Easy Crochet Slouch Hat Pattern Free

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If you’re in need of a quick last minute crochet gift idea, you’ve got to try this easy crochet slouch hat pattern free on my blog. Nessa’s Easy Slouchy Bow Hat is a really fun and easy crochet hat pattern.

You’re sure to love working with the Red Heart Hygge yarn. It’s so full of soft texture and interest that I wanted to let the simple stitches shine through in this pattern.

Sometimes, simple easy crochet hat patterns are just the way to relax and make crocheting fun!

My favorite part of this adorable chunky slouch hat is the cute little bow attached at the brim. You could make one without it, of course, but it’s adorable! My daughter specifically requested a hat with a bow.

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Here’s what you’ll need to get started:


K/6.5mm Crochet Hook  (Furls Streamline is my favorite!); Red Heart Hygge Bulky [5] weight yarn, 8oz/227g, 212yds/194m, Powder colorway;  Yarn Needle; Scissors


Ch- chain; Dc – double crochet; Dc2tog- double crochet two together; Hdc- half double crochet; Fhdc- foundation hdc; Sc- single crochet; Sl- slip stitch; St(s)- stitch(es)

Gauge / Finished Size

5 sts and 3 rounds in dc is 2”.

Sized for Baby, Toddler, Child, Adult, to fit heads 15 (18, 20, 23) inches.

Finished hat is 5.75 (7, 8.25, 9.5) inches across brim and 6.75 (7.5, 8.75, 9.5) inches from crown to brim.

Photographed on a 5 year old in Adult size (my kids have huge heads!)


Hat worked starting with the sideways ribbed brim, then joined and worked upward in joined, turned rounds.

Turning chains do NOT count as stitches throughout the pattern. Slip stitch joins should go through the first stitch, not the chain.

Vanessa’s Easy Slouchy Bow Hat Pattern


Row 1: FHDC 8. [8] Alternately, ch 9, hdc in 2nd ch and each ch across. [8]

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, working in 3rd loops, hdc across. [8]

Rpt Row 2 {18(22, 26, 30)} times, for a total of {20(24, 28, 32)} rows.

Join Row: Without twisting, bring opposite end of brim behind current row, then sl through 3rd loop and foundation edge together. [8]


Round 1: Ch 1, work 2 sc evenly across each row, sl to join. [40 (48, 56, 64)]

Round 2: Ch 2, dc in each st around, sl. [40 (48, 56, 64)]

Rpt Round 2 {2 (3, 5, 6)} times, for a total of {4(5, 7, 8)} rounds.

Decrease Rounds

For ease of counting, we will start over at Round 1  for the decrease round.

Round 1: Ch 2, dc2tog around, sl. [20 (24, 28, 32)]

Round 2: Ch 2, dc2tog around, sl. [10 (12, 14, 16)]

Round 3: Ch 2, dc2tog around, sl. [5 (6, 7, 8)]


Break yarn, leaving a 12” tail. Sew top closed, then weave in all ends. Block lightly as desired.


Ch 20 (30), without twisting, sl to join. 

Round 1: Ch 1, sc in each ch around, sl. [20 (30)]

Rpt Round 1 {3(5)} times, for a total of 4(6) rounds.

Fasten off, leaving an 18” tail. Using tail, cinch together the center of the tube by wrapping, to form a bow shape. Knot to the starting tail, then sew onto the hat at the brim.

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