This cute Buffalo Plaid hat knitting pattern is a really easy baby hat pattern to knit in any colors you want!
Is this a buffalo plaid hat? Let’s get a little bit of nomenclature out of the way… A gingham hat? A checked cap (for you Caps for Sale fans)? Just regular plaid? I don’t know. I went with buffalo plaid because it’s bigger and gingham is usually smaller, right? But I don’t know. Don’t send the plaid police after me!
No matter what you call it, this buffalo plaid knit hat is CUTE! I chose shades of pink for Baby V but you could make your buffalo plaid hat in shades of blue or yellow or green or red and it would SO cute!
I’m especially happy with how I was able to get the pattern to go all the way to the top, how cute is that? You could even add a coordinating pom pom to yours if you want! Just keep in mind that this is a fair isle pattern meaning you knit with more than one color of yarn at a time, so you will need basic fair isle knitting knowledge for this one!
(If you need help, my favorite knitting reference book for everyone from beginners to advanced knitters is THIS ONE!)
The Buffalo Plaid Hat Knitting Pattern
(includes Sizes 0-3 months, 6 months, 12 months, 2T+)
Gauge: 20 stitches = 4 inches
Buffalo Plaid Hat Knitting Pattern Supply List:
This cute pattern is available for sale only. (I have a ton of free pattern options here!) My patterns are only a few dollars though (it’s barely as much as a cup of coffee!) and when you purchase them you’re supporting my site, my business and my family and I always always appreciate you! When you purchase this pattern, you’ll get an instant download PDF pattern in two nicely formatted easily printable pages that includes written instructions and fair isle charts as well as a second page of reference step by step photos which you can print (or not) depending on whether you need them. This pattern is available in my Etsy shop or on Ravelry where it will also be permanently stored in your Ravelry pattern library.
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