12+ Free Knitted Hat Patterns

I’m sharing a collection of 12+ free knitted hat patterns in today’s roundup! This pattern collection includes including beanies, a bucket hat, an earflap hat, and a balaclava. I’m also sharing links to roundups with more than 35 more free knitted hat patterns to inspire!

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12+ Free Knitted Hat Patterns

Hats are some of my favorite projects to knit. They are quick to make and don’t require much yarn. They can be knit flat or in the round, and are great projects to try out new techniques on. This collection includes free knitted hat patterns in a variety of sizes from preemie through adult large and using a variety of methods.

  • Beginner Garter Stitch Beanie by Underground Crafter: This easy, knit-flat hat pattern is available in 10 sizes from newborn through adult large.
  • Basic Super Bulky Beanie by ChristaCoDesign: This simple hat pattern is knit in the round with no decreases and available in 5 child and adult sizes.
  • Knit Flat Chunky Hat by Make and Do Crew: This hat can be knit in less than 2 hours with jumbo (#7/roving) weight yarn and is available in 3 child and adult sizes.
  • Belleayre Earflap Hat by Two of Wands: This hat knit in bulky (#5/chunky) weight yarn is available in 3 child and adult sizes and includes I-cord ties, fair isle colorwork, earflaps, and a pompom. 
  • Jupiter Beanie by Underground Crafter: This knit-flat hat has a central cable set on a seed stitch background.
  • Burlington Bulky Hat by Banana Moon Studio: This classic ribbed beanie knit with super bulky (#6/super chunky) weight yarn and is available in 6 sizes from preemie through adult.
  • Wild Winter Balaclava by Stitches n Scraps: This cozy pattern is available in 1 child and 1 adult size and includes a wrap and turn tutorial and both written and charted instructions.
  • Mint Chocolate Chip Beanie by Underground Crafter: This gender-neutral beanie is so stretchy that it can fit a variety of child and adult head sizes.
  • Aloe by Kristin Omdahl: This set includes a hat and a mobius cowl. It includes the written pattern and a video tutorial.
  • Ellington Slouch Beanie by Designs by Phanessa: This cozy colorwork pattern is available in 10 sizes and includes a video and written pattern.

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