Best Crochet Hat Pattern Books of 2022

Hats make fantastic crochet projects. There are bunches of interesting ways to crochet them; you can work them in rounds or rows or other techniques. There are infinite possibilities for stitch patterns and yarns you can use. If you’d like to check out some fantastic hat patterns, we invite you to take a look at this list of recommendations for the best crochet hat pattern books.

1. Crocheted Beanies and Slouchy Hats by Julie King

Crocheted Beanies and Slouchy Hats: 31 Patterns for Fun, Colorful Hats by Julie King, Published by Stackpole Books

Crocheted Beanies and Slouchy Hats: 31 Patterns for Fun, Colorful Hats by Julie King, Published by Stackpole Books

This is my top pick for ladies’ stylish crocheted hat patterns in 2022. According to all the sources I read on the topic of fashion, berets are THE hot fashion accessory this year. Crocheted Beanies and Slouchy Hats is my brand new, go-to resource for spectacular beret patterns — some of which are simple, some of which are colorful and some of which are lacy and feminine. I think you’re going to LOVE the variety of different looks included in this pattern book!


This book also has you covered if you want to crochet beanies, slouchy beanies or an earflap beanie. All together, there are 31 trendy, up-to-date hat patterns included in the book.

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2. Learn to Crochet Top-Down Beanies

Learn to Crochet Top-Down Beanies by Rohn Strong, Published by Annie's Crochet

Learn to Crochet Top-Down Beanies by Rohn Strong, Published by Annie’s Crochet


If you’re in need of beanie patterns for anyone of any age, you’ll definitely want to take a look at Learn to Crochet Top-Down Beanies by Rohn Strong. This book is unique because it frees you from the hassle of checking your gauge and matching the original pattern designer’s gauge. This is really a genius idea for a book, and I highly recommend it to to other crocheters.


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3. Noggins and Necks: 10 Crochet Designs by Bonnie Barker

Noggins and Necks: Crochet Hat and Scarf Patterns for Ladies, by Bonnie Barker, Published by Leisure Arts

Noggins and Necks: Crochet Hat and Scarf Patterns for Ladies, by Bonnie Barker, Published by Leisure Arts


Noggins and Necks is a book that’s focused exclusively on giving you aran-style crochet patterns for ladies’ hat and scarf sets. There are five matching sets included in the book, all of which are suitable for pairing with jackets, coats and other outerwear during the colder months of the year.

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4. Learn to Crochet Mosaic Hats by Melissa Leapman

Learn to Crochet Mosaic Hats Book by Melissa Leapman, Published by Annie's Crochet

Learn to Crochet Mosaic Hats Book by Melissa Leapman, Published by Annie’s Crochet


Mosaic crochet looks complex and intricate, but it is far easier than you’d think. You only crochet with one color per row, but the finished projects look like you used two colors per row. You can create some truly unique and interesting fabrics using this technique.


Mosaic crochet is an ideal technique to use for creating eye-catching hats. If you’d be interested in crocheting some super cool, trendy and fun hats for yourself or the people on your gift list — including men, women and teenagers — consider picking up a copy of Melissa Leapman’s outstanding crochet pattern book called “Learn to Crochet Mosaic Hats“. This affordable booklet includes instructions for making 7 hats featuring mosaic crochet stitch patterns. These hats are all stylish and wearable.

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5. Infant Boots and Hats: 6 Charming Sets

Infant Boots and Hats: 6 Charming Sets, a baby crochet pattern book by Kristi Simpson, Published by Leisure Arts

Infant Boots and Hats: 6 Charming Sets — A Crochet Baby Pattern Book by Kristi Simpson, Published by Leisure Arts


If you’re in need of new hat patterns plus baby bootie patterns for tiny babies, Infant Boots and Hats: 6 Charming Sets is a crochet pattern book you’re likely to enjoy. The book will give you a variety of super cute baby hat patterns to crochet. Kristi Simpson is the book’s author, and she is also the crochet pattern designer who created these hat designs.


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That’s our short but sweet roundup of the best crochet hat pattern books. If you want to crochet a hat, all of these books are worth adding to your pattern stash.

Over to You:

Have you made any of the hats from any of these crochet hat pattern books? If so, how did your hat(s) turn out?


Do you have a favorite crochet hat pattern book? We’d love to know about your recommendations for wonderful crochet hat patterns. The floor is open for comments — so let’s discuss your experiences in the comments section below.


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Posted By: Amy Solovay


This page was last updated on 8-26-2022.

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