Baby Knit Hat sewing pattern – FREE (preemie-12mths)
Sewing clothing can be tricky, especially trying to fit on wriggly babies and children, but even the newest sewer can make a great baby hat that fits. This soft baby hat is made out of soft knit fabric and comes with a fitted top and a cuff that can be rolled up for more cuteness!
The baby hat pattern can be made with an interlock knit, jersey knit, or even rib knit (although rib knit is more stretchy so you would probably want to downsize if you picked this type of fabric).
This beautiful and easy baby hat pattern comes to you completely free and will sew up SO quickly.
It’s available in 5 different sizes covering preemie baby to 12 months:-
- Small Newborn.
- Large Newborn.
- 3 – 6 Months.
- 6 – 12 Months.
WHERE TO BUY THE SOFTEST KNIT FABRICS
Here are some ideas for suppliers for the softest stretch fabrics, ideal for this project.
Spoonflower on Etsy – all of their fabric designs can be printed on any type of fabric. Try the organic cotton knit, the cotton jersey or the modern jersey for this pattern.
Art Gallery fabrics jersey knits– a beautiful range of jersey knit fabrics for clothing for babies, children and adults
Cali Quilt Co on Etsy– lovely range of knit fabrics from Riley Blake, Dear Stella, Stof Fabrics, Art Gallery, Birch Organics and more
Stylish Fabrics on Etsy – huge choice with more than 2,000 knits. Good choice of solid colors and different types of knit fabrics
Koshtex fabrics – for bamboo, modal and rayon knits
Jelly Fabrics (UK Based) on Etsy – lovely range of organic knit fabrics and rib knits
A few notions that are helpful for with sewing knits:
- Walking Foot – to help the fabric feed through evenly without stretching
- Stretch Thread – to keep the seams from breaking if stretched
- Jersey Ball Point Needle – to help prevent skipped stitches
Get the free baby hat sewing pattern here
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