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Bucket hats are a great way to add a pop of color to your wardrobe. Perfect for the warmer months of Spring and Summer, these hats work up quickly and don’t require much yarn. 

A Bit of Bucket Hat History

Bucket hats were created as a functional accessory for Irish farmers and fishermen in the early 1900s to protect them from both rain and sun. During World War II, denim bucket hats, nicknamed “Daisy Mae,” were standard U.S. military issue to protect soldiers and sailors from the elements.

In the 1980s, the bucket hat made an appearance as a fashion trend for hip hop artists such as Rev Run from Run DMC, and LL Cool J. Many 80s and 90s accessories have re-emerged in today’s trends, and bucket hats have also returned to the spotlight!

Discover your new favorite bucket hat pattern!

1. Matilde Granny Bucket Hat

Quick and easy to crochet for a stylish summer accessory!

2. Granny Square Bucket Hat

Go bright and bold this summer with this colourful design by Crafty Yarnz

3. Bear Bucket Hat

This adorable sunhat features cute ears and an embroidered face for a little more detail.

4. Women’s hippie bucket hat

This hippie-inspired bucket hat is a simple crochet pattern that works up quickly and makes a great addition to your outfit.

5. Summer Bucket Hat

This bucket hat can be made in a variety of colours to match any summer outfit.

6. Scalloped Cotton Bucket Hat

This stylish bucket hat is decorated with an adorable, summery cherry motif.

7. Summer Hat & Flower Clip

This gorgeous summer hat with a removable flower clip will keep kids in the shade all day long.

8. Summer Hat for Girls

A beautiful design with a butterfly motif.

9. Gingham Bucket Hat

Make this classic summer pattern sing in a variety of shades!

10. Sunny Daze Sunflower Bucket Hat

What says sunny more than sunflowers?

11. Bobble Bucket Hat

Enjoy this playful pattern by adding bobbles to the classic bucket hat.

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Whitney Anderson

This multi-crafting mom of 4 aims to inspire, encourage, share, and teach others through crafting. She creates unique crochet doll patterns, adorable stitch markers, and bright cozy knits @whitneymarieanderson. Whitney believes that crafting is a great way to have fun and express yourself! (opens in a new tab)
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