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Kids Bobble Hat Pattern | The Gracie


Make a warm ribbed hat for your little one with this kids bobble hat pattern.

This chunky kids hat is so warm and cosy that I just had to get a pattern out there for you guys to make.

It is so comfy it will definitely keep your kid warm during fall and winter.

*Please scroll down to see the free pattern*


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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.

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

Kids hat pattern

The Yarn I Used…

I made the hat using a super bulky weight  (06) yarn.

This was knit up quite quickly and used only one skein of yarn.

Any super bulky weight yarn 06 will be okay to use for this pattern.

Ribbed kids hat pattern

Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern:

This pattern is great for any advanced beginner knitters.

easy kids hat knitting pattern

Kids Bobble Hat Pattern

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


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

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Skill Level – Easy

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

Size >

This hat pattern was made for size – 4 to 12 years.

Circumference = 20-21″Length w/o pom = 8.5″

kids pom hat pattern

The Supplies You Need


  • 1 ball (or skein) of super bulky yarn (Lion Brand Hometown in Chicago Charcoal (150) or something similar) suitable for size 10.00mm (US 15) needles.
  • Super bulky weight – 106 yards.
  • Yarn weight guide
  • 1 ball (or skein) (or enough scrap yarn) for the pom pom.



Other Materials

Abbreviations / Knitting Abbreviations List

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

Pattern Instructions

  • Cast on > 36 sts, pm and join in the round, being careful not to twist the sts.
  • 1st rnd: K2, P2 to the end of the round.
  • Repeat the above until the work measures 8″ from the cast on edge.
  • Decrease as follows >
  • K2tog* Repeat all around.
  • Break yarn.
  • Draw end through rem sts and fasten securely.
  • Sew in any loose ends.
  • Make a large pom and stitch it securely onto the top of the hat.

I love seeing your finished projects!

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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