This simple crochet Sun Hat can be worked in 6 different sizes (from a 13″ baby to a 22″ adult)!

This design is worked in joined rounds of double and single crochet stitches, including the brim. It’s a great pattern because:

  • Hats are quick and easy projects to work up!
  • Sun Hats are great projects for warmer months!
  • Try this project with cotton yarns, and other plant-based fibers!
  • You’ll get to practice a lot of crochet skills: joined rounds, stitch tension, gauge & size, finishing techniques & more!

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Pattern Designed By: Salena Baca Crochet. This pattern is copyright protected; it is unlawful to distribute this pattern in any form (free, sale or trade).

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Yarn:  

Lion Brand Cotton-Ease, Aran Weight #4 yarn (50% Cotton + 50% Acrylic; 207 yds / 189 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g skein): Stone, 1 skein.

Materials: 

  • US H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle

Gauge: 

  • 14 pattern Sts = 4”, 
  • 8 pattern rows = 4”

Size: around x tall (without brim)

  • 13.75” x 5.5”
  • 15.5” x 6.5”
  • 17.25” x 7.5”
  • 18.75” x 8.5”
  • 20.5” x 8.5”
  • 22.25” x 8.5”

Specialty Stitches & Techniques

Stitch Key: 

Notes:

  • For the best fit, measure at forehead for circumference (around), and follow size that is the closest match.

Instructions

13.75”

Form adjustable loop

Round 1 (Right Side): Ch 2 (not a St, here and throughout), work 12 Dc into Loop, Sl St into top of first St to join – 12 Dc

Round 2: Ch 1 (not a St, here and throughout), work 2 Sc into each st around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 24 Sc

Round 3: Ch 2, [Dc into 1 St, work 2 Dc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 36 Dc

Round 4: Ch 1, [Sc into next 2 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 48 Sc

Rounds 5, 7, 9, 11: Ch 2, work 1 Dc into each st around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 48 Dc

Rounds 6, 8, 10: Ch 1, work 1 Sc into each st around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 48 Sc

Round 12: Ch 1, [Sc into next 5 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 56 Sc

Round 13: Ch 1, [Sc into next 6 Sts, work 2 sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 64 Sc

Round 14: Ch 1, [sc into next 7 sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 72 Sc

Round 15: Ch 1, [Sc into next 8 sts, work 2 sc into next St], around, Sl St into top of first St to join, fasten off – 80 Sc

15.5”

Form adjustable loop

Round 1 (Right Side): Ch 2 (not a St, here and throughout), work 12 Dc into Loop, Sl St into top of first St to join – 12 Dc

Round 2: Ch 1 (not a St, here and throughout), work 2 Sc into each st around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 24 Sc

Round 3: Ch 2, [Dc into 1 St, work 2 Dc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 36 Dc

Round 4: Ch 1, [Sc into next 2 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 48 Sc

Round 5: Ch 2, [Dc into next 7 sts, work 2 dc in next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 54 Dc

Rounds 6, 8, 10, 12: Ch 1, work 1 Sc into each St around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 54 Sc

Rounds 7, 9, 11, 13: Ch 2, work 1 Dc into each st around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 54 Dc

Round 14: Ch 1, [Sc into next 5 Sts, work 2 Sc into next] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 63 Sc

Round 15: Ch 1, [Sc into next 6 Sts, work 2 Sc into next] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 72 Sc

Round 16: Ch 1, [Sc into next 7 Sts, work 2 Sc into next] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 81 Sc

Round 17: Ch 1, [Sc into next 8 Sts, work 2 Sc into next] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 90 Sc

Round 18: Ch 1, [Sc into next 9 Sts, work 2 Sc into next] around, Sl St into top of first St to join, fasten off – 99 Sc

17.25”

Form adjustable loop

Round 1 (Right Side): Ch 2 (not a St, here and throughout), work 12 Dc into Loop, Sl St into top of first St to join – 12 Dc

Round 2: Ch 1 (not a St, here and throughout), work 2 Sc into each st around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 24 Sc

Round 3: Ch 2, [Dc into 1 St, work 2 Dc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 36 Dc

Round 4: Ch 1, [Sc into next 2 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 48 Sc

Round 5: Ch 2, [Dc into next 3 Sts, work 2 Dc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 60 Dc

Rounds 6, 8, 10, 12, 14: Ch 1, work 1 Sc into each St around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 60 Sc

Rounds 7, 9, 11, 13, 15: Ch 2, work 1 Dc into each St around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 60 Dc

Round 16: Ch 1, [Sc into next 5 Sts, work 2 Sc into next] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 70 Sc

Round 17: Ch 1, [Sc into next 6 Sts, work 2 Sc into next] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 80 Sc

Round 18: Ch 1, [Sc into next 7 Sts, work 2 Sc into next] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 90 Sc

Round 19: Ch 1, [Sc into next 8 Sts, work 2 Sc into next] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 100 Sc

Round 20: Ch 1, [Sc into next 9 Sts, work 2 Sc into next] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 110 Sc

Round 21: Ch 1, [Sc into next 10 Sts, work 2 Sc into next] around, Sl St into top of first St to join, fasten off – 120 Sc

18.75”

Form adjustable loop

Round 1 (Right Side): Ch 2 (not a St, here and throughout), work 12 Dc into Loop, Sl St into top of first St to join – 12 Dc

Round 2: Ch 1 (not a St, here and throughout), work 2 Sc into each st around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 24 Sc

Round 3: Ch 2, [Dc into 1 St, work 2 Dc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 36 Dc

Round 4: Ch 1, [Sc into next 2 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 48 Sc

Round 5: Ch 2, [Dc into next 3 Sts, work 2 Dc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 60 Dc

Round 6: Ch 1, [Sc into next 9 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 66 Sc

Rounds 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17: Ch 2, work 1 Dc into each St around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 66 Dc

Rounds 8, 10, 12, 14, 16: Ch 1, work 1 Sc into each St around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 66 Sc

Round 18: Ch 1,  [Sc into next 5 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 77 Sc

Round 19: Ch 1,  [Sc into next 6 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 88 Sc

Round 20: Ch 1,  [Sc into next 7 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 99 Sc

Round 21: Ch 1,  [Sc into next 8 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 110 Sc

Round 22: Ch 1,  [Sc into next 9 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 121 Sc

Round 23: Ch 1,  [Sc into next 10 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 132 Sc

Round 24: Ch 1,  [Sc into next 11 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join, fasten off – 143 Sc

20.5”

Form adjustable loop

Round 1 (Right Side): Ch 2 (not a St, here and throughout), work 12 Dc into Loop, Sl St into top of first St to join – 12 Dc

Round 2: Ch 1 (not a St, here and throughout), work 2 Sc into each st around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 24 Sc

Round 3: Ch 2, [Dc into 1 St, work 2 Dc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 36 Dc

Round 4: Ch 1, [Sc into next 2 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 48 Sc

Round 5: Ch 2, [Dc into next 3 Sts, work 2 Dc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 60 Dc

Round 6: Ch 1, [Sc into next 4 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 72 Sc

Rounds 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17: Ch 2, work 1 Dc into each St around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 72 Dc

Rounds 8, 10, 12, 14, 16: Ch 1, work 1 Sc into each St around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 72 Sc

Round 18: Ch 1, [Sc into next 5 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 84 Sc

Round 19: Ch 1, [Sc into next 6 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 96 Sc

Round 20: Ch 1, [Sc into next 7 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 108 Sc

Round 21: Ch 1, [Sc into next 8 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 120 Sc

Round 22: Ch 1, [Sc into next 9 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 132 Sc

Round 23: Ch 1, [Sc into next 10 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 144 Sc

Round 24: Ch 1, [Sc into next 11 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 156 Sc

Round 25: Ch 1, [Sc into next 12 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join, fasten off – 168 Sc

22.25”

Form adjustable loop

Round 1 (Right Side): Ch 2 (not a St, here and throughout), work 12 Dc into Loop, Sl St into top of first St to join – 12 Dc

Round 2: Ch 1 (not a St, here and throughout), work 2 Sc into each st around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 24 Sc

Round 3: Ch 2, [Dc into 1 St, work 2 Dc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 36 Dc

Round 4: Ch 1, [Sc into next 2 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 48 Sc

Round 5: Ch 2, [Dc into next 3 Sts, work 2 Dc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 60 Dc

Round 6: Ch 1, [Sc into next 4 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 72 Sc

Round 7: Ch 2, [Dc into next 11 Sts, work 2 Dc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 78 Dc

Rounds 8, 10, 12, 14, 16: Ch 1, work 1 Sc into each St around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 78 Sc

Rounds 9, 11, 13, 15, 17: Ch 2, work 1 Dc into each St around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 78 Dc

Round 18: Ch 1, [Sc into next 12 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 84 Sc

Round 19: Ch 1, [Sc into next 6 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 96 Sc

Round 20: Ch 1, [Sc into next 7 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 108 Sc

Round 21: Ch 1, [Sc into next 8 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 120 Sc

Round 22: Ch 1, [Sc into next 9 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 132 Sc

Round 23: Ch 1, [Sc into next 10 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 144 Sc

Round 24: Ch 1, [Sc into next 11 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join – 156 Sc

Round 25: Ch 1, [Sc into next 12 Sts, work 2 Sc into next St] around, Sl St into top of first St to join, fasten off – 168 Sc

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