Beanie Hat Knitting Patterns
Below are a variety of beanie hat knitting patterns with cables, texture, colorwork. Many will work for men or women. To get the patterns, scroll down and then click on each individual link to get that pattern. For more hat patterns see
Free Knitting Patterns
Susan Ann’s beanie is knit from the bottom up in the round, and the colorwork is done with an easy slip-stitch pattern using only one color at a time per row. Three sizes.
Breaking the Waves
gustavs designed this charted wave pattern on an oval hat. Can be used with any gauge.
Paula Pereira’s beanie is is worked circular and from the bottom-up. Children & Adult Small: 19” / 20” head circumference Adult Medium: 21” / 22” head circumference Adult Large: 23” head circumference
Patterns for Purchase
Reversing the ribbing used in the brim for the body creates a simple but interesting design in this unisex beanie hat that works for all ages. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Carol J. Sulcoski. Pictured project by nannapei
Jared Flood was inspired by the architecture of Rem Koolhaas to create the strong geometric structure and deeply sculptural quality of the twisted stitch pattern.
Meg Swansen’s beanie is actually a sampler of twisted stitch knitting with simple twisted rib, twisted cables, double helix-like motifs, and elaborate lattice braids! Pictured project by catonmylap
The unisex Bartek features multiple cable bands in varied width and one large cable twist that runs vertically up the side.
Love the architectural geometric design of this double knit hat. Also available in the book Extreme Double Knitting: New Adventures in Reversible Colorwork