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Baby Santa Hat Knitting Pattern

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Make this baby Santa hat knitting pattern and use it in your holiday photos!

It is really quick and easy to make, knit up on size 9mm needles (US 13) with super bulky/super chunky/14 ply yarn.

Scroll down to view the free pattern or you can grab the printer-friendly ad-free PDF here.

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An Easy Level Knitting Pattern

This is an easy pattern for those of you who are advanced beginner level, and the techniques you will need to know are knit, purl, k2tog, and knitting in the round.

Using mainly knit and purl stitches, it will also introduce you to decreasing and shaping.

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If you have never knit in the round before you can watch my video tutorial here.

Baby Santa hat knitting pattern

Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern

This pattern is great for any advanced beginner knitters.

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Grab the inexpensive ad-free, PDF printable pattern in my shop here.

Notes

The hat knits up quickly in super bulky yarn, and the simple design makes for a relaxing and enjoyable knit.

So not only is it cute but also really cozy!

Copyright Info

  • Please do not copy, sell, redistribute or republish this pattern. 
  • If you wish to share this pattern, link to the pattern page only.
  • You may sell items produced using this pattern.
  • Do NOT use the copyrighted photos for your product listing.
  • For the copyright T&C’s please read my Terms of Use.

Skill Level – Easy

Size –

  • The instructions are written for smaller sizes. If changes are necessary for larger size the instructions will be written thus ( ).
  • The circumference of the head is worked out like this >
  • 0-3 months = 14-15″ / 3-6 months = 15-16″ / 6-12 months = 16-17″ / 18-24 months = 18-19″
  • Please measure to make sure you have the right circumference for your hat as every baby is different and may need to go up or down a size.

Gauge – 10 sts and 15 rounds = 4in/10cm

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The Supplies You Need…

Yarn

Needles

Notions

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Abbreviations / Knitting Abbreviations List

  • Approx = Approximately
  • Beg = Begin(ning)
  • Cont = Continue(ing)
  • K = Knit
  • K2tog = Knit next 2
  • stitches together
  • Rem = Remaining
  • Rep = Repeat
  • Rnd(s) = Round(s)
  • St(s) = Stitch(es)

 Pattern Instructions

  • Cast on > 30 sts (0-3 months) / 32 sts (3-6 months) / 34 sts (6-12 months) / 36 sts (18/24 months) in brim colour (white or cream) 
  • Join in rnd, placing marker on first st.
  • 1st rnd: K2, P2 to form rib.
  • Knit in rib until work from beg measures 1″.
  • Then change yarn to main colour (red) and knit every round until the work from beg measures 5.5″/6″/6.5″/7″.
  • Size 0-3 months/3-6 months/6/12 months only: Next rnd: (K6. K2tog. K7. K2tog) twice.
  • Next rnd: Knit.
  • Size 18/24 mos only: Next rnd: *K4. K2tog. Rep from *around.
  • Next rnd: Knit.
  • Both sizes: Shape top: 1st rnd: *K3. K2tog. Rep from * around.
  • 2nd rnd: Knit.
  • 3rd rnd: *K2. K2tog. Rep from * around.
  • 4th rnd: Knit.
  • 5th rnd: *K1. K2tog. Rep from * around.
  • 6th rnd: *K2tog. Rep from * around.
  • Break yarn.
  • Draw end through rem sts and fasten securely.
  • Finishing: Make 1 oversized pom pom in a coordinating colour and sew pompom to the top of the hat.

If you enjoyed making the hat, I’d love to see yours on Instagram, be sure to tag me @handylittleme.

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Happy Knitting! xoxo

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