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Free Knitting Patterns For Hats

Easy pattern knit in reverse stockinette on two needles.

Cable Ear Flap Hat With Pom Poms
Features a cool design with three dangling pom poms from each flap.

Cable Hat
Two needle hat with an intricate cable that runs horizontally. There is also a matching scarf and fingerless mittens pattern available.

Candy Cane Hat
Easy to knit hat, striped like a candy cane, and sized for children and adults. Long tail and end it with a pom pom!

Chemo Cap
Very easy pattern with one row of crown shaping and a ribbed bottom for a good fit.

Classic Stocking Cap
This traditional stocking cap has a very long tail and a braid and tassel.

Colorful Striped Roll Brim Hat
Easy hat knit in the round with a yarn that stripes and a matching solid color. It can be knit with just one or the other yarn if desired.

Dreadlock Hat
Really cute hat with decorative dreads.

Ear Flap Hat
A more complex pattern, knit with multiple colors and stitch patterns.

Extra Warm Hat
Knit at 3 stitches per inch for extra warmth. Photo can be seen here.

Felted Brim Hat
This hat features a small, wide brim and a band of novelty yarn above the brim.

Felted Hat With Wide Brim
A wide brim combined with a novelty yarn highlights this felted hat.

Felted Bucket Hat
Simple bucket style hat with rounds of glittery eyelash yarn. Good introduction to felted hats.

Four Cable Hat
This knit hat fits men and women. The pattern features four easy to knit cables and a fold up brim. It's knit on two needles.

Fulled Hat
Knit it up in a number of different ways. You can see photos here and here.

Garter Stitch Hat With Brim
Very easy garter stitch hat is knit on two needles. Has a fold up brim.

Hat With Leaves
This hat has leaves knit into the design and is knit in the round.

Lace Beret
Knit on two needles, this woman's beret is a great spring look.

Moose Hat
For the outdoors person (or a moose lover), this hat has a long fold up brim with moose knit in. You can see a photo here.

Poof Hat
Features a fold up ribbed brim and a larger circumference around the body of the hat that poofs out.

Roll Brim Hat
Simple roll brim hat knit in the round in three sizes for adults; knit in worsted weight.

Roll Brim Hat
Simple roll brim hat knit in the round in three sizes for adults in worsted weight. There is a photo here.

Roll Brim Spiral Hat
Purl stitches move in a spiral around this roll brim hat. Fits kids about 8-12 and easily resized for adults as well!

Santa Hat I
Fits most adults and knits up quickly with super bulky yarn.

Santa Hat II
Knit it with worsted weight; pattern fits most adults and children about ages 10-12.

Santa Hat III
Quick to knit at a big gauge. Knit it with either a red or white body and a red or white trim.

Combination scarf and hood in super bulky yarn and an easy mock cable pattern. Sized for kids and adults.

Skull Cap
Knit up this easy basic hat for adults.

Spiral Rib Hat
Knit with worsted weight yarn. Picture for the pattern can be found here.

Striped Hat
Very simple striped hat knit in the round in two sizes. It looks like the hat Julia Roberts wore in Stepmom.

Striped Spiral Hat
Knit on two needles, this spiral hat can be knit in any stripe combination you wish. You could use multiple colors, make each color as many rows as you's endless.

Tear Drop Hat
A very cute hat knit in panels with instructions for left handed and right handed knitters.

Textured Striped Hat
Pattern features a wide garter stitch brim. The stripes on the hat are knit as purl ridges; use a boucle type yarn for additional texture.

Watch Cap With Cables
This classic cap is knit on two needles. It has two simple cables and a fold up brim.

Also see Knit A Bit, for patterns by Barbara Breiter including a large selection of felted and non-felted hats