Movie Hat Knitting Patterns
These hat knitting patterns were inspired by hats worn by characters in movies, yet are striking accessories even if you aren’t a fan of the movie.
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
Gwen Stacy Hat
Okay, this is a Broadway hat, not a movie hat. Easy openwork beanie inspired by the one worn by Elphaba in Wicked, but this is knit in a 2 row repeat mesh instead of crochet. Great as a costume or everyday hat. Worsted. Designed by Kate Scalzo
Elf – Jovie’s Hat
Bezzi’s cabled toque is inspired by the scene where Jovie is with the crowd in Central Park while Buddy and Santa are escaping the Central Park Rangers. Jovie leads the crowd in singing Santa Claus is Coming To Town while wearing a beautiful cabled stocking cap. Pictured project by Triknittyknots who made a few modifications.
Thor: The Dark World – Darcy’s Hat
The Mjolnir Hat is Raven Sherbo’s recreation of the zigzag lace beanie that Darcy wears in Thor: The Dark World.
Twilight – Bella La Push Hat
Nancy Fry recreated the hat that Bella wears in the Twilight movie when she is down at La Push beach and sees Jacob again. Pictured project by oddlief.
A Christmas Story – Schwartz’s Stocking Cap
LaDonna Bubak recreates the iconic long striped hat worn by Schwartz in the classic “triple dog dare” scene in A Christmas Story. Pictured project by knitforewe.
Zombie Killer Slouch
When I saw Zombieland, I was obsessed with Little Rock’s slouch hat. Fortunately, so was Luciana Young who recreated the hat for all of us. Pattern includes two alternate decreases. Pictured project by Elle70
Weasley Twins’ Ski Cap
Pattern designed by Dale Hwang with reference pics from movie.
Godric’s Hollow Hat
Designed by Rebecca Beam after the hat Hermione Granger wears in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 during the Godric’s Hollow scene.
Hermione Hearts Ron Hat
Designed by Christy Aylesworth after the hat Hermione wears in the movie Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince with the scarf above.
The Fault in Our Stars Slouchy Beanie
This easy slouchy hat pattern by Kristen McDonnell is recreation of that beanie Hazel wears in the egging scene of The Fault in Our Stars movie. Great unisex hat and fast knitting project. Pictured project by Snooks22.
Easy Virtue Cloche
Fanny Liege was inspired by the cloche hat the main character wears in the movie “Easy Virtue”. Knitted in one piece, from the top down, it’s a quick project in bulky yarn.. Pictured project by jcap.
Golden Compass – Lyra’s Hood
Renee Sparkes replicated the hood hat worn by Lyra in the Golden Compass movie for sizes from preschooler to adult. Quick knit in super bulky yarn, the hat only takes a couple of hours to knit. Pictured project by kaskadia.
Designed by Fairisle Fibres inspired by the hat worn by Ron Weasley in Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince movie.
Patterns for Purchase
Scott Pilgrim Hat (The Original Costume Pattern)
This is the original pattern that costume designer Lulu Bee created for the movie Scott Pilgrim vs the World. She says it takes about 12 hours to knit and is suitable for beginners.
Home Alone Holiday Hat
Designed after the hat worn by Kevin in the first Home Alone movie.
The E.L.F. (Elf Liberation Front) Cap was inspired by the scene in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix where Dobby wore a stack of hats that Hermione knitted to free the house-elves.
This hat looks like five separate hats, but is really one continuous piece.
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!