Best Knit Hat Patterns and ideas for this year
Game of Checkers Hat Pattern
Sock hats and beanies are always a favorite knitting project, and these free hat knitting patterns are sure to please the knitter and owner alike. From tiny baby hats to favorite chunky teens and detailed womens hats to understated options for men, we’ve rounded up some of the best free sewing patterns available. If you’re a beginner, knitting hats is a good way to learn new skills in a guided way. Hats are usually small projects, and when you combine that with bulky yarns, you’ve got something you can knit in a few nights … or less!
For more experienced weavers, you will also find designs and techniques that will expand your knowledge. This makes these hat patterns a great way to practice these skills before using them on larger projects. Whether you’re looking to make a knitted charity gift or add warmth to your winter wardrobe, you’ll love knitting with the free designs on this list. And as a bonus, some of them are so simple that once you learn them, you can weave them right off your head!
Game of Checkers Hat is a basic hat with a fun stitching pattern. The stitch pattern is all knit and purl, so it’s perfect for beginner knitters who want a bit of a challenge! The hat is one size, and fits about 21 inches head, but has a lot of stretch.
Huge shout out to my amazing sister for being my model!
Requires a skein of DK weight yarn, US 5 16 inch needles, US 6 16 inch needles, US 6 DPNS, tapestry needles and stitch markers.