Knitting for men Hats, scarves Men's hat knitting pattern free

Men's hat knitting pattern free

Men's hat knitting pattern free

Finished Size 20 1/4 (21, 22 1/4)" brim circumference and 9 3/4" tall.

Hat shown measures 20 1/4". 


Blue Sky Alpacas Extra (55% baby alpaca, 45% merino wool; 218 yd [199 m]/5% oz [150 g]): #3520 shale (A) and #3511 carmine (B), 1 skein each.


Band—size 6 (4 mm): 16" circular (cir).

Body—size 8 (5 mm): 16" cir and set of double-pointed (dpn).

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.


Marker (m); cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.


22 sts and 36 rnds = 4" in Dunes patt on larger needle.


• Do not break yarns at color changes; carry unused yarn loosely along wrong side of work until it is needed again.

Stitch Guide

Basket Rib: (even number of sts)

Rnds 1 and 2 With A, knit.

Rnd 3 With B, *sl 1 pwise wyb, k1; rep from * to end.

Rnd 4 With B, *sl 1 pwise wyb, p1; rep from * to end.

Rep Rnds 1-4 for patt.


With B and smaller cir needle, CO 96 (100, 106) sts. Place marker (pm) and join in the rnd.

Next rnd *K1, p1; rep from * to end.

Work Rnds 1-4 of Basket Rib (see Stitch Guide) 3 times.

Next rnd With A, knit.

Next rnd With B, knit.

Change to larger cir needle.

Next rnd With A, knit.

Inc rnd With A, [k4 (3, 3), M1] 24 (32, 28) times, [k2, M1] 0 (0,10) times, k0 (4, 2)—120 (132,144) sts.

Work Rnds 1-8 of Dunes chart 6 times. Work Rnds 1-16 of Crown Shaping chart, changing to dpn when necessary—100 (110,120) sts rem.

Next rnd (Rnd 17 of chart) With B, k1, *sl 2, k1, k2tog; rep from * to last 4 sts, sl 2, k1, k2tog over last st and first st of rnd, removing m, pm for new beg-of-rnd—80 (88, 96) sts rem.

Work Rnds 18-24 of chart—40 (44, 48) sts rem. With B, knit 2 rnds.

Next rnd *K2tog; rep from * to end—20 (22, 24) sts rem.

Break yarn and draw tail through rem sts. Pull tight to gather sts and fasten off on WS.


Weave in ends. Block.