Easy for Beginners, Airy Crochet Bucket Hat Free Crochet Pattern Page

Easy for Beginners, Airy Crochet Bucket Hat Free Crochet Pattern Page By Kristin Omdahl

This is an easy top down bucket hat with a simple stitch pattern. Worked up in an ultra-light yarn it is a wonderful hat for sun protection without the bulk of heat insulation.

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What you will need:

  • 220 yds (201.2m) #3 dk weight yarn
  • G/7 (4.5mm) crochet hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors

Shown in:  

Be So Airy Yarn; 230 yds (110m) per 4oz (113gm); 100% polypropylene rope, #3 dk weight yarn; color Sandcastles, 1 ball.

Finished Size:

20 in (50.8cm) circumference, 10 in (25.4cm) tall 

Gauge: 

Gauge: 14 sts / 2 rounds = 4 in (10cm) in half double crochet in the round

Stitch Guide: 

Chain (ch), double crochet (dc), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), treble crochet (tr) and slip stitch (slst).

Instructions:

Crown:

Note: Hat is worked in spirals that do not join at the end of each round through round 13.

Round 1: Ch5, slst to 5th ch from hook to form ring, ch1, work 1sc and 11 hdc in ring. Do not join. — 12 sts

Round 2: 2hdc in ea st around. Do not join. — 24 sts

Round 3: *2hdc in next st, 1hdc in next st. Rep from * around. Do not join. — 36 sts

Round 4: *2hdc in next st, 1hdc in ea of next 2 sts. Rep from * around. Do not join. — 48 sts

Round 5: *2hdc in next st, 1hdc in ea of next 3 sts. Rep from * around. Do not join. — 60 sts

Round 6: *2hdc in next st, 1hdc in ea of next 4 sts. Rep from * around. Do not join. — 72 sts

Walls:

Round 7: *Sc in next st, skip 2 sts, 5tr in next st, skip 2 sts. Rep from * around slst to top of sc at beg of round to join. — 12 5-tr shells, 12 scs

Round 8: Slst across to center tr of first 5tr shell, ch1, sc in same st, *5tr in the next sc, sc in the center tr of the next 5tr shell. Rep from * around, slst to top of first sc at beg of round to join. — 12 5tr-shells, 12 scs

Round 9: Ch4 (counts as first tr, 4tr in same st, sc in the center tr of the next 5tr shell, 5tr in next sc. Rep from * around, sc in center of last 5tr shell, slst to top of first sc at beg of round to join. — 12 5tr-shells, 12 scs

Rounds 10 – 13: Rep rounds 8 – 9 two more times.

Brim:

Round 14: Slst across to center tr of first 7tr shell, ch1, sc in same st, 7tr in next sc, sc in the center tr of the next 7tr shell. Rep from * around, slst to top of first sc at beg of round to join. — 12 7tr-shells, 12 scs

Round 15: Ch4 (counts as first tr), 6 tr in same st, sc in the center tr of the next 5tr shell, *7tr in the next sc, sc in the center tr of the next 5tr shell. Rep from * around, slst to top of ch4 at beg of round to join. — 12 7tr-shells, 12 scs

Rounds 16 – 18: Rep rounds 14 – 15 once, then round 14 once more. 

Fasten off.

Finishing:

Weave in loose ends.

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