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15 Knit Hat Patterns Perfect for Fall

This collection of hat knitting patterns includes adult, kids, and baby hats ideal for chilly autumn weather.

By: Rachel Pomeroy, Editor,
15 Knit Hat Patterns Perfect for Fall

Autumn is right around the corner, and that means hat knitting season is rapidly approaching as well. With these 15 Knit Hat Patterns Perfect for Fall, you’ll be well on your way to knitting up the perfect cold weather accessories for family, friends, and yourself. Whether you prefer colorful or muted, funny or classic, bulky or refined, there's plenty to choose from. Plus, there are hats here for a variety of skill levels, so you can find something to knit whether you're just starting or an experienced knitter.

There are all kinds of free knitting patterns for hats in this collection that are perfect for fall. Not too light, not too heavy; just right for chilly autumn temperatures. Adult hats and kid’s hats. Baby hat knitting patterns and easy hat knitting patterns. Funny hats. Colorful hats. Hat knitting patterns for beginners. Some patterns use thin yarn, some call for thick yarn. Some are quick and others lengthy. You name it, it’s here, ready for you to enjoy. So just choose your favorite, break out your knitting needles, and cast on for your new favorite knit hat pattern.

Kids and Baby Hats for Fall

These hat knitting patterns are just too cute to pass up. There are knit baby hat patterns here, as well as children’s knit hat patterns. Both funny hats and traditional hats are included for your pleasure, from beginner to intermediate. Knit these hats for your own little ones, or as gifts for friends and family. Everyone will love these warm and colorful accessories. Because who doesn't love wearing a brand new hat in the fall? 

Give the Blueberry Fields Baby Hat a try if you want a quick and easy knit. The bright blue is so cute and the chunky yarn will keep baby nice and toasty this fall. 

Fall Hats for Adults

If you’d rather knit a hat for yourself or your grown up friends and family, this section has just what you need. Beginner, easy, and intermediate hats abound here, in all sorts of colors and styles. Whether you prefer a simple beanie or a luxurious beret, it’s all here in these 7 free knitted hat patterns. Even if you’re brand new to knitting and need a project for beginners, there’s something here for you.

If you like bold, bright accessories, try out the Rickrack Rib Slouchy Hat Pattern. The vibrant red is perfect for the changing colors of fall, and the slouchy design will keep you stylish. 

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I love the Rickrack Rib Slouchy Hat Pattern! I really like slouchy hats, but they never seem to fit me right. Hopefully making my own hat will help!

I just can't get the slouchy pattern it won't show me I just get back to 15 free patterns

There are so many adorable knit hat options for fall. Thank you for the inspiration!


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