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Loom Knit Cowboy Hat | Infant

Loom Knit Cowboy Hat | Infant

Loom knit cowboy hat and be the talk of the nursery!


“Get off  your horse and drink your milk” – John Wayne


How sweet will your baby boy or girl look in this adorable loom knit cowboy hat for infants?!  Make it a cowgirl hat by simply changing the color of the loom knit cowboy hat, the i-cord or adding the Quick Knit Flower (recently made smaller for this hat on flower loom).

Loom Knit Cowboy Hat with quick knit flowerPattern: 

Infant Loom Knit Cowboy Hat

Designed by:

Denice Johnson

Knitting Loom: 

31 peg round loom

41 peg round loom 


236 yards of Red Heart Super Saver. The sample was done in Red Heart Super Saver Warm Brown. (Recommend a stiff yarn) Use your choice of yarn color to accent the i-cord.


knitting loom tool, yarn needle

Pattern note:

Worked as two separate pieces and sewn together





Using 2 strands of yarn held together E-wrap cast on 41 pegs in the round (41 peg Knifty Knitter Yellow loom used on sample; 40 peg should work)

Rnd 1: purl row

Rnd 2: e-wrap row

Repeat rows 1 & 2 for a total of 8 rows

Rnd 9: purl row

Simple bind off and set piece aside.

Loom knit Cowboy hat brim by Denice Johnson

Separate Brim before pricing together


Loom Knit Cowboy Hat

Body of Hat

With 31 peg round loom leave a 12 inch tail, place on anchor peg (31 peg Knifty Knitter Red loom used on sample; 30 peg should work)

e-wrap cast on 31 pegs

Rnd 1: purl row

Rnd 2: e-wrap row

Repeat round 1 & 2 for a total of 18 rows

Rnd 19: purl row

Rnd 20- 24: e-wrap row

Gathered bind off

Make an i-cord with accent color desired length

Loom Knit Cowboy Hat

Finishing & Assembly: 

Sew hat body to the brim.

Poke the i-cord through each side of hat at the base where brim meets.

Tack up the brim sides where you poked the i-cord through, attach the sides half way up the hat.

The hat will take shape once you press in the top a bit.

Cowboy hat diaper cover and booties by Denice johnson April 2014 B

Loom Knit Cowboy Hat & Loom Knit Diaper Cover

Editors notes:

Pattern is not tested yet by GKK.  Conversions to other looms are not tested.  Please leave comments if you have success with other looms and would like to help fellow loomers.  Thanks! -Kristen

  • Loom Knit Cowboy Hat is currently available in infant size only.  An alternate would need to be made or a stiffener or plastic canvass might have to be made for strength for a child’s hat currently.
  • Loom Knit Diaper cover in next pattern blog.
  • The baby booties were made by Denice and inspired by “How To Loom Knit Tennis Shoe Booties Circular Loom” on YouTube How To Loom Knit Tennis Shoe Booties Circular Loom:





Carol Blakeley
I'm a mother of 2 adult children and 3 grandchildren. I retired early to become my hubby's primary caregiver. I spent 38 years in the Banking industry and held various management positions. I loom knit, crochet, make jewelry & do other crafts. I am extremely proud to be a part of the GoodKnit Kisses Team!


  1. Debi 6 months ago

    Does the ivory go all the way around the rim?

    • Joann Gay
      Joann Gay 6 months ago

      Hi Debi. I’m not sure i understand your question. Are you talking about the icord?

  2. Karen Otey 10 months ago

    Is this loom knitted using 2 strands of yarn?

    • Joann Gay
      Joann Gay 10 months ago

      Yes, Karen, is it 2 strands of yarn held together. I just updated the pattern instructions to show that. Thanks!

  3. Marie Reimer 1 year ago

    What needle size and gauge would I use if knitting this with circular needles?

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