Handmade Christmas Hat DIY Crafts

This handmade Christmas hat is a fun DIY craft that is very versatile. This pattern was made in less than two hours. Even if you are a new beginner, this easy crochet pattern can be mastered in no time. It can be worn as a hat, used as a decoration, or even as a toilet paper cover. I added crochet snowflakes as an extra adornment. The look is so fresh and new with the added snowflakes. However, it can be work just the way it is as a beautiful hat for the holiday season.

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Handmade Holiday Decorations

It is so nice to spruce up your home with Holiday decorations. Having the ability to make your own decorations makes your home all the more personal and welcoming for your visitors. I hope that you try your hand at making a few DIY crafts for the Holidays including this handmade Christmas hat. I know I just love mine.

Handmade Christmas Hat Pattern




Boye Crochet Hook Size J
Yarn Needle
Stitch Marker

Red Heart Love Metallic Red (Partial Skein)

Red Heart Love Metallic White (Partial Skein)


CH = chain

DC = Double Crochet

SC = Single Crochet
SL ST = Slip Stitch
ST = Stitch


Begin with a magic circleRed Heart Love Metallic Red (Partial Skein) Here is another post with complete directions on how to make a magic circle.

Round 1: CH 3, this counts as the first DC in the magic circle. 11 DC in the magic circle. SL ST to join into first CH. (12 DC). Pull the yarn tail from the magic circle to tighten and close the circle in the magic circle.

Round 2: CH 3, 1 DC in same ST. 2 DC in each ST around, SL ST to join (24 DC).

Round 3: CH 3, 2 DC in next ST, *DC, 2 DC, repeat from * around, SL ST to join (36 DC).

Round 4: CH 3, 1 DC in next ST, *DC, DC, 2 DC, repeat from * around, SL ST to join (48 DC).

Round 5: CH 3, 1 DC, 1 DC, 2 DC, *DC, DC, DC, 2DC, repeat from * around, SL ST to join (60 DC).

Round 6-15: CH 3, Dc in each ST around, SL ST to join (60 DC).

Round 16: Switch to the Red Heart Love Metallic White (Partial Skein). *CH 10, SC into each CH space SL into CH. * Continue to work the ST between the * until you have worked all the way around the hat – 60 times. Then join the ST using the yarn and a yarn needle. Here are some pictures to help show you the pattern in hopes that in case I am not clear in my directions, the pictures will make sense.

First Row of White Hat Brim
First Row of White Hat Brim
Crocheting hat brim
Crocheting hat brim
Joining Hat Brim
Joining Hat Brim





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Fasten off yarn by pulling the yarn through the last ST. Using the yarn needle, weave in the ends and cut off the excess yarn.

Enjoy your Handmade Holiday DIY.

Handmade Christmas Hat Ideas

Here is this Handmade Christmas Hat shown four different ways.

Christmas Hat being worn

Crochet Hat as a Top Hat

Christmas hat with snowflakes

Christmas hat toilet paper cover

I ended up using my handmade Christmas hat on the back of my toilet to cover the toilet paper. Because I decorated the hat with the snowflakes, I was able to use this all Winter long. It made me smile each time I used the powder room.


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