Crochet Snowman Hat

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Well hello there, cuteness! If you’re looking for something adorable on your hook, this Crochet Snowman Hat is it!

This easy crochet hat has all the things I love: adorable. fast. easy. Does it even get better than this?

No, I tell you, it does not.

Start with a worsted weight yarn in white. Crochet one of the simplest hats you’ll ever have on your hook. And then.. the magic happens!

Crochet an adorable carrot nose, using a yard or two of leftover orange yarn from your fall crochet pumpkins. Then sew on some lovely black buttons for eyes and a mouth.

And can we just talk about that deliciously beautiful black pom pom?


Crochet snowman hat with black buttons, orange carrot nose and black fur pom pom

If you’ve never used a snap on fur pom pom, you are so in for a treat. I bought this Knitting Fever Furreal Pom from Sticks and Strings, a sweet local yarn shop in Old Town in Lansing, Michigan. Old Town, by the way, is such a fun place to explore if you’re ever in mid-Michigan. You can also find the pom pom on Amazon.

Sewing on the pom is so easy. Just unsnap the pom pom from its packaging. Take the loose snap piece and sew it on the top of the hat. On the outside of the hat. I don’t know why, but I needed that little tidbit to “get” how this actually works.

But.. you know.. maybe you’re smarter than me and already figured that part out. In any case.. you then.. simply snap ON the furry pom pom to the top of the hat. So easy!

It’s a big, secure snap that holds the pom pom firmly in place while also making the pom completely removable if you want to wash your hat.

This snowman hat starts with a Magic Ring. Then it’s some easy half double crochet continuous rounds for the body of the hat. We finish things off with some post stitches for the brim.

The nose is a quick project featuring basic stitches of increasing sizes: single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet and treble crochet. Then you continue back around the piece, working slip stitches to give it a finished look!

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Let’s dive into this fun Crochet Snowman Hat

Snowman Crochet Hat Pattern


  • US H/5.0 mm for crochet hook (these are my absolute favorite crochet hooks I recommend to everyone!).
  • Worsted weight #4 yarn:
    • 3 oz white, sample used Hobby Lobby I love this Yarn in White
    • 1-1/2 yards orange, sample used Hobby Lobby I love this Yarn in Burnt Orange
  • (2) 11/16″ [or 3/4″] Black buttons, sample used Sewology #194985 Buttons
  • (6) 5/8″ Black buttons, sample used Sewology #194894 Buttons
  • Black Fur Pom Pom, sample used Surreal Pom in 08 Panther Color
  • Stitch Marker to keep track of rows, if desired
  • Tapestry needle, black thread and sewing needle (for sewing on buttons) and scissors


Gauge: 7 stitches per 2 inches

Resources and crochet tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern: Crochet AbbreviationsUS to UK Crochet Conversion Chart.  Find links to stitches and basic crochet skills on the “Tutorial” menu: Getting Started will show basic stitches such as the slip stitch, single crochet, double crochet stitch and chain stitch used in many patterns and Crochet Stitch Dictionary shows our growing collection of crochet stitch tutorials.

Crochet Abbreviations:

  • ch(s) = chain(s)
  • dc = double crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • sc = single crochet
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • st = stitch(es)
  • tr = treble crochet

Finished Snowman Hat Size

Fits an average size adult head. The hat is 20.5” around and 8.75” long.

Crochet Snowman Beanie

With white yarn, make a magic ring

R1: 8 hdc into ring (8 sts).  Work in rounds through row 18.

R2: 2 hdc in ea st around (16 st)

R3: *hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st, repeat from * around (24 st)

R4: *hdc in next 2 st, 2 hdc in next st, repeat from * around (32 st)

R5: *hdc in next 3 st, 2 hdc in next st, repeat from * around (40 st)

R6: *hdc in next 4 st, 2 hdc in next st, repeat from * around (48 st)

R7: *hdc in next 5 st, 2 hdc in next st, repeat from * around (56 st)

R8: *hdc in next 6 st, 2 hdc in next st, repeat from * around (64 st)

R9: *hdc in next 7 st, 2 hdc in next st, repeat from * around (72 st)

R10-18:  hdc around (72 st)

**Note:  Starting with row 19, rows are no longer worked in a continuous round.  Instead begin each row with a chain 2 and end by slip stitching to the top of the starting chain.**

Before starting Row 19, sc in next st.  Mark this stitch as your new end of the row stitch.  Then sl st in next stitch. 

R19:  ch 2 (counts as 1st stitch), hdc around (72 st), join.

R20-23:  ch 2 (counts as 1st stitch), *front post hdc in next st, back post hdc in next st* repeat * to * around. (72 st).

R24:  ch 1, sc around, join to 1st st. (72 st)

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Crochet carrot nose out of orange yarn

Carrot Nose

Chain 10.

R1:  sl st in 2nd chain from hook, sc in next st, (hdc) in each of the next 2 stitches, (dc) in each of the next 3 stitches, (tr) in each of the next 2 stitches.  Note that the last treble crochet forms the larger left side of the carrot. Rotate work and work 4 slip stitches along side of last tr worked.  Rotate work again and work slip stitches along foundation chain.  When you come to the point of the carrot tip nose, slip stitch to the 1st st in the round.  Then invisible join to finish off carrot.  

Crochet Snowman Hat Finishing

Carefully position button eyes, mouth and nose on hat.  Using orange yarn,  sew nose into position.  Use needle and thread to sew down button eyes and mouth.  Note that it may be helpful to mark the button placement or use a bit of fabric glue to hold in place before sewing.

Sew Pom Pom to top of hat.

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Crochet snowman hat with black buttons, orange carrot nose and black fur pom pom

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  1. I really enjoyed looking at the snowman hat. I hope mine looks as good as yours when I am done. Thanks so very much.