14 Scrub Cap Patterns

Scrub hats are necessary accessories in the medical field. They protect both the wearer and patients. If you have to wear scrub caps in your field, you do not have to wear prebought, ugly, ill-fitting caps. Instead, you can sew up a few using a scrub cap pattern.

SCRUB CAP PATTERNS

14 Scrub Cap Sewing Patterns

Below are 14 scrub hat patterns. We have included hats for men and women. There are a wide range of styles from classic to bouffant and ponytail hats.

1. Greys Anatomy-Inspired Euro Style Surgical Cap Pattern by GR8Caps

This surgical cap pattern was designed by an operating nurse. She designed it to be functional while fitting perfectly and looking great. It was inspired by scrub hats worn on a popular medical TV drama. The surgical cap can be worn in front of the ears or behind.

The cap is easy to sew. Included in the digital download are the pattern, detailed instructions, photos, and a link to a free video tutorial. The pattern creates a scrub hat that will fit an average sized female head.

Greys Anatomy-Inspired Euro Style Surgical Cap Pattern by GR8Caps

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2. The Hummingbird Classic Scrub Cap Sewing Pattern by Miss Muffet

Are you searching for a free scrub cap pattern? This pattern will create a classic style hat. It features an elastic back which makes it quick and easy to put on.

The hat was designed to be form fitting, but not tight on someone with a 22 inch (55.88 cm) or similar size head. It is large enough that most people will be able to stuff their ponytail in the back.

The Hummingbird Classic Scrub Cap Sewing Pattern by Miss Muffet

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3. Men’s Unisex Tieback Scrub Hat Pattern by adesignbyangie

Make a surgical scrub cap with just 1 fat quarter of fabric. This is a unisex hat that has a classic tieback style

Included in the PDF download are the printable pattern, written instructions, helpful photos, and a video tutorial. The pattern can be printed on either A4 or US letter size paper.

Men's Unisex Tieback Scrub Hat Pattern by adesignbyangie

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4. DIY Scrub Cap Sewing Pattern by Tatadolls

You do not always want to hide your ponytail up in your hat. For these occasions, you need a scrub cap with a ponytail hole. This cap is super cute. It has a high opening in the back for your ponytail. The ties are tied underneath.

The download includes both a file for A4 paper and US letter paper. Seam allowances are included. The scrub cap sewing pattern is suitable for anyone with basic knowledge of using a sewing machine (Find the best sewing machine for beginners here).

DIY Scrub Cap Sewing Pattern by Tatadolls

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5. Women’s Pixie Free Scrub Cap Pattern by This Here Life

Follow this free sewing tutorial to learn how to create your own scrub hat pattern. To make the hat you will need 5/8 yard of fabric in the main colour, a 6 inch (15.24 cm) strip of fabric in a contrasting colour, ½ inch (1.27 cm) elastic, and basic sewing equipment.  

Women's Pixie Free Scrub Cap Pattern by This Here Life

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6. Learn to Sew a Bouffant Scrub Cap Pattern by AlohaLittleOnes

The bouffant scrub cap is great for short or long hair. This scrub hat pattern was created by a nurse for wearability and comfort.

This hat is versatile and can be worn in a number of different ways, and it is reversible. The download is 7 pages and includes a simple step-by-step photo and text tutorial.

Learn to Sew a Bouffant Scrub Cap Pattern by AlohaLittleOnes

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7. Mens Surgical Cap Pattern by LittleShootingStars

This scrub cap was designed for men. It has a simple design with no elastic. It is so easy to make, that a beginner could follow the pattern.

The Men’s Scrub hat pattern includes 3 different sizes: small, medium, and large. There are additional instructions for attaching a button.

Mens Surgical Cap Pattern by LittleShootingStars

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8. Surgical Cap Pattern by CottonMiracleStudio2

Have fun mixing fabric prints with this bouffant surgical cap pattern. The hat has a cute design for women with long or medium length hair.

The hat has an elastic band for a perfect fit. It will fit most head sizes. Included in the PDS download are the full-size pattern and instructions. There is also a link to video instructions.

Surgical Cap Pattern by CottonMiracleStudio2

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9. Scrub Cap Sewing Pattern with Ties for Doctors and Nurses by adesignbyangie

Here is a full coverage style scrub cap sewing pattern. It is great for both men and women. The hat has no elastic, only drawstring ties.

This surgical cap pattern is easy to sew, and it looks fantastic. Simply print out the full-size pattern pieces, cut them out, and place them on your fabric.

Scrub Cap Pattern with Ties for Doctors and Nurses by adesignbyangie

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10. Ponytail Surgical Cap Pattern by LittleShootingStars

Do you have a ponytail? This surgical cap pattern is perfect for long hair. The hat has a pouch on the back for you to tuck your hair into. The ties are tied up on top of the hair pouch to create a lovely, finished look.

The hat has long fabric ties, making it a great pattern for different size heads. Also included are instructions for attaching a button.

Ponytail Surgical Cap Pattern by LittleShootingStars

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11. Drawstring Scrub Cap Sewing Pattern for Men and Women by TheHomeEcLady

This hat was inspired by the characters of Grey’s Anatomy. The drawstring can be cinched around bundled hair.

This scrub cap sewing pattern includes one size. However, there are directions to adjust the size. Written instructions are not included. Instead, there is a link to a video tutorial.

Drawstring Scrub Cap Sewing Pattern for Men and Women by TheHomeEcLady

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12. Surgical Cap Sewing Pattern by LittleShootingStars

Do you have a lot of scrap fabric? This pattern is perfect for using up these bits. Make several of these, so you have one for every day of the week.

This scrub cap sewing pattern has 3 different sizes: small, medium, and large. This hat has room for longer hair. There are also instructions for attaching a button.

Surgical Cap Sewing Pattern by LittleShootingStars

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13. How to Make a Scrub Cap Sewing Pattern from Sweet Red Poppy

This scrub cap sewing pattern produces a fully lined scrub cap. The hat contains extra space in the back to accommodate a hair bun.

The free scrub cap pattern includes a downloadable pattern, written instructions with pictures, and a video tutorial. It is a beginner-friendly pattern that was created for all levels of sewists.

How to Make a Scrub Cap Sewing Pattern from Sweet Red Poppy

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14. Easy Beginners Unisex Scrub Hat Pattern by AlohaLittleOnes

Quit wearing those ill-fitting scrub caps and make one that will fit you perfectly. The hat is secured with Velcro, so it is adjustable. The hat is perfect for men and women with short hair.

The PDF scrub hat pattern and tutorial has step-by-step instructions with colour photos. Also included is a free face mask tutorial.

Easy Beginners Unisex Scrub Hat Pattern by AlohaLittleOnes

Find the Pattern by AlohaLittleOnes HERE

Stop wearing ugly, uncomfortable scrub caps. Make your own with a scrub cap pattern. 

Scrub hats are a very important part of workwear in the medical field. If you are required to wear a scrub hat, why not make your own? Be sure to post your creation to our Facebook page and check out our collection of sewing patterns.

You can make one that matches your style and fits you perfectly with a scrub cap pattern.