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Men’s Hat Knitting Patterns

by | Feb 18, 2017 | Featured, Hats

Knitting Patterns for Unisex Hats Suitable for Men. Most patterns are free

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.

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 Morgan Driving Cap

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for Unisex Cable Hat

Father Cables

This unisex hat comes in fitted and slouchy versions with 3 sizes and features cables on textured panels. Designed by Veronika Jobe.

Free Knitting Pattern for Reversible Rib Cap

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

Free Knitting Pattern for Antler Hat

Antler Hat

Unisex cable beanie by Alexa Ludeman for Tin Can Knits in sizes for Baby (Child, Adult Small, Adult Large)


Free knitting pattern for unisex Ponder Hat and more knitting patterns for men

Ponder Hat

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for Men's Earflap Beanie

Men’s Earflap Beanie

Ribbed hat by Gina Michele is a quick knit in super bulky yarn.

Free knitting pattern for Clayoquot Toque parent and child hats in fair isle pattern

Clayoquot Toque

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!

Free Knitting Pattern for Graham Slouchy Beanie


Easy unisex slouchy beanie hat features a broken rib stitch. Designed by Jennifer Adams Pictured project by eLoomanator

Free Knitting Pattern for Barley Hat Free Knitting Pattern for Barley Hat


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

 Free Knitting Pattern for Basic Beanie

Basic Beanie

Yarnspirations’ hat comes in regular or slouchy fit, for men or women. Uses just one skein of the recommended yarn. Great for self-striping or multi-color yarn!

Free Knitting Pattern for NY State of Mind Hat

NY State of Mind

Unisex beanie features the city skyline done in duplicate stitch. Designed by Julie Farmer

Free knitting pattern for Topi Hat and more knitting patterns for men

Topi Hat

Jennifer Tallapaneni designed this unisex hat that is worked from the top down all in one piece, including the brim. Sizes S[M, L]

Free Knitting Pattern for Rib-a-Roni Beanie

Rib-a-Roni Beanie

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

Christians Hat Free Knitting Pattern

Christian’s Hat

Designed by Ágnes Kutas-Keresztes, this hat pattern easy to work and really stretchy. See below for the matching scarf pattern.

Free Knitting Pattern for Fisher Cable HatFisher 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.

Free knitting pattern for men's hat and more knitting patterns for men

Winter Weekend

This hat by Yarnspirations features stranded colorwork.

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern for Nicholas Slouchy Hat

Nicholas Slouchy Hat

This beanie is designed to wear over a baseball cap in order to have both the comfort of your favorite cap along with the warmth of a winter hat. Or you can wear it alone! 4 sizes from child to adult. Designed by Melody Rogers. Rated easy by Ravelers.

Knitting Pattern for Dashing Unisex Slouchy Beanie

Dashing Unisex Slouchy Beanie

Easy hat with simple colorwork is a quick knit in chunky yarn.

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy-Going Slouchy Beanie

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

Knitting Pattern for Breaking Bad Jesse Pinkman Hat

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.

Knitting Pattern for Rist Canyon Slouchy Beanie

Rist Canyon Slouchy Beanie

Very easy unisex slouch hat features variations in ribbing by Meghan Huber.

Knitting Pattern for Treviso Hat and Scarf Set

Treviso Men’s Hat and Scarf Set

Mixed texture stitches in a timeless color combination make a hat and scarf perfect for men.

Knitting Pattern for Backroads Hat

Backroads Hat

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.

Knitting Pattern for Unisex Bun Beanie

Unisex Bun Beanie

Easy hat and quick knit in bulky yarn. Two sizes. And you can sell the hats you knit from the patterns.

Knitting Pattern for Chromatic Earflap Hat

Chromatic Earflap Hat

Chullo style hat in 3 sizes. One of 30+ patterns in Creative Knitting Winter 2015.

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Terry Matz

meTerry 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, 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!

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