10 FREE Crochet Summer Hat Patterns to Make for 2024

| Original: February 14, 2023

10 Free Crochet Sun Hat Patterns to Make This Summer

Crochet sun hats are not only stylish, but they're so practical by helping keep the sun out of your eyes and providing you some protection from the sun. I know that spring is barely here, but I'm getting ready for the summer by collecting free crochet patterns for crochet summer sun hats!

Crochet sun hats are actually much quicker to work up than you think. Plus, they make for a great accessory where you can dress them up or down.

Check out these 10 sun hats to make for this summer!

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Wide Brim Sun Hat Crochet Pattern

Crochet Summer Hat: Wide Brim Sun Hat

Get into vacation mode with this easy wide-brim crochet sun hat. This sun hat is your best friend during your next trip to the beach. Not only does the wide-brim help protect you from the sun, but it's also very stylish. I am getting all the beach vibes just looking at it!

Suggested Yarn: Raffia Yarn

Desert Sun Hat Crochet Pattern

Crochet Summer Hat: Desert Sun Hat

Meet the Desert Sun Hat! This sun hat is designed with a mesh top so that it would be comfortable to wear in the heat. It then finishes off with a solid brim to help protect you from the sun. Finish off this fashionable hat with a hatband and change it up for different looks!

Suggested Yarn: #3 DK Weight Pima Cotton

Oh, Snap! Bucket Hat Crochet Pattern

Crochet Summer Hat: Checkered Bucket Hat

Checkered bucket hats have taken over the internet by storm! Over the last year, many celebrities including Rihanna and Billie Eilish have been spotted wearing crocheted checkered bucket hats out in the wild. Don't be intimidated by the color changes, it's actually easier than it looks!

Suggested Yarn: Dishie Cotton Yarn

Cleo Fedora Sun Hat Crochet Pattern

Crochet Summer Hat: Fedora Sun Hat

This handmade fedora-style crochet sun hat is so beautiful! The crochet designer used galvanized wire to help stiffen the brim of the hat so that you can pack it in your bag without care and it still maintains its shape!

Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Rewind Yarn

Tate Rancher Hat Crochet Pattern

Crochet Summer Hat: Tate Rancher Hat

For those who have trouble finding the yarn to make the fedora sun hat above may want to consider its sister design, the Tate Rancher Hat instead. This hat is made using a worsted weight yarn which is much more accessible. Although the one in the photo is made using a wool/acrylic/polyester blend yarn, you can use the same pattern and make it with 100% cotton yarn for the warmer summer weather.

Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Re-Tweed Yarn

Summer Fun Crochet Sun Hat Pattern

Crochet Summer Hat: Summer Fun Sun Hat

This is another fun crochet summer hat using raffia yarn. Raffia is a very popular material used for crocheting summer hats because it's natural and very breathable. Raffia can be hard on your hands, but they make a very durable fabric that's great for hats and bags because it helps keep its shape.

Suggested Yarn: Raffia Yarn

Vista Sun Hat Crochet Pattern

Crochet Summer Hat: Vista Sun Hat

Choose your own crochet hat because you can turn this summer crochet hat into a sun hat or a bucket hat! Keep the brim short for a crochet bucket hat look, or make a wider brim for a crochet sun hat! This hat is so versatile that you can even make it in fall colors and wear it with boots!

June Sun Hat Crochet Pattern

Crochet Summer Hat: June Sun Hat

All you need to make this simple crochet sun hat is 2 balls of yarn. There's no need for any extra accessories to help keep a stiff brim. No wires, cords, starch, or glue are required. Just simply crochet your way throughout.

Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Rewind Yarn

"Raffie" Sun Hat Crochet Pattern

Crochet Summer Hat: Raffie Sun Hat

Crocheted straw sun hats are very popular in the summer. This crocheted raffia sun hat features a large brim and a lovely textured crown. The sun hat is not only perfect for the beach, but also for everyday wear like gardening and hiking. It's also great for traveling because the material makes the hat very durable!

Suggested Yarn: Raffia Yarn

Raffia Boater Hat Crochet Tutorial

Crochet Summer Hat: Raffia Boater Hat

This crocheted boater hat is SO cute. Traditionally boater hats are worn by gondoliers in the city of Venice but they've worked their way into everyday fashion trends. When I first saw it, it reminded me of the hats that the girls wore in the movie, My Neighbor Totoro. Maybe it was the bow detail that she added to the hat, but I can't get over how beautiful this hat is.

Suggested Yarn: Raffia Yarn

So which crochet summer hat do you think will be your next project? Let me know in the comments below!

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