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How to Knit a Hat: 214 Patterns for You

By: Julie DaMario, editor for AllFreeKnitting

Knit hat patterns are some of the most popular patterns on AllFreeKnitting, and it's easy to see why. Not only are hats fun to knit, they're a great way to break up larger, more time-consuming projects like afghans or sweaters. Knit hat patterns are easily portable, perfect for stashing in your bag at a moment's notice. Hats also make great projects with which to practice new techniques and skills. For all of these reasons, we've decided to round up every hat collection page on AllFreeKnitting and compile them into one huge master list for your knitting pleasure. Learn how to knit a hat in no time with any one of these curated articles. Whether you're looking for a quirky earflap hat pattern or a cozy winter cap, you're sure to find an article in the list below to suit your knitting needs.

How to Knit a Hat: 214 Patterns for You


How to Knit a Hat: 214 Patterns for You

How to Knit a Hat Volume 2: Free Knit Hat Patterns for the Whole Family

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48 Knit Hat Patterns for the Winter48 Knit Hat Patterns for the Winter - There's nothing better than a plush, cozy knit hat pattern to keep the chill of winter at bay. In this collection of warm and toasty hats, you'll find thick knit cable designs, fitted beanies, and slouchy styles for every day of the week. Take on snow and sleet in style and comfort with this collection of 48 Knit Hat Patterns for the Winter.



Knitting for Charity: 20 Free Hat PatternsKnitting for Charity: 20 Free Hat Patterns - Knit hats are some of the best patterns to knit for charity because they're small, quick, and portable. Easy to stash and perfect for travel, this collection of knit hat patterns is full of donation-friendly designs anyone would be happy to receive.




Autumn Knitting Season: Celebrate with 27 Knit Hat PatternsAutumn Knitting Season: Celebrate with 27 Knit Hat Patterns - Autumn is the kick-off season for cold weather knitting, so warm up your needles with a quick hat pattern! From cable knit caps to slouchy knit beanies, this varied collection is sure to delight knitters of all skill levels.



21 Adorable Knit Baby Hats21 Adorable Knit Baby Hats - Handknit baby items are always fun to knit, but there's something about a pint-sized beanie that's especially cute. This collection of 21 Adorable Knit Baby Hats is sure to please mothers, grandmothers, and tiny bundles of joy everywhere.





Go Wild: 10 Knitted Animal HatsGo Wild: 10 Knitted Animal Hats - Get in touch with your wild side with this whimsical collection of animal-inspired knit hat patterns. From imaginative children's hats to playful styles for adults, this creative selection is a fun way to knit something outside of the box.





26 Kid-Approved Knit Hat Patterns26 Kid-Approved Knit Hat Patterns - From quirky earflap hat patterns to colorful knit beanies, this cheerful collection of knit hat patterns is sure to bring a smile to any child's (and mother's!) face.





How to Knit a Hat: 3 Patterns for AdultsHow to Knit a Hat: 3 Patterns for Adults - This mature, micro-collection of knit hat patterns offers three of our favorite sleek and chic styles for adults. Fitted beanies and classic cables are just some of the highlights of this expertly curated selection.






12 Top Knit Hat Patterns Ever12 Top Knit Hat Patterns Ever - Hats are some of the most popular patterns on AllFreeKnitting. Because of this, we decided to round up the best knit hat patterns of all time--chosen by you! Take a look at some of your favorite styles and designs. We must say, you have wonderful taste!




Hats off to You: 20 Knit Hat Patterns for MenHats Off to You: 20 Knit Hat Patterns for Men - Knitting for men can be tough, but these knit hat patterns make it easy. Clean and simple designs, bold colors, and fuss-free finishes characterize this modernly masculine collection of hats. So let's hear it for the boys, because these hats are the ones to beat.




Knitting a Hat for Your Child: 3 Favorite PatternsKnitting A Hat for Your Child: 3 Favorite Patterns - Whimsical pom poms, soft pastels, and cozy fibers collide in this adorable collection of knit hat patterns for children. This micro-collection is sure to inspire knitters looking for the ultimate children's hat.




Cool & Cozy 24 Knit Earflap Hat Pattern IdeasCool & Cozy: 24 Knit Earflap Hat Pattern Ideas - Earflap hat patterns are warm, cozy, and incredibly cool. Found in various fashion retailers, knit earflap hats convey an effortless look we can't get enough of. Browse this stylish collection for a laidback, rugged look you'll love.








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Thank you for all the free hat patterns! I have been searching for chemo hats to knit for charity and you have a wonderful (and free) selection. Many thanks!


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