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Free Hat Knitting Patterns


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.

ribbed mariner's hat

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 with texture knit on circular needles.

Basic knowledge of knitting is all that is required for you to get started.

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Double moss stitch hat pattern

Make A Hat To Gift Or Donate

Making hats for yourself, and 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 free knitting pattern, 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. – Hat Patterns

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, this rib hat tutorial with a brim is an easy project!

Take a look at this post and learn how to knit a hat To Knit A Hat For Complete Beginners (+ Video Tutorial)) – The pattern instructions are simple, you need to know how to knit, purl, decrease and check gauge.

ribbed beanie

Free Knit Hat Patterns

Take a look at the various styles in this knit hat pattern roundup and find something you want to make.

Some hats are knit with super bulky yarn – Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick for fast one-skein projects and others are knit with worsted weight yarn like cascade yarns on straight needles.

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Free Hat Knitting Patterns

The knitted hat patterns below have been chosen with variety in mind, from woman's hats, men's hats to baby hat knitting patterns there is something for everyone.

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    1. love your hat patterns! Can hardly wait to try some. I’ve only made one hat in my knitting life. Love the baby hat.

  1. Great thank you for these I love to knit quick and easy things and donate to animal and cancer charities to sell in their shops x

  2. I love them all but don’t knit with needles, just looms. I’ve been trying to find a video for a man’s beanie that does not roll.
    so far I’ve learned it should be done on a big loom 41 pegs or a narrow guage loom.

  3. No tejo para nenes, no aprecian el trabajo invertido y crezen rapido. Tampoco tejo para hombres porque son una porqueria. Si quieres cosas tejidas que le del el trabajito a la mama ya que para las madres los hijos son perfectos y perdonan todo.Solo tejo para mi que es lo major que hay en este mendo.

  4. Hello,
    I have just made the swirl ski hat in Aran navy and cream.
    Absolutely beautiful. Thank you for the free pattern.