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Crochet Ponytail Hat

May 15, 2024 08:42 AM
Crochet Ponytail Hat

 Introducing the Crochet Ponytail Hat, a trendy and practical accessory that combines fashion and functionality. This unique hat is specially designed to accommodate a ponytail or bun, allowing you to keep your hair up while staying warm and stylish during the colder months. Made with love and care, each hat is handcrafted using high-quality crochet techniques, ensuring durability and comfort. Whether you're heading out for a casual day at the park or dressing up for a night out with friends, this hat adds a touch of charm to any outfit. With its intricate crochet patterns and vibrant colors, it's a true fashion statement that sets you apart from the crowd. The hat's clever design features a convenient opening at the top, allowing you to effortlessly pull your ponytail or bun through while keeping your head cozy and warm. Say goodbye to messy hair and hello to a stylish solution with the Crochet Ponytail Hat!

Skill Level: Easy

Even if you are not having a bad hair day, you’ll appreciate how easy it is to have a put-together look when your ponytail is slipped into this hat’s clever back opening.


RED HEART Super Saver: 1 skein 319 Cherry Red

Crochet Hooks: 5.5mm [US I-9] and 5mm [US H-8]

Yarn needle

Gauge/Tension: GAUGE: 13 sts = 4″; 10 rounds = 4″ in hdc. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Directions are for size Small/Medium; changes for size Large are in parentheses.

Hat Circumference = 19¾ (21)”.


With larger hook, ch 64 (68); join with a slip st in first ch to form a ring taking care that ch is not twisted.

Round 1: Ch 1, sc in each ch around; join with a slip st in first sc – 64 (68) sc.

Round 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join.

Ponytail Opening

Round 3: Ch 1, sc in first sc, ch 10, skip next 9 sc, sc in each sc around; join.

Round 4: Ch 1, hdc in first sc, 9 hdc in ch-10 space, hdc in each sc around; join with a slip st in first hdc.

Rounds 5 and 6: Ch 1, hdc in each hdc around; join.

Round 7: Ch 1, [2 hdc in first hdc, hdc in next 3 hdc] 16 (17) times; join – 80 (85) hdc.

Rounds 8 and 9: Repeat Round 5.

Round 10: Ch 1, [hdc in next 4 hdc, skip next hdc] 16 (17) times; join – 64 (68) hdc.

Round 11: Ch 1, [hdc in next 3 hdc, skip next hdc] 16 (17) times; join – 48 (51) hdc.

Rounds 12-14: Repeat Round 5.

Round 15: Ch 1, [hdc in first hdc, skip next hdc] 24 (25) times, hdc in next 0 (1) hdc; join – 24 (26) hdc.

Round 16: Ch 1, sc in each hdc around; join.

For large only:

Round 17: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join.

Both Sizes

Round 17 (18): Ch 1, [sc in sc, skip next sc] 12 (13) times; join – 12 (13) sc.

Round 18 (19): Ch 1, [sc in sc, skip next sc] 6 times, sc in next 0 (1) sc; join – 6 (7) sc. Fasten off leaving a 6” yarn end. Weave yarn end through remaining sts; draw up firmly, fasten securely. Weave in ends.


Row 1: Skip 9 sts under Ponytail Opening and next 19 (20) sts of Round 1; with smaller hook, join yarn around the post of next sc; ch 1, sc around next 17 (19) sc; turn.

Rows 2-6: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn. Fasten off at end of Row 6. Weave in ends.


ch = chain;

dc = double crochet;

hdc = half double crochet;

mm = millimeters;

sc = single crochet;

st(s) = stitch (es);

[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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