12+ Free Warm and cozy winter hat knitting patterns. Here are our top picks for new free hat knitting patterns designs for 2024. Fresh new designs to download now!
Free and Easy Hat Knitting Patterns for Beginners
This easy but luxurious hat is the perfect gift to keep your loved ones warm. This pattern comes in three different length options. Free pattern is here.
Ideal for beginners, this simple hat makes a great gift for the whole family! Garter stitch your way to a beautiful finish in whatever colors you imagine in our super bulky, Bernat Softee Chunky. Make yours in children’s and adult sizes for everyone you love. Find this pattern here.
Pull The Wool Over hat is a super simple hat with just the right amount of slouch. This hat is topped off with a removable pom pom for washing. Get this amazing free knitting pattern here.
Super easy to knit hat using bulky yarn. A quick and easy knit with a gradient effect using two different colored yarns. Find this free pattern here.
For this project, a simple knit hat is made more alluring with a touch of floral embroidery. Use Patons Highland Bulky to knit this hat any color you want. Then, use Anchor Tapestry Wool to add pretty detail. Practice knit, purl, decreases, knit 2 together, slip slip knit, woven wheel, French knot, lazy daisy, back stitch, and fishbone leaf techniques. It’s a simple way to soften up your winter look. Find this pattern for free here.
Classic stripes come to life on this knit hat that’s easy to make. Stitched in Red Heart Super Saver Stripes, solid vertical lines contrast against the striping garter stitch in the background, for a unique look. Practice simple slip stitch and garter stitch knit combined with a ribbed fold-back cuff. The self-striping yarn makes this project a joy to do, so choose the color you like and enjoy this modern take on a timeless look. Get the free pattern here.
A winter sport classic is the bobble hat MONTE ROSA, particularly attractive in bold colors, like this one in Boston. An accessory that´s both trendy and practical. Free knit pattern is here.
Super cute chunky beanie to knit, this is the perfect pattern for beginners to fair isle knitting. This pattern is by Whimsy north and can be found here.
The little rib pattern creates a lovely textured effect in this design. The rib edge can be folded over for a more fitted hat, or work unfolded for a more slouchy look. The rib pattern is most visible if the hat is worked in the solid colours of our Pernilla yarn. If you chose to knit it in one a melange colour, the pattern will be more subtle. Free pattern is here.
Free Hat Knitting Patterns with Stunning Details
Level up your headwear with our bright and happy Poppy hat! A chevron seed stitch pattern works its way around the hat to give it a fun subtle texture. Get this free pattern here.
Add pizzazz to a classic cabled hat by embellishing it with a bit of embroidery. Stitched in Red Heart Super Saver, the hat is worked in the round and features a cozy 2×2 ribbed fold-up brim, with horseshoe cables that taper up to the top. A fun pompom is added to complete the look. This more advanced project also features knit, purl, moss stitch, decreasing, and more. Everyone loves a homemade hat, so keep this pattern handy! Free pattern is here.
The ALBURY Hat is knit in rounds from the cuff to the crown, and is a lovely project for those who have never done stranded colorwork before. The 19 fair-isle rows are worked without decreases, alternating colors, while the unused color is carried in the back of work. Sounds complicated? It is not as the yarn is never carried across more than 6 stitches. You should give it a try. Free pattern is here.
Free Hat Knitting Patterns for Men
Update your outdoor wear with this attractive knit beanie! Stitched in Patons Classic Wool Worsted, this must-have hat boasts a syncopated effect to ensure that the brim matches the body of the hat when folded. You’ll do mirrored double-decreases, brioche knit and purl stitches, working in the round, and more. Use different colors and make the most of this unique pattern. Free pattern here.
he simple ribbed hat ERIN is knitted from Peak Color (Limited Edition), the color gradient comes directly from the ball. First you knit in the simple rib pattern in rounds and then work the decreases. The hat fits for a head circumference of about 54 to 56 cm. This free pattern is here.
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