Seamless Double Crochet Hat

PDF Crochet Pattern & Video Tutorial

$3.49 USD


A simple, double-crochet hat for the whole family. The Invisible Join technique makes this hat totally seamless, and enables you to work jogless stripes in the round without an unsightly line of starting chains and slip stitches.

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner


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PDF Pattern Includes:

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


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:

  • 35 (43, 52, 66, 76, 88, 93, 105, 111, 124) Yards of #4 Worsted Weight Yarn (if working in all one color. If you plan to do two colors with equal stripes of each color, will need about half of the yardage in one color, and about half in the other color) 
  • US Size I (5.5 mm) Crochet Hook 
  • Scissors
  • Measuring Tape
  • Yarn Needle or Blunt Tapestry Needle




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