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Striped Bucket Hat Crochet Pattern

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In this post, you will see a striped bucket hat crochet pattern.

This hat is perfect for summer days with the brim turned up or turned down.

Made from cotton in four different colors, this crochet bucket hat is a great stash buster.

striped bucket hat

Striped Bucket Hat

The striped bucket hat crochet pattern is great for advanced beginners.

This is a quick project, you only need a few hours to make your hat.

The cotton makes this hat hold its shape well and is easily folded for packing.

Striped bucket hat pin

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The stitches and techniques you need to know…

The stitches used in this pattern are (in US terms) single crochet and increasing by completing two single crochet stitches into one stitch.

The rounds of single crochet create the hat shape, increasing to shape the width and the brim.

stashbusting crochet bucket hat pattern
bucket hat crochet stashbuster

Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern:

This pattern is great for advanced beginners.

back view of crochet bucket hat

Sun Hat Crochet Pattern

Notes

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  • This hat uses one hook size only.
  • There are no turning chains, the hat is worked in a spiral.
  • You can use stitch markers to denote the beg and end of a round.

Copyright Info

  • Please do not copy, sell, redistribute or republish this pattern. 
  • If you wish to share this pattern, link to the pattern page only.
  • You may sell items produced using this pattern.
  • Do NOT use the copyrighted photos for your product listing.
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Skill Level – Easy (Advanced Beginner)

Gauge 14 sts/20 rounds in 4×4 inches using the 5mm (US H/8) crochet hook and The Cotton from WAK.

Measurements/Sizes

  • Circumference – 51 cm/18 inches
  • Top of the hat to the edge of the brim – 23 cm/9 inches
  • This hat will fit a head circumference size of around 56/61 cm/22/24 inches
  • If you want a larger size – you could use a larger hook size – a 5.5mm/I/9 hook or a 6 mm/ J/10 hook.
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The supplies you need…

Yarn

  • 1 x We Are Knitters – The Cotton in the color Natural
  • 1 x We Are Knitters – The Cotton in the color Lilac
  • 1 x We Are Knitters – The Cotton in the color Light Yellow
  • 1 x We Are Knitters – The Cotton in the color Light Salmon
  • This cotton is 100% Pima Cotton/10g/3.05oz/232 yds/212m.
  • Use my code – MGM4VHHAT – for 10 off on your WAK yarn order.

Hooks

Notions

pastel stripes crochet hat

Abbreviations

This pattern is written in US crochet terms.

You can grab a free list of US and UK crochet terms here.

  • beg – beginning
  • ch – chain
  • sc – single crochet
  • inc – Increase (2 sc in the next sc)
  • sl-st – slip stitch
  • RS – right side
  • Rep – repeat
  • WS – wrong side
crochet bucket hats with stripes

Striped Bucket Hat Crochet Pattern

Colors

  • Yarn A – Natural
  • Yarn B – Lilac
  • Yarn C – Light Yellow
  • Yarn D – Light Salmon

With Yarn A

With the 5 mm (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 next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc (inc made), rep from * around. (25 sc)

Change to Yarn B

  • Round 4 > *sc in each of next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc (inc made), rep from * around. (30 sc)
  • Round 5 > *sc in each of next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc (inc made), rep from * around. (35 sc)
  • Round 6 > *sc in each of next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc (inc made), rep from * around. (40 sc)

Change to Yarn A

  • Round 7 > *sc in each of next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc (inc made), rep from * around. (45 sc)
  • Round 8 > *sc in each of next 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc (inc made), rep from * around. (50 sc)
  • Round 9 > *sc in each of next 9 sc, 2 sc in next sc (inc made), rep from * around. (55 sc)

Change to Yarn C

  • Round 10 > *sc in each of next 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc (inc made), rep from * around. (60 sc)
  • Rounds 11 and 12 > sc in each sc around.

Change to Yarn A

  • Round 13 > *sc in each of next 14 sc, 2 sc in next sc (inc made), rep from * around. (64 sc)
  • *The following rounds will be worked in sc only.
  • Continue in Yarn A for rounds 14 and 15.

Change to Yarn D

  • Work rounds 16-18

Change to Yarn A

  • Work rounds 19-21

Change to Yarn B

  • Work rounds 22-24

Change to Yarn A

  • Work rounds 25-27

Change to Yarn C

  • Work rounds 28-30

Change to Yarn A

  • Work rounds 31-33

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 to make it a little longer if you wish.

striped bucket hat

The Brim

Change to Yarn D

All of the following rounds are worked on the right side in a spiral.

Use 2 strands of yarn together to continue…

Round 1 > *sc in each of the next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc (inc made) rep from * around. (80 sc)

Rounds 2-8 > sc in each sc around.

The brim should measure 5 cm/2 inches from the beg of the brim.

To finish off, join with a sl-st into the beg sc of the round.

Cut yarn and weave in any loose ends.

stashbusting crochet bucket hat pattern

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I’d love to see your work!

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