Free bobble hat knitting pattern

Nothing makes us feel oh-so cosy during autumn like a soft knitted hat does. This super-simple free bobble hat knitting pattern is the ideal project if you're preparing for breezy weather like us.

free bobble hat knitting pattern

Nothing makes us feel oh-so cosy during autumn like a soft knitted hat does. This super-simple free bobble hat knitting pattern is the ideal project if you’re preparing for breezy weather like us, or making a batch of handmade gifts for your clan. Here’s a cool idea: you could make a whole set of colourful, interchangeable bobbles – that way you’d have a pom pom to match your mood and any outfit!

You will need:

• 5 x 7mm double pointed (or circular) knitting needles
• 100g chunky merino yarn, main colour (MC)
• 50g chunky merino yarn, contrasting colour (CC)
• Scissors
• Tapestry needle

Abbreviations:

• Stitches (sts)
• Double pointed needles (dpns)
• Slip (sl)
• Knit (k)
• Knit two together (k2tog)

Free bobble hat knitting pattern

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You Will Need

  • Yarn
  • Knitting needles
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry needle

Step 1

free bobble hat knitting pattern step 1

Cast on 56 sts in CC and divide 14 sts onto four dpns. Make sure sts aren’t twisted. Sl first and last sts over one another to connect the round.

Step 2

free bobble hat knitting pattern step 2

Using the fifth dpn *[k2, p2], repeat * until end of round (56 sts).

Step 3

free bobble hat knitting pattern step 3

Repeat step two 8 times. Switch to MC. Break off CC, leaving a tail.

Step 4

free bobble hat knitting pattern step 4

Knit each st in round (56 sts).

Step 5

free bobble hat knitting pattern step 5

Repeat step four 22 times.

Step 6

free bobble hat knitting pattern step 6

*[k5, k2tog], repeat * 7 times (48 sts in round). *[k4, k2tog], repeat * 7 times (40 sts in round). *[k3, k2tog], repeat * 7 times (32 sts in round). *[k2, k2tog], repeat * 7 times (24 sts in round). *[k1, k2tog], repeat * 7 times (16 sts in round). *[k2tog], repeat * 7 times (8 sts in round). Cast off, tighten hole and weave ends.

Step 7

free bobble hat knitting pattern step 7

Make a pom-pom. Take a look at this tutorial to see how to make a bobble for a hat. (You might want to scale. Ahem.)

Step 8

free bobble hat knitting pattern step 8

Attach the pom-pom to the hat by sewing the yarn tails to the crown using a tapestry needle. Weave in the ends and pull on for a warm noggin.

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And you’re done! One free bobble hat knitting pattern, one toasty warm head. If you make this knitted bobble hat tag us in a picture on InstagramTwitter and Facebook, we’d love to see the finished result! And remember to subscribe to Mollie Makes for more creative inspiration and tutorials.

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