You’ll love crocheting the easy Puff Stitch Crochet Hat Pattern for the entire family!
The Pebble Puff Stitch Crochet hat is a modern and stylish puff stitch crochet hat for Fall and Winter. This quick and easy crochet hat pattern is worked from the bottom up. Crochet the band in rows and then crochet the puff stitch in the round.
This hat will quickly become a family favourite in sizing from newborns to Large Adults. Pattern includes a video tutorial on YouTube.
Below you will find everything you need to crochet the easy Puff Stitch Crochet Hat Pattern, including the yarn, hook, materials, free written pattern for blog subscribers, pictures and a video tutorial. If you like this free crochet hat pattern, please share!
Fall 2022 Collection
The Pebble Puff Stitch Crochet Hat is part of my Rocky Mountain Fall 2022 collection. These crochet patterns are inspired by nature and the beauty of the great Canadian Rocky Mountains.
It was an adventure to travel with my family this summer to photograph this collection. Each of my children contributed to making these designs extra special, and it was incredible to photograph each piece in the places that inspired them.
There are so many beautiful lakes and rocks throughout the Rocky Mountains. The large rock and tiny pebbles along the shores inspired the Pebble Puff Stitch Crochet Hat Pattern.
With its gorgeous flecks, Brava Tweed was the perfect yarn to capture the look of pebbles, and it comes in 6 beautiful shades perfect for Fall.
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Once you get the hang of crocheting a puff stitch, you’ll be on your way to crocheting this hat. The crochet pattern works up quickly and is beginner-friendly, plus it’s enjoyable to breeze through the pattern so fast. You can crochet a baby-size hat in as little as 30 minutes. It’s the perfect handmade gift for a baby.
Brava Tweed Worsted Weight Yarn
Brava Tweed is a beautiful, soft, worsted weight yarn made in premium acrylic. It’s the perfect yarn for hats, sweaters and shawls. The Pebble Puff Stitch Crochet Hat coordinates with the Lakeside Cardigan and the Modern Day Shawl.
Brava Tweed Worsted Weight #4– 97% Premium Acrylic, 3% Viscose (218yds/100g) shown in Rosefinch
90 (110, 140, 165, 185, 210, 235, 260) yards 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2) balls
Crochet Hooks Needed
The easy Puff Stitch Crochet Hat pattern calls for a
or size needed to obtain gauge
3.5 puff sts and 4.5 rows equal to 2″ with 5mm crochet hook in puff st pattern
8 sts and 8.5 rows equal to 2″ with 4.5mm crochet hook in sc blo
Watch how to crochet puff stitch crochet hat on YouTube
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The hat is worked from the bottom up. The band is worked in rows and then joined. The puff stitch pattern is worked around the band in rounds. The top of the hat is decreased and gathered to close the top of the hat.
Step by step video tutorial is provided on YouTube for size 0-3mth. The pattern is written for the smallest size with larger sizes in parentheses ( ). If there is only 1 number, it applies to all sizes. https://youtu.be/VggPI4dXr6M
Puff Stitch – Yo (yarn over), go through indicated stitch and pull up a loop [4 times], yo, pull through all 9 loops on the hook.
Puff Decrease – Yo (yarn over), go through indicated ch sp and pull up a loop [2 times], yo, go through the next ch sp and pull up a loop [2 times], yo, pull through all 9 loops on the hook.
Pebble Puff Stitch Crochet Hat Pattern
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0-3mth (3-6mth, 6-12mth, 12-18mth, Preschool, Child, Adult, Large Adult)
Row 1 (WS): With smaller hook ch 13 (13, 15,17, 17, 19, 21, 21) 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in each ch across, turn—12 (12, 14, 16, 18, 18, 20, 20) sts.
Row 2 (RS): Ch 1 (not included as a st here and throughout), 1 sc in the blo of each st across, turn—12 (12, 14, 16, 16, 18, 20, 20) sts.
Rows 3-40 (44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64, 68): Rep Row 2. After the final Row, turn, RS facing, fold band together, ch 1, sl st band together (go through the blo of stitch).
The band should measure approx. 9.5 (10.25, 11.25, 12.25, 13.25, 14, 15, 16)” in length and 3 (3, 3.5, 4, 4, 4.5, 5, 5)” in width. Without stretching. The band will stretch significantly.
Setup Round: With larger hook, ch 1 (not included as a st here and throughout), 1 sc in each row around the band, sl st in the first sc to join—40 (44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64, 68) sts.
Ch 1, 1 puff st in the first st, ch 1, sk st, * puff st in next st, ch 1, sk st; rep from * around, sl st in the first puff to join—20 (22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34) puff sts.
Ch 2, sk first puff, 1 puff st in the ch-1 sp, ch 1, *sk puff, puff st in next ch-1 sp, ch 1; rep from * around, sl st in the 2nd ch of ch 2 to join—20 (22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34) puff sts.
Ch 1, 1 puff st in the first ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk st, * puff st in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk st; rep from * around, sl st in the first puff to join—20 (22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34) puff sts.
Rounds 4- 7 (8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14): Rep rounds 2 & 3—20 (22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34) puff sts.
Ch 1, work a puff decrease over the first 2 ch-1 sps, *work a puff decrease over the next 2 ch-1 sps; rep from * around, sl st in the first puff to join—10 (11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17) puff sts. Fasten off with a long tail for weaving.
With a yarn needle, weave yarn through every other stitch. Pull to tighten the hat and close. Weave yarn around stitches, then back in the opposite direction to secure the end.
Make a yarn pom pom or attach a faux fur pom pom. Sew snap to the top of the hat. Blow-dry pom to fluff and snap to the top of the hat. Add a garment tag for a personalized touch. Leather Rivets are available HERE.
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