Free Knitting Patterns: Hats

Everyone loves a nice warm knit hat. A hat is a fun project that doesn't take a lot of yarn or time. Hat patterns can vary in their complexity, from simple beanies and toques, to complex lace slouches and cloches. In this directory of hat patterns, we have noted the complexity of the pattern from beginner knitter to advanced.

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Nora's Cap in Fourteen Colors

Beginner/Intermediate. A fun and simple multi-colored hat.

Gauge: 5.5 stitches per inch or 22.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Urchin Beret

Intermediate/Advanced.

Gauge: 2.5 stitches per inch or 10.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Fatigue Cap

Intermediate. A vintage hat pattern for a fatigue cap which can double up as a scarf.

Chullo Hat

Intermediate/Advanced. A swell hat for a man or women.

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Braided Cable Hat

Intermediate/Advanced.

Gauge: 3.5 stitches per inch or 14.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Fourteen Cable Hat

Intermediate/Advanced.

Gauge: 5.0 stitches per inch or 20.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Fisherman Cap

Intermediate.

Gauge: 5.0 stitches per inch or 20.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Ben's Hat

Intermediate.

Gauge: 4.5 stitches per inch or 18.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Attack of the Killer Pom-Pom Hat

Intermediate.

Gauge: 4.0 stitches per inch or 16.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Brambles Hat

Intermediate.

Gauge: 5.25 stitches per inch or 21.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Entrelac Beret

advanced.

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Super Pink Toddler Hat

Beginner. A super girly toddler hat.

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Cool Skull Hat

Beginner/Intermediate. It actually has a skull motif.

Gauge: 5.0 stitches per inch or 20.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Dogwood Hat

Intermediate/Advanced. This hat features a simple, repeating eyelet pattern that continues right up to the top of the hat, creating six panels somewhat reminiscent of the leaves of a dogwood tree.

City Hat

Beginner. A cozy hat inspired by the beautiful city skylines.

Hat with Cable

Intermediate/Advanced.

Gauge: 4.0 stitches per inch or 16.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Zaggity Hat

Beginner/Intermediate. The zaggity stitch pattern is basically a purl zig-zag with slip stitch borders.

Stripey Beanie

Beginner. Retro inspired stripped hat complete with pom-pom.

Lace Beanie

Beginner/Intermediate. Feminine beanie with a lacy textured rib.

Gauge: 4.25 stitches per inch or 17.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Fiddlehead Hat

advanced. Kind of ridiculous looking but fun!

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Clapotis Cap

Beginner/Intermediate. Based upon the popular scarf by the same name.

Beltane Flame Hat

Beginner/Intermediate.

Gauge: 4.25 stitches per inch or 17.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Misty Hat

Beginner. This simple faux-cable hat works up quickly in one skein of Noro Silk Garden on size 7 needles.

Gauge: 5.0 stitches per inch or 20.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Norwegian Sweet Baby Cap / Djevellue

Beginner. A Baby hat with large chevron shaping.

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Turn a Square

Beginner/Intermediate. A handsome winter hat for a man.

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The November Hat

Intermediate/Advanced.

Gauge: 6.0 stitches per inch or 24.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Felted Hat

Beginner. A simple felted hat great for beginning felting.

D'arcy Spice Beret

Beginner. A chunky knit stylish beret.

Gauge: 2.25 stitches per inch or 9.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Cashmere Ribbed Hat

Beginner. A simple and elegant ribbed hat.

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