Cozy Retreat Hat – Free Pattern

Stay cozy on the trails with the Cozy Retreat Hat (and matching cowl) this fall.

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Crochet Cancer Challenge

The Cozy Retreat Hat is featured in the Crochet Cancer Challenge hosted by Sweet Potato 3. By downloading the pdf you are pledging to donate at least one of the hats that you’ve made.

You can find all the information needed about the Crochet Cancer Challenge by clicking the image below.

The Yarn

This year’s yarn color is Lavender to honor all types of cancer. I had the yarn in my stash so I used what was available.

The yarn used was Craftsmart Value in colorway Lavender. You can purchase it from Michael’s.

12 Pack: Value? Solid Yarn by Craft Smart� in Light Blue | 7 oz | Michaels�

I made the hat twice this year. Once in the purple and then the second time to match the Cozy Retreat Cowl.

Supplies Needed

175 yards Craftsmart Value, Impeccable or equivalent worsted weight yarn
J/6.00mm & I/5.50mm crochet hooks
Yarn needle
Measuring tape

Stitches Used

Blo – Back Loop Only
Ch – Chain
Dc – Double Crochet
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Sc – Single Crochet
Sl St – Slip Stitch
St(s) – Stitch(es)
Sp(s) – Space(s)

Gauge & Finished Size(s)

Gauge: 16 Sts x 10 rows of stitch pattern = 4”

Finished Size: 8.5” tall x 9” wide

Pattern Notes

Written in US crochet terms.

A stitch count has been provided at the end of each row.

The Pattern


With J/6.00mm crochet hook

Ch 75

1.) Sc 2nd Ch from the hook and each Ch across.
Join with a Sl St to 1st St. (74) RS

2.) Turn, Ch 1, Sc in 1st St, *(Sc, Ch 1, Dc) in next St, Sk 2, repeat from *across, Sc in last St. Join with a Sl St. (74) WS

Repeat row 2 until approx. 7” tall ending with RS facing.

3.) Turn, Ch 1, Sc in 1st St *(Sc, Dc) in next St, Sk 2, repeat from *around, Sc in last St. Join with a Sl St. (50)

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Finish off leaving approximately an 18” tail.

With a yarn needle thread tail through each stitch to cinch closed. Pull tight. Weave in tail to secure closed.

Move on to trim.


With I/5.5mm crochet hook

Attach yarn at bottom of hat.

Ch 7

1.) Sc in 2nd Ch from the hook and each Ch across. (6)

2.) Sl St into the next 2 Sts of body.

3.) Turn, Ch 1, Sc in Blo of 1st St and each St across. (6)

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4.) Turn, Ch 1, Sc in Blo of 1st St and each St across. (6)

Repeat rows 2-4 around the bottom edge of the hat.
Sl St closed. Finish off and weave in all ends.


The Cozy Retreat Hat can be purchased on Ravelry and Etsy.

Do you love the Cozy Retreat Hat? You’ll love the matching cowl too!

Previously featured Crochet Cancer Challenge hats include the Pearl Beanie and Quiet River Hat.

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