Baby Hat Knitting Patterns
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Free Knitting Patterns
Acorn Baby Hat
You’ll go nuts for this cute baby hat with a seed stitch acorn top. Web pattern for size 12 months is free. More sizes and a printable pdf are available on Etsy. Designed by Cassie at Little Red Window.
Cute Monster Pompom Hat
Designer Gina Michele was inspired by the Sesame Street vibes of the Stella McCartney Kids “Tweedle” hat to create this cute monster hat with pompom eyes. Size 1-3 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.
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
Trapper Lined Baby Hat
Yarnspirations’ warm and snuggly hat for babies. Sizes 6-24 months.
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
Love Mom Baby Hat
Hat inspired by classic tattoo Mom in heart design. 4 sizes from newborn to toddler. Knit flat. Available in English and Spanish.
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.
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
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)”.