“Flurries” is a simple free hat knitting pattern with a lot of personality! Inspired by the first snow flurries of winter. A simple color work pattern and super-bulky yarn makes this the perfect hat for cold days, and the perfect knitting pattern for gift ideas.

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Ok- ready to begin the free knitting pattern?

YarnNeedle SizeNotions
Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick n’ Quick Main Color: Approx 50 yds.Contrasting Color: Approx 20 yds.US 13 (9mm) 16” (40cm)circular knitting needles
US 13 DPN’s (double pointed needles)
Stitch Marker
Yarn needle


12 sts. & 14 rows = 4” in stockinette st.
pm – place marker
MC – Main Color
CC- Contrasting Color
K – Knit
P – Purl
ssk – slip slip knit

Pattern Notes:

When changing colors, do not cut yarn. Carry yarn along as you knit.

Begin Pattern:

Co 48 sts, join in the round, pm


K2, P2 around
Repeat until brim measures 2.5”

Hat body 

*With MC, k3, with Cc, k1 rep. from * around

Rounds 2,3,5,6 With MC K around
4. *With MC, k1, with CC, k1, with MC, k2, rep. from * around

Repeat rounds 1-6, 1 more time

Repeat round 1-4, then begin decrease rounds. Switch to DPN’s when decreasing becomes difficult on circular needles.

Decrease rounds

K 4, ssk around
K around
K3, ssk around
K around
K 2, ssk around
K around
K1, ssk around
K around
Ssk around

Cut yarn and weave through remaining stitches. Pull tight to close hat. Weave in all ends. I hope you enjoyed this free hat knitting pattern!

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