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how to draw a santa hat step by step

How To Draw A Santa Hat Step By Step

Chirstmas time is almost upon us and I’m sure you’re super excited to be experiencing this season again.

One of my favorite things to do during this time is to do fun Christmas items like snowflakes, trees, cookies, gingerbread man, and even a Santa hat.

Which is probably why you’re here to learn how to draw a santa hat. Luckily for you, I have put together a complete guide on how to draw a santa hat in just a few easy steps.

By the end of this tutorial, you’ll be really happy to have created an awesome drawing for Christmas.

If you’re ready, all you need to do is just get your pencil, a page, and a just a red colored maker or pencil for the end.


To make it easier for you, I have included this reference image of a Santa hat for you.

Santa Hat Drawing Reference

We will be drawing one that is similar to this and the first part we will draw in the white band of the cap, then the overall shape of the cap and lastly, the small white pom pom at the end.

Steps For Drawing A Santa Hat

Step 1: Draw the base of the hat

Step 1

To begin your Santa hat drawing, start by sketching out a horizontal cloud shape like this.

Step 2: Draw the shape of the hat

Step 2

On the one side, draw a long curved line from the top and on the other side draw a shorter curved line.

Step 3: Add curved lines to make the hat droopy

How To Draw A Santa Hat Step 3

At the top of the first line you just drew, draw another curved line coming down. On the left, extend that line higher up making it slightly more curved.

Step 4: Draw two lines parallel lines going down

How To Draw A Santa Hat Step 4

Now continue drawing those two lines further down but making them more narrow in size.

Step 5: Draw the final details

How To Draw A Santa Hat Step 5

All that is left to do is to draw the final detail which is the white pom pom. You can do this by drawing a slightly rounded cloud shape as I have down over here and your Santa hat drawing is now completed.

Step 6: Add color to your drawing

How To Draw A Santa Hat Step 6

The only thing to make this drawing even better is to add a bright shade of red to your Santa hat and it should look amazing.


As I was creating this guide on how to draw a santa hat, it occured to me how fun this was. I’m really happy and impressed with the way the final drawing turned out and I hope you found this drawing easy to follow.

So, the next time you plan to draw Santa himself, don’t forget to use this guide to draw his hat! I mean, Santa without his hat would be so wrong.

What are your thoughts on this drawing? Did your drawing come out just as good or did you change anything to make it better? Leave your thoughts in the comment section below.

We always look forward to hearing from you.

Anyway, if you enjoyed this tutorial, here are a few more Christmas drawings you might want to try:

How To Draw A Gingerbread Man

How To Draw Mittens

How To Draw A Candy Cane In 6 Easy Steps

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