23 Free Crochet and Knit Hat Patterns To Make Great Gifts

Roundup: 23 Free Crochet and Knit Hat Patterns To Make Great Gifts via Underground Crafter | Find your next project in this roundup featuring berets, slouchy hats, beanies, earflap hats, and more!This is the eighth post in my series of roundups for handmade gift ideas for the winter holiday season. This roundup includes 23 crochet and knitting patterns for hats that would make great gifts for adults (though most of the patterns also include at least one child’s size). I’ve tried to include many different styles for everyone on your handmade holiday list, including slouchy hats, berets and tams, beanies, earflap hats, messy bun hats, convertibles, and more.

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23 Free Crochet and Knit Patterns To Make Great Gifts

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Roundup: 23 Free Crochet and Knit Hat Patterns To Make Great Gifts via Underground Crafter | Find your next project in this roundup featuring berets, slouchy hats, beanies, earflap hats, and more!15 Crochet Patterns

These crochet patterns include beanies, messy bun hats, berets, and slouchies. Some are made in a solid color, others are striped, and some use a self-striping yarn for the colorwork. Many of these patterns are part of matching sets that include other accessories.

Roundup: 23 Free Crochet and Knit Hat Patterns To Make Great Gifts via Underground Crafter | Find your next project in this roundup featuring berets, slouchy hats, beanies, earflap hats, and more!Top row, from left to right:

Second row, from left to right:

Third row, from left to right:

Fourth row, from left to right:

  • Easy Winter Cap by Oombawka Design: This modern take on an earflap hat is available in 6 child and adult sizes.
  • Cobblestone Cap by Underground Crafter: This brimmed hat made with Premier Yarns Aurora, a self-striping yarn, and is available in 3 child and adult sizes.
  • Malia Beanie by Little Monkeys Crochet: This pattern includes a video tutorial and is part of the Malia series which includes several patterns for children and adults.

Bottom row, from left to right:

  • Side2Side Hat by My Hobby is Crochet: This pattern is available in 6 child and adult sizes. You can find the pattern for the matching cowl here.
  • Plaid Woodland Animal Hats by Whistle and Ivy: This pattern includes fox, deer, raccoon, and bear versions which are available in 3 child and adult sizes.
  • Peridot Textures Beanie by Oombawka Design: This seamless hat is available in 6 child and adult sizes.

8 Knitting Patterns

These 8 knitting patterns include cables, textures, bows, and stripes for visual interest.

Roundup: 23 Free Crochet and Knit Hat Patterns To Make Great Gifts via Underground Crafter | Find your next project in this roundup featuring berets, slouchy hats, beanies, earflap hats, and more!

Clockwise, from top left:

  • Braided Beanie by Underground Crafter: This textured, unisex hat has a plaited cable which can be worn to the front or to the side.
  • Snow Day Slouch by Stitches’N’Scraps: This textured slouch includes a photo tutorial to help with special stitches.
  • Cloud Cover Beanie by Moogly: This stretchy beanie in Lion Brand Color Clouds fits most children and adults.
  • Black Forest by Caitlin ffrench: This hat includes a bow that’s tied at the side.
  • Emergency Hat by Frankie Brown: This convertible can also be worn as a cowl.
  • Doppelt Hat and Mitts by Very Pink: This pattern has a 3-part video tutorial to guide you through making both pieces.
  • Simple Stockinette Hat by All About Ami: This beginner-friendly pattern includes both photo and video tutorials.
  • Fresh Snow Hat by Little Church Knits: This cabled tam has a timeless, elegant look.

I hope you’ve enjoyed this roundup. If you’re still looking for hat patterns, you can find even more below.

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