Elf on the shelf: Crochet Hat

Presenting our festive free crochet pattern for an Elf on the Shelf Christmas Hat! Elevate the holiday spirit with this whimsical accessory designed especially for your mischievous little elf. This pattern is not only charming but also perfect for involving kids in the joy of Christmas crafting. The simplicity of the design makes it an ideal project for little hands, fostering creativity and excitement during the festive season. Transform your Elf on the Shelf into a merry messenger of holiday cheer with this delightful hat, ensuring hours of joy and laughter for kids and kids at heart. Download the pattern and embark on a magical Christmas crafting journey!

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Elf on the shelf: Crochet Hat

Elf on the shelf: Crochet Hat

Elf on the shelf: Crochet Hat

Make a Christmas sweater for your Elf on the shelf:

elf on the shelf with christmas crochet jumper and hat

Crochet Pattern – Elf on the shelf: Crochet Hat

Start Here:

Please read the whole pattern properly before starting.

The pattern is written using US terms.

This pattern is made of the following parts:

  • 1 hat
  • 1 pompom


  • Yarn calling for 5,5 mm hook in: red and green.
  • Size 5 mm crochet hook
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle


  • chain (ch)
  • magic ring (mr)
  • single crochet (sc)
  • increase (inc)
  • invisible decrease (dec)
  • slip stitch (sl st)
  • half double crochet (hdc)
  • double crochet (dc)

The hat: Elf on the shelf: Crochet Hat

With a 5 mm crochet and the green yarn.

  • Round 1: start 6 sc in a magic ring. (6)
  • Round 2: [2 hdc in all st]. (12)
  • Round 3: [1 hdc, 1 inc hdc] x6. (18)
  • Rounds 4-6: [1 hdc in all st]. (18)

Change for the green yarn:

  • Round 7: [1 hdc in all st]. (18)
  • Round 8: [Front post and back post st all around]. (18)

Cut the yarn and sew in the ends.

Make a small green pompom and sew it at the top of the hat.

Elf on the shelf: Crochet Hat

Elf on the shelf: Crochet Hat

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Elf on the shelf: Crochet Hat

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