30 Crochet Animal Hats Patterns

Featuring patterns for crochet animal hats in a host of critters—including a chicken, frog, penguin, tiger, monkey, and more—this list packs a punch in the easy-to-do, fun-to-crochet category. Yes, animal hats like these are hot, and with these clever patterns, crocheters of all skill levels can create endearing hats to wear, to give, and to garner all kinds of compliments.

Crochet Animal Hats Patterns

Everyone loves wearing something featuring their favorite animal, and there are 30 designs to choose from here. From animal silhouette motifs to attachable animal ears and more, this post is sure to inspire your crochet creativity!

30 Crochet Animal Hats Patterns


1. Crochet Koala Hat Pattern by Yarnspirations

Bring whimsy and happy times to their day when they wear this super adorable Koala hat. Begin your creative project with favorite shades to turn-out a comfortable hat they’ll love to wear every day. It’s a fun gift that’s as imaginative as the child who wears it.

Crochet Koala Hat Pattern by Yarnspirations

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2. Crochet Goat Hat Pattern by Morale Fiber

This twisty-horned, shaggy eared monstrosity could also be a ram, a yeti, a Wild Thing, or any number of raucous beasts. This Intermediate level animal crochet hat pattern uses techniques like single crochetchain stitchback loop only crochetmagic ring, and working in the round

The fuzzy, furry pile on the fabric comes from a dense layer of chain loops worked onto the hat every other round – it’s very warm as well as having a truly unique texture

Crochet Goat Hat Pattern by Morale Fiber

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3. Crochet Tiger Hat Pattern by Repeat Crafter Me

This gorgeous tiger hat comes with beautiful braids that can be tied together to make hat stable over the head. You can make it for boys and girls and in any size! It is great for a fun hat or to use as a photo prop.

Crochet Tiger Hat Pattern by Repeat Crafter Me

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4. Roxy, The Forest Fox Crochet Animal Hat Pattern by Ira Rott Patterns

I love fox. Roxy, the Forest Fox Hat is therefore one of my favorites! A cute little cover for your (or your little one’s!) read, perfect for the other fox fans out there.

This hat pattern comes in 8 sizes to cozy up with your entire family on a special woodland adventure. It can be used as a fun addition to a Halloween costume or be worn on a cold winter day. 

Roxy, The Forest Fox Crochet Animal Hat Pattern by Ira Rott Patterns

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5. Crochet Horse Hat Pattern by The Unraveled Mitten

The kids will love this fun crochet horse hat with stand-up ears and even a mane! It’s perfect for back-to-school, Hallowee, or just pretend play.

Crochet Horse Hat Pattern by The Unraveled Mitten

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6. Crochet Giraffe Hat Pattern by Bri Abby HMA

If you’re on the hunt for a fun hat for your little one, this might be it! Complete with cute little ears, horns, and spots, this Giraffe Hat is perfect for a photo shoot or a day at the zoo!

Crochet Giraffe Hat Pattern by Bri Abby HMA

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7. Crochet Parrot Hat Pattern by Vanessa Mooncie

Brighten up a dull day with a brightly-colored parrot hat and add some tropical fun to your wardrobe!

Crochet Parrot Hat Pattern by Vanessa Mooncie

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8. Crochet Owl Be Warm Hat Pattern by Yarnutopia

This Owl Be Warm Hat is such a fabulous hat for your winter wardrobe! Change things up with this hat to make it uniquely your own–Eye color, Pom Poms, and yarn color can give this owl different characteristics. This hat is sure to be a real “hoot” in a crowd!

Crochet Owl Be Warm Hat Pattern by Yarnutopia

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9. Crochet Elephant Hat Pattern by Red Heart

You don’t have to visit the zoo in order to see elephants! Crochet your very own with his insanely cute Elephant Crochet Hat. Since elephants never forget, maybe having a cool elephant hat is all kids need to remember to wear their hat. This one is easy to crochet and fun for taking photos.

Crochet Elephant Hat Pattern by Red Heart

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10. Crochet Buffalo Hat Pattern by 5 Snowflakes Designs

This Buffalo Hat is pretty lifelike! It is made using two strands of yarn held together, so it is a really warm hat for winter. It also makes a great photo prop!

Crochet Buffalo Hat Pattern by 5 Snowflakes Designs

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11. Squid Animal Hat Crochet
Pattern by Nature’s Hook

This fantastic Squid Hat is guaranteed to be your best buddy and bound to turn heads and receive compliments. This cute and fun squid beanie can be worn as a creative and unique expression to show your love of the ocean or as a cosplay costume.

This is a perfect statement piece to wear to the beach, aquarium, marine class, boat trip, cruise, costume, dive trip, festival—the opportunities are endless!

Also see: Crocheted Octopus Hat Patterns

Squid Animal Hat Crochet Pattern by Nature's Hook

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12. Crochet Animal Bucket Hats Pattern by Moon Dragon PH

Bucket hats are back! And although the ones featured in this pattern are cute for kids, you could make a very natural hat in adult size and wear it for extra shade as well as a stylish accessory.

But where’s the fun in keeping your bucket hats plain when you can transform them into animal bucket hats? This pattern includes instructions to make a dog, duck, pig, cat, and frog hats!

Crochet Animal Bucket Hats Pattern by Moon Dragon PH

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13. Crochet Llama Hat Pattern by Lovable Loops

A llama hat would sure come in handy for a crochet llama Halloween costume or for dress up play. I love the braided tassels that hang below the ear flaps and just look at the adorable way the llama’s furry head covers its eyes!

Crochet Llama Hat Pattern by Lovable Loops

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14. Crochet Sloth Animal Hat Pattern by Repeat Crafter Me

Designed after the popular wildlife animal, the Crochet Sloth Hat, is sure to be a hit with the kids! Worked up with easy stitches, such as double crochet, as well as simple seaming, stitch along to watch this cute creature come to life. 

Crochet Sloth Animal Hat Pattern by Repeat Crafter Me

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15. Crochet Hippopotamus Animal Hat Pattern by Ira Rott Patterns

When life gives you a rainy day, play in the puddles and wear a fun hats. With Happy Hippo, the Hippopotamus you will love cool days a lot! The hat comes complete with the patterns for the eyes, snout, and even the hippos teeth hanging in front. Make it in gray, blue, or pink—the choice is yours!

Crochet Hippopotamus Animal Hat Pattern by Ira Rott Patterns

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16. Crochet Panda Earflap Hat Pattern by Instructables

Add this endearing crochet hat to baby’s wardrobe of adorable toppers to keep them warm. Every well-dressed child needs this precious panda hat, designed in classic colors. Keep it handy for the most memorable pictures to be treasured!

Crochet Panda Earflap Hat Pattern by Instructables

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17. Crochet Turtle Hat Pattern by Jenia’s Designs

If you love turtles and find them cute (as you should), then you might want to have a hat inspired by them! This one-of-a-kind, fun, playful and super cute Turtle Hat features an adorable character with realistic looking turtle features. A great gift idea that is perfect for chilly days, picture time and as a part of a costume. 

Also see: Crochet Ninja Turtles Patterns

Crochet Turtle Hat Pattern by Jenia's Designs

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18. Crochet Ladybug Hat Pattern by Red Heart

A little girl will love wearing her hat when there’s a cute, little ladybug right on top. Make it in red and black stripes for irresistible style.

Crochet Ladybug Hat Pattern by Red Heart

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19. Crochet Lamb Hat Pattern by Chrisette Designs

Work in bobble stitch to complete the textured look of this adorable crochet hat. Stitch it in any color that makes it special, or craft it as shown for a more traditional look. This hat is not just to keep your head warm, it’s a mood booster!

Crochet Lamb Hat Pattern by Chrisette Designs

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20. Crochet Chicken Hat Pattern by Thyme Line

This Crochet Chicken Hat is a great hat for the chicken lovers in your family. So cute and colorful! It would be a perfect photo prop for a 1st birthday or newborn first photos.

Crochet Chicken Hat Pattern by Thyme Line

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21. Crochet Puppy Dog Hat Pattern by Lizzziee

Here’s one for all you dog lovers out there! This precious Puppy Dog Hat will be perfectly adorable on your little one. Crochet it in the colors shown, in feminine colors, or in any colors of your choice,

Crochet Puppy Dog Hat Pattern by Lizzziee

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22. Crochet Lion Hat Pattern by Pig Loves Mouse

This lion hat is an adult hat but it will fit a small child if you add ties on the flaps. This would be perfect for cosplay, play time and Halloween. Also, if you are giving this to a small child to play with, you can omit the whiskers because they can be quite sharp at the ends.

Crochet Lion Hat Pattern by Pig Loves Mouse

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23. Crochet Penguin Hat Pattern by Red Heart

Be ready for cold and snowy days with the perfect hat! This Penguin Hat is ideal for boys and girls and has earflaps for extra warmth and cool factor. Crochet it in a choice of three sizes.

Crochet Penguin Hat Pattern by Red Heart

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24. Free Crochet Bunny Hat Pattern by Make & Do Crew

This Free Crochet Bunny Hat Pattern with floppy ears makes a darling Easter accessory, baby shower gift or winter cap. You’ll find this crochet bunny hat to be a quick and easy project that’s fun to whip up for your favorite kiddo. 

Free Crochet Bunny Hat Pattern by Make & Do Crew

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25. Crochet Bear Hat Pattern by Bri Abby HMA

This Crochet Bear Hat Pattern provides many options! You can make a mama, papa or baby bear hat. Top off your bear hat with a bow or top hat. Make them with or without ear flaps & then choose between twists or pom poms!

More Crochet Bear Hat Patterns here

Crochet Bear Hat Pattern by Bri Abby HMA

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26. Tops, The Triceratops Dinosaur Hat Crochet Pattern by Ira Rott Patterns

Tops, the Triceratops is a mysterious living creature from the majestic world of dinosaurs—the most attractive and noble animals loved by everyone. Create a unique hat collection for your entire triceratops family in a wide range of sizes.

Tops, The Triceratops Dinosaur Hat Crochet Pattern by Ira Rott Patterns

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27. Whale Beret Hat Crochet Pattern by Hello Happy

Here’s an adorable whale beret! Why wear a regular hat when you could wear a whale beret instead? The hat even includes a cute little tail on the back!

Whale Beret Hat Crochet Pattern by Hello Happy

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28. Crochet Cow Hat Pattern by Jenia’s Designs

This Spring Cow Hat for girls features an adorable farm cow character with button eyes, horns, and a spring daisy in its mouth. It also integrates a seamless cap design and braided ties. The pattern sizing accommodates all ages from 3 months to adult. A great gift idea that is perfect for chilly days, picture time and back to school.

Crochet Cow Hat Pattern by Jenia's Designs

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29. Crochet Siamese Cat Hat Pattern by Crochet By Jennifer

This Crochet Siamese Cat Hat makes a great hat for a photo shoot or for a photographer who needs photo props! You will get directions for two hat styles in this pattern: an earflap style with braids, and a beanie.

There are yarn color suggestions to make a seal point, chocolate point, blue point, and lilac point Siamese Cat hats. The pattern is written for worsted weight yarn, but suggestions are also given for bulky yarn.

If you love cats then be sure to check our list of crochet cat hat patterns.

Crochet Siamese Cat Hat Pattern by Crochet By Jennifer

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30. Crochet Monkey Hat Pattern by The Friendly Red Fox

This Free Crochet Monkey Hat Pattern is perfect for the little monkey in your life. Made with sweet little ears, a sweet little expression, and those fun tassels. It comes in toddler, child and teen/adult size. So no matter how old your little monkey is (or if you are one yourself!) your head is covered!

Crochet Monkey Hat Pattern by The Friendly Red Fox

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Check out the chart below for crochet animal hats chart measurements

Crochet Animal Hat Size Chart

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Elle Grospe

Elle has been part of the Crochet News team since 2019 and her love of crocheting shines through in the beautiful and unique patterns that she shares with our community.

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