Baby Hat Knitting Patterns
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Free Knitting Patterns
Cable Panache Baby Hat
Cute earflap hat with cable band. 6-9 months though some Ravelrers have adapted for other sizes. Designed by Cindy Tuscany
RainBOW Baby Hat
An easy cute baby hat from Little Red Window. 6 months size is free on web page. Additional sizes and pdf available on Etsy.
Itty Bitty Bear Cubs
These easy preemie sized bear cub hats come in two sizes. Great stash buster! Designed by Carolyn Ingram. Pictured project by jooney
Baby Confection Hat
Easy cupcake shaped hat by Maggie Pace.
Ribbed Baby Earflap Hat
Designed by ABC Knitting Patterns, this easy pattern fits 16″ (18″, 20″) head circumference.
Lilac for Lila
KnittedBlissJC’s lacy baby bonnet is sized for 1-3 month, 6-9 months, 12-18 months, 2-4 years
Trapper Lined Baby Hat
Yarnspirations’ warm and snuggly hat for babies. Sizes 6-24 months.
Blue Rabbit Hat
Designed by Slip Slip Knit, this cute pattern for DK yarn has 4 sizes, from newborn to 2 years.
Baby Crown Hat
This fun hat by Linda Cyr comes in two sizes. The crown brim is knit flat and the stitches are picked up for the rest of the hat.
Rib-Knit Baby Hat
Jennifer Sauselein’s design for Sorella and Company is super easy — just knit and purl with no decreases. The hat is fastened with a tied bow.
This baby bonnet was designed by Rian Anderson after the bonnet the new baby Princess Charlotte wore in her public debut as her parents, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, left the hospital to take her home. Fun facts: The original bonnet was handmade from Spain and was placed on Charlotte the wrong way. Rian has added pics of it worn the right way.
Braided Edge Baby Hat
Becky Colvin created two variations of this hat for newborns, 13-14″ head circumference
Baby Hat Collection
Marji LaFreniere created 4 cute baby hat patterns — a hat topped with a rose, a gingham hat, and two bird hats. Sizes newborn-24 months
Alfalfa Baby Hat
Kate Gagnon Osborn’s baby hat fits most babies 4-12 months and features a “pixie” look, ties to hold it snug, a close fit, and integrated ear flaps to keep baby warm.
Little Flower Hat
Ewelina Murach’s design is worked in the round and top down. The sweater is not included in the hat pattern but the page contains a link to the sweater pattern which is not free. Sizes for hat include preemie, 0-3, 6-9, 12-18 months, 2-3 years, 4 years-Adult S
Baby Hats for Charity
Got extra time and a kind heart? Consider knitting hats for babies in need.
Patterns for Purchase
Astrid Baby Bonnet
The easy Astrid textured bonnet design was inspired by illustrations in old Nordic children’s books. Suitable for beginners. Sizes 3m-2 y. In both English and Norwegian.
Jasmine Baby Bonnet
This lace baby bonnet is a quick knit with just one skein of yarn.
Butterfly and Clouds Baby Set
This hat is part of a set that also includes matching diaper cover and booties. One of 7 pattern sets in the ebook Diaper Cover Sets. Sizes 0-3, 3-6, and 6-12 months.
Heart Baby Bonnet
The Heart Hat is knitted in garter-stitch and bordered by i-cord and i-cord ties. Can be sized for babies, children, and adults. One of 26 patterns in Elizabeth Zimmermann’s Knitting Workshop book. Pictured project by junkshopgirl
This adorable cloche-style hat features a simple but striking twist formed with 1 cable row, a rolled brim that is easily adjusted to change the length of the hat. To fit: Preemie (0–3 months, 3–9 months, 9 months–2T) There is also an adult version
Lady Butterlfy Hat
The pattern is written for seven sizes: 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-9 months; 9-12 months; 18-24 months; 2-5 years and 6-10 years.
Beginner Baby Hats
Knit all three hats with 1 skein each of Bernat® Giggles™ using U.S. size 7/4.5mm double-point and 16″ circular needles. Finished sizes: 14 (16, 18)”.
Baby Aviator Hat
Sizes for 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months and 1 – 2 years.