Bucket Hat Crochet Pattern for American Girl & 18″ Dolls

Crochet a beach style bucket hat for your doll’s summer wardrobe. Skill level is easy and is worked using standard crochet stitches. You can add a floral pin for detail or leave the hat as is.

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Materials

  • #4 Worsted Yarn
  • J (5.75 mm) hook
  • Row counter
  • Stitch markers  
  • Yarn needle
  • Floral stem
  • Brooch Pin
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue

Yarn

  • Orange-Knit Picks Dishie 1 skein in Clementine

Gauge 16 sc over 18 rows=4” square

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Stitch Abbreviations

  • Sc-single crochet
  • Hdc-half double crochet
  • Dc-double crochet
  • Inc-increase
  • Dec-decrease
  • Sl st-slip stitch
  • St-stitch
  • Ch-chain

Notes & Tips

  • Hat is worked in the round. You will join at the chain st for each round so place your marker in the top chain stitch.
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Directions

Create a magic ring

Row 1. Ch 1, work 21 sc into the center of the ring. Sl st to the beginning ch 1 to join. (21 sc)

Row 2. Ch 1, work 2 sc in each st around. Sl st to the beginning ch 1 to join. (42 sc)

Row 3. Ch 2, *dc in the first st, skip the next 2 sts, 5 dc in the next st, skip the next 2 sts. Repeat from * around. Sl st to the top of the beginning ch 2 to join. (42 sts)

Row 4. Ch 2, *5 dc in the next st, skip the next 2 sts, dc in the next st, skip the next 2 sts. Repeat from * around. Sl st to the top of the beginning ch 2 to join. (42 sts)

Row 5. Ch 2, *skip the next 2 sts, dc in the next st, skip the next 2 sts, 5 dc in the next st. Repeat from * around. Sl st to the top of the beginning ch 2 to join. (42 sts)

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Row 6. Ch 2, *5 dc in the next st, skip the next 2 sts, dc in the next st, skip the next 2 sts. Repeat from * around. Sl st to the top of the beginning ch 2 to join. (42 sts)

Row 7. Ch 2, *skip the next 2 sts, dc in the next st, skip the next 2 sts, 5 dc in the next st. Repeat from * around. Sl st to the top of the beginning ch 2 to join. (42 sts)

Row 8. Ch 2, *5 dc in the next st, skip the next 2 sts, dc in the next st, skip the next 2 sts. Repeat from * around. Sl st to the top of the beginning ch 2 to join. (42 sts)

Row 9. Ch 1, sc through the front loop only in each st around. Sl st to the beginning ch 1 to join. (42 sc)

Row 10. Ch 1, *sc in the next 6 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. Sl st to the beginning ch 1 to join. (48 sc)

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Row 11. Ch 1, *sc in the next 7 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. Sl st to the beginning ch 1 to join. (54 sc)

Row 12. Ch 1, *sc in the next 8 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. Sl st to the beginning ch 1 to join. (60 sc)

Row 13. Ch 1, *sc in the next 9 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. Sl st to the beginning ch 1 to join. (66 sc)

Row 14. Ch 1, *sc in the next 10 sts, inc. Repeat from * around. Sl st to the beginning ch 1 to join. (72 sc)

Fasten off. Weave in ends. 

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Brooch

If desired, create a small pin for the hat. I cut a few small flowers and a leaf from a floral stem and hot glued the pieces to the craft brooch pin. Pin to the side of the hat.

Doll is American Girl Joss, Top by Sew Cute Forever, Shorts and Sandals by Silly Monkey

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