25 Free Fleece hat patterns tutorials and DIY’s

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It won’t come as a surprise to you that I love fleece. It’s inexpensive, it’s warm and easy to sew. I love how many free fleece hat tutorials she has on her site! So many great sewing DIY ideas with easy to follow instructions.One of the best free fleece hat patterns and tutorials that I have come to love is the basic fleece hat.  At it’s most simple level it keeps you head and body warm.  On the fun side it can show off your personality and style.

The free fleece hat patterns on my site are designed with the beginner in mind.  The patterns are simple, straight forward and can be completed quickly.  No special tools are required just a few materials and basic sewing know how.

For those craving more advanced stuff several of my readers have taken the basic hat pattern and made their own variations of them! Now that’s taking these free fleece hat tutorials to a whole new level.

Free Ear Warmer Patterns:

Fleece Flapper Headband (with video)

This headband is stylish and warm.  This pattern comes in different styles for a perfect fit.  Try the original Fleece Flapper headband wide pattern here.  There is a slimmer version of the pattern here,  Or a No Sew Version of the pattern here.

Bow Ear Warmer Headband

This cute headband is perfect for looking stylish and staying warm!  This is easy sew comes together quickly and is a favorite on Fleece Fun.  Get the tutorial here.


This is cute and great for avoiding hat hair!  Plus it’s easy to make!  Get the tutorial here.

Free Fleece Hat Tutorials and Patterns:

Basic Fleece Hat (with Video)

easy-fleece-hat-diyThis is the foundation that most of Fleece Fun’s hats are built on.  Master this simple pattern the the variations are endless.  Get the free pattern here.

Fleece Hat with Ear Flaps

fleece-hat-with-ear-flaps-pattern-free-with-tutorial-feature-imageDouble lined for warmth, this hat covers the ears and sits lower on the back of the neck to keep you covered and away from winter’s chill. Sizes child to adult. Get the free pattern here.

Simple Slouchy Fleece Beanie

This casual hat is perfect for those who don’t like a fitted beanie and prefer a more modern take on a fleece hat.  Sews up quickly and comes in sizes baby to adult! Get the free pattern and tutorial here.

Rocker Trapper Hat (with video)

This pattern is warm, stylish and can be made to hold a pair of earphones!  Adult sizes medium and large.  Get the free pattern and video tutorial here.

Halloween Hat Pack (with video)

This pattern is full of fun character hat variations that will look adorable on your little one!  Be a dinosaur, a viking, a cat or bear.  This pattern is simple and easy to sew.  The possibilities are endless! Sizes baby to adult.  Get the free pattern and video tutorial here.

Halloween Hat Pack 2

The latest addition to popular Halloween Hat pack!  Be a Owl, Bug, Puppy, Bunny, frog or Monkey!  Sizes Baby to Adult.  Get the free Pattern and tutorials here.

Halloween Hat Pack 3 – Monster Mash up

Easy fleece hat hh3This hat pack is all about the monster!  Mix and match elements to make your monster hat look the way you want it to look!  Get the free pattern here.

Basic Hat with Ribbon (with video)

One of Fleece Fun’s most popular patterns – because it’s just so cute!  Switch out the ribbons to go with different outfits.  Scared of buttonholes?  There are easy sew options for this pattern to make it even simpler.  Get the free pattern and video tutorial here.

 Basic Hat with Top Knot

Another twist on the classic hat pattern, this little top knot ties off the hat perfectly.  Get the Free pattern here.

 Basic Hat with horns (with video)

The simple version of the hats in the Halloween hat pack.  This hat is easy and perfect for your little monster.  Get the free pattern and video tutorial here.

Baby Chin Strap Hat (with video)

baby chin strap feature

This tutorial shows you how to make this adorable (and reversible) baby hat with a chin strap.  Baby won’t be able to pull it off, keeping them nice and warm when going out into the cold!  This tutorial also gives tips on how to work with cuddle fabric (great for people who haven’t worked with it before).  Get the Free Pattern and video tutorial here.

Santa Hat (with video)

You can make a santa hat for each memeber of your family! Free pdf pattern and video tutorial.This festive holiday hat is simple to make and fun to wear.  Comes in sizes baby to adult.  Get the free baby pattern and tutorial here.


  1. How do you download the free basic hat pattern? All the pop-ups make the site very confusing. If you could just email the PDF to me, that would be a great help. Thank you so much

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