Beret Knitting Patterns
Beret style hats are easy to wear and versatile. They can be worn slouchy, perched on top of your head, or pulled down for warmth. However you wear them these hats add style and fun to your wardrobe.
To get the knitting patterns, scroll down the page to the individual pattern you want and click on the link to that pattern.
These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.
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Free Knitting Patterns
Slouchy Hat With Picot Edge
Jan Wise’s slouchy beret features a picot edge that is formed by turning a hem on an eyelet row. Two sizes.
Faux Brioche Beret
This easy hat pattern by Linda Cyr uses a simple rib stitch to mimic the look of the more complicated Brioche stitch. Designed to look great with multi-color yarn.
Sunny Slouchy Beret
Alla Saenko’s textured slouchy hat can be knit in two colors to accentuate the distinctiveness of the stitch pattern. Fits children to adult sizes: XXS, XS, S, M, L
Maura Kirk designed this hat with a raised leaf motif.
Ingrid Fallon designed this hat for Red Heart that uses one skein of Red Heart Boutique Midnight. Great for multi-color yarn!
Cabled Slouchy Beret
Allyson Dykhuizen’s hat can be knit in bulky yarn or two strands of worsted held together. The cables make it stretchy and slouchier.
Fourth Grade Hat
Abby Franquemont’s entrelac slouchy hat is great use of multi-color or stash yarn. Customizable for any type of yarn.
Jodi Lewanda’s beret features a buttoned cuff and a body knit in the round with seed stitch for texture in aran weight yarn.
Kristen Ashbaugh-Helmreich’s easy slouchy hat features a garter stitch body.
A bow and optional beads dress up Erron Anderson’s easy beret.
Any Day Beret
This easy hat pattern by Red Heart features an intriguing spiral diagonal stitch pattern.
bunnymuff’s slouchy beret is designed with cables that run through the band and then echoed in the body of the hat. The band is knit first and then stitches are picked up to knit the body.
Slip Stitch Beret
Easier than it looks! Lisa Gentry designed this easy beret for Caron. Mixing multi-color yarn and solid color yarn with an easy slipped stitch colorwork pattern gives a look like complicated stranded colorwork. Three sizes.
Cabled Rangoli Beret
Technically, Desi Knitter’s design is not based on diamonds but “inspired by an 8-point lotus-shaped ‘rangoli’ design my mother makes, one of the many rice-powder free-hand designs drawn outside many South Indian homes”, but the cable pattern, especially for houndiesmom’s project, looks like a diamond shape to me.
Autumn Garrison Beret
Kate Gagnon Osborn’s lacy hat is knit from the top down.
Ann McCauley’s Seed-Stitch Beret
Sixth & Spring Books generously gave permission to In Stitches blog to offer a free knitting pattern for this lovely the Seed-Stitch Slouch Hat from the book “60 Quick Luxury Knits,” a book Sixth & Spring compiled with Cascade Yarns. In Stitches still offers the pattern on their site.
Patterns for Purchase
This hat by WoollyWormheadHats creates its lightning inspired design simple twists and cables with a combination of decrease techniques.
Falling Leaves Beret
This lace hat by ApiaryKnits is a perfect one skein project, because it takes approximately 175 yards of worsted weight yarn.
This tam hat with a cable headband knits up quickly in chunky weight yarn.
This slouchy beret features a unique lace brim in sizes for Children and Adults.
An all-over star stitch pattern makes this slouchy beret easy but unique.
Stillness of Winter Beret
Slouchy hat in adult, child, and toddler sizes features a wide cable band with 3 cables.
Elegant slouchy beret by Haloopa Joop.
This hat by WoollyWormheadHats uses a combination of slipped stitches, simple twists and bias techniques to create a unique shape.