Men’s Hat Knitting Patterns
Unisex hats suitable for the men in your life including beanies, slouchy hats, earflap hats, and more.
To get the knitting patterns, scroll down the page to the individual pattern you want and click on the link to that pattern.
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
Morgan English Driving Cap
This version of the classic English Driving Cap or Ivy Cap is designed by Anne Kuo Lukito has a unique one piece construction that is shaped with short rows. It comes in two sizes to fit most men and women.
This unisex hat comes in fitted and slouchy versions with 3 sizes and features cables on textured panels. Designed by Veronika Jobe.
Sons of Anarchy: Opie Slouchy Hat
Ann Weaver’s unisex slouchy beanie was inspired by the hat worn by the Opie character in Sons of Anarchy tv series.
Käänteinen – Reversible Rib Cap
Reversible beanie with decreases designed to showcase the ribbing. Designed by Pirita Hiltunen. Pictured project by Ihanive. Available in English and Finnish
Unisex cable beanie by Alexa Ludeman for Tin Can Knits in sizes for Baby (Child, Adult Small, Adult Large)
Designed by Talitha Kuomi, this unisex retro-cool hat has enough class to be appropriate for daytime, but has enough “hip” to hold its own under the club lights between sets late into the night.
Men’s Earflap Beanie
Ribbed hat by Gina Michele is a quick knit in super bulky yarn.
Like father, like son with these matching hats for new baby and proud daddy by Tin Can Knits. This modern fair-isle hat comes in multiple sizes, from Newborn to Adult, so parent and child can be two of a kind at any age! Great stash buster!
Tin Can Knits designed this easy unisex hat pattern that adds style by contrasting panels of garter stitch and stockinette. Options for beanie and slouchy styles Sizes for the whole family from Baby to Adult Large. Pictured projects by LauraPNW and RiverKnits
Jennifer Tallapaneni designed this unisex hat that is worked from the top down all in one piece, including the brim. Sizes S[M, L]
Very easy unisex ribbed beanie with decreases that create an interesting geometric design by Jane Tanner in sizes for baby, child, youth/small, adult medium, adult large
Designed by Ágnes Kutas-Keresztes, this hat pattern easy to work and really stretchy. See below for the matching scarf pattern.
Fisher Cable Hat
Lindsey Felice designed this hat that is quick to knit. It features an easy cable pattern in the brim. Great for men and women!
Jason’s Tweed Hat
Melissa Thompson designed this hat for nubby, tweed yarn but any chunky yarn will work.
Patterns for Purchase
Dashing Unisex Slouchy Beanie
Easy hat with simple colorwork is a quick knit in chunky yarn.
Easy-Going Slouchy Beanie
Super slouchy unisex hat great for men. 1 of 7 hat designs in Knit Celebrity Slouchy Beanies For the Family ebook
Breaking Bad: Jesse Pinkman Hat
This reversible hat designed by Mylène Lacroix was inspired by the hat worn by the Jesse Pinkman character in Breaking Bad.
Rist Canyon Slouchy Beanie
Very easy unisex slouch hat features variations in ribbing by Meghan Huber.
Treviso Men’s Hat and Scarf Set
Mixed texture stitches in a timeless color combination make a hat and scarf perfect for men.
Very easy unisex slouch beanie features a slip stitch to add interest to the ribbing and prevent color pooling in variegated yarn. Two versions for women and men.
Unisex Bun Beanie
Easy hat and quick knit in bulky yarn. Two sizes. And you can sell the hats you knit from the patterns.
Chromatic Earflap Hat
Chullo style hat in 3 sizes. One of 30+ patterns in Creative Knitting Winter 2015.
Love the architectural geometric design of this double knit hat. Also available in the book Extreme Double Knitting: New Adventures in Reversible Colorwork
Terry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, intheloopknitting.com. Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!