5 Fun Hat Patterns to Knit

Hats are a great knitting project for any season, but they can be especially fun to knit when there’s a chill in the air. Whether you like to make hats for charity or are looking to get a head start on your handmade holiday gifts, check out these great hat patterns that make a cozy treat for yourself, a loved one, or someone in need.

Regalo Hat

I wrote this hat pattern as part of a collection of patterns that are perfect for gift-giving. It’s a slouchy hat, written for two sizes (Head Circumference 18-20” and 20-22”) and you can knit one for all the people in your life that are knit-worthy.

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Boreal Hat

The Boreal Hat by Meghan Jones is a hat for the whole family. The cabled hat pattern is sized for baby to adult. Not only are written instructions included for the charts, but the pattern also includes matching mittens!

Find the Boreal Hat and Mittens in our shop here.

Vault of Diamonds

Just like the Boreal Hat, Vault of Diamonds is another stunning hat pattern by Meghan Jones, generously sized to fit the whole family. This hat is worked from the bottom-up and in the round to create the colorful diamond pattern.

Find the Vault of Diamonds Hat pattern in our shop here. To see more from Meghan, check out her website, Little NutMeg Productions.

Alrisha Hat

The Alrisha Hat by Corrina Ferguson is slightly-slouchy lacy hat, written for three sizes (19.25 (22, 24.75)” head circumference). Worked in a bulky yarn, you can have this one whipped up in no time for your own head or the head of a loved one.

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Fangirl Hat

The Fangirl Hat by Corrina Ferguson is the perfect hat for the sports fan in your life. Knit it up in your favorite sports team colors, the colors of your alma mater, or even the colors represented in your favorite fictional fandom. The hat is worked in worsted weight yarn – try making one with leftover yarn for a fun and funky scrappy hat!

Find the Fangirl Hat in our shop here. To see more from Corrina, check her out on Instagram.

Do you love to knit hats? If you do, try one of these for your next hat knitting project. You’re sure to have a blast knitting one of these, and the recipient will certainly love it too!

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90 Responses to “5 Fun Hat Patterns to Knit”

  1. Patricia Burch

    I love your patterns. Ironically, I've just started a hat for someone special, and helps would be greatly appreciated. psfb

  2. Norma

    Just starting witt knitting can't wait to try them

  3. Linda Schiff

    I really like these hats!

  4. Mary Clancy

    Great patterns!


    GREAT HATS! Can't wait to make one...or more. Thank you!

  6. Barbara bleich

    Do not have mobile phone

  7. Lydia A. Ross

    I only received 2 free patterns. Where might I find the other 3?

  8. shirley

    I like to knit the first hat

  9. Liz Faustino

    Love free patterns!

  10. Margrit Carter

    Fun project