National Hat Day – Roundup of 7 free crochet hat patterns for men!

Did you know that January 15 is National Hat Day? Though I love crocheting hats, I’ve sometimes struggled to find the perfect designs for the men in my life (who tend to be a bit fussier about hats than the ladies I know).

To celebrate National Hat Day, I’m sharing a roundup of 7 awesome free crochet patterns that would be great for the men in your life!

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1) The Raised Stripes Hat by Jessie Rayot of Jessie at Home is a great unisex hat that cat be styled in several ways. The pattern is available in 5 sizes from toddler to adult large. Jessie also includes both photo and video tutorials for special stitches and techniques used in the pattern.

National Hat Day roundup of 7 free crochet patterns for men on Underground Crafter
Raised Stripes Hat, free crochet pattern by Jessie Rayot. Image (c) Jessie Rayot/Jessie at Home.

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2) The Go Like a Pro Beanie by Heidi Yates from Snappy Tots is a great hat for an outdoors lover. In addition to the fun mohawk design and the cozy earflaps, Heidi has also included an optional way to accommodate a GoPro camera with a GoPro Head Strap Mount. The pattern is available in both child and adult sizes and includes pictures to guide you through the placement for the GoPro opening.

National Hat Day roundup of 7 free crochet patterns for men on Underground Crafter
Go Like a Pro Beanie, free crochet pattern by Heidi Yates. Image (c) Heidi Yates/Snappy Tots.

3) The Northern Stripes Beanie by Maria Bittner at Pattern Paradise is a straightforward striped beanie pattern (low on the fussiness scale!) in both child and adult sizes.

National Hat Day roundup of 7 free crochet patterns for men on Underground Crafter
Northern Stripes Beanie, free crochet pattern by Maria Bittner. Image (c) Maria Bittner/Pattern Paradise.

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4) The Daniel hat by DROPS Design is a striped hat with a narrow brim. (Also low on the fussiness scale.)

National Hat Day roundup of 7 free crochet patterns for men on Underground Crafter
Daniel, free crochet hat pattern by DROPS Design. Image (c) DROPS Design.

5) Feldberg is a three color striped hat by the Schachenmayr My Mountain Design Team. This is a quick and easy pattern that you could make just before a trip outdoors.

National Hat Day roundup of 7 free crochet patterns for men on Underground Crafter
Feldberg, free crochet pattern by Schachenmayr My Mountain Design Team. Image (c) Schachenmayr/Coats & Clark.

Love crocheting hats? Check out this Craftsy class: 

Crocheting in the Round: Mix & Match Hats (with Stacey Trock)

6) The Jacob’s Ladder Hat by Clare Sullivan of BobWilson123 is a video tutorial for a great unisex hat. (You can download the print version of the free pattern, along with a photo tutorial, from this page.) I

National Hat Day roundup of 7 free crochet patterns for men on Underground Crafter
Jacob’s Ladder Hat with optional brim, free crochet pattern by Clare Sullivan. Image (c) Clare Sullivan/BobWilson123.

7) And last, but definitely not least, is the Hounds Tooth Hat by Kathy Lashley at ELK Studio. This pattern is also striped but with the classic look of houndstooth.

National Hat Day roundup of 7 free crochet patterns for men on Underground Crafter
Hounds Tooth Hat, free crochet pattern by Kathy Lashley. Image (c) Kathy Lashley/ELK Studio.

If you enjoyed this roundup, you may enjoy my Crochet for Men and Crochet Headwear boards on Pinterest.

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