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8 Inspiring Crochet Sun Hat Designs – Free Patterns and Guides

As the winter starts to fade and dreams of outdoor living once again sweep the nation, what better time to get busy with this amazing crochet sun hat craft project? We’ve scoured the web to bring you what we believe are the eight very best DIY sun hat designs and patterns out there, which we guarantee are so much easier to pull off than you’d believe!

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There’s really nothing cuter than a gorgeous little boy or girl in an equally gorgeous sun hat – unless of course that hat happens to have been handmade by you personally! From the simplest of single-color hats to more elaborate designs with flowers and decorative accents, you can take your pick of the best patterns of the bunch and crochet up a storm in no time.

Sun Hats: Pretty, Protective, Perfect!

We all know how important it is to protect children from the sun’s ray, so why not do so with a handmade hat that’s as pretty as it is protective? Even with such impressive looks, you’ll be surprised just how easy these hats are to make with a few basic supplies and just a couple of simple crochet stitches.

Even if it’s your first time with a crochet needle, chances are you’ll be hitting your stride in no time!

1. Ruffled brim crochet sun hat

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VIEW IN GALLERYCrochet-Sun-Hats-free pattern-wonderfuldiy1[from Hatting Madly Crochet]

Take a look at the patterns up and down this page for a little essential inspiration, but don’t forget you can be as creative as you like with your own hats.

The more unique to you they are, the better!

2. Pineapple lace sunhat for girls

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3. Baby boy crochetsummer sun hat

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4. Crochet ToddlerSun Hat

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5. Peach happy sun hat

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6. Yoyo-Puff Wide Brim Hat For Girl

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7. Belmont Crochet Sun Hat

VIEW IN GALLERYbaby crochet sun hat[Girls crochet sun hat from Kati D Creations]

8. Crochet Watermelon Sun Hat

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