The crochet bucket hat has recently taken the world by storm. I have crafted this free crochet pattern for you to make your very own handmade bucket hat. In this guide, we’ll embark on a journey into the art of crochet to create a stylish and versatile accessory.

The Perfect Accessory

Imagine a sun-soaked day by the beach, a leisurely stroll through a park, or a trendy urban adventure – all accompanied by the charm of a handmade bucket hat that perfectly complements your personal style. With its classic design and a touch of your unique flair, this beginner friendly crochet bucket hat is not just an accessory; it’s a statement of your creativity and individuality. Whether you’re a seasoned crochet enthusiast or just starting out on your fiber arts journey, this beginner friendly project promises to be both rewarding and enjoyable. As you loop, stitch, and shape the yarn into this functional work of art, you’ll discover the meditative joy of creating with your own hands.

Step-by-Step Tutorial

This step-by-step crochet tutorial will guide you through the process of creating your very own crochet bucket hat. I will explain the basic stitches you need to know to crochet your very own handmade bucket hat. This free crochet pattern is full of tips, tricks and techniques to ensure that your project comes out just the way you envision it.

Let’s Get Started!

So, gather your materials, find a cozy spot to settle in, and let’s begin our creative adventure into the world of crochet as we embark on crafting your very own crochet bucket hat – a masterpiece that combines style, comfort, and your artistic touch. Get ready to stitch your way to a head-turning accessory that you’ll be proud to wear and show off to the world!



Crochet Bucket Hat

Level: Easy+

Pattern Notes:

  • Pattern is written in US terms
  • This pattern is for an adult-sized bucket hat.
  • Finished Pattern is blocked

Construction

The hat consists of a circular brim that frames the face and provides shade, along with a rounded crown that sits atop the head.

Finished Measurements

  • Crown: 8.4 in
  • Band: 3.3 in
  • Brim: 1.3 in

Materials

Abbreviations

  • * *: Repeat instructions within asterisks defined number of times
  • Ard: around
  • BLO: back loop only
  • Ch: chain
  • Dc: double crochet
  • Hdc: half double crochet
  • Inc: increase
  • MR: magic ring
  • Prev: previous
  • Rem: remaining
  • Rep: repeat
  • Rnd: round(s)
  • Sc: single crochet
  • Sl st: slip stitch
  • Sp: space(s)
  • St: stitch(es)

How to Make a Magic Ring

Step 1: Loop the yarn around your fingers

Step 2: Insert the hook and pull up a loop

Step 3: Chain 1

Step 4: Make (8) hdc into the ring.

Step 5: Tighten the ring.

Step 6: Slip stitch to close the round.

Step 7: Continue to work pattern as instructed


Crochet Bucket Hat Pattern: Crown

8 hdc in MR

Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2hdc in each st around. Join with sl st. (16)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, *inc, 1hdc* ard, sl st into first hdc. (24)

Rnd 4: Ch 1, *inc, 2hdc* ard, sl st into first hdc. (32)

Rnd 5: Ch 1, *inc, 3hdc* ard, slst into first hdc. (40)

Rnd 6: Ch 1, *inc, 4hdc* ard, sl st into first hdc. (48)

Rnd 7: Ch 1, *inc, 5hdc* ard, sl st into first hdc. (56)

Rnd 8: Ch 1, *inc, 6hdc* ard, sl st into first hdc. (64)

Rnd 9: Ch 1, *inc, 7hdc* ard, sl st into first hdc. (72)

Rnd 10: Ch 1, *inc, 8hdc* ard, sl st into first hdc. (80)

Rnd 11: Ch 1, *inc, 9hdc* ard, sl st into first hdc. (88)



Crochet Bucket Hat: Band

Rnd 12: Ch 1, 1hdc in BLO ard, sl st to join. (88)

Rnd 13: Ch 1, sc in same st, * ch 2, sk 2, sc in next st* until you have 2 st rem, ch 2, sk 2, sl st into first st.

Rnd 14: Ch 3, 1dc in same st, * sk 2, 3Dc in next st (sc from prev rnd)*, ard until last 2 st, 1dc into the same st with the first ch 3 and 1dc (you should have 3dc together), sl st in 3rd ch of ch 3.

Rnd 15: Ch 1, 1sc in first st, *ch 2, sk 2, 1sc in st*, ard, sl st in first sc.

Rnd 16: Ch 3, 1dc in same st, *sk 2, 3dc in next st (sc from prev rnd)* ard, finish with 1dc in same st with the first ch 3 and 1dc (you should have 3dc together), sl st in 3rd ch of ch 3.

Rnd 17: Ch 1, 1sc in same st, *ch2, sk 2, 1sc in next st*, sl st in first sc.


Crochet Bucket Hat: Brim

Rnd 20: Ch 1, 2hdc in same st, *ch 2, 1hdc into the ch 2 sp from prev rnd, inc*, sl st in first hdc.

Rnd 21: Ch 1, 1hdc in same st, 1hdc in each st ard.

Rnd 22: Rep Rnd 21

You can add more rounds to the brim by Rep rnd 21 desired numbered of times.


Enjoy Your New Crochet Bucket Hat!

Thank you for choosing my crochet bucket hat! I would love to see what you have created. Share your creations with me on Facebook and Instagram. If you liked this pattern, check out my Pink Crochet Bucket Hat!

Crochet Bucket Hat

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