Solo Beret


The Solo Beret is a quick knit and the perfect project for practising new skills. If you’ve not made a sideways knit Hat before, this would be a great first project! With this Hat you’ll practise provisionally casting on, short rows and grafting. And with it’s sideways construction and cosy garter stitch, the Solo Beret is ideal for handspun or variegated yarns!


Hat Description

Solo Beret is a simple sideways knit beret worked in garter stitch and bulky yarn. It’s gauge makes it a statement piece and gives it a firm, traditional beret finish without drape.


Pattern Details


97 [126, 149, 184] yd/88 [115, 136, 168] m
Chunky weight, single or plied yarn; solid, semi-solid or variegated yarns.

Needles & Notions

Pair 5.5mm/UK5/US9 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
5.5mm crochet hook
Approx. 2yd/2m waste yarn
Tapestry needle

Sample Details

Shown in The Mulberry Dyer BFL Roving [77yd/70m per 50g; 100% Bluefaced Leicester]
Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 21in/53.25cm circumference head


17 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 5.5mm needles over Stocking St.
16 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 5.5mm needles over Garter St.


To fit size: 15 [19, 22, 25] in/ 38 [48.25, 56, 63.5] cm
Finished size: 12 [15, 18, 21] in/ 30.5 [38, 45.75, 53.25] cm

Pattern Notes

Fit is determined by row gauge – if your gauge differs, simply adjust your needle size or yarn.

About our Hat patterns

Each Woolly Wormhead pattern is a short workshop in PDF format. Each pattern is carefully developed and every effort is made to ensure that the instructions are as clear as possible. In addition, the patterns are all multi-sized, professionally edited, and professionally photographed. These patterns will not only teach you how to create your own beautiful knitted Hat, but will also teach you new skills and improve your knitting knowledge!

With each purchase you will receive an email with a download link to the primary PDF. This PDF includes the instructions to make the Hat, and also includes links to in-depth photographic tutorials and where available, supporting videos. These educational resources are provided to guide you through each technique so that you can learn new skills as you make your Hat, all at your own pace. There is also live support available via our forum, where we can answer any questions and provide help where needed.

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All Woolly Wormhead tutorials, workshops and knitting patterns are colour-blind, neurodivergent, low-bandwidth and printer friendly. The standard PDF format is compact, with succinct and clear instructions that don't use colour beyond the photos on the front and back pages. In addition, some patterns are also available in an LVA format, that is large print and suitable for screen-readers. To see examples of how the patterns are laid out and presented, and please visit the pattern sample page.


Product Details

  • Solo Beret knitting pattern
  • Designer: Woolly Wormhead
  • Technical Editing: Deb Bramham
  • Translation: Šárka Dvořáčková (CZ); Alessia Càmpera (IT)
  • ISBN: 978-9916-693-43-8
  • Copyright Date: 2020
  • Last Revision: February 2024
  • File Name: WW440KSoloBeret
  • PDF File Size: 1.33MB; 150dpi

Additional information


Colour Blind Friendly


Sideways, Worked Flat




Woolly Wormhead

Instructions Type

Written Only




English, čeština, Italiano

Product Type

Single Pattern


6 Months (15 to 16in), 12 Months (17 to 18in), Child/Teen (19 to 20in), Adult (21 to 22in), L Adult (23 to 24in), XL Adult (25 to 26in)

Stitch Technique

Grafting, Short Rows

Yarn Type

Dip-Dyed, Gradient, Hand-Spun, Kettle Dyed, Self-Striping, Semi-Solid, Single Ply, Solid, Space-Dyed, Variegated

Yarn Weight



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