Knitted baby hats make great baby shower and 1st birthday gifts. They do not use much yarn and can be knitted up quickly. They are perfect for using up your stash. If you are looking for a pattern for your bundle of joy or for a friend, we have included 30 knit hat for baby boy patterns.
These knitting patterns include all types and styles of baby hats. Our list of 29 knit hat for baby boy patterns include everything from bobble hats, beanies to aviator hats. We are certain there is a baby hat you will want to whip up. Included are paid patterns as well as free knitting patterns for children’s hats.
1. Aviator Hat Knitting Pattern for Baby and Child by LoveFibres
Here is a cute aviator style knit hat for a baby boy. The cable pattern can be completed by a knitter trying cable knitting for the first time. Use simple wood buttons or find a couple fun designs.
The hat can be knitted flat or in the round. There are instructions for sizes 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months, 1-2 years, 2-4 years and 4+ years.
2. Bear Cub Knitted Hat for Baby by NorthMountainKnitsco
This adorable bear cub hat will surely be a hit. Those little ears are asking for attention. It is an easy pattern that can be completed by a beginner.
The pattern comes in sizes 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months, children’s small (1-3 years) and children’s large (4-6 years). You will need to know knitting in the round, knitting in rows, knit, purl, and k2tog.
3. SIMPLE Cabled Bobble Baby Hat Knitting Pattern by PUREbyLindaWhaley
This bobble hat will keep your baby’s head warm on those cold winter days. The cabling gives this hat a nice strech.
If you have never tried cabling, this pattern is the perfect beginner project. The pattern includes detailed, easy-to-read, row-by-row instructions for each size. There are instructions from newborn to adult.
4. Racecar Knit Hat for Baby Boy Pattern by FiddleStyxStudios
Little boys love cars. This cute knit hat for baby boy pattern has 5 cars driving around the brim.
We would recommend this pattern for an intermediate-level knitter. The hat is knitted in the round in on circular and double pointed needles. The cars are knitted separately and sewn on.
5. Scally Knitted Baby Hat Pattern by KnitsbyKatherine
Make one hat for your baby and one for yourself. The hat features a brim with snap closure detail. This scally hat would be perfect for a photo shoot.
The pattern can be completed by an advanced beginner. You will need to know how to knit in the round, pick up stitches, increase (k1fb is used), decrease, and sew.
6. One Hour Baby Toque Free Baby Hat Knitting Pattern from Purl & Co
This free knit hat for baby boy pattern can be made in one solid colour, or in two colours. Add a pom pom and a button to make it fun and unique.
The pattern uses super bulky yarn, US 13 and US 15 size needles. To knit the hat you will need to know knit, purl, and knit two together.
Create pom poms with the help of a pom pom maker to make the process much faster.
7. Newborn Knit Hat for Baby Boy Pattern by Natalya1905
Here is another sweet baby hat. If you know the knitting basics, you can make this hat in about an hour. This is a beginner-friendly knitting pattern. And it is not only for a baby, but there are also instructions for sizes toddler and child.
8. Simple Aran Fishermans Rib Bobble Knitted Baby Hat Pattern by madmonkeyknits
This classic bobble hat knitting pattern is quick and easy to make. The ribbing gives it a nice snug fit.The hat is knitted flat on 4 mm and 5 mm needles. There are full written instructions for 4 sizes: XS (baby), S (child), M (teen/woman) and L (man). There are also photos that will make the process even easier.
9. Simple Knitted Hat for Baby by PUREbyLindaWhaley
If you are new to knitting and looking for a simple textured hat pattern, this one is perfect. You can complete this hat only knowing a simple knit stitch and a simple purl stitch.
This simple knit hat for baby boy pattern comes in 6 sizes from preemie through 2 years. There are row-by-row instructions for each size. The hat can either be knitted flat or in the round.
10. Baby Hat Knitting Pattern by ElainesCollection
Are you looking for a hat that is easy to make yet has an interesting texture? If o, try this knitted beanie. The pattern recommends using super soft silk bamboo yarn. It is extremely soft and perfect for newborns.
We would recommend this pattern for an advanced beginner/intermediate. You will need to know knit, purl, and working in the round on double-pointed needles. The pattern is for size newborn/0-3 months.
11. Basic Beanie Pattern by Emily Bolduan
This pattern is available as a free download. If you are new to knitting and want to make a beanie for a baby boy, try this one. For more advanced knitters, you can get creative and play with stripes, colourwork and texture.
You can knit this beanie flat or in the round. The pattern includes sizes preemie, 0-3 months , 6-9 months, 12-18 months, child, adult, and XL Adult.
12. Knitted Baby Hat Pattern by PoshPatterns
Here is an easy beanie pattern that can be completed by a beginner. It is a fantastic pattern that creates a classic winter hat. The hat is suitable for both boys and girls. Also included with the pattern are directions for an optional knit flower.
The pattern can be knitted flat on straight needles or in the round on double point needles. Includes are sizes newborn to 3 months, 3 to 6 months, 6 to 12 months, 12 to 24 months, toddler, and 5T to adult.
13. Newborn Cozy Cap Pattern by Cathy Payson
This newborn cosy cap is a free knit hat for baby boy pattern. Your little baby will feel warm and snug wearing this knit hat.
The hat is worked back and forth in rows and seamed in back. The first and last stitch in every row is worked in Stockinette Stitch. Instructions include sizes preemie, newborn, 6 months, and 12 months.
14. Knitted Hat for Baby Pattern by CottonPickings
How cute is this colourful baby aviator hat? It will surely keep your baby warm and toasty. The pattern includes 3 sizes: newborn, 0-3 months and 3-6 months.
To complete this knitted baby hat pattern, you will need to know knitting in the round, purl, knit 2 together, and bind off.
15. Baby Hat Knitting Pattern by cutieknitsdesigns
This knit hat for baby boy pattern creates a precious pom pom hat. Bobble hats are always fun and kids love them.
It can be knitted in 3 different sizes: 0-3 months, 3-6 months and 6-12 months. The pattern requires 50 grams of double knit wool or light worsted yarn, 3 1/4 mm knitting needles, and 4 mm knitting needles. The hat is knitted flat using knit, purl and k2tog.
16. Knit Hat for Baby Boy Pattern by LoveFibres
The hat is knitted up using a simple 6 row repeat pattern. There are lots of step-by-step photos to help you along the way. Instructions include sizes 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months and 1-2 years.
17. Pusheen Baby Hat Knitting Pattern from Sheila Toy Stromberg Handknits
Do you know a Pusheen cat lover that just has a baby? If so, they will absolutely love this hat. This easy knit hat for baby boy pattern works up quickly.
The cat hat is worked from the bottom up. The ears are worked with a few short rows with basic decreases. The details of the face are added after the hat is knitted using the embroidery chain stitch.
18. Hope Bobble Knitted Hat for Baby Pattern by PUREbyLindaWhatley
The lush texture on this hat will make it warm and comfy. The knit hat for baby boy pattern is easy to knit.
If you are new to knitting, this pattern would be perfect for you. You can either knit this hat flat or in the round. There are detailed row-by-row instructions that make this pattern super easy to complete. The pattern includes instructions for sizes 0-2 months through adult.
19. Ombre Pom Pom Hat Pattern by KerryJayneDesigns
Make this hombre hat in blue for a baby boy. The unique design of this hat uses 3 colours and an extra-large Pom-pom. It is a fresh take on the classic bobble hat knitting pattern.
If you are a beginner, you should not have any trouble making this hat. This pattern includes detailed, easy-to-read instructions. There are instructions for 7 different sizes, from newborn to XL adult.
20. Baby Bush Pilot Baby Hat Knitting Pattern by MelodyMakings
You can use this knit hat for baby boy pattern for the whole family. The soft and cuddly hat will certainly keep everybody warm and cosy on cold winter days.
This is a beginner-level pattern that is knitted in the round. The instructions include sizes newborn, 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months, 1-3 years, 3-10 years, pre-teen/teen, adult woman, and adult man.
21. Knitted Baby Hat Pattern by LittlePinkRibbons
Here is a beginner-friendly pattern that makes a basic beanie. Add the furry pom pom to give it that extra flair. The knit beanie pattern is written in 7 different sizes. The hat is knitted in the round. An advanced knitter can knit this hat in as little as an hour.
22. Newborn Baby Hat Knitting Pattern For The Holidays from Handy Little Me
Here is a quick knitted hat project. The pattern can be used for a baby boy or girl. Simply change the colours to suit your giftee.
To complete this beginner-friendly pattern you will need to know casting on, casting off, garter stitch, purl stitch, and knitting in the round. It includes sizes 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months, and 18-24 months.
23. Momma’s Cupcake Baby Hat Knitting Pattern by MelodysMakings Michele
Turn your baby boy into a cute little cupcake with this whimsical hat. This is an enjoyable, quick knit that is excellent for photoshoots. This is a beginner-level knit hat for baby boy pattern. The hat is knitted in the round. The instructions include sizes newborn to 10 years.
24. Little Lamb Hat Knitting Pattern by FiddlestyxStudios
Little lambs adorn this cute knit hat for baby boy pattern. This little beanie is knitted in the round from the bottom up. The lambs can be knitted in as you go. Or they can be added on later using duplicate stitch.
An intermediate-level knitter should not have any problem completing this pattern. The hat is knitted in the round with basic decreases. There are instructions for 5 sizes: newborn, baby, toddler, child and adult.
25. Newborn Knit Hat for Baby Boy Pattern by Knitzandpurls
A baby boy would look adorable in this aviator style hat. The two-tone hat is knitted in the round on dpn’s. The hat can easily be customised for a boy or a girl.
To complete this pattern, you will need to know how to knit, purl, knit 2 together, purl 2 together, pick up and knit. The pattern only includes size newborn.
26. First Winter Free Baby Hat Knitting Pattern by Elizabeth Sullivan
Keep your baby warm in this winter hat. The pattern is easy and works up quickly. Also included are the instructions to make the matching mittens. This easy-to-read pattern is suitable for beginners as well as advanced knitters.
27. Baby Elf Hat Knitting Pattern by CraftyStuffBabyHats
Here is a knit hat for baby boy that would be perfect for a winter photoshoot. You can use the suggested colours, or have fun and use traditional Christmas colours.
The hat was designed for newborns – 3 months. It should fit a head with a circumference up to 14 ½” or 37 cm. The pattern includes simple-to-read instructions, with lots of photos. You can use a circular needle or straight needles
28. Stripy Beanie Pattern by littlepickleknits
Here is a classic striped hat pattern. Any little boy would look precious wearing one of these. The knit hat for baby boy pattern is super easy and works up quickly. This pattern has instructions for sizes newborn, 3-6 months, 6-12 months, 1-2 years, 3-4 years, and 5-7 years.
29. PURDEY Earflap Hat Knitting Pattern by doverandmadden
The Purdey hat is for both baby boys and girls. It has a cute repeating bubble pattern that is knitted in the round. The hat is stretchy and warm. This is an intermediate-level earflap hat knitting pattern. The pattern includes sizes newborn to 6 years old.
THESE KNIT HAT FOR BABY BOY PATTERNS WILL BE PERFECT FOR USING UP YOUR STASH YARN. THEY ARE QUICK PROJECTS THAT CAN BE MADE IN AS LITTLE AS ONE EVENING.
If you have a newborn baby or know someone that does, you cannot go wrong with a knitted hat for baby. You can never have too many hats. And hats are a necessity in the winter. Knit up one hat or make several and give them to charity.
When you need a quick baby shower gift, knit up a hat. We have included a pattern for every skill level. No matter which knit hat for baby boy pattern you choose, you can rest assured knowing the baby will look absolutely adorable wearing it.