You can’t go wrong with a cute baby hat. And if you’re looking for some free baby hat knitting patterns, I’ve got you covered. Check out these 11 adorable designs – from simple beanies to more intricate designs.
Grab your knitting needles and yarn, and get ready to knit up something special for the little one in your life. These knitted hat’s also make great baby shower gifts.
1. Berry Baby Hat
If you’re looking for the perfect newborn gift, this popular hat is the one to choose. I love how you can play around with different colors for this hat. For example, you can make it look like a strawberry by using red and green yarn. Get the pattern for this Berry Baby Hat.
2. Super Stretchy Baby Hat
This hat gets so stretchy because larger needles are used with fingering yarn. Since this is a one size fits most pattern, you can take comfort in knowing that this hat will fit most newborn infants. Get the pattern for this Super Stretchy Baby Hat.
3. Norwegian Sweet Baby Cap
I can’t get over how adorable this baby hat is. The original pattern was written in Norweigan but has since been translated to English. Get the pattern for this Norwegian Sweet Baby Cap.
4. Simple Baby Hat
If you’re new to knitting, this hat is the perfect project for you to give a try. The pattern includes sizes preemie to toddler, which means you can make the perfect size based on your needs. Get the pattern for this Simple Baby Hat.
5. Baby Yoda Knit Hat
Baby Yoda will never go out of style. Anyone would be happy to receive this knit hat as a gift for their newborn. Or, if you’re making it for your own child, you’ll love seeing them wear it. Get the pattern for this Baby Yoda Knit Hat.
6. Sea Monkey Baby Hat
Here’s the perfect easy hat that only requires knowledge of the knit and purl stitches. It uses a ball of dishcloth cotton yarn, meaning it’s an economical hat to make. That also means it’s machine washable and gentle on a baby’s head. Get the pattern for this Sea Monkey Baby Hat.
7. Santa Stocking Cap
Once the holiday season rolls around, you’ll love making this stocking cap. This hat is just perfect for infant photo shoots. This free knitting pattern will give you instructions for making this hat in sizes newborn, baby, toddler, and child. Get the pattern for this Santa Stocking Cap.
8. 1-2-3 Baby Beanie
This is called the 1-2-3 beanie because it can be knit in sizes 0-3, 3-6, or 6-12 months with either 1, 2, or 3 sections of garter stitch striping. If you’re looking for a hat that looks good and works up quickly, this is definitely the pattern to go with. Get the pattern for this 1-2-3 Baby Beanie.
9. Garter Ear Flap Hat
This gorgeous hat can be made in baby and adult sizes too. So if you like the look of this hat, you can make one for yourself and your newborn, toddler, or child. Get the pattern for this Garter Ear Flap Hat.
10. Maine Baby Hat
Pick out your favorite yarn and make this cute hat. Because these hats are so easy to make and require little yarn, you can make plenty of these to donate to a charity of your choosing. Get the pattern for this Maine Baby Hat.
11. Barley Hat
This cute and trendy baby hat can be knit to have a tighter fit or a more slouchy fit. The finished hat can be made to fit a baby (toddler, child, Adult S, M, L). Get the pattern for this Barely Hat.
There you have it – 11 free baby hat knitting patterns that are sure to keep your little one warm and cozy. So get started on your next project and enjoy watching those stitches come together.