Free Crochet Hat Pattern- Edgewater Hat

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Woman wearing a gray tweed crochet hat, called the Edgewater Hat.

The Edgewater Hat uses the same great stitch combo as the Edgewater Sweater Dress to create an amazingly textured hat!

It’s a simple and fast project using a light worsted (#4) weight yarn of your choice!

For the sample pictured in this post I used Hobbii Yarn’s Tweed Delight. This yarn is so soft, squishy, and warm! This yarn is 85% wool, 10% acrylic, and 5% viscose. It comes in a large variety of colors! I love the softness and the stitch texture it provides.

Some other light worsted yarns that I love are Lion Brand Jeans yarn, Lion Brand Nuboo, and WeCrochet Swish Worsted.

The pattern comes in infant sizes through adult sizes, so you can make one for every member of the family!

Stitch Tutorial:

Flat lay image of a gray tweed crochet hat with a black pom attached.

You can purchase the ad-free, printable pdf pattern on Ravelry or Etsy!

Edgewater Hat Crochet Pattern


135-165 yards worsted weight yarn

I (5.5mm) crochet hook or hook to obtain gauge


Measuring tape

Tapestry needle

Pom pom (optional)




Brim – 9 sts x 7 rows = 2”

Body – 7 dc = 2”


Infant – 17-18” head circumference

Toddler – 18-20”

Child – 20-21”

Adult – 21-22”

Pattern Notes

Starting chain does not count as first st unless stated otherwise within the pattern.

When decreasing work your stitches into the same loop as the round below you. (blo into blo, flo into flo) Do this for all of your stitches.

Pattern is worked in infant sizes with additional sizes in parentheses as follows: Infant (Toddler, Child, Adult). Final stitch counts will be at the end of each row/round for all sizes.

Stitches Needed & Abbreviations

st(s)- stitch(es)

ch(s)- chain(s)

sc- single crochet

dc- double crochet

blo- back loop only

flo- front loop only

dc2tog- double crochet 2 together

RS- right side


Ch 10

Row 1:  sc in 2nd ch from hook and across. (9)

Row 2: ch 1, turn, 1 sc in blo of each st across. (9)

Rows 3-60 (64, 68, 72): repeat row 2. (9)

Sew both ends of the brim together by slip stitching through both stitches across. Turn brim to the other side and continue to Body of Hat.

Body of Hat

Round 1 (RS): Ch 1, work 60 (64, 68, 72) sc around the side of the brim, join to 1st st. (60, 64, 68, 72)

Round 2: Ch 2, turn, *1 dc in blo of next st, 1 dc in flo of next st*, repeat from * around, join to 1st st. (60, 64, 68, 70)

Rounds 3-8 (8, 10, 12): Repeat round 2.

Round 9 (9, 11, 13): Ch 2, turn, *dc2tog, 1 dc in next 2 sts (remember to match up blo, flo here) *, repeat from * around, joint to 1st st. (45, 48, 51, 54).

Round 10 (10, 12, 14): Ch 2, turn, *dc2tog, 1 dc in next st*, repeat from * around, join to 1st st. (30, 32, 34, 36)

Round 11 (11, 13, 15): Ch 2, turn, *dc2tog*, repeat from * around, join to 1st st. (15, 16, 17, 18)

Fasten off hat leaving a long tail to weave closed. With a tapestry needle, weave the tail in and out of the stitches in the last round. Pull tight to close. Fasten off.  Weave in ends. Add optional pom pom here.

Pattern is a copyright of Two Brothers Blankets. Please do not alter, copy, share, or sell in any way. You may, however, sell your finished products from this pattern.

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  1. Does anyone know of a good resource on better instructions on finishing the hat and adding the pom? I can’t figure out how to fasten off the end and finish the pom. Otherwise really nice pattern – just sad I got all the way to the end and can’t finish it.

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