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52 Slouchy Beanie Knitting Patterns

These slouchy beanie knitting patterns are great for knitters of all skill levels. Learn how to knit a beanie for beginners in one convenient place.

By: Kristina Kittelson, Editor, AllFreeKnitting.com
Updated April 11, 2018
52 Slouchy Beanie Knitting Patterns

Slouch, slouch, everywhere! It's no mystery why slouchy hats are in style, with their effortless, artistic urbanity. With this collection of slouchy beanie knitting patterns, you, too, will have the power to knit the perfect slouch.

Before you get started on your new favorite hat, it's important to learn the best yarn for slouchy beanie knitting patterns. When it comes to slouchy hats, not all yarn is created equal. Especially for beginner knitters, it's important to work with a yarn with a high wool content.

A superwash yarn will have a nice amount of stretch and will hold its shape very well. A 100% wool yarn will also work well due to the ability to stretch without stretching too much and losing shape (unlike a 100% alpaca yarn). Wool yarn also does not become too rigid like most plan based fibers, but keep in mind that icaring for 100% wool yarn is different from other fibers.

When in doubt, it's best to use the yarn indicated on the pattern you're using to ensure your slouchy beanie will come out looking its best. However, if you do need to substitute the yarn or you're not working off of a specific pattern, a yarn with a high wool content is most likely your best bet.

Now that you know what kind of yarn to use for your slouchy beanie knitting patterns, it's time to pick out your favorite type! Take a look at the list below to learn how to knit a slouchy beanie perfect for your unique style.


BONUS! Check out this video tutorial to learn how to knit the cozy, slouchy hat of your dreams.

Simple Slouchy Knit Hat Patterns

Lazy River Beanie

Sometimes, simpler is better. In this section, learn how to knit a beautiful, basic slouchy beanie with no surprises. Solid or multicolor, slighly slouchy or super slouchy, you still have options. If you're really ambitious, you can make a beanie to match one of a beautiful kimono pattern or a gorgeous ombre shawl.

The sheer simplicity of these slouchy beanie knitting patterns make them all the more customizable, and all the more uniquely yours. Anyone can buy a slouchy beanie at a department store, but there's no question you'll be the only one in the room with an original knit slouchy hat.

How to Make a Beret

Simple Vanilla Hat

The best part about berets is that their very design is slouchy! Unlike the typical slouchy hat, these hats rest as a circle on the back of the head with little to no forehead coverage, just like the Irish revolutionaries used to wear, only much prettier.

These slouchy beanie knitting patterns for berets are perfect for the artist in your life. Such artsy patterns deserve matching jewelry, so gift your friend a hand-knit set, or keep it all for yourself.

Slouchy Knit Pom Pom Hats

Vintage Nell Hat

Move over, Santa Claus! Pom poms aren't just for the north pole. Even when it's not frigid outside, these fun, puffy balls of yarn make any accessory instantly cuter. If you're a fan of all things exciting and adorable, you'll want to learn how to knit a slouchy beanie adorned with pom poms.

Before you check out these slouchy beanie knitting patterns even Grandma would be proud of, you're going to want to learn how to make pom poms. Once you've got the easy-as-pie yarn balls down, you're ready to get started on these perfectly puffy winter hats.

Slouchy Ribbed and Cable Knit Hats

Rickrack Rib Slouchy Hat Pattern

Just when you thought you've seen all the slouchy beanie knitting patterns known to man, you find these ribbed and cabled treasures. Rather than accented with a pom pom, these patterns feature special knitting techniques that give your slouchy hat a textured look. All it takes to learn how to knit one of these bad boys is to learn how to knit cables and how to knit ribbing!

Once you have those basics down, making a cool slouchy hat like these is a breeze. Whether you can cable and rib in your sleep, or you still have a lot to learn, you won't regret making these fashionable fancy-stitched slouchy hats.

What's your favorite color to use when knitting a slouchy hat?

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