Knitted Cat Hat

Picture a cozy, handcrafted feline-inspired beanie that has been intricately woven together with soft yarn to create a charming accessory for cat lovers of all ages. This unique headwear features adorable cat ears and a snug fit to keep you warm during chilly days while adding a touch of whimsy to your outfit. The Knitted Cat Hat is not just a practical piece of winter gear, but also a fun and stylish way to showcase your love for our furry friends. Whether you're running errands, taking a leisurely stroll, or simply lounging at home, the Knitted Cat Hat is sure to bring a smile to your face and spark conversations with fellow cat enthusiasts. With its handmade charm and attention to detail, this hat is a must-have accessory for anyone who appreciates the artistry and creativity that goes into crafting a one-of-a-kind piece like this.



Lion Brand “Hometown USA” (100% Acrylic 5oz/142g; 81yd/74m);
Lion Brand “Wool-Ease Thick & Quick” (80% Acrylic, 20% Wool 6oz/170g; 106yd/97m); Super Bulky weight – approx. 1 ball;

  • US size 15 / 10 mm Double Pointed Needles and Circular Needle 16 in / 40.5 cm long
  • Stitch markers.
  • Yarn needle.


Toddler – to fit head circumference: 19.0”/ 48 cm;
height: approx.6.5”/ 16.5 cm
Child – to fit head circumference: 21.5”/ 54.6 cm;
height: approx. 7.0”/ 18 cm
Teen/Adult – to fit head circumference: 22.5”/ 57 cm;
height: approx. 7.5”/ 19 cm
Adult – to fit head circumference: 24.0”/ 61 cm;
height: approx. 8.0”/ 20 cm

9 sts and 13 rows to 4”/10 cm over Stockinette Stitch,

Note: Be sure to check your gauge before starting to knit. If the gauge is larger, change to a smaller needle size, or work tightly. If it is smaller, change to a larger needle size, or work loosely.



  1. Instructions are written for the smallest size with changes for larger sizes given in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes.
  2. For ease in working, circle all numbers pertaining to size that you’re making.
  3. Hat is worked in rounds from bottom to top.
  4. To avoid mistake(s), count stitches in each row when finished.


Rnd 1: * K1, p1, rep from * across.

Rnd 2: P the k st, k the p st.

Rep Rnd 2 for Seed Stitch Pattern.


Cast on 40 (46, 50, 54) sts. Place marker for beginning of round, join to work in rounds, being careful not to twist the sts.

Work in Seed Stitch Pattern for 7 rounds.

Next Rnds: Work in Stockinette St (knit every round) until hat measures 6.5 (7.0, 7.5, 8.0)” / 16.5 (18, 19, 20) cm from cast on edge.

Flip the hat on WS. Divide the stitches in half onto two needles, and complete with 3-needle bind off.

Weave in ends and block, if desired.


approx – approximately; beg – beginning; dpn – double-pointed needle(s); k – knit; lp(oop(s); oz – ounce(s); p – purl; rem – remain/remaining; rep – repeat(s); Rnd(s)- round(s); RS – right side; sl – slip; st(s) – stitch(es); St st – Stockinette stitch; tog – together; WS – wrong side; () – work instructions between parentheses, in the place directed; * – repeat instructions following the single asterisk as directed; ” – inch(es);

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