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Free Knitting Patterns For Baby Hats

Apple Hat
Knit in the round and rosy red apple in color with a leaf and stem; 3 sizes. A photo can be found here.

Coat, Hat and Booties
This matching set for newborns is knit with worsted weight yarn. A picture of the coat can be seen here and a photo of the hats and booties is available here.

Court Jester Hat
This hat comes in three sizes and is knit on two needles with worsted weight yarn. It features pom poms on three prongs (which you can omit if you wish).

Dalmatian Hat
This is an adorable hat! Easy to knit too on two needles. Photo can be seen here.

Ear Flap Hat
Cute striped hat knit on straight needles fits one and two year olds.

Ear Flap Hat For Preemies
Simple pattern knits up in no time on two needles.

Easy Baby Hat
Very easy hat knit on two needles in a rib pattern. The top of hat is pointed. Fits babies 3-6 months; adjustable for other sizes.

Easy New Born Hat And Mittens
Easy to knit matching hat and mittens worked on two needles.

Easy Two Needle Baby Hat
Super simple and fits babies 6-12 months. It uses a rib pattern so it's stretchy and has a cute I-cord finish.

Eyelet Baby Hat
Knit on two needles, this hat fits new borns and features ribbon run through eyelets.

Eyelet Baby Hat
A knit in the round version of the above pattern.

Little Devil Hat
Really cute hat fits 1-2 year olds. It's knit with worsted weight yarn in the round. Photo can be seen here.

Pumpkin Hat
Adorable pumpkin hat includes a stem on top. It is sized for babies through toddlers.

Pumpkin Hat Leaf
Pattern for a leaf that fits on the Pumpkin Hat above.

Ribbed Hat
Easy and quick to knit, the pattern stitch and the yarn used combine to yield a very stretchy hat. As a result, the hat will fit babies from about 6 months to children to about 6 years.

Ripple Eyelet Hat
Knit on straight needles with worsted weight yarn, it will fit newborns. There is also a matching sweater!

Roll Brim Hat
Top this cute and easy roll brim hat pattern off in a number of ways. It fits babies and smaller kids. Knit it in two different gauges as well.

Roll Brim Hat
Fits newborns to 6 months. Photos can be seen here and here.

Roll Brim Hat For Preemies
Pattern written in two gauges: one for worsted weight and one for bulky weight. Quick and easy, it has a cute top knot. Easily adaptable to larger sizes.

Santa Hat
So cute but so simple! It's knit on two needles for a variety of sizes.

Simulated Cable Baby Hat
Although they look like cables, this easy pattern is accomplished through increases and decreases. It's knit on two needles and fits newborns

Simulated Cable Baby Hat
In the round version of the above hat, knit on double points.

Striped Baby Hat
Ever make a hat for a baby and find out it's too small? Or make a hat and see it outgrown in a month or two? This hat solves that problem - it's reversible. Flip one side for smallest heads (2-4 months) then reverse to other side for 5-8 months and up.

Striped Ripple Hat
Cute hat fits babies about 6-12 months and has many possible variations. There is a matching bootie pattern here.

Three Corner Jester Hat
Bulky wool and large needles means this cute hat knits up really fast.

Two Needle Top Knot Hat
Easy to knit baby hat features a simple knit and purl block pattern. The matching baby bootie pattern is available here.

Baby Knitting Patterns Index

Also see Knit A Bit, for patterns by Barbara Breiter