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The Snowdrift Slouch Hat

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Winter is coming! Even though I can still see bright red leaves on the tree in my front yard, I just know (especially living in Michigan) that any day now, I could wake up to a few inches of snow and single-digit temperatures. Snowdrifts are a common occurrence in my part of the country, and this hat reminds me of them.

Snowdrift Slouch Crochet Hat | Free Slouchy Hat Crochet Pattern by Little Monkeys Crochet

This is a pretty simple slouchy hat pattern that’s worked in rows and cinched at the end. You might even learn a new stitch – the Double Crochet Cluster Stitch! (See pattern notes.)

The Yarn

I used Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice in “White” for my sample. Vanna’s Choice is one of those yarns that I’ve been using since I first learned to crochet. Most craft stores stock it well, and the color choices are really nice. Click here to view the color options.

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Snowdrift Slouch Crochet Hat  |  Free Slouchy Hat Crochet Pattern by Little Monkeys Crochet

The Snowdrift Slouch Hat Crochet Pattern


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Level: Easy

One Size Fist Most (Preteen - Adult Woman).
Hat measures 10” across at band, and is 9.5” tall. 


  • I hook (5.50mm)
  • About 200 yards (<2 skeins) of Lion Brand Vanna's Choice* (Sample color: White)
           *About Vanna's Choice:
     Fiber Content: 100% Premium Acrylic
                 Weight/Yardage: 100 g / 170 yds
                 Crochet Gauge: 12 sc + 15 rows = 4" (10 cm) on size J-10 (6 mm) hook
  • Yarn Needle

With I hook, 7 HDC = 2" square

Abbreviations Used:
CH (chain)
ST/STS (stitch/stitches)
SL ST (slip stitch)
SK (skip)
SC (single crochet)
2DCCL (2 Double Crochet Cluster Stitch - see Special Stitch, below)
SC+2DCCL (this just means to put 1 SC and 1 2DCCL in the same stitch)

Special Stitch
2DCCL - 
2 Double Crochet Cluster Stitch. To complete:
       (YO, insert hook, draw up a loop, YO, pull through 2 loops) twice; YO, pull through remaining 3 loops.

(1) This hat is worked in rows and cinched at the end.
(2) This pattern is written in American Standard terms.
(3) Starting chains do not count as stitches.
(4) The band of the hat is worked in seamless rounds. Do not join or turn at the end of rounds. Use a stitch marker if needed.

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To begin:
Using I Hook, and leaving a 12" tail, CH23. Don't weave in the tail until instructed (we'll use it later to cinch the hat).

Row 1:  In 3rd CH from hook, SC+2DCCL. (SK next ST, SC+2DCCL in next ST) across. (22)

Row 2: CH1, turn. SK first ST, SC+2DCCL in next ST. (SK next ST, SC+2DCCL in next ST) across. (22)

Rows 3-48: Repeat Row 2.

Next we're going to seam the hat. Fasten off, leaving a 12" tail. Lay the piece out flat, then fold the short sides in toward each other. Use the tail and a yarn needle to whip stitch the two short ends together, as shown.


Fasten off the tail you just used, and weave in its end.

Next, we're going to cinch the top of the hat. Turn it inside out (whichever side has the most obvious seam should be exposed). Thread your starting tail through your yarn needle and weave it in and out around the very top of the hat. (The smaller your weave, the nicer finish the top of the hat will have.)


After cinching, it should look like this:


Pull the tail tight to draw the cinch closed, tie a couple of knots, and fasten off and weave in the end.

Band of the Hat

Now, we're going to add a nice thick band to our slouch hat. Turn your hat right-side out and reattach your yarn at the base of the hat, at the seam. We're doing this with the seamless method, which means we aren't joining at the end of rounds. If you need to, you can use a stitch marker or bobby pin to mark the last SC of each round so you don't get lost.

Round 1: CH1. SC evenly around, 3SC per ridge*. (Approx. 72, give or take a couple)
*We're going to SC evenly around the hat, so let's take a look at what we have to work with. The ridges on the hat will be how we keep track of our stitches. We want to put 3SC in each ridge. I chose to put the first SC in the "valley", and the next 2 SC evenly spaced on the "hilltop". Take a look at this photo for guidance on where your SCs should go:


Rounds 2-8: SC evenly around.

To finish, SL ST into the next 3 SCs to smooth out the round. Fasten off and weave in ends.


This hat would look cute with a pompom. Click here for a tutorial!

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  • Carol November 3, 2015, 10:06 am

    This is a lovely hat! Thank you for sharing it free!!


  • edith November 3, 2015, 10:12 am

    Thanks for sharing, It looks like one I can make!

  • Ginghun November 3, 2015, 11:30 am

    Perfect for my Law Student granddaughter! Can’t wait to make and send to her. She will need it to stay warm this winter walking to classes! Darling hat…thanks so much for sharing!!!

  • Helen November 3, 2015, 12:31 pm

    Thanks so much for sharing! A lovely hat … must try.

  • Ann Gutierrez November 3, 2015, 12:34 pm

    I purchased the pattern for the Snowdrift hat and did not see how to download it. Now what?

    • Rebecca November 3, 2015, 12:41 pm

      Etsy will send you a confirmation email with a download button. If you don’t receive it, you can just log into your Etsy account under your profile, “purchases and reviews”. It will be there. 🙂 Thank you for your purchase!

  • Elaine Williams November 3, 2015, 3:46 pm

    Beautiful stitch and it looks easy for me as a new crocheter! It looks lovely made in white, I like Vanna’s Choice yarn too – thank you for sharing!

  • Willow November 3, 2015, 6:45 pm

    Thanks so much for this free pattern. I love how you created it, with the cinching method. I will be trying it very soon!!!

  • Melanie November 3, 2015, 6:55 pm

    This looks like a fun pattern! Unfortunately I don’t have any Vanna’s Choice in my stash, and the yarn I would like to use for this is a bit thinner than Vanna’s Choice. Can you tell me how tall the tube is before cinching and adding the band?

    • Rebecca November 4, 2015, 9:41 am

      The tube should be about 7.5-8.0″ tall. As long as you start with an odd number of chains, you’ll be fine. The band is about 2″ thick. 🙂

      • Melanie November 4, 2015, 3:42 pm

        Thank you!

  • Laurie November 3, 2015, 9:25 pm

    I just finished the Yenni slouch hat and this one is next!

  • rana taleb November 4, 2015, 6:13 am

    please can u send me a video for more crochet

  • Joanne November 4, 2015, 10:56 pm

    Absolutely gorgeous pattern!

  • Stephanie November 6, 2015, 5:53 pm

    I just finished this and I love it! Thanks for the beautiful pattern!

  • Tammy November 10, 2015, 1:08 pm

    I finished my hat last night, I used a heavier yarn and didn’t add the band. I love it!! Thanks for sharing this pattern.

  • Marine November 14, 2015, 11:33 am

    Thanks §

  • Peggy November 15, 2015, 2:17 am

    I just wanted to say thank you for having this hat pattern on your website for free. When I have the money I plan on purchasing your pay for pattern and I love the tutorials you have included. They help me out greatly.
    Thanks again,
    Peggy S

  • Veronica November 16, 2015, 9:28 am

    Thank you for sharing the pattern for the hat! I love it a lot. I would love to make a longer version of the hat so I could tug my braids in it. I know already that I have to repeat row 2 a couple of times more as mentioned but how long do I need to leave the tail?

    • Rebecca November 16, 2015, 2:47 pm

      Hi! Repeating Row 2 will only make the hat wider. If you want it longer, you’ll need to add to your starting CH. Regarding the tail, I would add a couple inches just to be on the safe side.

  • Joy Ferguson November 19, 2015, 9:00 am

    Love the look of this slouch. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  • Susan Melcher November 21, 2015, 1:24 pm

    Thank you. You are very talented.

  • Valerie Brown November 21, 2015, 5:19 pm

    I just wanted to let you know I am so appreciative of your site and your patterns and the consideration you give your craft. I have been crocheting for many, many years. I am always looking for something new or different to try but I am often frustrated by glitches in posted patterns on many different sites. I also get frustrated with sites who will only sell their patterns. I am always happily pleased by your patterns. They are easy to follow and are always clear and concise. Thankyou for the effort you put into sharing your craft!! It helps the rest of us as we expand our own abilitites!!
    I do, however, have a question for you. Are you opposed to the selling of products made from your patterns? Here is the reason I am asking: I teach in a rather “rough” high school. One of the goals we, as faculty members, have for our students is to teach them to give back to their community. I have heard of crochet interest from several kids and I am starting a crochet club. The kids want to make things to give to the needy but they also want to make things to sell in craft sales to better afford supplies for this club.
    Please advise? We won’t make a move until we hear from you!

    • Rebecca November 23, 2015, 10:16 am

      Not at all, please do! I only ask that for online listings, you link back to my blog. I love what you’re doing and wish the kids the best of luck in their venture 🙂

  • Sarah M. December 1, 2015, 10:06 pm

    TI came across this on Pinterest and it looks amazing! I’m giving it a go, but I find that when I put my first stitches into the starting chain of 23…it’s not straight, it’s curling and almost becoming twisted. I thought perhaps I was doing them too tight so I took a HUGE hook and did my 23 very loosely, but I’m still coming across this problem. The chain stitch (which I’m assuming will end up being hidden, eventually) looks really crappy too and stretched out. What on Earth am I doing wrong!??! So confused!

    Perhaps a video tutorial (even a brief one) would help. It seems like it’s really easy and quite practical–all the other hats I come across seem to have many ‘holes’ (spaces in between the stitches) which makes them not very warm, but this doesn’t have this. Ack. I’ll keep trying to figure it out but any idea what I could be doing wrong would be MOST helpful. Thank you!! 🙂
    Perhaps maybe you could add

    • Rebecca December 2, 2015, 10:16 am

      Sarah, my best advice is to just keep going. We’re putting that starting CH through quite a bit, so it’s going to stretch and twist. Once you’re a few rows in, you’ll find that it just works itself out. 🙂 If you absolutely can’t stand it, you can just SC across (22SC), and then begin the special stitches on top of that. It will make your seam more visible, though.

      Sorry, no video at this time. With 2 young boys at home, finding time to make a decent video is no small task 🙂

      • Kim January 3, 2016, 1:38 pm

        Hi, when I crocheted the 23chains in the beginning and than did row 1 I only came up with 11 clusters instead of 22 like the pattern says. If I don’t skip a stitch I would get 22 clusters like the pattern says so should I do the (SC+2DCCL) in every st. and not skip a stitch?

        • Kim Lunsford January 3, 2016, 1:58 pm

          Or should I ch.44 at the beginning and sk. a st. to get 22 clusters like the pattern says?

          • Rebecca January 3, 2016, 3:33 pm

            Kim, you are doing it right already. The (22) counts the total number of stitches, not the number of clusters. Since we’re doing a complete SC before each 2DCCL, the SC counts as its own stitch as well (because it creates a set of loops). Therefore, when you complete a row, you should have 22 sets of loops on which to build your next row.

        • Gloria Hodges November 24, 2017, 3:34 pm

          I’m experiencing the same thing….

  • Tina T-P December 12, 2015, 7:59 pm

    Thanks for putting the weight and yardage info on your pattern. I am a handspinner and it is often a “best guess” if I will have enough yarn to finish an item. Nice hat. Found it on Pinterest! T.

  • Kelly Cofield December 14, 2015, 8:44 am

    Hi Rebecca
    I love your patterns they are so neat and expert It is a pleasure to crochet them.
    Kelly Cofield

  • Vicky December 29, 2015, 9:02 pm

    You don’t by any chance have a YouTube tutorial on how to do the 2 Double Crochet Cluster Stitch do you? I’m not doing something right.

    • Rebecca December 30, 2015, 9:42 am

      Sorry, no video at this time 🙂

  • Gigi Lee January 1, 2016, 9:29 pm

    I love your patterns! Thank you!

  • Juanita Savage January 5, 2016, 9:32 am

    I love this hat and am making it for my granddaughter. She wants it for a trip to the mountains later this month. I have completed 19 rows already of the cluster stitch and sc; however, it seems to me that if I put the entire 48 rows in as the pattern calls for that it will be extremely wide. Just questioning if 48 is a typo or if that is indeed the number of rows I need to put into it.

  • Eileen mcNeil January 9, 2016, 9:18 pm

    I love how you have designed the Snowdrift slouch hat. I am curious whether it could be crotcheted in the round instead of the block. I hope I am using the right terms. I am a very basic crotcheter.

    • Rebecca January 13, 2016, 10:12 am

      You could achieve a similar style in the round, but it would be a very different pattern. 🙂

  • Mina January 10, 2016, 9:03 pm

    Great instructions, easy to follow for a beginner like me. Could you start with the band? Thank you for great projects.

    • Rebecca January 13, 2016, 10:12 am

      Hmm… you could, but I think that would make it a little more complicated than it needs to be.

  • Jamie Westeman January 11, 2016, 9:27 am

    I love this pattern. It’s a beautiful hat

  • Lisa Warren January 11, 2016, 10:05 am

    I made this for myself. Then my friend loved it so much I have it to her so it’s time to make another one. Love your patterns.

  • Alexandria January 11, 2016, 11:46 am

    Awesome loved this pattern

  • Willow January 11, 2016, 5:04 pm

    I just love your crochet patterns. I am currently crazy for the Snowdrift Slouch. I have saved that to make for ME!!! Thanks for sharing your creativity!!!

  • Valerie Cook January 12, 2016, 2:59 am

    Love the look of this hat. Eager to try it.

  • Rom Kruse January 12, 2016, 5:35 pm

    I love this hat, it’s adorable

  • MNS January 16, 2016, 10:32 pm

    Love this style of hat, I’ll have to attempt to make myself one.

  • Mastery January 19, 2016, 12:19 pm

    I really like the texture of this hat. I have made it a few times now and can complete one in an evening. I have found that you can make it with a chunkier yarn and it makes a nice, chunky, thick slouch. I have made it with Red Heart With Love and Big Twist Chunky and it turned out well in both (although I did only 6 rounds of SC for the band with the Big Twist). It also turned out nice with Deborah Norville Everyday.

  • robyn January 20, 2016, 8:42 pm

    I attempted this pattern today, and for some reason, I can’t get it to increase. I am a new crocheter, just learning, and to me, looking at the pattern, row 1 and 2 are the same. The only difference I see (or understand) is the starting point, chain 3 vs skip one chain. An epic fail at a pattern, is when you are trying to make a hat but end up with a dishcloth…lol. Please advice.

    • Rebecca January 20, 2016, 8:45 pm

      Lol no, not an epic fail! You’re doing it right! Scroll down a bit in the pattern and you’ll see how it gets turned from a “dishcloth” (haha) into a hat. 🙂

      • robyn January 20, 2016, 9:04 pm

        DUH me!!! I totally see it now! So glad I asked, cuz I would have soon just finished it into a dishcloth….haha. Yay for a hat in the making! Thanks so much!

  • Lisa January 28, 2016, 9:14 pm

    I am making the hat but checking on the number if rows is really 48? I think thats long and would require more then 200 yds? Please advise thank you so much !! Lisa

    • Rebecca February 6, 2016, 9:34 am

      The number is correct.

  • Katie January 30, 2016, 11:33 pm

    I’m excited to do this, thank you for sharing! I’m confused on one of the instructions (I’m pretty new). For the 2DCCL, what do you mean when you say “work up a loop?”

    • Rebecca February 6, 2016, 9:38 am

      “Draw up a loop” means to grab the yarn with your hook and pull it through.

  • Diane February 5, 2016, 7:52 pm

    I just finished making this hat; it it the first hat I have ever made and I love it! It’s so pretty! I cinched the hat by weaving in every ridge and the hole is bigger than I’d expected. If I weave wider, will the top of the hat pull together tighter? (I tried weaving tighter and could not pull the tail well. It felt as though it was going to break.) Thank you for this pattern!

    • Rebecca February 6, 2016, 9:36 am

      The more times you weave it in and out, the more yarn you’re bunching into the circle (which is why it’s harder to close). Try doing every other ridge. If you get too loose, you’ll have holes at the top of the hat. So you just have to experiment. If you’re using a stiffer yarn, that’s going to affect it too.

      • Diane February 6, 2016, 1:18 pm

        Thank you Rebecca! I’m using Lion Brand Pound of Love. I will experiment with it. Thanks again for your quick response and helpful tip.

  • Shea Quarles March 17, 2016, 11:54 am

    What scarf pattern do you recommend pairing this with?

    • Rebecca April 4, 2016, 12:47 pm

      I don’t have a matching scarf at this time, sorry!

    • Linda L. November 26, 2016, 11:48 pm

      To make a matching scarf, you just keep going after the 48th row until it’s the length you want and then add the band on at each end. You could add the band on the long sides as well but I like it with it only on the two ends. Doing the band on both the hat and scarf in a different colour from the main body looks very nice.

  • Frances March 31, 2016, 12:37 am

    This is probably the easiest pattern I have ever followed!! I enjoyed working up this hat that a friend of mine had asked me to make for her. It was so much fun that I’m ready to make another one!!! (Better complete the projects committed first though…)

    • Rebecca April 4, 2016, 12:46 pm

      Thank you for the wonderful compliment!

  • Maria Reganti September 27, 2016, 12:05 pm

    If I were to make this for a ten year girl, 48 rows is too big. What do you suggest in making it smaller?

    • Rebecca September 27, 2016, 12:33 pm

      I would just measure the girl’s head and make it about an inch less in length to account for stretch. If you can’t measure her head, there are lots of size charts available on the internet. 🙂

  • Angie October 2, 2016, 8:35 pm

    I think your chain number is off by 20 stitches.

  • Gina October 11, 2016, 2:17 pm

    I just made this hat for my 16 year old daughter. She loves it. I would like to cut the size down for my 11 year old. How much would you reccomend decreasing?

    • Gina October 11, 2016, 2:19 pm

      I just found a comment answer to my question
      Thank you

  • Alison Davies October 31, 2016, 1:14 pm

    I just made this hat and loved how it turned out. I am new to crocheting and found this easy to make.

  • Ryan November 14, 2016, 1:45 am

    Hi there! Thank you so much for this. I just made it for my wife. I guess I will find out in the morning now it fits but it looks great! Super easy to follow your instructions. ♥️♥️♥️

  • Nancy November 20, 2016, 11:56 am

    Love this hat will have to make

  • Patti Graf November 20, 2016, 2:35 pm

    Would like to know the width of the hat before you stitch it together. My hat turned out way too small, so need to know approximately how many stitches to add. Thanks for the pattern, love it.

    • Rebecca November 20, 2016, 5:16 pm

      About 20″

  • Maxine Jepsen November 25, 2016, 12:02 pm

    Hello, thank you for your free hat patterns. They are really nice . Regarding the Snowdrift Slouch pattern , I’m wondering if Red Heart Soft is relatively the same yarn as to thickness etc. I know they are both 4 ply but the one you did in Vanna’s Choice seems to look so much softer & not as thick.

    • Rebecca November 25, 2016, 9:58 pm

      The safest way to find that out is to do a gauge check. I would guess that Red Heart Soft is probably slightly thinner, but again, that’s a guess.

      • Maxine Jepsen November 27, 2016, 11:13 pm

        Thank you so much for your reply. I appreciate it. Finished scarf and ended up buying Vanna’s Choice in white & really liked the yarn. It was thinner than the other yarn I tried but was so nice to work with & size perfect. Thank you for your free pattern !

  • Meredith Moore December 2, 2016, 7:59 pm

    How long shod it be before bringing together to cinch

    • Rebecca December 2, 2016, 11:41 pm

      About 20-21 inches. Or for a more personalized fit you can measure your head and just make sure it’s about 1″ less than the circumference of your head.

      • Meredith Moore December 3, 2016, 9:42 am

        Thank you so much. I love the pattern!!!

  • Ann December 25, 2016, 9:17 pm

    I just finished the Snowdrift Slouch Hat. I love it! I used Debra Norville Everyday Soft Worsted in Snow White. It is so soft and pretty. I planned to make it for my daughter but I think I” going to have to keep it for myself! Thank you for another great pattern.

  • BarbaraBB January 10, 2017, 5:24 pm

    Thank you, I love making new and awesome useful things for my family.

  • M louise Densmore January 12, 2017, 8:05 pm

    Hi, congrats on birth of your bsby. I love your patterns. Recently made herringbone cowl. Want to make snowdrop slouch. How about if I use the band from the cowl on the snowdrift hat? I’ve made the rustic slouch, so want to try a different band. Think that would work okay? Thx so much.

    • Rebecca January 13, 2017, 9:24 am

      Yes, it would work just fine. I would do a round of SC before you begin the band.

  • ardith February 8, 2017, 1:41 am

    congrats on your little monkey #3!! 😉

    this is a very nice pattern!! thank you for sharing your patterns with “the rest” of us who love to make beautiful crocheted goodies!! i make chemo caps for patients at a nearby cancer center, so i’m always looking for different patterns & interesting yarns & color combos! thanks & congratulations, again!!

  • Sharon Norris February 17, 2017, 8:47 am

    I started this pattern only to realize that rows 1&2 are incorrect. If I ch 23 using an I hook my CH is only 7.5″ long. Fortunately I am an experienced crochet stitcher so I was able to adjust the pattern. Thanks for sharing!

    • Rebecca February 17, 2017, 8:57 am

      Sharon, it should only be about 7.5″ long. At the end of the pattern you’re adding a 2″ band. Definitely be sure to read through the entire pattern before making adjustments, or you may end up frustrated at the end.

  • Dianna Wadkins April 22, 2017, 10:39 pm

    I love a lot of had sometime I try to do as said , but I keep trying

  • Kara lakies July 11, 2017, 6:18 pm

    Hi Rebecca, hope all is well.
    I’ve made several of your patterns and just love them, thank you so much. A question regarding this hat..
    I’ve done the 23 chain, and the next 3 rows but it’s only 7.5″ long and it doesn’t seem like it will be big enough for a hat. Am I thinking to much into it ? Wish u could attach a photo.

  • Kara lakies July 11, 2017, 6:30 pm

    I figured it out Rebecca. Must have been a brain toot. Thanks though

  • Annatjie July 29, 2017, 3:54 am

    These hat patterns are very beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

  • Lisa November 3, 2017, 8:50 pm

    Congrats on your new baby. I have been looking for a new pattern to try. The hat is cute and your instruction seem well thought out. I am a hat kind of woman and hope to post a pic here soon, just for you…
    Peace to you.

  • Nichole December 2, 2017, 7:45 am

    Okay so I finished the rows, how long is it supposed to be when laid flat. Because I cinched in together, and the top didn’t cinch together corrected ended up with a hole . Am thinking of taking some rows out as it looks really long. And as I hold up to my head I feel it being too big. I did use a thicker yarn. Help!

    • Rebecca December 2, 2017, 2:44 pm

      Yep – using a thicker yarn will make your project bigger every time 🙂 The piece should be about 20″ wide.

  • Betty January 3, 2018, 2:02 am

    Can I just purchase one!

    • Rebecca January 3, 2018, 7:26 pm

      I’m sorry, I don’t sell made-to-order items. If you know someone who crochets, this is a free pattern they can use, though 🙂

  • Jackie January 18, 2018, 1:57 pm

    It seems to me 48 rows are too many.. just wonderiing
    Im only on row 14 and pretty sure I’m halfway there.
    Please let me know.


    • Rebecca January 18, 2018, 3:18 pm

      Jackie, are you sure you’re counting actual rows, or are you counting rows of puffs? That’s what another lady was doing once before and she wasn’t realizing that each “puff” is made up of 2 rows. Either way, the number is correct, but it’s more important that you get an appropriate measurement, so do fewer rows if you need to 🙂

      • Jackie January 20, 2018, 4:45 pm

        Thanks, makes sense now.

  • Alena October 8, 2018, 6:23 pm

    When you insert the hook for the cluster stitches, are you inserting it in the space between each stitch from the previous row? Or does it go on top of each stitch?