Chunky Striped Knit Hat

Want to add some flare to a basic knit beanie? These chunky stripes do just that!

Keep on scrolling for the free chunky striped knitted hat pattern!

This pattern was written in adult size using Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick yarn. The colours used for this hat are Fisherman, Navy, Mustard, Cranberry and Grass. But you can change the colours to any combination that you would like!

Free chunky striped hat pattern

Materials

  • 8mm 16″ circular knitting needles
  • 9mm 16″ circular knitting needles
  • 9mm double pointed knitting needles
  • Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick (or similar super bulky (6) yarn)
    • Fisherman
    • Navy
    • Mustard
    • Cranberry
    • Grass
  • darning needle, pom pom, stitch marker, scissors

Notes

  • If you do not have 8mm 16″ circular needles you can use the 9mm needles for the brim of the hat
  • If you do not have double pointed needles: add two more rows before the decrease rounds and then finish the hat off where it says to switch to DPN’s
  • The pattern is written in adult size 21-23″ circumference
  • This pattern is knit in the round
  • Style: Slightly slouchy

Abbreviations

  • K: Knit
  • P: Purl
  • St: stitch
  • DPN: Double pointed needle
  • **: Repeat stitches within
  • k2tog: Knit two together

RELATED: SPIRAL KNIT BEANIE

Information

  • Gauge
    • 2.25 st/inch | 3 Rows/inch
  • Yardage
    • ~40 yards of the base colour (fisherman)
    • ~8 yards for each colour of the stripes

Chunky Striped Knit Hat Pattern

Using your 8mm circular knitting needles Cast on 44 st with the base colour yarn (fisherman), join in the round and place marker.

Brim

Row 1-6: *k1,p1*

Body of the hat

SWITCH TO 9MM CIRCULAR KNITTING NEEDLES

Continue with base colour

Row 7-8: *k*

Switch to Navy — Do not cut base colour

Row 9-11: *k*

Leave a long enough tail for navy to weave in and break yarn, switch back to base colour

Row 12-13: *k*

Switch to Mustard — Do not cut base colour

Row 14-16: *k*

Leave a long enough tail for mustard to weave in and break yarn, switch back to base colour

Row 17-18: *k*

Switch to Cranberry — Do not cut base colour

Row 19-21: *k*

Leave a long enough tail for cranberry to weave in and break yarn, switch back to base colour

Row 22-21: *k*

Switch to Grass — Do not cut base colour

Row 22-24: *k*

Leave a long enough tail for grass to weave in and break yarn, switch back to base colour

Row 25: *k*

Decrease rounds begin

Row 26: *k2, k2tog*

Row 27: *k*

SWITCH TO DPN

Row 28: *k1, k2tog*

Row 29: *k2tog*

Cut a long tail and with darning needle, pull tail through the remaining stitches on the needles. Remove needles and pull the top closed.

Weave in all ends and add a pom pom!

Chunky stripes free knitted hat pattern

This pattern is an original pattern by Meg Hardison of The Northern Moose. Please do not claim this pattern as your own. Please do not reprint this pattern on your site. You may keep a copy of the pattenfor your own personal use, but please do not sell the pattern or distribute it. 

You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me Meg Hardison and link back to The Northern Moose Blog. Permission is not granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you for being respectful and for your understanding!

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