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Earflap Hat Knitting Patterns

by | Jul 23, 2016 | Accessories, Baby, Baby Clothing, Featured, Hats

Knitting Patterns for Hats with Earflaps including aviator, chullos, ski bonnets, split brim and more. Most patterns are free.

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.

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.

All links on this site are for informational purposes, but please note that some links are to affiliate sellers that pay me a small commission on purchases.

Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for Bomber Hat

Bomber Hat

Cozy earflap hat with liner. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Kaitlin Blasing for Originally Lovely.


Free Knitting Pattern for Ryans Hat

Ryan’s Hat

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.

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Free knitting pattern for Baseball Hat Ear Warmer

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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.

Free knitting pattern for Rustic Sampler Earflap Hat

Rustic Sampler Hat

Pearl Morgan’s hat features panels of cable, colorwork, and Bavarian twisted stitches, and is easily customizable.

Free knitting pattern for 1898 Earflap Hat

Fringe Association

1898 Hat

Kristine Byrnes was inspired by a hat pictured in a magazine published around 1910. Headband is knit separately in garter stitch and then stitches picked up for the body.

Free Knitting Pattern Monarch Lyon Hat - Aviator style earflap hat

Monarch Lyon Hat

Veronica O’Neil’s aviator style hat features ridges, ear flaps and button embellishments. Perfect for aeronauts in any age!

Free knitting pattern for Lomond Hat

Lomond Hat

Littletheorem’s hat is a quick knit in chunky yarn. The band is knit flat in moss stitch and then joined in the round for the body.

Free Knitting Pattern for Cabled Ski Bonnet

Cabled Ski Bonnet

Lacey Volk’s Neon Ski Bonnet features and cabled band and smocked crown.

Free Knitting Pattern Super Bulky Earflap Knit

Super Bulky Earflap Hat

Gina Michele’s ribbed hat features a rolled up brim, braids, and garter stitch earflaps.

Free knitting pattern for Cross Country Chullo Earflap Hat

Cross Country Chullo

Anne Featonby’s earflap hat is inspired by the Peruvian chullo but with the addition of skier motifs.

Free knitting pattern for Baby Headphone Hat

Baby Headphone Hat

Litteredwindow’s cute baby hat pattern includes lots of step by step photos.

Knitting pattern for Braided Hat‘s

Braided Hat

Aet Terasmaa’s hat is knit flat. Pattern comes with written instructions as well as charts and photo tutorial for adding the fringes.

Free knitting pattern for Creepy Critters Chullo Hat

Creepy Critters Chullo

Donna Druchunas’s earflap hat is is decorated with motifs of insects from the Andes. Sizes Child[Teen, Adult]

 Free knitting pattern for Matching Hearts hat

Matching Hearts Hat

Guzel Eaves’s hat is designed for three sizes child, teen and adult. The heart-shaped earflaps are knit separately and sewn on.

Free knitting pattern for Baby Earflap Hat knit seamlessly with braided ties and optional pompom

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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)

Free knitting pattern for I Heart Cables earflap hat for babies and children

I Heart Cables Hat

Justyna Lorkowska’s hat has optional earflaps with a small cable pattern. Sizes Infant [Toddler, Child]

Free knitting pattern for Mohawk Hat and more fun hat knitting patterns

My Mohawk Hat

Jackie Jaquette designed this novel variation on the earflap hat with a mohawk made from unraveled strands of bulky yarn.

Free knitting pattern for Firefly's Jayne Cobb hat and more move and tv knitting patterns

Jayne Cobb Hat

Dryope designed this Firefly-inspired earflap hat from the episode of “The message”

Free Knitting Pattern Thorpe Earflap Hat

Thorpe Hat

Kirsten Kapur’s easy earflap hat comes in two styles – solid and stranded colorwork. Fast knit in bulky yarn.

Ron's Animal Cracker Hat Free Knitting Pattern | Harry Potter inspired Knitting Patterns, many free knitting patterns | These patterns are not authorized, approved, licensed, or endorsed by J.K. Rowling, her publishers, or Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

Ron’s Animal Cracker Hat

Designed by Dale Hwang after the hat Ron wore in the Prisoner of Azkaban movie

Free knitting pattern for Ski Skulls chullo style hat

Ski Skulls

Scarlet Taylor designed this chullo style ski hat for Red Heart.

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern for Forester Hat

Forester Hat

Twisted stitches emphasize the earflap shaping as they wend their way up the sides of a hat to give the illusion of cables. Designed by Ashley Rao

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Knitting Pattern for Slouchy Earflap Hat

Charlotte Slouchy Earflap Hat

The Charlotte Beanie is a quick knit using only one skein of yarn and can easily be made in one evening. It’s a cozy, slightly slouchy, split brim hat with long braided ties.

Knitting Pattern for Samedan Hat

Samedan Hat

Cozy trapper hat is a quick knit in bulky yarn.

Knitting pattern for Karenin Aviator Hat with Ear Flaps

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

Knitting Pattern Wolfpup Hat

Wolfpup Hat

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.

Knitting Pattern Eight Tiny Reindeer Hat

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.

Knitting pattern for Buzzba Chullo Hat with Ear Flaps

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

Knitting pattern for Winterberry Earflap Hat for Toddlers and Children with aviator style brim and cabled earflaps

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

Knitting patterns for Frosty Morning Earflap Hat, Cowl, Mittens set for children and toddlers

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

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