56 Knit Hat Patterns for the Winter
By: Caitlin Kavanaugh, Editor, AllFreeKnitting.com
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Prepare to fight off the coldness of winter and knit yourself one of these incredible 56 Knit Hat Patterns for the Winter. I know during the winter when I walk outside, the first part of my body to catch a chill is my head. Why? Most of your body heat gets lost through your head first, leaving your entire body chilled. So knit yourself one of these cozy free knit hat patterns and fight off the cold. Here you'll find some free knitting patterns to match every type of person's style.
Our knit hat patterns range in both style and weight, so you can pick exactly the kind of stitch you need to keep your head and ears cozy while still looking cute as heck out in the blizzards. Most of our knit hat patterns are easy enough for beginners to manage, but exciting and intricate enough for more advanced knitters to enjoy working with. Try customizing them each to fit your unique style, as knit hat patterns made just for you, or the ones you love, are things you'll never find in a store.
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56 Knit Hat Patterns for the Winter
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Well, we've got the hats covered. What about the scarves? Check out Knitted Scarf Patterns Volume 2: Even More of Your Favorite Knit Scarf Patterns.
Who says knit hat patterns have to be dull? Knit yourself a super stylish hat like the City Chic Winter Hat. It's the perfect addition to any dreary winter day. Now, you will not only stay warm, but you'll also look good while doing it! Our other stylish knit hat patterns will keep you looking fierce and adorable without any of the pain that comes from chilly ears. Try pairing these knit hats with some of our free knitting patterns for loose-knit sweaters or an adorable knit tote bag for a chic-yet-homey look.
- Waffel Hat
- City Chic Winter Hat - pictured!
- Peppermint Patty Hat
- Vintage Hat
- Katherine's Cable Knit Hat
- Puffin Cabled Hat
- Teen/Woman's Cable Hat
- K1.P1. Hat - so quick, so easy
- Frog Eye Hat
- Snowflower Hat
Sometimes you see a knit hat pattern and you can already feel how warm and cozy it will be. If that's the type of hat you're searching for, this is the list for you. Start by making the lovely 14-Cable Hat Knitting Pattern that's not only warm, but has an incredible texture. Or, maybe you're more of a ribbed gal, and you'd rather try out our wonderfully forest-green Easy Ribbed Cable Hat for a more earthy knit hat pattern. Any of these free knitting patterns will keep you comfy, sleet or snow.
- Checkered Hat - totally eye-catching
- 14-Cable Hat
- Bitty Cabled Hat
- Cable Banded Hat
- Essential Knit Hat Pattern
- Cable Hat with Poms
- Create Some Charm Hat - pictured!
- Spin Cycle Hat
- Jovie the Elf Knock-Off Hat
- Easy Ribbed Cable Hat
All you artsy ladies out there know how valuable knit hat patterns for berets can be. Berets are a great way to stay warm during the winter while mixing up your day-to-day style. Use these amazing knit hat patterns to jazz up your winter wardrobe this year. The best part about these beret knit hat patterns is that berets don't go out of fashion when the snow melts and the sun comes out; pair them with a matching t-shirt or combat boots for a stylish winter-in-spring ensemble.
- Chunky Beret Pattern
- Yellow Seed Stitch Beret - pictured!
- Blushing Rose Beret
- Butterfly Beret
- Essential Berry Beret
- Alpaca Dinnerplate Beret
- Chocolate Swirl Beret - looks good enough to eat!
- Fairy Lights Hat
- Deathly Hallows Graveyard Beret
- Twisted Braids Hat
Scarves, hats, and mittens, oh my! Check out How to Knit Mittens: 25 Patterns for the Family to complete your warm and toasty cool weather look!
Admit it; the sun gets in your eyes, and that's the one downfall to knit hat patterns for the winter. Who doesn't love to wear brimmed hats? Not only will they keep you from squinting your way through life, these knit hat patterns add an air of mystery to the wearer. From basic to more advanced, these free knitting patterns will make you forget its even cold outside! Pick the hat that you think is the best combination of warm and stylish.
- Basic Rolled Brim Hat
- Rolled Brim Speckled Beanie
- Tweedy Hope Hat - pictured!
- Lace Edged Chemo Caps
- Simple Wide Brim Hat
- Roll Brim Hat
- Rainbow Rolled Brim - a beautiful array of colors
- Roll Brim Spiral Hat
- Downton Abbey Hat
Once you start knitting hats, it can be difficult to stop. These free knitting patterns are relatively quick, and are almost always a lot of fun to throw together. If you're addicted to hat patterns, try out one of these cute knit hats. We're always updating with more knit hat patterns for the winter, so check back whenever you're looking for more fashionable knit hat patterns, or chunky and warm knits. Keeping your ears and head warm and cute is our number one priority.
- Candy Shoppe Hat
- 50 Shades of Grey Beanie
- Andohalambo Knit Hat
- In Bloom Knitted Bonnet - pictured!
- Argyle Cap
- Babbling Brook Beanie
- Ariosa Pom-Pom Hat
- Basic Adults Knitted Beanie
- Elf Pixie Hat
- Plait Hat
- Sandy Winter Cable Hat
- Spring Meadows Seed Stitch Beanie
- Snowy Scene Cable Hat - perfect for those cold winter days
- Flurries Knit Hat
- Chic Cabled Beret
- Royal Artisan Hat
What kind of winter hats do you like to knit? Leave a comment below!
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