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Knitting A Hat for Your Child: 3 Favorite Patterns

By: Audrey Huggett, Editor for

Scary Costume HatsWinter is on its way, and your ears need to be protected from the cold.  A wonderful knit hat is the best way to keep the cold out and your body heat in.  Luckily, knitters are well equipped for the cold season; our love of all things wooly changes winter into a season of fun crafting.  It's especially important to keep your child warm during the wintertime, so why not try knitting a hat for your child?  These tried and true patterns are sure to become hats that your little one will love to wear.

Knitting a Hat for Your Child: 3 Favorite Patterns


Knitting a Hat for Your Child: 3 Favorite Patterns


Hot Air Balloon Hats - These whimsical hat are perfect for children of any ages.  The knit hat pattern is easy to follow, yet features a fun, distinctive texture.  You can even get your child in on the fun by having them help you create the pom poms that top this knit cap.


Pumpkin Pixie Hat - Perfect for the autumn season, this cute hat will make your child stand out from the crowd.  Little ear flaps ensure that your child will stay warm while playing out of doors on a chilly day. Simple stripes make this an enjoyable pattern to work on.


Scary Costume Hats - Let your child have some input in their wardrobe and create a funky costume hat for them to wear.   This pattern provides enough information to let you improvise and cater to your child's wishes.  Your child will love wearing one of these fun hats; it doesn't have to be Halloween to wear one of these hats.


How to Knit a Hat: 7 Cozy Knit Hat Patterns
Get ready for winter with even more knit hat patterns.  If you loved these hat patterns, you'll want to check out the other easy knitting patterns in  How to Knit a Hat: 7 Cozy Free Knit Hat Patterns.  You'll find enough patterns to equip the entire family in this fantastic free eBook. If you're just starting out, these knit hat patterns will help you learn.




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