Snowballs Hat by Angela Plunkett

A fun and quirky style slouch hat for girls of all ages. Simple stitches are combined to create a unique hat with sporadic “puffs”, plus a ribbed edging – perfect for keeping you warm and fashionable this winter! 

The Designer: Angela Plunkett

Angela’s main goal is to create unique, modern crochet patterns utilizing all natural fibers—100% organic cotton, wool, alpaca, and more. She sells some finished items made from her patterns as well. Angela is part of a homeschooling, baby wearing family of 7, trying to live as green and sustainably as they can. She has taught her older daughters to crochet and they will occasionally help her with her shop items, or watch the baby while she finishes a project.

About The Pattern

Skill Level


The Yarn – O Wool Classic Worsted

O Wool Classic Worsted, aran weight #4 yarn (100% merino; 89 yds/81m per 1.75 oz/50g skein)
1 (1, 2, 2, 3) skeins Wood Dove

Yarn Substitutions

Knit Picks Swish Worsted

Loops & Threads Impeccable

Red Heart Soft

Hook & Other Materials

US Size H/8 (5.0mm) crochet hook for Baby, Toddler, 8-10 yrs

US Size I/9 (5.5mm) crochet hook for 5-7 yrs, Women

Yarn Needle

Stitch Marker

Pom-Pom Maker

Sizes/Finished Measurements

Baby (Toddler, 5-7 yrs, 8-10 yrs, Women)


12 hdc and 12 rows = 4”/10 cm

Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain gauge.

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Emily is a WAHM of 4 children. She is the Editor of Happily Hooked Magazine and Pattern Pack Pro and the owner of Em’s Corner. She spent her years before children as a middle school math teacher, but now enjoys crocheting at her kids’ sporting events and spoiling her nieces and nephews. She loves to teach her children and her nieces and nephews to crochet. When she’s not crocheting, she’s outside with her camera. She was raised in San Diego but now finds herself in the very hot Southern California desert.

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