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How to crochet a witch hat for Halloween

Witch creation

This Halloween whip up an easy witch hat and enchant everybody! Check out these step-by-step instructions on how to make your own crocheted witch hat.

Crochet Witch Hat

Witch creation

This Halloween, whip up an easy witch hat and enchant everybody!

Check out these step-by-step instructions on how to make your own crocheted witch hat.

Level:

  • Easy

Size:

  • 45 cm (17.5 inches) long and 52 cm (21 inches) wide (head circumference)

Abbreviations

  • ch: chain
  • sc: single crochet
  • scinc: single crochet increase
  • sctfl: single crochet through front loops
  • hdc: half double crochet
  • dc: double crochet
  • p: picot stitch
  • st(s): stitch(es)

Materials

  • Worsted-weight yarn in black (about 120 grams) and purple (about 30 grams) for the hat; small amount of white for spider web
  • Size 3.5 (E) and 4.00 (G) crochet hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Stitch marker (optional)

Pattern notes

  • Tension is not critical for this project.
  • Work stitches continuously in a spiral without closing off each round with a slip stitch. It may help to use a stitch marker in the first stitch of each round, moving it up as you work.

The pattern

Witch hat

With black yarn and 4.00 mm (G) hook

Ch2.

or

Make a magic loop.

R1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. (6)

R2: 1 hdc in each st around. (6)

R3: 2 hdc in each st around. (12)

R4-5: 1 hdc in each st around. (12)

R6: *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next st* repeat from* 6 times. (18) 

R7-8: 1 hdc in each st around. (18)

R9: *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in each of next 2 sts*, repeat from* 6 times. (24) 

R10-11: 1 hdc in each st around. (24)

R12: *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in each of next 3 sts*, repeat from* 6 times. (30) 

R13-14: 1 hdc in each st around. (30)

R15: *2 hdc in next hdc, 1 hdc in each of next 4 sts*, repeat from* 6 times. (36) 

R16-17: 1 hdc in each st around. (36)

R18: *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in each of next 5 sts*, repeat from* 6 times. (42) 

R19-20: 1 hdc in each st around. (42)

R21: *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in each of next 6 sts*, repeat from* 6 times. (48) 

R22-23: 1 hdc in each st around. (48)

R24: *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in each of next 7 sts*, repeat from* 6 times. (54) 

R25-26: 1 hdc in each st around. (54)

R27: *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in each of next 8 sts*, repeat from* 6 times. (60) 

R28-29: 1 hdc in each st around. (60)

R30: *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in each of next 9 sts*, repeat from* 6 times. (66) 

R31-32: 1 hdc in each st around. (66)

Crochet witch hat: top

R33: *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in each of next 10 sts*, repeat from* 6 times. (72) 

R34-35: 1 hdc in each st around. (72)

R36: *2 hdc in next hdc, 1 hdc in each of next 11 sts*, repeat from* 6 times. (78) 

R39: *1 hdc in each of next 38 sts, 2 hdc in next st*, repeat from* 2 times. (80) 

Now, make the brim

R40: Sctfl only in each st around. (80)

Crochet witch hat: hat brim

R42: *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in each of next 10 sts*, repeat from* 8 times. (96) 

R43: *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in each of next 11 sts*, repeat from* 8 times. (104) 

R43: *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in each of next 12 sts*, repeat from* 8 times. (112) 

R44: *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in each of next 13 sts*, repeat from* 8 times. (120) 

R45: *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in each of next 14 sts*, repeat from* 8 times. (128) 

R46: *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in each of next 15 sts*, repeat from* 8 times. (136) 

R47: *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in each of next 16 sts*, repeat from* 8 times. (144)  

R48: *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in each of next 17 sts*, repeat from* 8 times. (152)

R49: *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in each of next 18 sts*, repeat from* 8 times. (160) 

R50: Hdc in each st around. (160)

Fasten off.

Crochet witch hat: complete

Up next: Assembling the purple strap >>

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