In this post, you will see a crochet bucket hat you will want to wear all summer long!
This raffia bucket hat is perfect for summer days with the brim turned up or turned down.
This is a quick project, you only need an hour or two to make it.
Crochet Bucket Hat
The crochet bucket hat pattern is for advanced beginners.
This hat was made in lilac raffia from Wool and The Gang (Ra Ra Raffia).
For a softer hat, you can make it in cotton but if you prefer your hat to have a bit more structure then raffia is a great option.
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The stitches and techniques you need to know…
The stitches used in this pattern are (in US terms) single crochet, increasing by completing two single crochet stitches into one stitch and treble crochet.
The rounds of single crochet create the hat shape, increasing to shape the width and the brim.
There are two rounds of treble crochet in the main body of the hat.
You might also want to make matching items…
You may also want to make matching items to take with you on vacation!
View those patterns here:
- Beach Bag Crochet Pattern
- Crochet Beach Cover Up Pattern
- You can grab the crochet summer pattern bundle here.
- You can grab the Vacation Vibes crochet and knit collection here.
Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern:
This pattern is great for advanced beginners.
Crochet Bucket Hat – The Pattern
You will need two hook sizes – 5 mm (US H/8)/ 6mm (USJ/10 ) crochet hook.
You will need to change the hook size to the larger hook when completing the brim.
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Skill Level – Easy (Advanced Beginner)
12 sts/14 rounds in 10×10 cm / 4×4 inches using the raffia and the 5mm (US H/8) crochet hook in single crochet.
- Circumference – Around 49 cm/19 inches
- Top of the hat to the edge of the brim – Around 25 cm/9.5 inches
- This hat will fit a head circumference size of around 56-61 cm/22-24 inches
This pattern is written in US crochet terms.
You can grab a free list of US and UK crochet terms here.
- ch – chain
- inc – Increase (2 sc in the next sc)
- sc – single crochet
- sl-st – slip stitch
- st – stitch
- tr – treble crochet
- RS – right side
- Rep – repeat
- WS – wrong side
With the 5mm (US H/8) crochet hook ch 2.
(Please note, rounds 1-17 are worked on the right side in a spiral.)
Round 1 > Work 10 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Please note > Keep track of where your rows start by placing a stitch marker on the last st of each round. There are no turning chains in the pattern.
Round 2 > 2 sc in each sc.
Round 3 > *sc in each of the next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc (inc made), rep from * around. (25 sc)
Round 4 > *sc in each of the next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc (inc made), rep from * around. (30 sc)
Round 5 > *sc in each of the next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc (inc made), rep from * around. (35 sc)
Round 6 > *sc in each of the next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc (inc made), rep from * around. (40 sc)
Round 7 > *sc in each of the next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc (inc made), rep from * around. (45 sc)
Round 8 > *sc in each of the next 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc (inc made), rep from * around. (50 sc)
Round 9 > *sc in each of the next 9 sc, 2 sc in next sc (inc made), rep from * around. (55 sc)
Round 10 > *sc in each of the next 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc (inc made), rep from * around. (60 sc)
Rounds 11 and 12 > sc in each sc around.
Round 13 > *sc in each of next 14 sc, 2 sc in next sc (inc made), rep from * around. (64 sc)
Rounds 14 to 18 > Work 5 rounds of sc.
Round 19 > 4 ch, for the first tr and ch, miss 1st, 1tr into next st,*1 ch, miss 1 st, 1 tr into next st, rep from * to the end of the round.
Rep round 19 once more.
The hat should measure 18 cm/7 inches from the top to the edge at this point.
Try it on to see if it is long enough to cover your head, you could add rounds of sc after the two treble crochet rounds to make it a little longer if you wish.
Change your hook to the 6mm (US J/10) size for the brim.
Use 2 strands of raffia together to continue…
All of the following rounds are worked on the right side in a spiral.
Round 1 > *sc in each of the next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc (inc made) rep from * around. (80 sc)
Now work around 6 rounds of single crochet until the brim measures 5 cm/2 inches long.
*You can make the brim longer if you wish.
To finish off, join with a slip stitch into the beg sc of the round.
Cut yarn and weave in any loose ends.