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23 Free Sun Hat Crochet Patterns

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Crochet Sun Hat Patterns are my favorite!

I know, I say that about quite a few types of patterns, but can you blame me? Fall and Winter get most of the love in the crochet community, but crochet holds so many more possibilities! Cloche hats and wide brimmed sun hats are so gorgeous! I love lacy beanies, too!

Indulge yourself in my second favorite hobby of collecting crochet patterns today, by perusing this amazing collection of stunning crochet sun hats! All of these were free at the time of this posting, and you can find them by clicking the text link, or the image that appeals to you. Happy crocheting!

23 Free Summer Hat Crochet Patterns

Eden Cloche – Kirsten Holloway Designs

This light and fun spring hat feels just like a breath of fresh, crisp air. The ribbon adds even another touch of elegance!

Tropical Sun Hat – Carolyn Christmas at

I love the bright colors of this sun hat! The wild colors really bring this hat to life, and I’m a big fan of this open lace for extra airiness.


Pebble Beach Sun Hat – Melody’s Makings

Don’t you just love this sweet sun hat? The sweet tie detail is so adorable, and I love the simple stitch textures used.

Vintage Sun Hat – Dorianna Rivelli at

I love the lacy mesh stitch used in this vintage style sun hat. It looks so light, airy, and carefree!

Summer Joy Sun Hat – Pattern Paradise

This brimmed sun hat incorporates clever color blocking and stitch textures to create the illusion of a hat band. I love how sophisticated this hat looks!

Mysterious Sun Hat – Svetla Tsvetkova at

The delicious texture on this hat makes such a statement! Red is such a classic color for a sun hat, and this shape looks adorable on girls and women of all ages!

Lazy Daisy Floppy Sun Hat – Lavender Chair

This cute, floppy sun hat looks like a breeze to make!

Simple Mesh Summer Hat – Ellen Thomas at

The breezy open mesh design of this hat fits right into my Florida wardrobe! I especially like how loose it looks- I’m forever trying to fit my hair into my summer hat  to keep cool.

Spinning Summer Slouchy Beanie – Moogly Blog

This stunning chain lace pinwheel slouch hat makes such a bold statement! I would love to have one for every day of the week! And two for beach day. 😉

Shangri-La Sun Hat CAL – Kathy Lashley of ELK Studios for Furls

Doesn’t this glamorous wide brimmed hat transport you to an exotic coast? This hat feels like a well traveled soul to me. I would love to make one to cruise around the globe with!

Sense of Spring by Svetla Tsvetkova for

The beautiful lacy stitch detail of this hat takes on a modern twist with the addition of a solid band and color blocking. Simple enough for even a beginner to make but refreshingly different from the winter beanies we’ve all been crocheting!

Beach Day Sun Hat – A Crocheted Simplicity

I love everything about this beach glam outfit! This would be such a lovely choice for sunbathing or late afternoon beach strolling. Isn’t it gorgeous?

Zig Zag Crochet Sun Hat by Janaya Chouinard for

The unique zigzag stripes in this hat really caught my attention! I think it looks like such a fun sun hat pattern to crochet!

Amazing Grace Blissful Summer Hat – Beatrice Ryan Designs

This hat boasts the most unique brim of this collection. I really like the ridges of this design- they add a ton of interest.

Dragonfly Slouchy Hat – Maria Bittner for

This beanie incorporates cleverly placed crochet chains to capture a dragonfly in relief. What a clever pattern! It looks so light and delicate, that I know it’d be right at home, no matter how hot it gets in your area.

Crochet Straw Sun Hat – Crochet For You

This gorgeous hat looks so classically sophisticated! The knit look ridges are such a clever  way to create the classic straw hat look, while elevating it just a bit with the satin ribbon and brooch.

Sea Breeze Summer Slouch Hat by Lorene Haythorn Eppolite for

What a lovely pattern for self-striping yarn! I’m forever looking for a way to contain my hair on the beach, and this would be just the thing!


Sunflower Sun Hat – Crystallized Designs

What an adorable hat! This brim looks just right for shade without too much bulk and weight.

Men’s Summer Beanie and Slouchy – Posh Pooch Designs

I had to sneak in at least one pattern that would work for the boys! But let’s be honest, I would wear this, too! The breezy, open pattern is light without being too feminine. I love it!


Fashionably Cute Slouchy Beanie- Kathy Lashley of ELK Studio at

I love how lace detailing elevates this gorgeous slouch beanie from drab winter necessity to fab spring fashion accessory!

Sunshine and Shells Summer Hat – Beatrice Ryan Designs

This stunning lace hat makes such a cute accessory. I would love to grab a pretty, light hat like this before play dates at the park.

Natural Colored Floppy Brim Hat by for

This  simple yet sophisticated beach hat makes such a great travel hat! It would look equally at home on the beach, out on the water, or just out on the town as an accessory to your favorite sundress.

Urban Broomstick Lace Slouchy  by BHookedCrochet for

Are you as in love with this hat as I am? Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable is one of my favorite yarns, and I really enjoy broomstick lace! I think I have a spare ball around that will probably become a gorgeous beanie like this!


There you have it! I hope you found at least one project here to tickle your fancy, and add to your Ravelry queue. If you’re looking for more summery patterns, check out my Bay Breeze Cloche Hat or my Salt Grass Hat, and follow me on Pinterest! theSaltyPearl I love to share awesome patterns like these hats in my Beachy Crochet Patterns board!


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