You simply can not have Christmas without an abundance of Santa hats! A true staple of the festive period, our favourite head accessories is a fun way to jazz up your outfit over the season, and why stop at just the traditional red and white hat? Here we have 12 hats that are so holly jolly, they’d make Kris Kringle himself blush!
1. Fluffy & Festive
Let’s kick off festivities with one of our very own designs, this hat from Susie Johns is just the right amount of fab and fluffy! Free pattern available to download here.
2. Twice As Nice
This knitted hat takes inspiration from the traditional Santa hat and incorporates two tails and two bobbles. Double the fun of a regular Santa hat! Knitting pattern can be found here for free from Ravelry.
3. Santa Pixie
For those who love something mythical and magical, this pixie-style Santa hat would make an adorable addition to anyone’s crochet projects. Pattern to purchase available from here.
4. Kosy Kris Kringle
This novelty hat is great for channelling your inner St. Nick and keeping warm at the same time! Crochet this funny hat with this pattern.
5. Pleated Elegance
‘Tis the season to knit this great chunky hat, perfect for keeping your head cosy and stylish. The pleated finish gives it a touch of elegance. Pattern available to purchase from LoveKnitting.
6. Mrs Claus
Glitz it up and knit a sparkly Santa hat with a free pattern from Red Heart.
7. Short & Sweet
This mini Santa hat is perfect for getting in the Christmas spirit, without being too showy and big. Free pattern download available from Universal Yarn.
8. Santa’s Little Elf Helper
Dressing the kids up in sweet festive outfits is a must for all parents and grandparents. Helen Ardley’s adorable elf hat, complete with pointy ears, is just the ticket for this annual Christmas tradition, and available to download from right here at Let’s Knit!
9. Merry Elf
Crochet this silly little number, a red and white hat with elf ears on the side! Pattern available to purchase from here.
10. Santa’s Little Helper
This adorable hat is just what any little toddler needs to look the part as Santa’s cutest helper in the workshop. Available from our collection of Christmas patterns here on Let’s Knit.
11. Ho Ho Ho Hats
Knit an array of these quick knit Santa-style beanie hats. The belts make a great finishing touch! Free pattern courtesy of Ravelry.
12. Pom Pom Wonder
Crochet a neat little pom pom in less than an hour with this quick and free pattern from the lovely folk over at LoveCrochet.