With so many free hat knitting patterns out there, you will be spoiled for choice.
One of the best things you can make for the colder months is a knitted hat!
In this post, I will share with you lots of popular hat patterns for all skill levels.
Hat Patterns For You To Make
Once you start making hats, they can get addictive, experimenting with various patterns, stitches, and colors.
The patterns in this roundup are mostly easy for beginners, with some intermediate choices too.
Basic knowledge of knitting is all that is required for you to get started.
Make A Hat To Gift Or Donate
Making hats for yourself, loved ones, or even donating can be great projects for the cooler months.
In the fall or winter, making a chunky knit hat is just what is needed to stay warm and cozy in the cold weather.
I love to get comfy on the sofa with my knitting and watch something on Netflix, knitting hats with a gorgeous yarn like The Petite Wool from We Are Knitters.
More Knit Hat Patterns
For a selection of easy knit hat patterns to make, take a look at my hat knitting pattern library, where all of the hat patterns are free.
There is also an option to grab the patterns from my shop I am forever thankful for all of your support!
If you are new to making hats, take a look at this post and learn How To Knit A Hat.
Take a look at the various styles in this knit hat pattern roundup and find something you want to make.
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Knit a sweet baby hat (3 sizes) for newborns and up to 9 months.
This is a great hat for a beginner as it is knit flat and then seamed.
Make a really easy beginner hat with this Mariner’s hat pattern.
This hat would look good knit up in any color, from neutrals to brights.
It is also unisex, so the adult size will fit both men and women.
This is one of my own designs that I added to the roundup – modeled by Grace.
Make a beanie hat for your toddler that will keep them warm and cozy!
This hat was knit with super bulky yarn in grey on circular needles with a white oversized pom pom.
Knit a candy-colored hat with this free knitting pattern.
A great pattern to knit for all the family this fall.
Make knitted beanie hats for all of your friends this Christmas!
Make the lovely Rikke Hat from Sarah Young, available on Ravelry as a free pattern.
This hat pattern looks like it will be great for beginners, as it uses a basic knitting stitch – garter stitch.
This wickerwork bobble cable hat pattern by Balls to the Walls Knits has an amazingly intricate design that uses charting.
If you are new to cables or want to give them a try, this pattern will be perfect for you!
This free cable knit hat pattern by Tin Can Knits, is a wonderful design that allows you to get to grips with cables!
It looks like such a lovely design and those cables once mastered would look fantastic on sweaters or scarves.
This is also one of my designs, which has proven to be very popular.
Super easy and super quick, this men’s knit hat will keep you warm in no time at all!
It also has a matching cowl pattern.
Knitting for charity has put together a collection of 23 hat knitting patterns for you to use.
There are basic hat patterns, baby hat patterns, and chemo hat patterns.
Another fantastic collection of hat patterns can be found on the blog Diary of a Creative Fanatic.
There are chunky bold knits, as well as slouchy beanies and bobble hats.
You will be spoiled for choice with this collection of patterns.
Knit a hat that’s perfect for fall with this free knitting pattern.
The hat is knit with the Irish moss stitch which makes it really unique.
Knit a beautiful hat in fall colors with this free knitting pattern.
The pattern is perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to knit in the round.
Make this gorgeous swirled ski cap and be the envy of all of your friends this year!
Get the free pattern from the Craft Yarn Council.
I think this hat would look great in grey with a mustard pom.
Knit an outlander-inspired hat with a staghorn cable with this free knitting pattern.
Finish this hat with a cute pom pom.
If any beginners want an easy project, this hat could be it!
Knit using stocking stitch the pattern will show you how to shape through increases and decrease.
Make a slouchy beanie in no time at all, with this amazing pattern from She Makes Hats.
Knit a hat for fall with this free knitting pattern.
The hat is knit with straight needles and it’s perfect for beginners.
Make a ribbed beanie with this free knitting pattern.
The design is unisex and can be worn by men and women.
Learn how to knit a hat with circular needles with this free knitting pattern.
It’s perfect for beginners and anyone who wants to practice knitting in the round.
This cute fisherman ribbed hipster hat with a very large pom will look good on anyone.
Get the free knitting pattern from Classy Crochet.
Knit this incredible baby hat with a free pattern from Curious Handmade.
There are many sizes too, so you can make one for everyone in your family!
Get this free knitting pattern for a newborn hat with a top knot from Mack and Mabel.
This hat also looks really easy for any new knitters out there – using garter stitch (knit every row) and stocking stitch (knit 1
row/purl 1 row).
The knot on the top of the hat is super sweet too!
Make an awesome earflap hat in garter stitch with this pattern from Purl Soho.
There are three sizes available, so you can make one for everyone in the family.
Which one are you going to knit? Let me know in the comments below.