Big Knit Flower Hat

This knitting pattern shows you how to create a large flowered knit hat using chunky yarn.

Big Knit Flower Hat

What you need

Yarn: Approximately 50g of Super
Chunky yarn.
Small amount of contrasting yarn.
Needles: US 17 (12 mm).
US 19 (15 mm).
Extras: Chunky yarn for flower or bow
Safety Pin



CO: Cast On
K: knit
K2tog: knit two sts together
P: purl
P2tog: purl two sts together
Sts: stitches
St. St.: Stocking Stitch
Rev. St. St.: Reverse Stocking Stitch
KFB: knit into front and back of st.

Note: If knitting in the round CO 30 sts.

Note: If knitting in one color, begin with a P row and continue in rev. st. st.

Hat Pattern
With yarn B CO 31 sts with bigger needles & P one row.
Change to yarn A and P one row.
Starting with a K row continue in rev. st. st. for 8 rows.
Change to smaller needles and continue rev. st. st. for two rows.
Next Row: P2tog to last st, K1
Next Row: Knit
Next Row: P2tog to end.
Break off yarn and thread though remaining 8 sts.
To Make up join the back seam.

Optional Extras


With yarn B and smaller needles CO 2 sts.
Row 1: Knit.
Row 2 & 3: KFB at beginning of each row, K to end. (4 sts)
Row 4 & 5: Knit.
Row 6 & 7: K2tog at the beginning of each row. (2 sts)
Break yarn and leave 2 sts on needle.
On the same needle knit 4 more petals.


Next Row: K all 10 sts.
Next Row: K2tog to end. (5 sts.)
Next Row: Pass 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th st over the 1st st.
Break yarn, tread though st & fasten off.
Ease petals into shape & darn in loose ends.

Flower Center
Using yarn C, or optionally yarn A, CO 3 sts.
Row 1: KFB into every st. (6 sts.)
Row 2 & 4: P
Row 3 & 5: K
Row 6: P2tog along row. (3 sts.)
Break yarn leaving a long tail, thread through 3 sts & pull tight.
Sew into the center of petals.



With yarn A CO 10 sts.
Beginning with a K row, continue in st. st. for 14 rows, or however long you would like
your bow. Cast off.
With yarn A CO 4 sts.
Beginning with a K row, continue in st. st. for 8 rows. Cast Off.
Wrap short piece around the longer piece, easing into a bow shape, sew cast on edge
to cast off edge, and darn in loose ends.

To Make Up
Attach Flower / Bow to hat using a pin or alternatively sew into place.


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