Use this free knitting pattern to make yourself a nifty (and warm!) bearded hat.  It's simple once you know a few tricks, and it knits up in no time.  You'll want to make one in every color for everyone you know!  No longer will you suffer from beard envy or cold chins - now you can make your own beard hat!

Step 1: Materials and Patterns

I used some leftover bulky weight yarn (super soft and fuzzy, which is good since it's going on my face!) and some large knitting needles.  This would have gone better with circular needles, but I'm a strong believer in "use what you got," so I did them on straight needles.  If you're familiar with knitting in the round, it should be no trouble for you to translate this pattern into something simpler!

Yay! Welcome to the Hat with Beards club. <br>Someone should really make a badge.
Question:do you bind off at stitch 28?
Hi there - I love this hat. I&rsquo;m currently writing an article about bizarre, unusual and wonderful craft projects. I would love permission to publish this image, along with some text about the beard hat, and a link back to this article. <br><br>The article will be a slideshow of photos of unusual craft projects, and it is to complement an article we have about guerrilla knitting.: <br>http://lifestyle.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=8244625<br><br>If you could let me know by as soon as possible, that would be great. <br><br>Thanks and regards! <br>
You are more than welcome to reference this project, as long as credit and linkbacks are provided. Thanks for your interest!
OMG i love it ..i want one:)
lol, thats great! :)
You know what this hat needs? The loop stitch! <a href="http://lh5.ggpht.com/_uqbAsc8y_YI/TRqrp5M76zI/AAAAAAAAAbE/O7BxScx2GMs/s800/DSC_0925.JPG">That's how I make mine</a>. I never knit hats with them, though; I just put an elastic strap on it so I can wear it with any hat, or with my snowboard helmet.<br>
That is fantastic! You should share your instructions!
I just finished my first Instructable for it! <a href="http://www.instructables.com/id/Knitted-Beard/">Here's the link</a>.<br>
Thanks! I made some vague instructions a while back, but I think I'm going to do a proper Instructable for it. That'll be my first!
Plus the spokesmodel is very beautiful. I doubt the bearded hat would look quite as lovely on me.
This is amazing. I love beards. And now I can love knitted beards.
This is Awesome!
I want a picture of you wearing it:)
That's me in the last picture!
this is awesome!! i just made <a href="http://www.sendannietocollege.com/2010/12/a-handmade-christmas/">a similar one for my brother</a> for christmas, but it took wayyyyyy too long to ever be repeated. good thinking with the big needles :]
Hah, that's cute. Some of us already have long beards though. :P
then this would make a good beard warmer haha
Cool. Do you think you could make it multi coloured so that it looks like a beard of bees?
Holy cow, I totally want to make a beard of bees now. It will require a different stitch pattern, but I'm positive it can be done.<br />
Great! I would wear one!
<br> Quality!<br> <br> L<br>
I would probably have added dredlocks, but otherwise great! Good for the cold Halloweens we have in Colorado.
I'm making this for my husband. Maybe if I give him this, he won't grow his &quot;warm winter facial hair&quot; anymore! Woohoo! Wonderful idea! Thanks, Scooch.
AWESOME! I could put this on my boyfriend, and know that this is much softer than what he has underneath. :) Fake knitted beard FTW!

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