The cutest animal hats with ears
Baby hats with ears. Could there be anything cuter?!
I don’t think so!
Baby hats are fast, fun, and easy projects that you can finish in no time. They are also perfect as gifts for baby showers, Christmas, or when visiting new parents.
But animal hats aren’t just for babies! Most of these hat knitting patterns include toddler, kids, and adult sizes too 🙂
In this post, you’ll find patterns for the most adorable hats with ears to knit for babies, kids, and adults!
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Baby Deer Hat knitting pattern
Baby deer hat is a soft and warm hat perfect for winter babies and their siblings, the pattern includes sizes from newborn to adult!
The pattern calls for a worsted weight merino yarn Swish worsted, and dpns or a long circular needle in size US6, 4mm. A tutorial for knitting small items (the ears) on a long cable is provided.
The pattern is available in sizes from newborn to adult.
Cabled Teddy Hat knitting pattern
Isn’t this combination of cables, bow, and teddy ear just adorable?
The pattern calls for a DK merino yarn, Swish DK, but a spring and summer version of this hat in a soft cotton yarn would be just as adorable!
The cabled teddy hat knitting pattern includes sizes from newborn to large kid/small adult.
Sheep Hat knitting pattern
This cute Sheep hat is available as a free download from KnitPicks!
Sheep hat is knit in seed stitch to create a nice structure. The pattern calls for a heavy worsted weight cotton/nylon yarn called Snuggle Puff.
If you need a warmer hat this would be lovely in a merino yarn as well!
Knit the Twiga Toque
Twiga Toque is a funny giraffe hat to die for and the pattern includes sizes for the whole family!
The Twiga toque is a quick knit in thick yarn, Wool of the Andes Bulky, with needle size US9 / 5,5mm.
The spots are sewn on afterward with duplicate stitch, so no colorwork skills are needed!
Bear Ears Beanie Hat Knit Pattern
The Bear ears beanie is crazy cute!
The pattern includes all sizes between newborn and adult, and calls for a worsted weight yarn.
The detail with the sewn-on label makes it look a little more finished.
If you like this style, I have a post on where to find labels and how to add them to your knitted garments here!
Bear Ear Flaps Hat knit pattern
The Bear ear flaps hat is just too cute!
With thick yarn, super bulky wool, and thick needles, US13 / 9 mm, this is a super fast knit 🙂
The pattern includes sizes from newborn to adult.
Basic Pom Pom Beanie
The basic pompom beanie isn’t really a hat with ears, but I included it anyway because it’s a great pattern for you to play around with!
Add a cute nose and eyes and let the pompoms be ears! You could use duplicate stitch or add safety eyes like these I found at Knit Picks!
Baby hat knitting pattern
This Baby knitting hat pattern looks just like baby Yoda from Star Wars.
If you’re searching for a gift to knit for new parents that’s also Star Wars fans, this is it!
It’s knit with super bulky yarn and will knit up super fast and look adorable in the baby photos 🙂
Bunny Ears Hat
A warm and cozy Bunny ears hat is perfect for both babies and grown-ups to fight the winter cold in style!
Knit this hat with DK yarn, the pattern is written for the baby alpaca yarn Juniper Moon Farm Herriot.
Soft Kitty Cat Ears Hat
The Soft kitty cat ears hat looks so soft and comfy, and the cables on the head are beautiful!
This pattern calls for an aran weight alpaca yarn, Drops Air. Unfortunately, it’s unclear if this pattern is available in sizes larger than baby.
Pretty Kitty Cat Hat
This cute little creation is designed by Cassandra May. She has tons of cute hats for babies and children on her blog Little Red Window!
This hat is knit with Vanna’s Choice from Lion Brands.
Woodland Bunny Knit Hat
The Woodland bunny knit hat pattern includes sizes for babies, children, and adults.
The pattern calls for chunky wool yarn, you can see Lovecrafts selection of chunky yarns here.