Spooky And Stylish – 12 Free Halloween Hat Knitting Patterns

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Creative Knitting Patterns For Halloween Hats

I gathered 12 of the spookiest and most stylish Free Halloween Hat Knitting Patterns you can make and wear in time for the holiday. With this collection of carefully curated designs, you can bring your Halloween costume game to a whole new level!

These hats have a distinct handmade charm that adds character to any Halloween outfit. They stand out from store-bought alternatives and showcase the love and effort you put into crafting them.

Not to mention that they are also the perfect accessory to wear on chilly nights.

They offer warmth and comfort while trick-or-treating or attending spooky festivities. And unlike disposable costumes, you can use them year after year, promoting sustainability and reducing waste.

But perhaps the thing I love the most about these spooky, stylish knitted Halloween hats is how they are so convenient.

They are relatively quick to make due to their size, making them ideal last-minute costumes when you’re short of preparation time.

Also, anyone can wear them with ease. You just put them on, and they instantly make any Halloween outfit better. So if you’re a fan of hassle-free costumes or want something that will be easily worn by kids, these knitted hats are worth considering.

Combining cozy comfort with endless style possibilities, these bewitching headpieces are a must-have for the spooky season and beyond. That’s why, I made sure to put together a selection full of exciting patterns for you to choose from.

From classic jack-o’-lanterns to mesmerizing unique hats, each creation will likely ignite your imagination and become the centerpiece of your Halloween attire.

Below, you’ll find knitted Halloween hat designs in varying styles and sizes.

There are adorable little hats for the kids, ranging from a sweet pumpkin to a cheeky bat hat. Children can wear these hats to school events, costume contests, and Halloween-themed parties, encouraging creativity and self-expression.

For adults, the options are equally thrilling! There are knitted hats inspired by movies such as Star Trek and Shrek, while others feature scary Halloween themes like zombies or devils.

Some Halloween hat designs can even be tweaked and enjoyed beyond the spooky season, providing a quirky and playful touch to everyday outfits.

With their designs and constructions, these Halloween hats not only make impressive accessories but also provides an opportunity to improve knitting skills and learn new techniques.

So whether you’re crafting a last-minute ensemble or planning a meticulously detailed look, these hats are your go-to choice for their comfort and versatility.

You can trust them for adding a touch of spooky fun to this year’s celebration and build excitement for future ones.

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Take A Look At These Unique Knitted Halloween Hat Patterns Below

No matter if you’re a seasoned knitter looking for a fun Halloween knitted hat or a newbie venturing into the realm of yarn, fear not! There’s a hat pattern in this list that’s bound to catch your eye and fuel your creativity.

To make your decision-making even easier, I’ve included bewitching photos of the finished knitted hats, along with all the important pattern details.

Once you’ve found the perfect headwear to complete your spooky outfit, all you have to do is click on the link in the description to visit the designer’s page. All patterns are free, so consider leaving an appreciation comment or thank-you note on the talented designer’s pages.

These patterns for Halloween hats are too good to miss. Explore the collection below, pick a pattern, grab your supplies, and let’s get knitting!

1. Brain Hat - Spooky And Stylish - 12 Free Halloween Hat Knitting Patterns - The Knit Crew

Brain Hat

Project Size: Fits 23-25″ heads
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Fingering (#1)
Brand: Araucania Ranco Solid
Needle: 3.25 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: lana Noritake of Lani Rae’s Ravelry Patterns

2. Sweet Pumpkin - Spooky And Stylish - 12 Free Halloween Hat Knitting Patterns - The Knit Crew

Sweet Pumpkin

Project Size: 5 sizes (0 – 8 years)
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Sport (#2)
Brand: DROPS Karisma
Needle: 2 mm, 3.5 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Unspecified through Garnstudio

3. Ogre My Ogre - Spooky And Stylish - 12 Free Halloween Hat Knitting Patterns - The Knit Crew

Ogre My Ogre

Project Size: Unspecified
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Super Bulky (#6)
Brand: Blue Sky Fibers Bulky
Needle: 10mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: Gunilla Leavitt of The Golden Fleece

4. Live Long and Keep Warm - Spooky And Stylish - 12 Free Halloween Hat Knitting Patterns - The Knit Crew

Live Long and Keep Warm

Project Size: One size fits most adults
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Worsted (#4)
Brand: Red Heart Super Saver (Solids)
Needle: 5.5 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: Becca Stundel of
Five Corners Design

5. RED HEART FAIR ISLE SKULL CAP - Spooky And Stylish - 12 Free Halloween Hat Knitting Patterns - The Knit Crew

Red Heart Fair Isle Skull Cap

Project Size: 20” (51 cm) circumference
Level: Easy
Yarn Weight: Medium (#4)
Brand: Red Heart With Love
Needle: 5mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: Cathy Payson through Yarnspirations

6. Big Horned Lord Baphomet Horns - Spooky And Stylish - 12 Free Halloween Hat Knitting Patterns - The Knit Crew

Big Horned Lord Baphomet Horns

Project Size: One size – Adult
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Aran (#4)
Brand: Bernat Premium
Needle: 4.0 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: Kitty McKay of Satanic Stitches Ravelry Store

7. Halloween Ghost Hat- Spooky And Stylish - 12 Free Halloween Hat Knitting Patterns - The Knit Crew

Halloween Ghost Hat

Project Size: 3 sizes (1-3 y/o, 6-10 y/o, adult)
Level: Intermediate
Yarn Weight: Medium (#4)
Brand: Red Heart Super Saver
Needle: 5.5 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Wiam of Wiam’s Crafts

8. Pumpkin Bits Hat - Spooky And Stylish - 12 Free Halloween Hat Knitting Patterns - The Knit Crew

Pumpkin Bits Hat

Project Size: 4 sizes (2 to 12 y/o)
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Aran (#4)
Brand: DROPS Nepal
Needle: 3.5mm, 4.5mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Unspecified through Garnstudio

9. Poison Apple Knit Beanie - Spooky And Stylish - 12 Free Halloween Hat Knitting Patterns - The Knit Crew

Poison Apple Knit Beanie

Project Size: Adult
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Medium (#4)
Brand: Red Heart Super Saver
Needle: 5.00mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Karrie and Kristen of Clickety Sticks

10. Bitty Bat Hat Knitting Pattern - Spooky And Stylish - 12 Free Halloween Hat Knitting Patterns - The Knit Crew

Bitty Bat Hat Knitting Pattern

Project Size: 4 sizes (0-3 mos. to 2T+)
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Aran (#4)
Brand: Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice
Needle: 4.5 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Cassie May of Little Red Window

11. RED HEART DEVILISH HAT AND SCARF - Spooky And Stylish - 12 Free Halloween Hat Knitting Patterns - The Knit Crew

Red Heart Devilish Hat And Scarf

Project Size:  S / M
Level: Easy
Yarn Weight: Medium (#4)
Brand: Red Heart Super Saver
Needle: 5.5mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: Laura Bain through Yarnspirations

12. Zombie Brain Hat - Spooky And Stylish - 12 Free Halloween Hat Knitting Patterns - The Knit Crew

Zombie Brain Hat

Project Size: Adult
Level: Intermediate
Yarn Weight: Worsted (#4)
Brand: Lily Sugar’n Cream Solids & Denim
Needle: 5.0 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: Andreanna Pharis of
Andreanna Pharis’ Ravelry Store

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