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Cute, Cool, Creative and Crazy Christmas Hats are a Fun Holiday Tradition
Santa Claus Hat
Crazy Christmas Hats are Lots of Holiday Fun
Whether a family gathering, an office party, a holiday running event or just dressing up the pets, crazy Christmas novelty hats have become a fun, festive and often a rather embarrassing holiday tradition.
These silly hats are being worn at holiday parties, parades and the blingy ones at pageants. work. There are many cute, cool, creative and crazy Christmas hats from singing and dancing or animated hats to ones that are designed for laughs (inverted Santa in a Chimney or Turkey with holiday lights).
They are great for gift giving and starting a hat swapping tradition with the family or at work.
Many of these novelty hats may cause a cautious smile of amusement, others will cause people to laugh out loud.
What you will find here are some of the most unique Christmas hats available for the holiday season. You will also find ideas and pattern for the crafty to create your own Christmas hat.
Read on to find out about more cute, creative, cool and crazy Christmas hats to make, to give, to swap and to wear.
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Inverted Santa Chimney Hat
For a bit of Christmas humor, wear a Chimney hat with just Santa's legs.
Christmas Hats for Everyone
Christmas hats are becoming a popular gift item and fun family tradition for Christmas eve or Christmas morning.
The crazy Christmas hats, particularly the ones that light up or dance have become a fun and sometime a bit embarrassing holiday tradition as evident in the Crazy Christmas Hats video below.
If you are inspired, you can even get your own Santa upended in the Chimney hat.
It should be good for several laughs.
Crazy Christmas Hats
Crazy Christmas Novelty hats are a festive and often a rather embarrassing recent family holiday tradition.
Vote on the Best Holiday Hat
What is your favorite Christmas Hat Style?
Christmas Tree Hats
Wear a Christmas Tree on your head. This one sparkles, but doesn't dance.
Dancing Christmas Hats
In addition to the silly themed Christmas hats (upended Santa in a Chimney) the animated, moving or singing Christmas hats add another element to the silliness and the festivities.
People just love to be video-taped wearing these hats. I found several clips on YouTube of people sharing and showing off their crazy dancing Christmas hats.
Dancing Christmas Tree Hat - Video
Vote on Who Wears it the Best
Who looks the best in Christmas hats?
Blinking Christmas Hats
Wear a blinking Santa hat.
This one just blinks, no sound.
Blinking, Blingy and Bouncy Hats
For some novelty hat wearers their hats have to be
- Sparkly (or blingy, blinged-out)
- Bouncy or moving
Different styles appeal to different types of wearers, mostly depending on just how much attention they want to draw to themselves when wearing the holiday hat.
Blinking Christmas Hat - Video
Have a holly, jolly Christmas
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Holiday Party Hats
Crazy Christmas Turkey Hat
This Turkey hat will also work at Thanksgiving.
A crazy Christmas hat within a hat.
This turkey hat has two little hats on it's legs and colorful lights so everyone can see you coming.
Animals and Holiday Hats
Pets in Holiday HatsClick thumbnail to view full-size
Cute Christmas Elf Hats
Crazy Santa's Elves Hat - Video
Cute Elf Hat with Ears
For the little and not so little elves - an Elf hat complete with elf ears.
Cute Elf Christmas Hat
Wear the elf hat by itself or as part of an entire elf costume.
Crazy Christmas Hats - Holiday Photo
Cute Reindeer Hats
Rudolph Reindeer Hat (with Light-up Nose)
Ever want to be Rudolph?
With this reindeer hat you can pretend you are the red-nosed reindeer and light-up the night.
How to Make a Reindeer Hat
- How to Make a reindeer Christmas hat
When the weather outside is frightful, we have a holiday hat your kids will actually want to wear. This video shows how to make a beautiful reindeer hat.
Pets and Christmas Hats
There is something quite silly about pets and holiday hats, whether one is putting antlers on a horse, a Santa hat on a dog, or giving one of these moving coil hats to a cat.
Watch the funny video clip from britethorn to see what happens when a cat meets a coiled Christmas hat. The results are quite amusing.
Cat and the Coil Christmas Hat - Video
Christmas Tree Coil Hat
The quiet movement of this hat is not only mesmerizing for cats, but also for people.
This Coil Tree Hat looks more like a 'real' Christmas tree, at least in color.
Cool Christmas Hats
Christmas Eve Run
Sequin Santa Hats
Running a Race in a Holiday Hat
Running races are another holiday tradition, with runners dressing up in holiday attire to run a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon or Marathon race on Christmas Day or over the Christmas season.
Runners may go as a group, so getting all of the same holiday hat helps you keep everyone in sight, unless it is a Santa Run and everyone is wearing a Santa hat.
Make sure your's stands out with a lot of sequins.
Snowman in a Hat
Creative Christmas Hats
Sequin Fedora Hat
The fedora hat would be a great option for letting seniors (or anyone else) decorate their own stylish holiday hat.
Create a Christmas Hat
For crafters and the creatively minded, making a Christmas hat is one of the fun activities of Christmas.
There are many different ways to make a creative Christmas hat by sewing, knitting and crocheting and even by embellishing.
Watch the video clip below showing how seniors in New Zealand are making creative Christmas hats by adding holiday decorations to pre-purchased hats, then be inspired to decorate your own.
Embellishments for a Holiday Hat
Some of the many different crafty items that can be used to embellish or decorate a holiday hat include:
- Pine bows or cones
Of course if you start with a hat that already has sparkles, glitter or sequins it doesn't take as much decorating.
Video Clips on Creating Christmas Hats
The first clip shows seniors at Kimihia in New Zealand having fun decorating their own special holiday hats.
Decorate Christmas Hats - Video
Crochet or Knit a Christmas Hat
Another option for the creatively or crafty is to crochet or knit a Christmas hat.
Read on to find more resources for sewing, knitting and crocheting your own Christmas hat.
Crochet Pixie Santa Hat - Video Tutorial
Crochet Santa Hat Pattern
- How to Crochet a pixie or elf hat
This how-to crochet video offers a simple pattern and instruction for stitching your own cute and easy crocheted hat. Knitted hats don't have to be for winter. While a cozy hat will protect you from the cold, a lighter yarn can add some style.
- How to make a Santa Hat!
From Girl in Air BLOG a crochet pattern for Santa's hat ranging from newborns to adults.
- Crochet Santa Hat and Diaper Cover
Crochet a cute Santa Hat for a little Christmas baby from Repeat Crafter Me.
Knit Santa or Elf Hat - Video
How to Make Your Own Santa and Pixie Hats
- Santa Hat How To
This simple Santa hat how to, comes with a free pdf pattern and video tutorial. Sizes baby to adult. Easy DIY!!
- How To Make A Hat - Santa Hat
A written tutorial on How To Make A Santa Hat.
- Make a felt Pixie / Kabouter / Elf hat – mini tutorial
So chuffed with myself; I made Lili a felt kabouter hat. I couldn’t find a pattern I liked on the internet. Also, the only felt I could get in town was pre-cut squares. Of course, I use the term square very loosely; none of the sides were the same le
- How To Make A Hat - Elf Hat
A written tutorial on How To Make An Elf Hat.
Would you wear a Crazy Christmas Hat?
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© 2010 Kirsti A. Dyer