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Free Hat Knitting Patterns

Knitting hats is a great way to try out new stitch patterns and techniques, and these free hat knitting patterns offer a range of options for heads of all sizes.

Best Hat Knitting Patterns

Hats are great knitting projects: they're usually pretty small and easy to knit, but they offer lots of ways to be creative in a small space.

Here are some great hat knitting patterns for babies, bigger kids, women and men, so you can outfit everyone in your family with a warm head.

Adult Flapper Girl Hat
The Adult Flapper Girl Hat is a larger version of a popular kids' sized hat with 1920's style knit in Blackberry Stitch.

Basic Hat - Free Knitting Pattern for a Basic Stockinette Stitch Hat
This free knitting pattern for a basic Stockinette Stitch Hat is great for people new to knitting in the round.

Flat Hat
Knitting a hat flat is an easy way for beginners to learn to make hats, and it's also a quick way for established knitters to finish a project on the double. Knit with Ozark Handspun, this hat looks much fancier than it is.

Knitted Helmet Liner
Helmet liners are a wonderful charity knitting project for soldiers serving in colder climates. Here are the instructions for a knitted helmet liner being collected and sent to the troops.

Pink Ribbon Loom Knitted Hat
This loom knitted hat is a great way to learn the technique of loom knitting while showing your support for breast cancer awareness.

Reversible Lace Hat - Free Knitting Pattern for a Reversible Lace Hat
This reversible lace hat features a simple Stockinette Hat on one side and a pretty lace pattern on the other, so you can choose to be fancy or not.

Ribbed Flat Hat
Flat hats are a great way to make a quick project without the worry of having to work with circular and/or double-pointed knitting needles. This ribbed hat has a little bit of shaping at the top for a snug fit and is perfect for cool days.

Rolled Brim Hat
A rolled brim hat is a about the simplest hat design there is, but it's a really cute project that is perfect for a colorful, chunky yarn and when you need to get a hat knit in a hurry.

Scarf Hat
The scarf hat (or hat scarf) is a combination hat and scarf where the scarf is attached to the hat like ear flaps. This is the ultimate cold-weather accessory because there is no way for the wind to get to your ears or neck since there's no space between the hat and scarf.

Slouchy Hat
This is a very easy hat pattern that makes a slouchy, fun hat for teens or adults. Three sizes are given, so you can knit it big or small.

Slightly Slouchy Striped Hat
This long striped hat is a great way to use up little bits of yarn from your stash, and the stripe sequence is a classic that's a lot of fun to knit

Striped Stocking Hat
This candy-striped stocking hat in red and white reminds me of a candy cane and would be a great variation on the traditional Santa hat.

Teen/Women's Cabled Hat
This easy cabled hat is a great knit for teens or women with smaller sized heads. The simple cables are quick to work up, and the snug hat is sure to keep you warm and stylish throughout the cooler months.

Women's Sampler Hat
This super-easy and quick knitting pattern for a woman's sampler hat uses Garter Stitch, Stockinette and Reverse Stockinette in a super-bulky yarn...

Custom-Fit Crown
This crown would be a fun project for anyone, whether a kid who loves dress up or a grown up who wants to celebrate like a kid.

Top-Down Tam O'Something
This top-down hat might be called a tam or a beret, but it's basically a big, bulky beauty that's sure to keep you warm and come off the needles in no time.

Bulky Slouch Hat
This big, bulky hat is quick to knit and fits a range of sizes with its slouchy, casual look.

Bulky Ribbed Hat
this roomy but not exactly slouchy ribbed hat is a great way to stay warm in winter, and contrasting stripes make it more fun to knit.

USA Hat
This simple hat is great for showing your team spirit, whether you're rooting for the USA or any other team.

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