A man walking in the woods wearing a crochet beanie.
Photo: hopelesslydevotedcrochet.com

Men’s Beanie Crochet Pattern from Hopelessly Devoted.

Worked primarily in basic single crochet and half double crochet, this free pattern works up quickly and is easy to make.

SIZE: Adult.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 164 yards (150 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) and 6 mm (J-10) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: a measuring tape, stitch markers, a tapestry needle, and scissors.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Half Double Crochet in the Third Loop.

A green men's crochet hat on a weathered wooden board background.
Photo: christacodesign.com

Men’s Textured Beanie from Christa Co. Design

This textured beanie is a great quick make; the texture of the Front Post Double Crochets used in the designs look so good in Lion Brands Heartland yarn.

SIZE: Small/Medium Adult and Large Adult.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Heartland from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 175-200 yds (160-183 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5.50 mm (I-9) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a yarn needle, scissors, and a measuring tape.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Front Post Double Crochet.

men's crochet hat
Photo: snowdropcreates.com

He Said She Said – Men’s Crochet Hat Pattern from Snowdrop Creates

The He Said She Said Men’s Crochet Hat is a free pattern in two sizes. The hat is worked in simple single crochet worked into the back loop.

SIZE: Adult Medium and Adult Large.
YARN WEIGHT: #2 / Fine / Sport weight yarn, e.g., Lichen and Lace Rustic Heather Sport.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: you will need one skein of each colour.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.75 mm (F-5) and 4 mm (G-6) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: scissors and a darning needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Single Crochet Back Loop Only.

Five different men's crochet hats in blue.
Photo: kirstenhollowaydesigns.com

Seeing Stripes – Men’s Crochet Beanie Pattern from Kirsten Holloway Designs

Seeing Stripes is actually two free men’s crochet hat patterns. The first pattern uses three different colours to create the stripes and comes in two sizes – large adult and extra-large adult. And the second pattern uses one colour and texture to create the stripes and comes in five sizes to suit toddlers up to extra-large adults.

YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., One Pound from Caron.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: between 125-175 yards (115-160 m), depending on pattern and size.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5.50 mm (I-9) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, a yarn needle, and a leather tag (optional).
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Front Post and Back Post stitches.

A chunky crocheted men's hat.
Photo: christacodesign.com

The Franco Beanie from Christa Co. Design

The Franco Beanie is a free pattern for a men’s crochet beanie; worked in chunky yarn it is a simple design with great texture.

SIZE: Baby through to Adult.
YARN WEIGHT: #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn., e.g., Serenity from Premier yarns.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 70-109 yds (64-100 m), depending on size.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 7 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a yarn needle, scissors, and a measuring tape.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Back Loop Only Half Double Crochet.

Man wearing matching crochet hat and scarf.
Photo: countingcraftysheep.com

Sleigh Ride Beanie from Counting Crafty Sheep

The Sleigh Ride Beanie is a free pattern worked primarily in Herringbone Half Double Crochet.

SIZE: Adult.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Wool-Ease from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: one skein each of three different colours.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4.50 mm (7) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a darning needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Foundation Half Double Crochet, Herringbone Half Double Crochet, and Front Post Ridge Stitch.

A multicoloured men's crochet hat on a white board background.
Photo: crochet365knittoo.com

The Big Bay Beanie from Crochet 365 Knit Too

The Big Bay Beanie is a free pattern worked in bulky weight yarn.

SIZE: Adult.
YARN WEIGHT: #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn, e.g., X Pantone from Caron.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: about 127 yards in total; see notes in the pattern.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6 mm (J-10) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a tapestry needle and a pair of scissors.

A man and a woman wearing matching crochet hats.
Photo: mooglyblog.com

Autumn Amore Beanie from Moogly

A free men’s crochet hat pattern to suit sizes from newborns up to large adults.

SIZE: 0-6 months, 6-12 months, 1-3 years, 3-10 years, teen/small adult, and large adult.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 75-175 yards in total, depending on size. One ball each, of three different colours.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5.50 mm (I-9) and 6.50 mm (K-10 ½) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: a measuring tape, scissors, and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Moss Stitch and Front Post Double Crochet.

Three seed stitch crochet hats.
Photo: kirstenhollowaydesigns.com/

Simple Seed Stitch Beanie from Kirsten Holloway Designs

The Simple Seed Stitch Beanie is an easy make and the perfect simple yet stylish design for a men’s crochet hat.

SIZE: Child (6-10 yrs), Teen/Small Adult, Medium Adult, and Large/X-Large Adult.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., One Pound from Caron.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 150-225 yards, depending on size.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5.50 mm (I-9) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a yarn needle and scissors.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Front Post Single Crochet and Back Post Single Crochet.

A man and a child in matching crochet hats.
Photo: martinupnorth.com

The Common People Hat from Martin Up North

The designer of this free pattern describes The Common People Hat as the perfect crocheted item for people who don’t like crocheted items! It’s a simple classic fisherman’s style hat crocheted in a stretchy rib.

SIZE: one size fits all.
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., Merino Soft from Scheepjes.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: three 50 g balls.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4.50 mm (7) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, a yarn needle, and a measuring tape.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Back Loop Only Crochet.

Side profile of a man wearing a crochet hat.
Photo: yarnandchai.com

Hyland Men’s Hat from Yarn + Chai

The Hyland Hat is a free men’s crochet hat pattern in four sizes.

SIZE: Toddler, Child, Teen/Adult Small, and Adult Large.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, Jeans from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: between 170 yds and 280 yds (155 m to 256 m), depending on size.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6 mm (J-10) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Yarn Under Single Crochet and Yarn Under Half Double Crochet.

Side profile of a man wearing a crocheted beanie.
Photo: rohnstrong.com

Billow Beanie from Rohn Strong

The Billow Beanie is a free crochet hat pattern for men. Crocheted from the top down, it is an easy pattern, suitable for beginners. The video tutorial will guide you and teach you how to make this great textured beanie step-by-step.

SIZE: Adult Large (20″ finished circumference).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Heather from Big Twist.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: one skein.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) and 5 mm (H-8) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: scissors, tape measure, and a tapestry needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Front Post Treble Crochet.

A man wearing a ribbed crochet hat.
Photo: crazyhands.net

Men’s Ribbed Crochet Hat Pattern from Crazy Hands

A simple fisherman’s-style men’s crochet hat pattern with a video tutorial, this free pattern features a single crochet ribbed stitch.

SIZE: Adult.
YARN WEIGHT: #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn, e.g., Simply Wool from Knit Picks.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: less than one ball.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4.50 mm (7) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, tape measure, and a needle for weaving in ends.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Single Crochet Back Loop Only.

Side profile of a man wearing a grey ribbed beanie.
Photo: crazyhands.net

Classic Crochet Beanie from Crazy Hands

This free men’s crochet hat pattern features a ribbed stitch and a brimless design.

SIZE: Adult.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4.50 mm (7) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, tape measure, and a needle for weaving in ends.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Half Double Crochet in Back Loop Only and Slip Stitch in Back Loop Only.

Textured green crochet beanie.
Photo: hookedonhomemadehappiness.com

Texturized Beanie from Hooked on Homemade Happiness

The Texturized Beanie is a free crochet pattern featuring front post stitches.

SIZE: Adult.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., I Love This Yarn!, from Hobby Lobby.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: approximately (2½ ounces (70 g).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a yarn needle and scissors.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Double Crochet in 3rd Loop, Front Post Double Crochet, and Back Post Double Crochet.

Men's crochet hat with green and blue stripes
Photo: hookedonhomemadehappiness.com

Pinetop Beanie from Hooked on Homemade Happiness

The overlapping post stitch is used to great effect in this simple textured men’s hat pattern.

SIZE: Adult.
YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Vanna’s Choice from Lion Brand. The hat pictured above is in the colourways Kelly Green, Dusty Blue, and Peacock.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5.50 mm (I-9) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a yarn needle and scissors.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Front Post Treble Crochet.

Video: OmiCrochet

Men’s Crochet Beanie from Omi Crochet

This video tutorial will teach you how to make a simple men’s crochet hat. Perfect for beginners, the video will guide you through the entire process step-by-step.

SIZE: Adult.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., I Love This Yarn!, from Hobby Lobby.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: one skein of your main colour and a small amount for the contrasting stripes.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5.50 mm (I-9) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a yarn needle and scissors.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Herringbone Double Crochet.

A green men's crochet hat on a white background.
Photo: yarnspirations.com

Caron Easy Street Hat from Yarnspirations

The Easy Street Hat is a free men’s crochet hat pattern featuring a moss stitch design. Additional to the written pattern you can also find a video tutorial for this pattern from The Crochet Crowd.

SIZE: Adult.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Simply Soft from Caron.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: one ball.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, a yarn needle, and a stitch marker.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Moss Stitch.

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