Free Santa hat knitting pattern

Knit this fun kids' Santa hat, designed by Kirstie McLeod, in time for Christmas.

Free Santa hat knitting pattern

The loopy cuff and pom-pom on Kirstie McLeod’s Santa hat, designed for Simply Knitting magazine issue 100, is so much fun! The sequins add festive sparkle – and they’re in the yarn, saving you lots of sewing. The loopy stitch is easy to work, so give it a go!


You will need:

  • King Cole, Galaxy Chunky (56% acrylic, 42% wool, 2% payette, 50g/71m) – 1 ball each of:
    Yarn A Saturn (684), Yarn B Red (686)
  • A pair 5mm knitting needles

Download the knitting pattern:

To download the PDF pattern, click on the link below and it will open in a new window. You can then save/download the knitting pattern.

Knitted Santa hat pattern PDF