Sunday, October 07, 2007

Kody's Old Fashion Bonnet Hat Pattern

Kody's Old Fashion Bonnet Hat Pattern

I love the look of bonnet style hats but there are not many for adults unless you look at vintage patterns that call for knitting with thread and microscopic needles. This bonnet is super simple to knit, and knits up extremely fast. Even the most inexperienced knitter can make this hat! It is a great project to break away from scarves but still make something neat with dimension to it. Make one for yourself or a friend but please do not sell them and if you share the pattern please share the link and not the pattern itself.


  • Less than one skein Red Heart Worsted Weight Yarn or any other worsted weight yarn

  • Size 8 straight knitting needles

  • Tapestry needle

Gauge: (I know folks this is a shocker but I actually used gauge on this hat) 4.5 sts x 6 rows= 1" x 1"

To Make Bonnet:

Cast on 90 stitches

5 rows seed stitch

Knit in stockinette for 6 inches keeping the first and last five stitches in seed stitch

Bind off 30 stitches at the beginning of the next two rows. You will be left with 30 sts in the middle.

Continue in stockinette stitch until the length is equal to the length of the stockinette stitch on the bound off edge.

5 rows seed stitch- Bind off

Sew sides of smaller section to the bound off edge. Weave in ends

Make straps using the method of your choice. I attached two strands of yarn to each side and finger crocheted them.


Larjmarj said...


When I was growing up as the youngest of 3 girls obviously I lived in hand me down clothing. My sis and I both wore this one hat very similar in styling to this one but it had a face embroidered on the back with two yarn "pigtails" on either side. Oy...

Great design though, I may have to make one and send it to my now 50 year old sister LOL!!!

Your patterns are always unique and well thought out. I appreciate you sharing your talents!

Anonymous said...

I love your patterns!
Do you have this in a baby size?

Anonymous said...

You look... funny

arwenawesome said...

Thank you for this pattern--i just lost a hat I made seven years ago from a vintage pattern and this is the closest i have found to replicating it. A winter hat that actually keeps one warm.