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About the designer

Both my grandmothers taught me how to crochet when I was a child. In the fall of 2010, I got involved with crocheting again and it has quickly become a passion. I love creating patterns!

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Ainsley Hat

from Crochet by Jennifer
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Ainsley Hat
Ainsley Hat copyright Emily Price Truman
Ainsley Hat copyright Shawna McKeage
Ainsley Hat copyright Jennifer Dougherty
Ainsley Hat copyright Jennifer Dougherty
Ainsley Hat copyright Kim Lindsay Notley

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • magic ring
  • single crochet
  • double crochet
  • slip stitch
  • sc in back loop only

Pattern Description:

NOTE: my pattern testers added crochet flowers to some of these photos, they are NOT included in the pattern. I DO include links to both a free crochet rose pattern and a free crochet dahlia pattern though.

This is a PDF crochet pattern for a great spring or summer hat that comes in two versions, regular fit or slouchy!! So many color and style options with this one. Add a fabric flower or your favorite crocheted flower, or leave it plain. It can be made in a solid color or lots of colors!

Sizes included are:

Regular: newborn, 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months, toddler, child, teen/adult, and large adult

Slouchy: 6-12 months, toddler, child, teen/adult, and large adult.

All of my patterns are written in U.S. Standard Crochet Terms.

You are welcome to sell all finished items from this pattern. When selling items online, a link to this pattern is appreciated but not required.

Due to the nature of patterns, there are no returns or refunds. All sales are final. Help is available by email, link is included in pattern.


15 stitches and 15 rows in single crochet = 4" x 4" (10 cm x 10 cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • newborn
  • 0-3 months
  • 3-6 months
  • 6-12 months
  • toddler
  • child
  • teen/adult
  • large adult


  • 5 oz or less of worsted weight yarn
  • "J" (6 mm) crochet hook

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch marker
  • measuring tape
  • fabric flower (optional)