diy Upcycled Sweater Hats

sweater hats
sweater hats

There is starting to be a little nip in the air and that means it’s HAT time! If you have some old sweaters kicking around that you don’t want to wear anymore, give them a second life and make a few sweater hats. These hats are easy to make and there are so many options. Only basic sewing skills are needed.

Types of upcycled sweater hats


Pilot & Pixie Caps

These caps are great for the little one’s ears. Made out of a soft cashmere sweater or thin sweater edged with fleece, makes the perfect hat for these cool fall days. Can be made using fleece and upcycled t-shirts as well.

Bobbi Jo Hat

A fun box shape hat.


upcycled sweater hats


Make a traditional beanie out of a stylish plain or patterned sweater.


Upcycled Sweater Spiral Beanie

Spiral Beanie

This is a super cute beanie. Looks intimidating to make, but it’s very easy to sew up.


Go HERE to check out some great tips on how to find, cut up and prepare a sweater for crafting.

These sweater hat patterns come in a wide range of sizes, from infant to adult. With Christmas coming up, these make great gifts!

Get out your sweater stash, or find an old sweater kicking around and make an authentic, one of a kind sweater hat!

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