Hats with special touches along the side of the crown including cables, lace, flowers, and more. Updated 3/3/23
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A Little Lonely Cable Hat
Beanie with single cables on a welted background. 3 Sizes Small (Medium, Large). Rated easy by most Ravelrers. Uses just one skein 130 - 180 yards (119 - 165 m) DK weight yarn. Designed by Joji Locatelli.
Slouchy beanie hat, sized from baby to adult with a little cable detail on the side. Pattern includes charts and written pattern. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Sizes XS(S, M, L) Fits to 6 months old(1-2 yrs old, 3-6 yrs old, adult). Designed by Meiju K-P. DK weight yarn. Available in English and Finnish.
Autumn Spice Slouchy Hat
Unisex slouchy beanie, with a chevron panel knit with intarsia. Knit flat and seamed. Designed by Carolyn Macpherson for Knotions. Fingering weight yarn
Slightly slouchy beanie with flowering plants along the side. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Tiina Kuu. DK weight yarn. Available in English and French. Pictured projects by the designer and knittintin.
Brick Sidewalk Beanie
Slouchy hat for the whole family features a textured brim and detail up the side of the hat like a brick road going into the distance. Sizes Infant (toddler, kid, adult small, adult large). Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Ann Weaver. Uses one skein of DK weight yarn.
Timber Trail Hat
Slouchy hat for the whole family features an off center simple cable. It is offered in Baby Bear (Child) size, Mama Bear (Adult medium) size and Papa Bear (Adult large) size. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Jennifer Lysen. Worsted weight yarn.
This hat features two knit flowers created with cabled leaves and bobble blossoms. Designed by Tanis Gray. Pictured project by tkuksha. Aran weight yarn.
Road to Success Chic Hat
Slouchy hat with a 6 row repeat staghorn cable. Designed by Marly Bird for Red Heart. Rated easy by Ravelrers and the designer. Video tutorial available with pattern. Worsted weight yarn.
More Free Patterns
Hat knit with a 2 row repeat texture and a ribbed bow to embellish the ribbed brim. DK weight yarn. Designed by schneckenstrick. Aran weight yarn.
Fitted beanie featuring a cable section and wide ribbing makes for a quick knit and an ideal introduction to cabling. DK weight yarn. Designed by Lauren Chapman.
Moon Shadow Cloche Hat
Beanie with with a gathered ribbed band along one side. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Plymouth Yarn Company, Inc.
Touch of Lace Hat
This beanie features a side lace detail. Great for that half skein of sock yarn in your stash. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Sandra Marie Dooley.
A sprig of bobble blossoms or berries adorns this beanie with slouchy and fitted options. DK weight yarn. Designed by Marika Lepistö. Pictured projects by knittintin and darsi. Available in English and Finnish.
Heart on a String Hat
Easy beanie with a knit heart on an i-cord that is knit separately and added to the hat. Sizes Baby, Child and Adult. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Susan B. Anderson. Knit with 2 strands of worsted weight yarn. Pictured project by RLake and tricotologie.
Ruched Cable Hat
The I’m Lichen This Hat is a slouchy beanie with a ruched back with a cabled braid. Designed by Gretchen Tracy of Balls to the Walls Knits.
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Designed by Carina Spencer, Regina is an Art Deco inspired hat with a little slouch and a lot of style. It is knit in one piece from brim to crown and made to size as you go.
Designed by Meghan Jones, this cloche is knit flat sideways and seamed. It features a wide border of seed stitch for the brim. The stunning bow is created by making short rows and then gathering them together by purling together two rows at once.
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Colluvia Cabled Ruched Beanie
This slouchy hat features a braided cable on each side that creates a ruched effect. Adult and child sizes. Designed by Lara Serbousek
Fun striped beanie with slipped stitch cable design on the side. Great for the whole family it comes in 3 sizes. Designed by Elena Nodel. DK weight yarn. There's also a pattern for a matching cowl.
This hat features a simple but striking twist formed with one cable row, and a rolled brim that is easily adjusted to change the length of the hat. Spiral decreases finish the top of the crown. The cloche can be worked in a single skein of either bulky or worsted weight yarn, but can be adapted to any weight of yarn. Designed by Hilary Smith Callis. Adult and baby versions (Preemie (0–3 months, 3–9 months, 9 months–2T)).
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Slouchy beanie with a cable sprouting plant motif growing up one side. Designed by Alana Dakos. Uses one skein (125 yards) of worsted weight yarn.
Waterfront Bucket Hat
Beanie with guernsey textures and decorative side flaps. Designed by Frannie Whelan. Aran weight yarn.
Sea Smoke Hat
This beanie features lacy side fan knit right into the ribbing, giving this hat some serious knitted flair! Adult sizes S(M,L). Designed by Knitwise Design. Worsted weight yarn.
A sweet and slightly slouchy cloche, adorned with an oversized but oh-so-proper bow. Designed by Natalie Larson. Worsted weight yarn.
Flora Embellished Cloche
A simple slip-stitch pattern adds pretty texture to this hat. The flower embellishment is worked separately and sewn in place after the cloche is gathered on the side. Designed by Faina Goberstein. DK weight yarn. One of the patterns in The Knitted Hat Book: 20 Knitted Beanies, Tams, Cloches, and More.