10 Knitted Viking Hat Patterns for your Viking Inspired Costume

Do you want to dress up as a Viking for Halloween or a Cosplay event? Are your children interested in Vikings and love playing dress-up? If so, why not try your hand at a Knitted Viking hat?

Viking hat replicas can be expensive and hard to find. They are also heavy and uncomfortable to wear. Instead of wasting your money on these costly helmets, knit one yourself. All the patterns we have listed are adorned with horns that are stuffed.

Knitted Viking Hat Patterns for your Viking Inspired Costume

10 Viking Knitting Patterns

Complete one of these 10 Viking knitting patterns to complete your Viking look. You can bet, it will stand out and draw a lot of attention.

1. Knitted Viking Hat Pattern by Becky Veverka

Here is a free knitted Viking hat pattern for a baby. This is a fun hat for a photo shoot.

The pattern comes in sizes 3-9 months. To complete the pattern, you will need to know knitting abbreviations.

Knitted Viking Hat Pattern by Becky Veverka

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2. Helmet Viking Knitting Pattern by DrunkenAuntWendy

This Viking knit hat pattern uses a combination of knitting and crochet. It is a great hat for keeping warm or for pretend playtime.

You will need to know pick up stitches, bobble, stitch, K2tog, and increase in crochet. The pattern calls for a size #7 US knitting needle and a size E crochet hook. The finished Viking helmet is very stretchy thanks to the ribbing. It will fit head sizes 17.5 inches to 21.5 inches.

Helmet Viking Knitting Pattern by DrunkenAuntWendy

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3. Doll Hat Viking Knitting Pattern by TanjasHandarbeit

Dress up your dolls in this adorable, knitted Viking helmet. The hat was designed to fit an 18-inch doll.

The easy-to-follow pattern is very detailed. It has written instructions and a photo tutorial. The photo tutorial includes step-by-step pictures that make the pattern extremely simple to follow.

Doll Hat Viking Knitting Pattern by TanjasHandarbeit

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4. Little Knit Viking Hat Pattern by ShaaBOOM

This hat would make the perfect addition to any Viking Halloween costume. The Viking hat knitting pattern is designed for toddlers. It uses worsted weight wool.

The finished Viking knit hat measures 20″ in circumference. The “seed stitch’ band provides a lot of give, so, it should be able to fit a toddler to a grade-schooler without any trouble. This pattern uses worsted weight wool and size #7 US knitting needles.

Little Knit Viking Hat Pattern by ShaaBOOM

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5. Viking Hat Knitting Pattern from Knit for Your Life

If you are looking for a free Viking knit hat pattern, check out this playful design. The helmet knits up quickly and is fairly cheap to make. It would make a great gift for someone that is interested in the Middle Ages, or just loves to be whimsical and have fun.

Viking Hat Knitting Pattern from Knit for Your Life

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6. Horned Knit Viking Hat with Braids Pattern by LanesEndKnots

Here is a striking Viking helmet that has braids attached. You can make this hat with the horns, or change it up and use the dramatic ram’s horns. There are also several options available for the brim and embellishments. You can use this one pattern to make several unique Viking helmets.

The Viking knit hat is knit from the top down. Included is a step-by-step photo tutorial explaining how to start the hat. The pattern is for intermediate knitters who already know how to cast on, bind off, knit, purl, knit in-the-round, and how to darn in ends.

Horned Knit Viking Hat with Braids Pattern by LanesEndKnots

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7. Viking Helmet Pattern by Amanda Berry

If your children enjoy dressing up their dolls and stuffed animals, this Viking knit hat would be a cute addition to their wardrobe. The knitted Viking helmet measures approximately 6 cm tall (not including the horns) and 7 cm in diameter.

This is an intermediate-level pattern. It is knitted flat (back and forth) on a pair of straight single-pointed knitting needles. You will need to know cast on and off, knit, purl, work increases and decreases, and sew a seam.

Viking Helmet Pattern by Amanda Berry

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8. Erik the Viking Toy Knitting Patterns by fluffandfuzz

If you are going to make a Viking helmet, why not make a complete figure. If you know someone that loves Vikings, they will adore this plush doll. And children will love decorating their rooms with a bunch of these little squishable warriors.   

Completed, Erik measures approximately 14.5 cm tall. The pattern is 4 pages long. The Viking is knitted flat (back and forth) on a pair of straight single-pointed knitting needles.

Knowledge needed to complete the pattern includes cast on and off, knit, purl, work increases and decreases, knit stripes, and sew seams. You will need a pair of straight 3.75 mm (US 5) single-pointed knitting needles, double knitting yarns (DK or light worsted weight), and toy filling.

Erik the Viking Toy Knitting Patterns by fluffandfuzz

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9. Newborn Photo Prop. Viking Knitting Pattern by RedBonnetShop

Knit this whole set for a newborn photo shoot. The set includes the knitted Viking hat, tunic and pants.

We would recommend this pattern for an intermediate-level knitter. This Viking pattern is only for a size newborn.

Check out these huge collection of crochet patterns for babies and kids.

Newborn Photo Prop. Viking Knitting Pattern by RedBonnetShop
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10. Viking Knit Hat Pattern by Bim Jones

This knitted Viking hat pattern is perfect for dressing up. Wear it to a cosplay event or a Halloween party.

The Viking knit hat with horns pattern includes instructions for small, medium and large. You can add faux fur to give it an interesting look.

Viking Knit Hat Pattern by Bim Jones

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THESE VIKING KNIT HAT PATTERNS ARE PERFECT FOR COMPLETING YOUR VIKING-INSPIRED COSTUMES. AND IF YOU ARE DARING, YOU CAN WEAR THEM AS A WINTER ACCESSORY TOO.

Are you ready to make your own Viking knit hat? Get creative and use colours that will match your costume. Or make a Viking outfit for a newborn baby photo shoot.

Work on your knitted Viking Hat and post your final work on our Facebook Page! We love seeing the works of everyone in our community. You can also post a few behind-the-scenes to inspire others to make their own knitted hats too. 

If you’re looking for other knitted hats to work on, check out these Knit Aviator Hat, Booble Hat, Christmas Knitted Elf Hat, Easy Earflap Hat and plenty other patterns here.

If you have been looking for the perfect pattern for yourself or someone else, we have listed plenty of patterns for you to choose from. We hope you will find a Viking knit hat pattern you will want to make.