Having taken social media platforms such as TikTok and Instagram by storm, the frog-themed subculture has since become a popular element in apparel designs. In this bizarre frog-themed category, handmade items, especially crochet frog hats, are one of the most widely sought-after trends. These include beanies, bucket hats, berets, and caps, among others.
This trend is especially prevalent among Generation Z, which makes sense given that Pepe the Frog and Kermit sipping tea are popular frog memes. Keroppi, a Sanrio character, plays a significant role in the kawaii culture of Japan’s older generation, which has also embraced this trend.
If you intend to join the bandwagon and purchase one of these frog hats, you may find that they are on the pricier side. You can now crochet frog hats at a fraction of the cost using the free patterns provided here. You only need a ball of yarn, crochet hooks, and some measurements to get started.
We have put together a list of detailed and easy-to-follow free crochet patterns. From crochet frog hat patterns for adults to those for kids, newborns, and even for dolls.
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Materials required to make a crochet frog hat pattern:
DK weight / worsted weight yarn (depending on the pattern)
A small amount of polyester fiber fill for stuffing eyes
Crochet hook (size depends on the tutorial)
Sewing yarn needle (depending on if sewing is required in the tutorial)
Removable stitch markers
Generally, to make a frog crochet hat, all you need is the knowledge of four basic stitches:
half double crochet,
In order to add stitches, you will also need to understand how to do increments.
If you have no idea how to crochet these stitches, check out this complete guide to crochet for beginners. This guide includes written steps and videos on how to crochet each of the stitches mentioned above.
Start crocheting and share your completed handmade on Facebook and/or Instagram. Remember to tag us, @craftpassion, so that we are able to see them.
This list of 18 free crochet frog hat patterns includes crochet patterns ranging from beginner level to intermediate and above levels. With detailed tutorials that guide you step by step on how to crochet your own frog crochet hat, you’ll be able to hop on this frog trend in no time!
This frog crochet bucket hat pattern works quickly and is easy to follow. It can be made in sizes for babies to adults. This frog bucket hat is an intermediate-level project. The eyes are made with magic rings, some may find it takes a little practice, but everything else is easy.
This crochet frog hat with earflaps will keep you warm in the fall and winter. The braids on the sides of the earflaps are what make this pattern stand out. They give the hat a more girly look for your little princess.
For something a little funnier and sillier, try this frog hat. The eyes are wider apart and protrude, giving it a comical appearance. The hat's brim and earflaps have red trim that resembles the tongue and lips of a frog.
If you're looking for a simple and snug hat that doesn't flare out like a bucket hat, this beanie frog hat might be perfect for you. This pattern could be easier because the sides of the hat are straight.
It's a great idea to crochet a soft and cozy hat for a newborn baby using blanket yarn or plush yarn. To make it cuter, turn it into a hat that looks like a frog. They have a video and guide to help you make this pattern in different sizes.
The earflaps feature two adorable green palms, how cute it is! This frog hat pattern comes in sizes ranging from newborn to children. The crown patterns are available in their premium pattern. Check out their bonus cookie monster hat, a fun twist on the frog hat.
This hat pattern is available in four sizes, primarily for preemies and newborns. The yarn is extra soft worsted weight. This frog hat has a ribbed edging that gives it the appearance of a cute beanie.
This innocent frog hat is named that way because the frog pattern has such enormous innocent, blameless-appearing eyes. Since they are rather small, they will make wonderful hats for your wine bottles or any bottles as adorable home decor. Note: This pattern is written using UK crochet terminology.
This frog crochet hat pattern will definitely get your kids into the Japanese kawaii frog hat trend, whether it's for their amigurumi dolls or real dolls they play with. This is ideal for a beginner because it only uses basic stitches.