Irish Pixie Hat | Free Crochet Pattern!

Mar 14, 2017

St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner and I’ve got a freebie crochet pattern for you!  Sure, most people want to make leprechaun hats.  But I’ve always wanted to figure out how to make a pixie hat and this sounded like a fun alternative.  Let’s hop to it!

Are you ready to crochet up this cutie?
**Remember, you’re more than welcome to sell finished products from this pattern.  I only ask that you give me credit and link back to this pattern.  Please play nice and don’t claim the pattern or photos as your own.  If you do end up making a hat from my pattern, I’d love to see the results!  Link me to your blog, email me a photo (katy@threadandgrain.com), share it on Instagram @mckinleykaty or post it to my Facebook page.  I want to see what you can do!!

Free Irish Pixie Crochet Hat Pattern

Materials:

  • Green + White Worsted Weight Yarn
  • Crochet hook size H-8 (5.0 mm)
  • Tapestry needle / Fabric glue (your pick!)

Abbreviations:

ch – chain
st – stitch
sl st- slip stitch
DC – Double Crochet
SC – Single Crochet
Magic Ring – Find a great tutorial including video HERE


Size 0-6 Months

**Ch 2 at beginning of each round counts as first DC.
Magic Ring, 10 DC in magic ring, join to first DC. (10 DC)
Round 2: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (10 DC)
Round 3: Ch 2, DC in same stitch.  2 DC in each around, join. (20 DC)
Round 4: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (20 DC)
Round 5: Ch 2, 2 DC in next. [1 DC in next, 2 DC in next.] 9 times.  Join to first DC. (30 DC)
Round 6: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (30 DC)
Round 7: Ch 2, DC in next, 2 DC in next. [DC in next 2 st, 2 DC in next] 9 times. Join to first DC. (40 DC)
Round 8: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (40 DC)
Round 9: Ch 2, DC in next 2 st, 2 DC in next. [DC in next 3 st, 2 DC in next] 9 times. Join to first DC. (50 DC)
Round 10-17: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (50 DC)
Round 18: Ch 1, SC in each st around.  Join to first SC. (50 SC)
Fasten, weave in ends.


Size Toddler (6 Months – 3 Years)

**Ch 2 at beginning of each round counts as first DC.
Magic Ring, 10 DC in magic ring, join to first DC. (10 DC)
Round 2: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (10 DC)
Round 3: Ch 2, DC in same stitch.  2 DC in each around, join. (20 DC)
Round 4: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (20 DC)
Round 5: Ch 2, 2 DC in next. [1 DC in next, 2 DC in next.] 9 times.  Join to first DC. (30 DC)
Round 6: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (30 DC)
Round 7: Ch 2, DC in next, 2 DC in next. [DC in next 2 st, 2 DC in next] 9 times. Join to first DC. (40 DC)
Round 8: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (40 DC)
Round 9: Ch 2, DC in next 2 st, 2 DC in next. [DC in next 3 st, 2 DC in next] 9 times. Join to first DC. (50 DC)
Round 10: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (50 DC)
Round 11: Ch 2, DC in next 3 st, 2 DC in next. [DC in next 4 st, 2 DC in next] 9 times. Join to first DC. (60 DC)
Round 12-21: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (60 DC)
Round 22: Ch 1, SC in each st around.  Join to first SC. (60 SC)
Fasten, weave in ends.


Size Youth (3 – 10 Years)

**Ch 2 at beginning of each round counts as first DC.
Magic Ring, 10 DC in magic ring, join to first DC. (10 DC)
Round 2: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (10 DC)
Round 3: Ch 2, DC in same stitch.  2 DC in each around, join. (20 DC)
Round 4: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (20 DC)
Round 5: Ch 2, 2 DC in next. [1 DC in next, 2 DC in next.] 9 times.  Join to first DC. (30 DC)
Round 6: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (30 DC)
Round 7: Ch 2, DC in next, 2 DC in next. [DC in next 2 st, 2 DC in next] 9 times. Join to first DC. (40 DC)
Round 8: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (40 DC)
Round 9: Ch 2, DC in next 2 st, 2 DC in next. [DC in next 3 st, 2 DC in next] 9 times. Join to first DC. (50 DC)
Round 10: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (50 DC)
Round 11: Ch 2, DC in next 3 st, 2 DC in next. [DC in next 4 st, 2 DC in next] 9 times. Join to first DC. (60 DC)
Round 12: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (60 DC)
Round 13: Ch 2, DC in next 4 st, 2 DC in next. [DC in next 5 st, 2 DC in next] 9 times.  Join to first DC. (70 DC)
Round 14-22: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (70 DC)
Round 23: Ch 1, SC in each st around.  Join to first SC. (60 SC)
Fasten, weave in ends.


Size Adult

**Ch 2 at beginning of each round counts as first DC.
Magic Ring, 10 DC in magic ring, join to first DC. (10 DC)
Round 2: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (10 DC)
Round 3: Ch 2, DC in same stitch.  2 DC in each around, join. (20 DC)
Round 4: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (20 DC)
Round 5: Ch 2, 2 DC in next. [1 DC in next, 2 DC in next.] 9 times.  Join to first DC. (30 DC)
Round 6: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (30 DC)
Round 7: Ch 2, DC in next, 2 DC in next. [DC in next 2 st, 2 DC in next] 9 times. Join to first DC. (40 DC)
Round 8: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (40 DC)
Round 9: Ch 2, DC in next 2 st, 2 DC in next. [DC in next 3 st, 2 DC in next] 9 times. Join to first DC. (50 DC)
Round 10: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (50 DC)
Round 11: Ch 2, DC in next 3 st, 2 DC in next. [DC in next 4 st, 2 DC in next] 9 times. Join to first DC. (60 DC)
Round 12: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (60 DC)
Round 13: Ch 2, DC in next 4 st, 2 DC in next. [DC in next 5 st, 2 DC in next] 9 times.  Join to first DC. (70 DC)
Round 14-25: Ch 2, DC in each st around.  Join to first DC. (70 DC)
Round 26: Ch 1, SC in each st around.  Join to first SC. (60 SC)
Fasten, weave in ends.


4-Leaf Clover Applique

Magic Ring. [1 SC in magic ring, Ch 3, 1 SC in magic ring.] 4 times.
Ch 5 (for stem).  Slip stitch into each chain. Sc into magic ring.
In 1st chain space: SC 1, ch 1, DC 4, ch 1, SC 1. (Repeat in remaining 3 chain spaces.)
Fasten off.

And please, if you have any questions don’t hesitate to ask!  I always will try to help!

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3 Comments

  1. Shannon Jenckes Thorn

    Which row did you start the fpdc and the bpdc?

    Reply
    • Caitlin Phillips

      I have used the idea of this as the base for my custom casual everyday witch hat. Thank you!

      Reply
      • Katy M.

        Oh my gosh! Great idea!

        Reply

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