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17 Cable Knit Hat Patterns

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In this post, you will see 17 cable knit hat patterns.

Winter is around the corner and it’s time to update your wardrobe.

Get the winter puffy coats out of the closet, grab the cozy sweaters, the wooly gloves and scarves, and of course the warm hats.

There is nothing more winter appropriate than a cozy hat.

Cable knit hat patterns

The Year-Long Accessory: The Hat

Hats are one of the accessories you can really wear all year long.

From the beach to the snowy mountains.

What changes are the style of the hat and the materials it’s made from?

For example, in the winter you would choose a wool beanie hat; in summer you would go for a straw bucket hat.

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cable knit hat in the petite wool

Cozy Winter Hats

If you are not a big fan of the cold then you need to wear a hat.

Not only they are extremely practical and can keep your head (especially your ears) warm in lower temperatures, but they are actually very stylish winter accessories, as they can complete all of your everyday outfits.

Plus you can find them in so many different styles, colors, and designs.

chunky cable knit hat in The Wool colour Bordeaux

Knit Your Own Hat

If you are a knitter, winter is an excellent excuse to bust out your knitting needles, and chunky yarn and make a hat.

As it is a quick knit and there are so many styles to choose from like beanie, beret, slouchy beanie, fedora, mariner’s hat, and a classic style.

Moreover, you get to choose the colors, even do a color combination, and make this project truly unique.

Making a cozy hat is a great way to spend the afternoon, as most hat patterns only take about an afternoon to complete.

Plus they make excellent gifts for the entire family and friends, especially over the holidays.

Check out The 12 Easy Has To Make For Gifts Ebook.

staghorn-cable-knit-hat-feat-image

Hat Patterns For All Skill Levels

Hat Patterns For New Makers

A hat is an excellent project for all knitters no matter their skill level.

Even if this is your first time picking your needles up you can find a beginner-level hat-knitting pattern to follow.

Using basic techniques and stitches, for example, the stockinette stitch.

If you want to learn how to knit a hat with straight needles check out this easy knit hat pattern.

Hat Patterns For Pros

Furthermore, if you are a more experienced knitter and would like to explore more styles and techniques.

Many hat knitting patterns online use fun and intricate knit stitches and techniques.

Like cable hat patterns, a cable knit hat could be a great intermediate-level project for anyone who is bored with basic knitting stitches.

Cable Knit Hat Patterns

Cables create a beautiful texture and design in all of your knits.

Not only they are fun to knit but they also stand out, especially in hats and sweaters.

A cable knit hat pattern is a great way to explore the world of cables.

There are many cable stitches like the staghorn cable stitch, the Celtic cable stitch, the honeycomb cable stitch, the basket cable, and many more.

And if you want to learn more about cable techniques and knit 8 different cable patterns check out this ebook.

cable stitch patterns

Free Knitting Patterns

If you are ready to make your own cable hat check out this round-up of cable knit hat patterns and you might find your next project.

1. Cable Hat Knitting Pattern | The Bordeaux

Make a cozy cable hat with this free knit hat pattern.

This cable hat knitting pattern is an excellent project for anyone who wants to make a super cozy hat this winter! 

This pattern uses the magic loop method.

Cable Hat Knitting Pattern | The Bordeaux

You can also purchase the printable pdf pattern here.

chunky wool cable knit hat

2. Cable Hat Pattern | The Cassandra 

Knit a warm cabled hat with this free knitting pattern.

Made with bulky weight yarn and circular needles this knitted hat pattern is perfect for intermediate knitters.

Cable Hat Pattern | The Cassandra 

You can also purchase the printable pdf pattern here.

cable hat

3. Cable Knit Hat Pattern 

Make a squishy cable hat with this free knitting pattern.

This an easy knitting pattern for anyone who is learning how to knit cables in the round.

You can also add a faux fur pom pom to your hat.

Made with super bulky yarn and circular knitting needles.

Cable Knit Hat Pattern 

You can also purchase the printable pdf pattern here.

Check out the cable mittens pattern and make yourself the complete set.

cable knit hat and matching mittens

4. Highlander Cable Knit Hat Pattern

Knit a beautiful cozy hat with this free cable pattern.

The highlander cable knit hat pattern will allow you to create a cozy beanie to keep you warm in the winter months!

The pattern is knit in the round with circular needles and chunky yarn.

Highlander Cable Knit Hat Pattern

You can also purchase the printable pdf pattern here.

staghorn-cable-hat-pattern

5. Baby Beanie Hat Pattern {Cable Knit}

Make a squishy baby hat with a beautiful cable design with this free knitting pattern.

The hat is knit with worsted weight yarn and uses less than 1 skein in total (with two colors).

Baby Beanie Hat Pattern {Cable Knit}

You can also purchase the ad-free printable pattern here.

cable knit baby hat

6. Interwoven Hat Knitting Pattern for Hat Not Hate by Two Of Wands

Knit a cozy hat with a beautiful cable design in the body of the hat with this free knitting pattern by Two Of Wands.

Add a faux fur pom pom to make it stylish.

Interwoven Hat Knitting Pattern for Hat Not Hate by Two Of Wands

Cable knit hat

7. Classic Cable Knit Hat by B.Hooked Crochet & Knitting

Make a squishy cable hat with this free knitting pattern by B. Hooked Crochet.

This is an intermediate pattern available in sizes 0-3 mos, 3-6 mos, 6-12 mos, Toddler, Child, Teen, Women’s & Men’s.

There is also a full video tutorial to help you along.

Classic Cable Knit Hat by B.Hooked Crochet & Knitting

Classic Cable Knit Hat

8. Knit the Blacksod Hat by While They Dream

Knit a cozy hat with this free knitting pattern by While They Dream.

A great pattern with a cable design on the hat’s body.

Knit the Blacksod Hat by While They Dream

Knit the Blacksod Hat

9. Classic Cabled Hat & Mittens by Knifty Knittings

Make a beautiful cable hat with this free knitting pattern by Knifty Knittings.

You can finish off the pattern with a yarn pom pom in the same color plus there is a matching mittens pattern.

Classic Cabled Hat & Mittens by Knifty Knittings

Classic Cabled Hat & Mittens

10. Red Heart Braided Cable Knit Hat by Yarnspirations

Knit the perfect winter hat with this free knitting pattern by Yarnspirations.

The hat has a beautiful braided cable design and you can download the pattern in pdf format for free on the Yarnspirations website.

Red Heart Braided Cable Knit Hat by Yarnspirations

Red Heart Braided Cable Knit Hat

11. Char Char Hat by Whimsy North

Make a cozy hat with an intricate Staghorn cable design with this free knitting pattern by Whimsy North.

You can top off the hat with a faux fur pom pom!

Char Char Hat by Whimsy North

Char Char Hat

12. Golden Waves Toque by Mama In A Stitch

Knit a cozy cable beanie with this free knitting pattern by Mama in A Stitch.

This project features a big, pretty inverted cable in the center and two smaller cables on each side.

You can top off the hat with a faux fur pom pom!

Golden Waves Toque by Mama In A Stitch

Cable Knit Hat Free Knitting Pattern

13. Salacia Beanie by Hooked Hazel

Make a squishy cable beanie with this free knitting pattern by Hooked Hazel.

This is an intermediate pattern, knit with circular needles and bulky weight yarn.

You can top off the hat with a faux fur pom pom!

Salacia Beanie by Hooked Hazel

salacia beanie

14. The Melissa Beanie by Daysja Phillips 

Knit a cozy cable beanie with this free knitting pattern by Daysja Phillips.

The pattern is available as a free PDF on Ravelry.

The Melissa Beanie by Daysja Phillips 

The Melissa Beanie

15. Fairbanks Hat Pattern by Explore with Knitsy

Make a squishy hat with this free knitting pattern by Explore with Knitsy.

This cable hat pattern will make an excellent project for anyone who wants to learn how to knit cables.

Fairbanks Hat Pattern by Explore with Knitsy

Fairbanks Hat Pattern

16. Omber Cable Hat by Nur İkinci

Knit a beautiful ombre cable hat with this free knitting pattern by Nur Ikinci.

The pattern is available as a free PDF on Ravelry.

Omber Cable Hat by Nur İkinci

Omber Cable Hat

17. December Hat by Irina Anikeeva

Make the perfect winter hat with this free knitting pattern by Irina Anikeeva.

The pattern is available as a free PDF on Ravelry.

December Hat by Irina Anikeeva

December Cable Hat

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