Hats With Ears Knitting Patterns

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.

This pattern is available at Knit Picks!

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.

Get the Cabled teddy hat knitting pattern from KnitPicks!

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!

Download the Sheep hat knitting pattern for free from KnitPicks!

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!

Download the pattern from KnitPicks

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!

Get the pattern as a download from Annie’s!

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.

Download the Bear ear flaps hat pattern from Annie’s

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!

Download the Basic PomPom Beanie pattern from Annie’s

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 🙂

Get the pattern as a download from Annie’s

My Darling, My Deer – hats with ears

If you’re looking for a hat with ears to wear or gift around Christmas My Darling, My Deer is a fun choice!

This pattern is knit up in Caron Simply Soft, which is a soft, worsted weight acrylic yarn.

Get the pattern as a download from Annie’s

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.

Buy Bunny ears hat knitting pattern from Lovecrafts!

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.

Buy this pattern from Lovecrafts!

Fox Ears Pixie Bonnet Hat 

The warm and cozy Fox ears pixie bonnet hat knitting pattern includes baby and child sizes.

The pattern is knit in chunky wool, Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick.

Buy the pattern at Lovecrafts!

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.

Get the Pretty kitty cat hat knitting pattern from Lovecrafts!

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.

Get the Woodland bunny knit hat pattern from Lovecrafts here!

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