Knit Hats
You can never have (or knit!) too many hats, so dive in and learn something new along the way.
Squishy, cozy and cool: this just might be the perfect hat. It knits up super quickly (thanks bulky yarn!), and you can make a million different color-blocked variations.
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Susan B. Anderson
Susan B. Anderson
One touch is all it takes to fall in love with reversible brioche fabric. Learn the basics of this textured technique as you knit three accessible brioche accessories.
Mercedes Tarasovich
Mercedes Tarasovich
Discover the joys of the Fair Isle style.
Tanis Gray
Tanis Gray
Journey into exciting knitting territory with Alasdair Post-Quinn. He'll guide you through the basics of double-knitting and lead you all the way up to his more adventurous techniques.
Alasdair Post-Quinn
Alasdair Post-Quinn
As sure as the leaves will change, when temperatures drop, knitters gonna knit. Get right to it with easy, cute projects that are all about instant gratification. (P.S. These are so giftable, and the holidays are right around the corner. Just saying.)
Bluprint
Take the next steps in your knitting journey and create two cozy accessories.
Allyson Dykhuizen
Allyson Dykhuizen
Create three charming accessories to gift or keep for yourself.
Kate Atherley
Kate Atherley
Make four exclusive accessories as you knit in the round on double-pointed needles, one short circular needle, two circular needles and using the magic loop method.
Stefanie Japel
Stefanie Japel
We've rounded up 7 beginner-friendly patterns, so no matter where you are in your knitting journey, you can knock out alllll the hats.
  • If you’ve been on a perpetual quest to find the perfect beanie, look no further: The Rows of Purls beanie is textured and loose, with purls, bumps, and twists that will enliven your knitting! The design features a universally flattering slouch while a twisted rib brim helps it stay in place securely. Best for basic-advanced knitters who are familiar with working in the round.
  • Want to bring a little love into your life? This enamoring Heart Head Hat features a repeating heart motif that is sweet in design and simple in colorwork (the pattern is easy to memorize and never requires you to trap a single float). The kit comes with everything you need to complete the hat, including a color-changing yarn!
  • This hat is the perfect introduction to knitting in the classic cable “Hugs and Kisses” pattern. Cozy up and make this for your sweetheart — and add some buttons for a decorative flair!
  • If you haven’t noticed, ‘90s fashion is back, and this Brioche Shapka Hat is a cool and contemporary homage to the beanie. With a design by Laura Nelkin featuring Cloudborn Merino Alpaca Sport Color Change, this knitting kit includes a pattern and a video tutorial to teach you how to work brioche in the round.
  • A companion to Allyson Dykhuizen’s class "Startup Project: Cable Hat & Headband." This beginner-friendly kit is the perfect introduction to new cable stitches and techniques. Pattern includes both a written and color-coded chart.
  • Keep your head snug in style with this colorful cap! Work it in the round without any jogs at the color changes.
  • The name says it all – this cute cap works up quickly in super-bulky yarn.
  • An accompaniment to our Startup Library: Knitting class, this striped pom-pom hat is perfect for beginners.
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  • The perfect yarn for new knitters – great for bulky scarves, cowls and more.
  • Perfect for everyday projects, these needles are super smooth with precision joins so your yarn won't snag. Precise tips are sharp, but not too sharp.
  • From blankets to kids’ items to accessories and more, this easy-care yarn is perfect for everyday projects.
  • Perfect for larger, heavier projects like shawls or blankets, these needles have a warm and earthy feel, while maintaining a smooth finish so your yarn won't snag.
  • Tired of wools that won't last? Ditch the fiber fuss and knit with Cloudborn Highland Worsted! The perfect pick for heirloom garments, this long-lasting yarn is spun from 100% Peruvian highland wool for the durability, warmth and spectacular stitch definition your projects need. Also great for felting and colorwork, this Craftsy-exclusive is available in a broad range of colors.
  • Your next stash staple is right here — and you can only find it on Craftsy. Cloudborn Superwash Merino Worsted Twist is a sumptuous, 100% wool yarn that will give any project easy-care convenience and a soft, smooth hand. Versatile enough for accessories and garments galore, Merino Worsted Twist is ready to be your right-hand fiber for warm, wooly goodness.
  • We found your new ally for accuracy: Clover Locking Stitch Markers! With the superior fastening of your safety pin locking mechanism, you'll simply hook the marker into your preferred stitch, and enjoy knitting with no slippage as it locks into place.
  • Bulky, beautiful and brilliantly long-lasting — say hello to a sweater's best friend.
  • Tell those wrinkles to take a hike! Soak Flatter Spray is an effective smoothing spray that will leave your fabric sleek, silky-soft and static-free. Made with plant derivatives and renewable materials, and available in fragrance-free options, this spray is just what the doctor ordered to keep both your skin and the environment happy.
  • Incredible stitch definition paired with beautiful drape: Now that's a combination sure to catch any fiber enthusiast's eye. Cloudborn Merino Alpaca Sport is a brilliant blend of 80% merino spun with the added softness of 20% baby alpaca, making it the perfect choice for garments and accessories with a luxuriously soft hand. Choose from a broad range of beautiful hues and enjoy this Craftsy-exclusive yarn in 50g skeins that make it perfect for colorwork.
Maker Projects
Everyone knows the best projects are the ones you make yourself. Get inspired by your fellow crafters and find your next creation!
Lyndsey @madelouisville
Lyndsey @madelouisville
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