2021 was the year of the bucket hat comeback. This 90s trend is still going strong and is sure to be the unofficial hat of the summer. They’re cute and they’re easy to make, so why don’t you check out these free crochet bucket hat patterns!
When I say easy I mean easy! If you have ever crocheted a hat before, then you should have no problem crocheting a bucket hat. Most of the free crochet bucket hat patterns on this list can be made using just the basic single crochet stitches, so you don’t have to be a crochet wizard to jump on the bucket hat bandwagon!
If you don’t know how to crochet a bucket hat, then you are in the right place. If you do know how, but you want to find more amazing and free crochet bucket hat patterns, then you are in the right place too! What I’m trying to say is that there are a lot of fantastic patterns here and you are surely not going to be disappointed.
Whether you are seeking a bucket hat with a small brim or a wide brim, a straight brim or a floppy brim, a solid color or a multicolor, a flat surface or a textured one – we have the perfect free crochet bucket hat pattern for you! So don’t waste time scrolling through endless pages on the internet and getting frustrated with broken links and confusing patterns.
Our curated selection of free crochet bucket hat patterns is sure to impress. So what are you waiting for? Scroll down and see all of these fantastic designs for yourself! I bet that you are going to want to make more than one.
What is the Best Yarn for Crochet Hats?
You can use almost any yarn to crochet hats, but for the best crochet bucket hat patterns the types of yarn you will most commonly see are cotton yarn and acrylic yarn. You will see some on our list out of faux fur yarns and even raffia yarn, too!
The yarn you choose for your hat should match your personal style and also the season in which you want to wear your hat. For warmer weather and sunny days you will want to choose a cotton yarn, but if you want a trendy cold-weather hat, go for faux fur.
You’ll Love This Bucket Hat Video Tutorial, Too!
How do You Crochet a Bucket Hat?
There are a few different ways to crochet a bucket hat, but the most common starts with the magic ring (also called the magic circle) and is worked in continuous rounds to increase the crown, then evenly down to the brim where it is increased. In just a few easy steps any skill level can make a wonderful bucket hat with one of these great patterns!
Final Thoughts on Crochet Bucket Hats
Let’s keep the trend train rolling and make ALL the free crochet bucket hat patterns! Bucket hats make great gifts and can be made with basic crochet stitches, a checkerboard pattern, tapestry crochet, and even granny squares!
I look forward to seeing you again next week for another free crochet pattern round-up. I hope that you have as much fun reading these posts as I do writing them! Do make sure and click follow so you can get notified when the next post is live.
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