Puff Stitch Hat

PDF Crochet Pattern & Video Tutorial

$3.99 USD


A decorative band of puff stitches adds beautiful texture & detail to this hat! Family-friendly pattern in 10 sizes, from Preemie to Adult Large.

Skill Level: Intermediate


Please note that this is a Large-Print, Ad-Free, Printable PDF version of a pattern that can be viewed for free, with ads, on my blog. For the free version, click here. Thanks for supporting YayForYarn!

PDF Pattern Includes:

  • 10 Sizes, from Preemie to Adult Large
  • 7 pages of instructions
  • 44 instructional photos
  • 5-page Printer-Friendly Version without photos
  • Full Step-by-Step Video Tutorial


Sizes (according to the wearer’s head circumference measurement):

Preemie: 12” circumference (30.5 cm)

0-6 Months: 13” circumference (33 cm)

6-12 Months: 14” circumference (35.6 cm)

12-18 Months: 16” circumference (40.6 cm)

Child Small: 17” circumference (43.2 cm)

Child Medium: 18” circumference (45.7 cm)

Child Large: 19 ¼” circumference (48.9 cm)

Adult Small: 21” circumference (53.3 cm)

Adult Medium: 22” circumference (55.9 cm)

Adult Large: 23” circumference (58.4 cm)


Hat is designed with negative ease, meaning the hat is a little smaller than the wearer’s actual head circumference, so it will stretch to comfortably stay on the head.


Actual Finished Size (circumference/ hat length):

Preemie: 11” / 4 ½” (28 cm / 11.4 cm)

0-6 Months: 12” / 5” (30.5 cm / 12.7 cm)

6-12 Months: 13” / 5 ½” (33 cm / 14 cm)

12-18 Months: 14 ½” / 6 ¾” (36.8 cm / 42.5 cm)

Child Small: 15 ½” / 7 ¼” (39.3 cm / 18.4 cm)

Child Medium: 16 ½” / 7 ½” (41.9 cm / 19 cm)

Child Large: 17 ¾” / 7 ¾” (45 cm / 19.7 cm)

Adult Small: 19” / 8” (48.3 cm / 20.3 cm)

Adult Medium: 20” / 8 ¼” (50.8 cm / 21 cm)

Adult Large: 21 ¼” / 8 ½” (54 cm / 21.6 cm)


Instructions and Yarn Requirements for size Preemie are given outside the parentheses, and instructions and yarn requirements for all larger sizes are inside the parentheses like this:

Preemie (0-6 Months, 6-12 Months, 12-18 Months, Child Small, Child Medium, Child Large, Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large).




You Will Need:

  • 42 (51, 58, 84, 96, 107, 113, 129, 134, 148) Yards of #4 Worsted Weight Yarn
  • US Size I (5.5 mm) Crochet Hook
  • Measuring Tape
  • Scissors
  • Yarn Needle or Blunt Tapestry Needle
  • Faux Fur Pom Pom (optional)
  • Hand Sewing Needle (optional)
  • Sewing Thread to Match your Yarn (optional)




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