A collection of free crochet hat patterns. These hat patterns use either Bulky or Super Bulky weight yarn.
When you want to make a crochet hat do you normally want a quick project that results in a warm cozy beanie?
When a bulky or super bulky weight yarn is used to make a chunky crochet hat it normally results in a quick project.
Whether you need to make a few hats for a craft show or make some as gifts, making a hat with a bulky weight yarn is a great way to go.
How do you know whether a yarn is Bulky or Super Bulky?
You will need to refer to the yarn label for that information. A bulky weight yarn is categorized as a #5 and is also referred to as Chunky. A Super Bulky Weight yarn is categorized as a #6.
What if you have a yarn that doesn’t have a label? There is a trick to finding out what weight it is if you aren’t sure. You can use wraps per inch to check what weight category your yarn is.
- Wrap the yarn around something like a pencil and then measure how many wraps it has in 1 inch. Bulky weight yarn can have 6-9 wraps per inch and super bulky weight yarn can have 5-6 wraps per inch.
Examples of #5 bulky weight yarn:
- Lion Brand Color Made Easy, Hue & Me, Boogie Nights
- Red Heart Soft Essentials, Hygge
- Premier Serenity, Puzzle
Examples of #6 super bulky yarn:
- Lion Brand Wool Ease Quick & Thick, Hometown Yarn
- Bernat Softee Chunky
- Caron Chunky Cakes
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I put together a list of some free crochet hat patterns that use bulky or super bulky yarn. There is a nice variety within this list of hats.
Some are worked in the round bottom up. Some are worked in the round top down. Some are worked back and forth in rows and then seamed to form the hat.
I hope you find some chunky beanies that you might enjoy making either to sell at craft shows or to make as gifts or even to donate.
Some of these will be great to donate to HAT NOT HATE. Learn more about Hate Not Hate HERE – an anti-bullying campaign.
You can also find other free crochet patterns on my site HERE.
This awesome beanie is worked in rows in a rectangle and then seamed and cinched at the top. Makes for a perfect unisex hat.
This is a fun colorful hat that uses Caron Pantone yarn. It is one size adult and is Intermediate difficulty.
This fun hat is worked in a spiral from the top down. It also includes some notes on making this hat using a Bulky weight yarn as well.
This hat is worked from the bottom up and the band will be folded up when finished. This pattern includes progress photos to help you along.
This nice hat pattern has a knit look to it. It is worked in rows and then seamed to form the hat. This can be made in 3 adult sizes.
This hat is a great one because it is very adjustable. It is worked in rows first and then joined to form the hat and includes 4 sizes.
This is a slouchy style bulky crochet hat that can easily be adjusted. Nothing better than a pattern that has options.
This unisex beanie pattern is unique in that it is worked in rows and then joined. It can be made in several sizes – Toddler, Child, Adult Regular, Adult Large
This beanie has a great beautiful finished looked to it with the stitches that were used. It can also be a great unisex hat.
This beanie is a great beginner friendly project. Two version can be made with this one. A shorter beanie style of a longer slouchy style.
This is such a great brimmed hat. It uses a super bulky weight yarn so it works up in a flash. The accent color band adds such a classic look.
This is a nice beanie that can be made in 3 different sizes for head circumferences of 20″-23″. The Spider Stitch gives it a unique look.
This beanie is a quick make. It is worked from the bottom up and can be adjusted easily for size. It uses a #5 bulky weight yarn and can be made in sizes from Infant to Adult Large.
I love that this hat is a 2 toned hat as well as the fact that it has a double brim. That means it is double layered.
This hat was made to support Hat Not Hate. It is worked from the bottom up and can be made in Child and Adult sizes.