Knitting patterns for baby hats that cover the ears. Many of the patterns are free.
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Red Velvet Cupcake Hat
Adorable earflap baby hat inspired by cupcakes with frosting on the crown with sprinkles and a cherry pompom. Sizes 6-12, 18-24 mos. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Yarnspirations Design Studio.
Big Red Dog and Blue Puppy Earflap Hat
Adorable earflap hats inspired by famous dog characters with knit dog ears and faces made of felt pieces and embroidery. Sized for toddlers and young children. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Wendy Prager Goeckner.
Multi Stripe Hat
Baby hat with earflaps and ties. Designed for 3 colors, you could easily use more colors or fewer so it's a great stashbuster. DK weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand.
Earflap hat with frog eyes and mouth. Sized for children: Finished Circumference 16 in. (40.5 cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes. Designed by Lion Brand. DK weight yarn.
Lea Leo Baby Hat and Cardigan
Baby earflap hat and matching cardigan with an easy cable design. Sizes Newborn, 6, 9, 12, 18 and 24 month. Designed by Helga Skuladottir. Available in English and Icelandic
Chicken Baby Hat
Baby hat that looks like a chicekn with comb and beak sewn on. Designed by Deanna Lemay-Friesen. Pictured projects by designer and Hasemani
Baby Hat with Ear Flaps
English language pattern is at the bottom of pattern page after Russian version. Baby trapper style hat with cables and fake fur trim. Video tutorial included with pattern but it's in Russian only, not English. Designed by Katerina Mushyn. Bulky weight yarn.
- Get the free knitting pattern - scroll to bottom of the page, English version is below the Russian version
- See the Ravelry page
Earflap hat for babies and children with garter stitch flaps. Designed by Patons UK. DK weight yarn. Kit also available.
- Get the free knitting pattern. Instructions: At Deramore's, click the Digital Pattern Button. When the price changes to 0, add the pattern to your cart. Then "check out" without payment to get the link to download the pattern
Snowberry Baby Hat
Baby hat with earflaps and a chevron and bobble design. 2 Sizes. Designed by Sari Nordlund. Fingering weight yarn.
Del's Triple Peak Hat
Baby hat with earflaps and under-the-chin strap. Sizes Newborn, Baby, Toddler. Designed by Jessie McNaughton. DK weight yarn.
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Adelisa Earflap Hat
Baby hat with chevron stripes, earflaps, and I-cord ties. Sizes Newborn, Baby, Toddler. Designed by Jessie McNaughton. Worsted weight yarn.
Trailhopper Baby Hat
Earflap baby hat in stockinette with mock cable ribbing and I-cord ties. Sizes Newborn-3 mo (6-12 mo, 12-24 mo). Uses just 1 skein (230 yards) of the recommended yarn. Designed by Rachel Brockman. Note that the Crosscut sweater pattern is also free - link on my Baby Sweater pattern post.
Cabled And Fringed Hat
Design features cable pattern that begins on earflap and continues onto the cap. Earflaps are worked flat and finsihed with braid ties. The remainder of hat is worked in the round. SIZE: 9-12 months (2-3 years, 4-5 years), Designed by Lion Brand Yarn. Aran weight yarn.
Hearts Earflap Baby Hat
Hearts in stranded colorwork embellish this cozy baby hat with earflaps, tassels, and ties. Designed by Vera Sanon. DK weight yarn. Pictured project by the designer and LUCA1950.
Double Rib Toddler Hat
This child's earflap hat comes with 2 options – striped or 4 row repeat mock cable. Both feature ribbing and ear flaps with ties. Sizes 1-2 years, 2-3 years Designed by Torunn Espe. Rated easy by Ravelrers. DK weight. Available in English and Norwegian
Baby Headphone Hat
Adorable baby hat features earflaps that look like headphones. 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.
- Get the free knitting pattern for size 12 mos
- Get printable pdf with sizes 0-3 months, 6 months, 12 months, & 2T+ on Etsy >
Ribbed Baby Earflap Hat
Designed by ABC Knitting Patterns, this easy pattern fits 16″ (18″, 20″) head circumference.
Aet Terasmaa’s hat is knit flat. Pattern comes with written instructions as well as charts and photo tutorial for adding the fringes.
Child’s Earflap Hat
Jane Richmond’s hat is knit seamlessly from the top down and features braided ties and optional pompom. Sizes 0-6m(6-12m, 2-3yrs, 4-5yrs, 6-7yrs). Pictured project by Brandy Fortune
I Heart Cables Hat
Justyna Lorkowska’s hat has optional earflaps with a small cable pattern. Sizes Infant [Toddler, Child]
Adorable earflap hat in baby, child, and adult sizes. Designed by Premier Yarns
- Get the free knitting pattern
- Get the recommended Premier Hush Yarn on Amazon
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Aviator Style Baby Hat
The James or Jane Baby Hat includes sizes for 3-6 months, 6-12 months, 12 months – 3 years. Designed by Vera Sanon. Available in English and German
Patterns for Purchase
Baby Aviator Hat
Sizes for 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months and 1 – 2 years.
Winterberry Earflap Hat
Knit with honey comb pattern for the central part of the hat, cables for earflaps, and aviator style brim. Sizes 1-3 years, 3-5 years, 6-10 years
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