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Free Baby Hat Knitting Patterns

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Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for Cable Panache Baby Hat

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

Free Knitting Pattern for RainBOW Baby Hat

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for Itty Bitty Bear Cub Baby Hat

 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

Free Knitting Pattern for Baby Confection Hat

Baby Confection Hat

Easy cupcake shaped hat by Maggie Pace.

Baby Earflap Hat Free Knitting Pattern and more baby hat knitting patterns

Ribbed Baby Earflap Hat

Designed by ABC Knitting Patterns, this easy pattern fits 16″ (18″, 20″) head circumference.

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Lilac for Lila

KnittedBlissJC’s lacy baby bonnet is sized for 1-3 month, 6-9 months, 12-18 months, 2-4 years

Victoriana Baby Bonnet Free Knitting Pattern and more baby hat knitting patterns

Victoriana Baby Bonnet

Molly Rivera’s baby hat is made all in one piece, no sewing needed and can be made in a day.

Trapper Lined Baby Hat

Yarnspirations’ warm and snuggly hat for babies. Sizes 6-24 months.

Berry Baby Hat Free Knitting Pattern and more baby hat knitting patterns

Berry Baby Hat

Michele Sabatier designed this popular newborn hat. It is free for now though she is adapting the pattern and then will charge for the pattern.

Blue Rabbit Hat Free Knitting Pattern | Free Bunny Rabbit Knitting Patterns at

Blue Rabbit Hat

Designed by Slip Slip Knit, this cute pattern for DK yarn has 4 sizes, from newborn to 2 years.

Free Knitting Pattern for Baby Crown Hat

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.

Baby Bucket Hat free knitting pattern and more baby hat knitting patterns

A Sun Hat

This cute bucket hat is designed by Kristi Pyatt.

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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.

Princess Bonnet Free Knitting Pattern | Royal Family Knitting Patterns | This baby bonnet was designed by Rian Anderson after the bonnet the new baby Princess Charlotte wore in her public debut

Princess Bonnet

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.

Free knitting pattern for baby hat with cable trim

Braided Edge Baby Hat

Becky Colvin created two variations of this hat for newborns, 13-14″ head circumference

Free Knitting Patterns for Baby Hats

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

Petite Popover Baby Hood Free Knitting Pattern and more baby hat knitting patterns

Petite Popover

Purl Soho’s design combines a hood and dickie for extra warmth.

Big Bow Baby Hat free knitting pattern and more baby hat knitting patterns

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Big Bow Hat

Casey Braden designed this cute easy hat for newborns (though it looks like it will be easy to do for larger sizes).

Alfalfa Baby Hat Free Knitting Pattern and more baby hat knitting patterns

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for Little Flower Hat

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

Knitting pattern for Jasmine Baby bonnet lace baby hat takes one skein of yarn

Jasmine Baby Bonnet

This lace baby bonnet is a quick knit with just one skein of yarn.

Knitting Pattern for Butterfly and Cloud Baby Set

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.

Knitting Pattern for Heart Bonnet

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

Knitting Pattern for Nola Petite Baby Hat

Nola Petite

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

Knitting pattern for Lady Butterfly Hat and more baby hat knitting patterns

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.

Baby Hat Knitting Patterns

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 Knitting Pattern and more baby hat knitting patterns

Baby Aviator Hat

Sizes for 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months and 1 – 2 years.

Knitting patterns for Baby Animal Hats. Most patterns are free


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