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Free Knitting Beard and Hat Patterns

Updated on January 29, 2015
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These free knitted beard patterns are a great way to add a little fun and flare to a knitted hat, or to your costume. Or, wear your bearded hat to break up the monotony of every day life.

Either way, you can't help but smile when you see these knitted beard and hat patterns, so imagine how happy you'll feel wearing one.

Follow the blue links below to access the free knitting patterns.


Children's Knitted Beard and Hat Patterns

Knitted beards look adorable on children, so why not use one of these free patterns to whip up a beard for the cute small child in your life?

MelLotti Beard Hat for Kids

This cute knitted beard hat is perfect for the little man in your life. The hat attaches to the side with buttons, making the it easy to wear the hat by itself. But honestly, why would you want to do that? Free knitting pattern.

Hagar & Helga Hats

Two adorable free knitting patterns for kids viking hats. Hagar's hat features horns and a beard, and Helga's hat features horns and long braids. While the site offers the ability to purchase the materials for the pattern, you can follow the pattern using your own supplies too. Click the green Free Pattern button at the top to download the pattern.

Little Santa Hat and Beard

A free knitting pattern for making a child's Santa hat, including Santa's big beard. While this pattern is free to download, you must have a Ravelry account (also free) to access the pattern.

Fuzzy Beard Hat
Fuzzy Beard Hat | Source
LARPing Helmet with Optional Beard
LARPing Helmet with Optional Beard | Source
Mountain Man Bearded Cap
Mountain Man Bearded Cap | Source

Adult Knitted Beard and Hat Patterns

Some knitted beard and hat patterns have the two pieces connected. Others are just stand alone beard patterns that don't need to attach to hats, giving you the flexibility to wear it alone, or with whatever hat you want.

Fuzzy Beard Hat

A great pattern if you are looking for a fuller, more realistic looking beard, although it will be quite fuzzy. It would look wild in a variety of fun, bright colors. This is also a great way to use up some of that fun fur accumulating in your stash.

LARPing Helmet with Optional Beard

This free pattern will help you knit a viking helmet perfect for LARPing, which you can choose to make with or without the beard. Requires a free Ravelry account to access the pattern.

Mountain Man Bearded Cap

While this pattern may only feature one style of beard, it is easily customizable for a number of styles, just let your imagination run wild. There is also a pattern suggestion for making children's caps.

Oh, Brother! Beard Pattern

Beard ties around the back of your head, and can be worn with any hat, or even on it's own. Pattern available for free from KnittingInATree.

Short Beard

A stand alone beard pattern made in garter stitch. Attaches over the ears and can be worn with any hat. Free pattern requires Ravelry account (free) to access.

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    • ChitrangadaSharan profile image

      Chitrangada Sharan 3 years ago from New Delhi, India

      These are very interesting beard and hat patterns! I have not seen something like this earlier. Would love to try some of these, as I enjoy knitting.

      Voted up and pinned!