Ever since the birth of the beautiful royal baby, Princess Charlotte, newborn bonnets have been very much back in vogue.
A traditional, somewhat vintage garment, bonnets for newborn babies are super cute and also very warm and practical.
Newborn bonnets make a wonderful knitting project. Fast to knit, and an amazing gift for any new parent, baby bonnets are generally just sweet and scrummy.
If you would like to try your hand at knitting a newborn baby bonnet, whether for your own baby or to gift to someone special, we have a roundup of the cutest ever knitting patterns.
Read on to discover where to find them.
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Our list of the cutest newborn bonnet knitting patterns
There are hundreds of wonderful newborn baby bonnet knitting patterns out there. It was a tough job to make this list. We hope you enjoy reading through it and that you discover the perfect knitting project to make and gift.
Simply click on the photos to go to the knitting patterns.
Princess Charlotte Bonnet Knitting Patterns
The first newborn knitting pattern on our list is a Princess Charlotte inspired one. Knit this for the royal baby in your close circle and wait for all the oohs and ahhs.
An alternative to this Princess Charlotte inspired baby bonnet is this hat and bootie set. This set looks so delicate and beautiful. Knitting this up would result in the most exquisite gift for a new baby. The cable detailing on the bonnet and booties is just stunning.
Mohair Newborn Bonnet Knitting Pattern
The next newborn bonnet knitting pattern on our list is one similar to the hat in the main photo. This sort of bonnet is often made for use as a newborn photo prop. This would be an ideal knitting pattern for trying out a small amount of mohair yarn.
The Lattice Bonnet Knitting Pattern
Our next newborn bonnet, the Lattice Bonnet, is totally free of charge. Available in sizes from premature up to 9 months, this would make a very stylish gift for a newborn.
Christening Bonnet and Gown Knitting Pattern
If you are looking for a really traditional baby bonnet, how about this free knitting pattern? There is even a matching christening gown. Absolutely stunning designs.
Colourful Baby Bonnet Knitting Pattern
If you prefer a more colourful knitting pattern, this Little Miss pattern, free from Drops Designs, may be just the ticket. The pattern is available from size 1 month up. This would be a useful knit for a newborn to grow into.
Newborn Bonnets With Ears Knitting Patterns
We are ever so slightly swooning over this little bunny rabbit bonnet and body suit set for a newborn baby. The knitting pattern is available for sale on the Etsy website.
And another newborn bonnet with ears knitting pattern coming right up! This time it is a baby bear hat. Such a cute design to knit for a new baby.
Angora Baby Bonnet Knitting Pattern
The next newborn bonnet that made it to our cute list is free of charge and is once again similar to the bonnet in the main photo. Made from an angora yarn, this bonnet is light and fuzzy, giving it a halo effect when worn.
Heirloom Baby Set With Bonnet Knitting Pattern
To complete our list of the cutest newborn baby bonnets, we have this stunning heirloom baby set. From 0 months plus, the knitting pattern for these beautiful traditional baby items is free of charge on the Lovecrafts website. You could knit the entire set or just the bonnet – stunning!
Thanks so much for visiting The Knitting Times today.
We hope you have enjoyed looking at all of this newborn cuteness and have found a sweet bonnet to knit.