Daisy May Sunhat – Free Crochet Pattern

The Daisy May is a lightweight sunhat crochet pattern that is perfect for cool spring days when you want just a little cover from the breeze.

Made with beginner stitches and just a bit of shaping you’ll be done and ready to wear this sunhat in no time. Add some crochet flowers or even ribbon flowers like I did.

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MATERIALS


Finished Sizes: Baby (12-14”), Toddler (16-18”), Child (18-20”), Adult (20-22”)


Yarn: #4 worsted cotton – 2125-200 yds/3-4 oz.
Sample used: 24/7 Cotton in White


Crochet Hook: Size – H/8 (5 mm)

Notions: Yarn Needle

Gauge: 4.5 sc = 4” in pattern


Abbreviations: 

  • ch – chain
  • sc – single crochet
  • sk – skip
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • yo – yarn over

For a full list of abbreviations, please see my List of Abbreviations.


Notes:

  • Hat is worked from the top down.  
  • Make sure your chains are not too tight or it will reduce the hat size.
  • Do not join rounds unless specified.


Special Stitches:

Magic Ring for tutorial, please see How to Make a Magic Ring.




Daisy May Hat Crochet Pattern


Baby

Make magic ring,
Round 1: 8 sc in magic ring, slip stitch to 1st sc, do not turn. (8 sc) 

Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around. (16 sc) 

Round 3: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (24 sc) 

Round 4: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (32 sc) 

Round 5: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (40 sc) 

Round 6: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (48 sc) 

Round 7: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (56 sc) 

Round 8: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (64 sc) 

Round 9: Ch 1, sc in 1 st sc, ch 1, skip next sc, *sc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc, repeat from * around, slip stitch to 1st sc. 

Round 10: Ch 2 (will count as sc & ch1 sp), sc in 1st ch-1 sp, ch 1, sc in next ch-1 sp, repeat from * around, slip stitch in beg ch-2 sp. 

Round 11: Ch 1, sc in 1st ch-1 sp, ch1, *sc in next sc, ch 1, repeat from * around, slip stitch to 1 st sc. 

Round 12 – 21: Repeat Rows 10 & 11. 

Round 22: Ch 1, sc in ch-1 space, * sc in next sc, sc in next ch-1 sp, repeat around, slip stitch to 1st sc. 

Round 23 – 24: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, slip stitch to 1st sc, do not fasten off.


Brim

Round 1: Working in front loops only, sc in each st around, sl st to 1st sc. (64 sc)

Round 2: Work rem rounds in both loops, ch 1, sc in 1st 9 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 9 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around, sc in rem sts, sl st to 1st sc. (70 sc)

Round 3: Ch 1, sc in 1st 9 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 9 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around, sl st to 1st sc. (77)

Round 4: Sc in 1st 11 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 11 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (84 sc)

Round 5: Sc in 1st 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 12 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around, sc in last 6 sc, sl st to 1st sc. (91 sc)

Round 6: Sc in 1st 13 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 13 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (100 sc)

Round 7: Sc in 1st 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 14 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around, sc in last 7 sc, sl st to 1st sc. (110 sc)
Fasten off.



Toddler

Make magic ring,
Round 1: 8 sc in magic ring, slip stitch to 1st sc, do not turn. (8 sc)

Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around. (16 sc)

Round 3: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (24 sc)

Round 4: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (32 sc)

Round 5: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (40 sc)

Round 6: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (48 sc)

Round 7: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (56 sc)

Round 8: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (64 sc)

Round 9: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (72 sc)

Round 10: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, ch 1, skip next sc, *sc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc, repeat from * around, slip stitch to 1st sc.

Round 11: Ch 2 (will count as sc & ch-1 sp), sc in 1st ch-1 sp, ch 1, sc in next ch-1 sp, repeat from * around, slip stitch in beg ch-2 sp.

Round 12: Ch 1, sc in 1st ch-1 sp, ch 1, *sc in next sc, ch 1, repeat from * around, slip stitch to 1 st sc.

Rounds 13 – 23: Repeat Rows 11 & 12.

Round 24: Ch 1, sc in ch-1 space, *sc in next sc, sc in next ch-1 sp, repeat around, slip stitch to 1st sc.

Rounds 25 – 26: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, slip stitch to 1st sc, do not fasten off.


Brim

Round 1: Working in front loops only, sc in each st around, sl st to 1st sc. (72 sc)

Round 2: Work rem rounds in both loops, ch 1, sc in 1st 9 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 9 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around, sc in rem sts, sl st to 1st sc. (79 sc)

Round 3: Ch 1, sc in 1st 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around, sl st to 1st sc. (86 sc)

Round 4: Sc in 1st 11 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 11 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (93 sc)

Round 5: Sc in 1st 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 12 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around, sc in last 2 sc, sl st to 1st sc. (100 sc)

Round 6: Sc in 1st 13 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 13 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around, sc in last 2 sc, sl st in 1st sc. (107 sc)

Round 7: Sc in 1st 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 14 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around, sc in last 7 sc, sl st to 1st sc. (114 sc)
Fasten off.



Child

Make magic ring,
Round 1: 8 sc in magic ring, slip stitch to 1st sc, do not turn. (8 sc)

Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around. (16 sc)

Round 3: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (24 sc)

Round 4: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (32 sc)

Round 5: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (40 sc)

Round 6: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (48 sc)

Round 7: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (56 sc)

Round 8: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (64 sc)

Round 9: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (72 sc)

Round 10: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (80 sc)

Round 11: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, ch 1, skip next sc, *sc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc, repeat from * around, slip stitch to 1st sc.

Round 12: Ch 2 (will count as sc & ch1 sp), sc in 1st ch-1 sp, ch 1, sc in next ch-1 sp, repeat from * around, slip stitch in beg ch-2 sp.

Round 13: Ch 1, sc in 1st ch-1 sp, ch 1, *sc in next sc, ch 1, repeat from * around, slip stitch to 1st sc.

Rounds 14 – 25: Repeat Rows 12 & 13.

Round 26: Ch 1, sc in ch-1 space, *sc in next sc, sc in next ch-1 sp, repeat around, slip stitch to 1st sc. (80 sc)

Rounds 27 – 28: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, slip stitch to 1st sc, do not fasten off.


Brim

Round 1: Working in front loops only, sc in each st around, sl st to 1st sc. (80 sc)

Round 2: Work rem rounds in both lps, ch 1, sc in 1st 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around, sc in last 3 sc, sl st to 1st sc. (87 sc)

Round 3: Sc in 1st 11 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 11 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in last 3 sc, rep from * around. (94 sc)

Round 4: Sc in 1st 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 12 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around, sc in last 3 sc, sl st to 1st sc. (101 sc)

Round 5: Sc in 1st 13 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 13 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around, sc in last 3 sc, sl st in 1st sc. (108 sc)

Round 6: Sc in 1st 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 14 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around, sc in last 7 sc, sc in last 3 sc, sl st to 1st sc. (115 sc) 

Round 7: Sc in 1st 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 15 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around, sc in rem sc, sl st to 1st sc. 
Fasten off.



Adult

Make magic ring,
Round 1: 8 sc in magic ring, slip stitch to 1st sc, do not turn. (8 sc)

Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around. (16 sc)

Round 3: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (24 sc)

Round 4: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (32 sc)

Round 5: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (40 sc)

Round 6: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (48 sc)

Round 7: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (56 sc)

Round 8: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (64 sc)

Round 9: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (72 sc)

Round 10: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (80 sc)

Round 11: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, sc in next 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 9 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around. (88 sc)

Round 12: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, ch 1, skip next sc, *sc in next sc, ch 1, skip next sc, repeat from * around, slip stitch to 1st sc. 

Round 13: Ch 2 (will count as sc & ch-1 sp), sc in 1st ch-1 sp, ch 1, sc in next ch1 sp, repeat rom * around, slip stitch in beg ch-2 sp.

Round 14: Ch 1, sc in 1st ch-1 sp, ch1, *sc in next sc, ch 1, repeat from * around, slip stitch to 1st sc.

Rounds 15 – 27: Repeat Rows 12 & 13.

Round 28: Ch 1, sc in ch-1 sp, *sc in next sc, sc in next ch-1 sp, repeat around, slip stitch to 1st sc. (80 sc)

Rounds 29 – 30: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, slip stitch to 1st sc, do not fasten off.


Brim

Round 1: Working in front loops only, sc in each st around, sl st to 1st sc. (88 sc)

Round 2: Work rem rounds in both lps, ch 1, sc in 1st 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 10 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around. (96 sc)

Round 3: Sc in 1st 11 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 11 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in last 3 sc, rep from * around. (104 sc)

Round 5: Sc in 1st 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 12 sc, 2 sc in next sc, rep from * around, sc in last 3 sc, sl st to 1st sc. (112 sc)

Round 6: Sc in 1st 13 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 13 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around, sc in last 3 sc, sl st in 1st sc. (120 sc)

Round 7: Sc in 1st 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc, *sc in next 14 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around, sc in last 7 sc, sc in last 3 sc, sl st to 1st sc. (128 sc)
Fasten off.

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