Free pattern and video to make a crochet granny square bucket hat, the trend of the summer

12 July, 2022

With the good weather here, we see crochet hats on many heads. The bucket hat is taking over both street fashion and social media. Without a doubt, the granny square hat is a star accessory this season. This must-have for your summer wardrobe adds a touch of color to your outfit and, also, protects you from the sun. At Katia, we bring together two big summer trends: the crochet bucket hat and granny squares. We share a free pattern with a step-by-step video to crochet a granny square hat. Also, we suggest 6 color combinations in Katia Capri. Get your 2.5 mm crochet hook ready, combine 5 balls of Katia Capri, and wear your new hat on holiday! 

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Free crochet bucket hat pattern 

With Ester @ester_missdiy, learn how to crochet and join granny squares to create a bucket hat. Follow the video tutorial and detailed instruction in the free PDF pattern download. Follow this summer trend like international models Bella Hadid or Kendall Jenner! 

free crochet pattern granny square hat

Video tutorial to make a granny square hat 

Are you a beginner and don’t want to miss out on the crochet hat this summer? Then, make the most of the step-by-step video by @ester_missdiy that comes with this free pattern. You’ll find it on this post and on our YouTube channel, where we share many other videos to learn how to crochet. If the video is too fast for you, you can slow it down by clicking on the ⚙️ Settings icon / Playback speed / 0.5. Have fun learning at your own speed and amaze everyone with your beach hat this summer! 

Color combinations with Katia Capri 

To crochet your granny square bucket hat, choose 5 colors of Katia Capri, the perfect summer yarn. Katia Capri is a light shiny mercerized cotton, available in a wide color range. See this post where we share some useful tips to create your own color palette. Or carry on reading and discover 6 color combinations to show off your perfect crochet granny square hat. 

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1 | Crochet bucket hat in vibrant colors 

If you love fun and vibrant colors, this option is made for you. Combine these 5 Katia Capri colors, in the following order, to make a summer hat full of light: 82146 (blue), 82057 (yellow), 82149 (green), 82143 (orange) and 82050 (white). You need one ball in each of these colors. 

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2 | Crochet hat in fruity colors 

The following vibrant color combination has a summery fruity pink vibe. Get one ball of each color and show off your tutti-frutti hat made with Katia Capri: 82164 (coral), 82138 (light fuchsia), 82144 (mustard), 82177 (fern green) and 82056 (black). 

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3 | Beach hat in earth tones 

If you’re looking for a summer accessory that goes with all your looks, we suggest making this hat in earth tones. For this, you simply need a ball of Katia Capri in each color and to work them in the following order to achieve an identical result: 82162 (copper brown), 82154 (very light orange), 82166 (rust), 82148 (light orange) and 82051 (off-white). 

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4 | Granny square hat with aqua green 

If aqua green is your favorite color, you’re going to love this color combination! Without a doubt, this blend will make this ideal summery color stand out. Add aqua green to the following colors to achieve a beautiful handmade beach hat. You need one ball of Katia Capri in each of these colors: 82182 (raspberry red), 82174 (pastel green), 82053 (stone grey), 82181 (pastel orange) and 82141 (very light beige). 

summer crochet bucket hat

5 | Crochet hat in fashionable colors 

Get ready to make a granny square bucket hat in on-trend colors: green, yellow, and lilac. For this, you just need one ball of Katia Capri in each of these colors: 82170 (light green), 82106 (purple violet), 82180 (light yellow), 82083 (pastel green) and 82157 (oyster white). 

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6 | Summery granny square hat 

Lastly, we suggest a sweet but strong color combination. Wear this granny square hat handmade by you with pride on sunny days! And make it with the following Katia Capri colors: 82179 (mint green), 82168 (ochre), 82129 (dark fuchsia), 82118 (light yellow) and 82145 (ivory). 

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