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Free Crochet Pattern Jolly Elf Hat

The free crochet pattern Jolly Elf hat is a delightful and festive crochet project perfect for celebrating the holiday spirit. Inspired by the cheerful and iconic imagery of elves, often associated with Christmas, this hat is designed to add a touch of whimsy and winter warmth to the season. The pattern is suitable for crocheters looking for a simple yet adorable project, as it primarily utilizes double crochet rounds, making it relatively straightforward to create.

This crochet hat is not only functional, keeping heads warm during the colder months, but it also boasts a charming aesthetic that is sure to bring smiles to faces. The design allows for easy customization with stripes, enabling crafters to play with colors and make each hat unique. Whether for a family gathering or a holiday-themed photo session, the Jolly Elf Crochet Hat is an excellent addition to any festive wardrobe.

The pattern is versatile, with instructions available for all sizes, from babies to adults, ensuring that everyone can have their own elf hat. This inclusivity means that the Jolly Elf Crochet Hat can be a unifying accessory for family photos or holiday parties. Additionally, the pattern has been around for a few years, with all the kinks worked out, ensuring a smooth crafting experience.

The Jolly Elf Crochet Hat Pattern is recommended for use with a size H/8 or 5 mm crochet hook and medium weight/worsted weight yarn, which is common and easy to work with. The pattern has been praised for its clarity and the quality of the finished product, with positive feedback from those who have tried it out. It’s also noted that the hats can be made and sold if desired, offering an opportunity for crafters to share their work with others or even start a small holiday-themed business venture.

Materials:

  • Worsted Weight Yarn in green and red. I used Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice in Kelly Green and Scarlett Red.
  • Size H Crochet Hook
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Pom-pom maker (optional)

Overall, the Jolly Elf Crochet Hat Pattern is a fun and heartwarming project that captures the essence of Christmas cheer, making it a perfect craft for the holiday season.

Free Crochet Pattern Jolly Elf Hat Instructions

With green yarn:Magic Ring: Chain 2 and make 6 double crochet in ring, pull tight, join, chain 2
Round 2-5: Double crochet in each stitch around, join, chain 2 (6 double crochet)
Round 6: 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next, repeat around, join, chain 2 (9 double crochet)
Round 7-10: Double crochet in each stitch around, join, chain 2 (9 double crochet)
Round 11: 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 2, repeat around, join, chain 2 (12 double crochet)
Round 12-15: Double crochet in each stitch around, join, chain 2 (12 double crochet)
Round 16: 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 3, repeat around, join, chain 2 (15 double crochet)
Round 17-20: Double crochet in each stitch around, join, chain 2 (15 double crochet)
Round 21: 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 4, repeat around, join, chain 2 (18 double crochet)
Round 22-25: Double crochet in each stitch around, join, chain 2 (18 double crochet)
Continue with the pattern below, following the size you need.

Size: 0-3 months

Round 26: 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next, repeat around, join, chain 2 (27 double crochet)
Round 27: 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 2, repeat around, join, chain 2 (36 double crochet)
Round 28: 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 3, repeat around, join, chain 2 (45 double crochet)
Round 29 -32: Double crochet in each stitch around, join, chain 2 (45 double crochet)
Change to red yarn
Round 33: Single crochet in each stitch around, join, chain 2
Round 34-35: Front post double crochet in first stitch, back post double crochet in next, repeat around, join, chain 1 (45)
Fasten off, weave in ends.

Size: 3-6 months

Round 26: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next, repeat around, join, chain 2 (27 double crochet)
Round 27: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 2, repeat around, join, chain 2 (36 double crochet)
Round 28: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 3, repeat around, join, chain 2 (45 double crochet)
Round 29: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 8, repeat around, join, chain 2 (50 double crochet)
Round 30 – 32: Double crochet in each stitch around, join, chain 2 (50 double crochet)
Change to red yarn
Round 33: Single crochet in each stitch around, join, chain 2 (50 single crochet)
Round 34 – 36: Front post double crochet in first stitch, back post double crochet in next, repeat around, join, chain 2 (50)
Fasten off, weave in ends.

Size: 6-12 months

Round 26: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next, repeat around, join, chain 2 (27 double crochet)
Round 27: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 2, repeat around, join, chain 2 (36 double crochet)
Round 28: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 3, repeat around, join, chain 2 (45 double crochet)
Round 29: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 4, repeat around, join, chain 2 (54 double crochet)
Round 30 – 33: Double crochet in each stitch around, join, chain 2 (54 double crochet)
Change to red yarn
Round 34: Single crochet in each stitch around, join, chain 2 (54 single crochet)
Round 35 – 37: Front post double crochet in first stitch, back post double crochet in next, repeat around, join, chain 2 (54)
Fasten off, weave in ends.

Size: Toddler/Preschooler

Round 26: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next, repeat around, join, chain 2 (27 double crochet)
Round 27: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 2, repeat around, join, chain 2 (36 double crochet)
Round 28: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 3, repeat around, join, chain 2 (45 double crochet)
Round 29: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 4, repeat around, join, chain 2 (54 double crochet)
Round 30: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 8, repeat around, join (60 double crochet)
Round 31 – 34: Double crochet in each stitch around, join, chain 1 (60 double crochet)
Change to red yarn
Round 35: Single crochet in each stitch around, join, chain 2 (60 single crochet)
Round 36 – 38: Front post double crochet in first stitch, back post double crochet in next, repeat around, join, chain 2 (60)
Fasten off, weave in ends.

Size: Child Crochet Instructions

Round 26: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next, repeat around, join, chain 2 (27 double crochet)
Round 27: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 2, repeat around, join, chain 2 (36 double crochet)
Round 28: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 3, repeat around, join, chain 2 (45 double crochet)
Round 29: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 4, repeat around, join, chain 2 (54 double crochet)
Round 30: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 8, repeat around, join, chain 2 (60 double crochet)
Round 31: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 29, repeat around, join, chain 2 (62 double crochet)
Round 32 – 36: Double crochet in each stitch around, join, chain 2 (62 double crochet)
Change to red yarn
Round 37: Single crochet in each stitch around, join, chain 2 (62 single crochet)
Round 38 – 40: Front post double crochet in first stitch, back post double crochet in next, repeat around, join, chain 1 (62)
Fasten off, weave in ends.

Size: Adult

Round 26: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next, repeat around, join, chain 2 (27 double crochet)
Round 27: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 2, repeat around, join, chain 2 (36 double crochet)
Round 28: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 3, repeat around, join, chain 2 (45 double crochet)
Round 29: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 4, repeat around, join, chain 2 (54 double crochet)
Round 30: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 8, repeat around, join, chain 2 (60 double crochet)
Round 31: Make 2 double crochet in first stitch, double crochet in next 9, repeat around, join, chain 2 (66 double crochet)
Round 32 – 37: Double crochet in each stitch around, join, chain 2 (66 double crochet)
Change to red yarn
Round 38: Single crochet in each stitch around, join, chain 2 (66 single crochet)
Round 39 – 41: Front post double crochet in first stitch, back post double crochet in next, repeat around, join, chain 2 (66)
Fasten off, weave in ends.


Don’t forget to sew a pom-pom on the end!

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