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Hat Knitting Patterns for Babies

Baby hats are one of the cutest and easiest projects you can make, since baby heads tend to be small, making the knitting fast. And every baby looks adorable in a knit hat. Check out these free knitting patterns for baby hats.

Baby Aran Hat
This Baby Aran Hat free knitting pattern is available in sizes newborn, 3 months, 6 months, 12 months, 18 months and 24 months. It features allover cable patterning and is designed to match the Baby Aran Body Suit.

Baby's Flat Hat
This easy flat knit hat is a great early knitting project and its sure to keep little ones warm. You can even use yarn in your stash if you've got one!

Baby Santa Hat - Free Knitting Pattern for a Baby Santa Hat
This super quick Santa Hat pattern is sized to fit a preemie or a full-term baby and would be perfect for holiday pictures!

Cotton Baby Hat
This easy cotton baby hat is super comfortable and slightly stretchy, so it will fit your favorite little one for a lot longer than it takes to knit.

Infant's Eyelet Hat
Knitting eyelets is a great education in the basics you'll need in order to knit lace. This infant sized eyelet hat is a quick and easy top-down project that gives you plenty of practice with yarn overs and knit two together decreases.

Kids' Snowflake Hat
A Snowflake Hat is just the thing to bring a bit of winter to your child's head. Sized from small newborn to age 1-3.

Lacy Baby Hat
This slouchy lace baby hat is the perfect addition to your child's spring wardrobe. Sized for newborns to preschoolers.

Pumpkin Hat
A tiny pumpkin hat is a cute gift for a newborn and makes a perfect Halloween costume with the addition of an orange onesie.

Pumpkin Hat
Knit your little one a cute pumpkin hat for Halloween or to wear throughout the fall for a little festive spirit.

Purl Ridge Baby Hat
This simple and quick to knit baby hat is only slightly more complicated than a basic Stockinette hat would be, but the purl ridges add interest.

Ribbed Baby Hat
This adorable ribbed baby hat is really quick to knit and super cute on any little head. Sizes from preemie to age 4.

Seed Stitch Baby Hat
This free knitting pattern for a seed stitch baby hat is quick and easy to knit up and includes sizing for preemies and newborns. The textured stitch makes the hat stretchy, and the cotton yarn makes it perfect for a new mom.

Simple Striped Hat
This Simple Striped Hat for kids is made more interesting for the knitter and the wearer thanks to the addition of narrow stripes that change every round for most of the hat.

Slip Stitch Baby Hat
Use this free knitting pattern to make a slip stitch baby hat. This slip stitch baby hat has no shaping to worry about, cute squared off corners, an easily memorized slip stitch pattern, and tassel embellishments. This slip stitch baby hat pattern is available in sizes preemie, newborn, 3 months, 6 months, 12 months and 24 months.

Sprout Baby Hat
This cute infant hat knitting pattern features a picot edge, a quick knitting Stockinette body with easy decreases into an I-cord topper with a cute little leaf on the end.

Stash-Busting Striped Hat
Use up little bits of several colors of yarn on this cute and really easy striped hat for babies and kids

Striped Baby Hat
All infants need a nice collection of hats to help keep them warm, and this cute little number meets that task with style. It's a great way to use up bits of leftover yarn in tow or several colors.

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