Raffia Sun Hat Free Crochet Pattern


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Sun Hat

Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team



Crown Circumference: 22"

Crown Height: 7"

Diameter: 17" (incl. Brim)




Premier® Yarns Raffia (100% cellulose rayon; 1.23 oz/35gm, 87 yds/80 m)

  • #99-01 Azurite – 5 balls

Hook: US Size F-5 (3.75 mm) & H-8 (5mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

Notions: Tapestry needle, removable stitch marker, 54" long plastic millinery wire (or similar)



15 hdc x 12 rows = 4" with larger hook

22 dc x 11 rows = 4" with smaller hook

Save time, check your gauge.



ch           chain

dc           double crochet

hdc         half double crochet

hk           hook

rep         repeat(ing)

rnd(s)    round(s)

RS          right side

sc           single crochet

st(s)       stitch(es)



With larger hook, ch 6, sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1: (RS) Ch 1, 12 hdc in ring – 12 hdc. Place a removable stitch marker in the last hdc, move up each rnd to mark last st, working in a spiral.

Rnd 2: [2 Hdc in each hdc] around – 24 hdc.

Rnd 3: [2 Hdc in next hdc, hdc in next hdc] around – 36 hdc.

Rnd 4: [2 Hdc in next hdc, hdc in next 3 hdc] around – 45 hdc.

Rnd 5: [2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in next 4 hdc] – 54 hdc.

Rnd 6: [2 Hdc in next hdc, hdc in next 5 hdc] – 63 hdc.

Rnd 7: [2 Hdc in next hdc, hdc in next 6 hdc] – 72 hdc.

Rnd 8: [2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in next 11 hdc] around – 78 hdc.

Rnd 9: [2 Hdc in next hdc, hdc in next 12 hdc] – 84 hdc.

Rnds 10-22: Hdc in each hdc around.

At the end of Rnd 22, do not fasten off.



Rnd 23: With smaller hook, continue working in spiral, [2 dc in next hdc] around – 168 dc.

Rnd 24: [2 dc in next dc, dc in next 6 dc] around – 192 dc.

Rnd 25-32: Dc in each dc around.

Rnds 33-35: Sc in each st around.

Fasten off.



Weave in ends.

Thread wire through last round and secure.



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