Some good patterns for crocheting hats for kids include the hooting owl and Uncle Sam hats found at Red Heart and the Batman hat available from Craftown. These companies offer free crochet patterns for many different items, including a wide selection of hats for children.
Red Heart crochet patterns range from simple to ornate. The hooting owl hat offers a simple pattern for newer crocheters, and the Uncle Sam hat with beard requires more experience. The patterns are available on downloadable PDF pages. Individual pattern pages for hats for kids can be purchased with one-click shopping and provide all the items users need to crochet the piece. Listings also show which crochet hooks and related tools to use with the pattern.
Craftown offers a wide selection of patterns for kids' headwear. Many of its patterns feature themed designs for costumes or seasonal events. The Batman hat has a simple set of instructions that require only slip stitches, chains, single crochets, double crochets and crocheting two stitches together. Images of the projects at various stages of completion appear on the Craftown website, making it easy to compare work. The site also lists the suggested materials and the estimated difficulty level of each project.