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.

Russian Hat

Beginner.

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Seed Stitch Alapaca Hat

Intermediate.

Watch Cap Hat

Beginner.

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

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Waldo Watch Cap

Beginner.

Witch's Hat

Intermediate. A fun hat that would make a great addition to a witches or wizard costume.

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Zombie Killer Slouch Hat

Intermediate.

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Astrodome Hat

Intermediate.

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

Capelet, Hat, Scarf and Wristlets Set

Intermediate.

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

Via Russian Hat

Beginner/Intermediate. Our felted Russian cossack hat is elegant cold weather wear.

Stocking Cap

Intermediate. Knit on Circular and Double Pointed Needles. US size 7 needles. I recommend using needles two sizes smaller for ribbing.

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

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Knit Shortie

Intermediate.

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Felted Hat

Beginner/Intermediate.

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Cable Knit Cap

Intermediate.

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

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Ridged/Ringed Cap

Beginner/Intermediate.

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

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Rolled Brim Cap

Beginner/Intermediate. Great basic hat pattern. Uses double pointed needles, as do most of these hats (you can do it!).

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

Roll Brim Stash Hat

Intermediate.

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

Ski Hat with Ear Flaps

Intermediate.

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

Marsan Watchcap

Beginner/Intermediate. Nice hat for guy or gal.

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

Vinter Lue

Intermediate.

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

Three Flowers Hat

Intermediate.

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

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