Knitting patterns for baby and adult hats that are knit with rectangles. Many of the patterns are free.
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Dream CatcherBaby Hat
Easy baby hat knit in one piece with a striped basketweave texture and no decreases. Matching free baby blanket pattern. Sizes 0-6 months and 6-12 months. Great stashbuster. Worsted weight yarn. Quick baby shower gift! Designed by Susan B. Anderson for Spud & Chloë. Pictured projects by designer and carrlin
Mock Cable Newborn Baby Hat
Easy baby hat knit flat in one piece with a zigag texture in knit and purl stitches. Quick knit in bulky weight yarn. Quick baby shower gift! Designed by Marie Jane for Cute and Craftie.
Cardigan and Pompoms Hat 5383
Long-sleeved baby cardigan and double pompom hat are both knit flat in pieces then seamed. Sizes 0-3; 3-6; 6-9; 9-12; 12-18; 18-24 months. Designed by Sirdar. DK weight yarn. May only be free a limited time.
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4 Hat Set
4 hats perfect for the whole family including Cabled Square Hat knit flat, Cabled Beret, Ribby Pull-on Hat, and Slouchy Pull-on Hat (not pictured). Sizes 4-6 yrs, 7-9 yrs, 10-12 yrs, Adult. Designed by Hayfield. Aran weight yarn. Yarn also available on pattern page.
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More Free Patterns
Checkered Baby Hat
Easy baby hat knit flat in one piece, folded, and seamed. Sizes: 18-24 months. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Gina Michele.
Sweet Striped Baby Hat
Fun baby hat knit in two rectangles with ribbing knit on after seaming. Designed by Keira Wiggins for Lion Brand. Worsted weight yarn.
2 ways to get the free pattern:
- Get the free knitting pattern - web version - at Joanns, no registration required
- Get the free PDF knitting pattern at Lion Brand with free registration
- Get the recommended Lion Brand Feels Like Butta Yarn
I’m a Hoot Hat
This pattern for an owl baby hat comes with a free video tutorial. Sizes: 6-12 months and 18-24 months. Designed by Bernat.
Baby Cardigan and Hat
Long-sleeved sweater with offset front and straight topped hat knit in garter stitch. Sizes Newborn to 6 Months. Suitable for beginners according to the designer Phildar. DK weight yarn.
Check Stitch Baby Hat and Cardigan
From Yarnspirations. Sized from newborn to 2 years.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- Get the recommended Patons Astra yarn (20+ colors)
- See more Baby Sweater Knitting Patterns
- See more Baby Hat Knitting Patterns
Baby Owl Hat
Designed by Patricia Sinnett.
Patterns for Purchase
Easy square baby hat with textured stitch and no shaping. Sizes available 0-3, 3-6, 6-9, 9-12 months. DK weight yarn. Designed by Lisa Craig.