Earflap Hat Knitting Patterns
These earflap hats help you look stylish while keeping your ears protected and toasty. A wide variety of styles include chullos, ski bonnets, aviator, and some just for fun.
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These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.
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Free Knitting Patterns
Colorful Andean chullo style earflap hat designed by Pam Allen. One of the free patterns in the free ebook Make Knitted Hats: 10 Free Knitted Hat Patterns from Interweave. Pictured project by jamh who added some of the colorwork to the earflaps.
Ear Warmer for Baseball Hat
The brim of your baseball hat fits through the slit in Susan Snyder’s ear warmer design to keep your ears warm when you’re wearing your favorite hat. Other designers have adapted for riding helmets and driving caps.
Cabled Ski Bonnet
Lacey Volk’s Neon Ski Bonnet features and cabled band and smocked crown.
Cross Country Chullo
Anne Featonby’s earflap hat is inspired by the Peruvian chullo but with the addition of skier motifs.
Creepy Critters Chullo
Donna Druchunas’s earflap hat is is decorated with motifs of insects from the Andes. Sizes Child[Teen, Adult]
My Mohawk Hat
Jackie Jaquette designed this novel variation on the earflap hat with a mohawk made from unraveled strands of bulky yarn.
Kirsten Kapur’s easy earflap hat comes in two styles – solid and stranded colorwork. Fast knit in bulky yarn.
Patterns for Purchase
Cozy trapper hat is a quick knit in bulky yarn.
Karenin Aviator Hat
Garter stitch band and ear flaps are joined to stockinette crown. Sizes to fit child through adult: 16 (18, 20, 22, 24) in/ 40.75 (45.75, 51, 55.75, 61) cm
Fast knit in super bulky yarn. The fluffy lining of this cozy ear flap hat is knitted separately and popped inside with a simple whipstitch. The easy pompoms are made with fake fur. Full tutorial.
Eight Tiny Reindeer Hat
This creative earflap hat features a lacy pattern that looks like Santa’s eight reindeer. Great for the holidays or all year one.
Buzzba Chullo Hat
Includes a full range of sizes to cover children and adults: Sizes: To fit size: 12 (14, 16, 18, 20, 22) in/ 30.5 (35.5, 41, 46, 51, 56) cm
Frosty Morning Hat, Cowl, and Mittens Set
Four sizes from toddler to child: 1-3 years, 3-5 years, 6-9 years and from 10 years