20 Easy Crochet Beanie Patterns for Beginners

These beginner-friendly, easy crochet beanie patterns will help keep you warm in the colder months.

The majority of these patterns use a thicker yarn. Typically, it’s a lot easier to crochet when using chunky yarn, making these patterns even more perfect for beginners.

Plus, projects work up so much faster when using a chunky yarn. While some of the patterns may look a little more complicated, they’re easy to make, so don’t be afraid to give them a try.

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1. Beginner Winter Hat

Beginner Winter Hat

This winter hat may look complicated, but it is actually pretty easy to whip up. A video tutorial is provided for beginners. Get the pattern for the Beginner Winter Hat.

2. Brooklyn Ridge Hat

Brooklyn Ridge Hat

I love Ashleigh’s patterns. They are always easy to follow and include many helpful photos along the way. Get the pattern for the Brooklyn Ridge Hat.

3. Dani Beanie

Dani Beanie

If you’re looking for a simple and trendy crochet beanie, you have to make this beanie. The pattern comes in five sizes and includes a video tutorial. Get the pattern for the Dani Beanie.

4. Lark Beanie

Lark Beanie

I love the yarn used to make this beautiful beanie. This beautiful beanie has a knit look and works up using a stretchy faux-stockinette stitch pattern. Get the pattern for the Lark Beanie.

5. Crochet Turban

Crochet Turban

If you’re looking for something unique, try making this crochet turban. The pattern includes sizes for babies, toddlers, teens, and adults. These would make a great gift. Get the pattern for the Crochet Turban.

6. Penelope Velvet Beanie

Penelope Velvet Beanie

Velvet yarn has been all over the crochet blogs lately. If you want to try this yarn, this beanie is a great pattern for you. Get the pattern for the Penelope Velvet Beanie.

7. Oxford Beanie

Oxford Beanie

Here’s a beanie with a versatile pattern that allows you to use your desired yarn choice. If you don’t want a pom-pom on top, no worries. It’s completely optional. Get the pattern for the Oxford Beanie.

8. Wanderlust Ribbed Beanie

Wanderlust Ribbed Beanie

This beanie pattern is perfect for beginners because there’s no need to worry about increasing or decreasing stitches. You’ll work it in a simple rectangle shape, then sew the sides together and close up the top. Get the pattern for the Wanderlust Ribbed Beanie.

9. Hill Country Beanie

Hill Country Beanie

If you want a beanie that works up quickly, this is the pattern for you. Buy a few different balls of yarn, and create a few more for gifts! Get the pattern for the Hill Country Beanie.

10. Oisin Beanie Hat

Oisin Beanie Hat

Beginners and advanced crocheters will enjoy making this quick and easy beanie. This pattern comes in eight sizes, ranging from newborn to adult size. Get the pattern for this Oisin Beanie Hat.

11. Cold Day Cap

Cold Day Cap

Meg’s blog is filled with fantastic crochet patterns. This Cold Day Cap is stunning and looks like something you would buy from the store. Get the pattern for the Cold Day Cap.

12. 1.5 Hour Beanie

1.5 Hour Beanie

I know how to knit; however, I prefer to crochet. I like this pattern because it gives you a knit look without the extra time it takes to knit. You can have this beanie worked up in a little over an hour. Get the crochet pattern for the 1.5 Hour Beanie.

13. Ribbed Wonder Hat

ribbed wonder hat

If you’re looking for a modern crochet hat pattern, this is the pattern for you. What I love about this hat is that it allows you to crochet multiple hats easily using different yarn colors. That also makes it a great gift. Get the pattern for this Ribbed Wonder Hat.

14. Easy Breezy Ribbed Beanie

Easy Breezy Ribbed Beanie

You’ll love this beginner-friendly pattern that can be customized just for you. You can easily adjust it to fit your style, whether you prefer a slouchy look or a standard fit. Get the pattern for the Easy Breezy Ribbed Beanie.

15. Claire Bun Beanie

Claire Bun Beanie

Bun beanies are so cute and practical. This pattern comes with 23 images, guiding you through each step effortlessly. Get the pattern for the Claire Bun Beanie.

16. Lakeside Beanie

Lakeside Beanie

With just a few basic stitches, you can create a cozy accessory to keep you warm during the colder months. This hat is also great for donating to charities. Get the pattern for the Lakeside Beanie.

17. Simple Double Crochet Hat

Simple Double Crochet Hat

Get this free pattern for a simple double crochet beanie. With sizes for everyone from preemie to adult, this easy-to-follow pattern is perfect for all skill levels. Get the pattern for the Simple Double Crochet Hat.

18. 30-Minute Basic Beanie

30 Minute Basic Beanie

I have the perfect pattern if you’re strapped for time but still want to whip up an amazing gift. In just 30 minutes, you can create a fabulous hat to impress friends and family. Get the pattern for the 30-Minute Basic Beanie.

19. Modish Mosaic Hat

Modish Mosaic Hat

Upgrade your fall wardrobe with a chic mosaic hat. This pattern uses mosaic crochet to create a beautiful colorwork beanie. Get the pattern for the Modish Mosaic Hat.

20. Seafarer’s Cap

Seafarer's Cap

This beautiful crochet hat has a stunning knit-like appearance. Every stitch is worked in the back loop only, creating an eye-catching design. Get the pattern for the Seafarer’s Cap.

I hope you’ve enjoyed this roundup of crochet beanie patterns for beginners. These twenty easy patterns will provide crocheters of any skill level with plenty of fun and creative hats to create.

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I'm Tiffany, author of the 30-Day Drawing Challenge Workbook. I'm a crafting expert and writer with over 12 years of experience. I love sharing my passion for crafting, which includes crocheting, drawing, painting, and nail art.