More hat knitting Patterns knit with one skein of yarn including beanies, berets, and more. Many of the patterns are free. Updated 11/19/22
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Cables and Braids Hat
Hat knit with a 6 round repeat of a cable pattern with a ribbed brim. Uses 1 skein 219 yards (200 m) of Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Alison Manning for Estelle Yarns .
Hat with 4 row repeat lace brim. Uses just one skein 20 yards (201 m) of Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Margaret Santino for Cascade Yarns
Olive Branch Hat
Cable hat with options for beanie or slouch style. Uses just one skein 145 - 180 yards (133 - 165 m) of Worsted weight yarn. There are also matching cowl and mitts patterns avaialble. Designed by Rebecca Woelber
Cable Rib Hat
Easy messy bun hat or beanie in baby, child, and adult sizes. It can be made with or without a hole in the top for a messy bun or ponytail. The brim features a vertical cable pattern. Uses 1 skein 100 - 110 yards (91 - 101 m) of Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Knitting with Chopsticks. Web version is free.
More Free Patterns
Easy classic hat knit with ribbing and a round of cables. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Uses just one skein 109 yards (100 m) of Aran weight yarn. Designed by Mary Pranica for Blue Sky Fibers
One skein hat knit with a chevron cable pattern inspired by the opening of leaves but it reminds me of arrows. Child and Adult Sizes 18 mo–4 years[4 years-–adult S, adult L]. Uses just one skein 85 - 167 yards (78 - 153 m) of Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Elizabeth Felgate for Knitty
First Tracks Beanie
One skein hat knit with cables and mock cables inspired by ski tracks in snow. Uses just one skein 90 - 120 yards (82 - 110 m) of Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Caitlin Shaw.
Easy hat knit flat with a 6 round repeat and a rolled brim. Uses just one skein 31/2oz/100g ball of Worsted weight yarn. Suitable for beginners. Designed by Paintbox Yarns.
A Slouch for Josie
Easy hat knit with one skein of yarn in a 2 round repeat brioche-tuck. Uses 1 skein 100g/182yd/166m of Aran weight yarn. 6 sizes. Designed by Woolly Wormhead.
Patterns for Purchase
Double Twist Beanie
No longer free. Hat knitting for Double Twist Beanie knit with a 2 row repeat with one skein of worsted weight yarn in sizes from child 2 years to adult large. Instructions to knit flat or in the round. Designed by RedBasketCrafts.com
Great Hall Hat
Beret with a lattice cabled pattern. Uses one skein 190 - 225 yards (174 - 206 m) of DK yarn. Designed by Irina Anikeeva.