A girl is making a funny face at the camera, wearing a black sweatshirt and a fuzzy warm pink beanie.

Fall Fashion: DIY Knit & Crochet Beanies

Written by Kate Curry

I love fall for many reasons, but the main reason is the fashion. The sweaters, baggy leggings, and my favorite - comfy beanies! Nothing pulls an outfit together like a cute fall beanie. But what if you don’t want the same run-of-the-mill beanie that everyone else has? 

Would you believe me if I told you that you could make your own beanie? From loom knitting, knitting, to crocheting - there are a few ways to DIY your very own beanie! 

Crochet

Sari Silk Ribbon Beanie

Side view of a girl wearing a purple sari ribbon hat outside

This vibrant and exciting beanie crochet kit embraces the beauty of the chilly season. Cozy for gliding across an ice rink or unwinding by a toasty fire!

Striped Autumn Beanie

A person with short blond hair wearing a striped black, white, and maroon beanie.

Are you looking for a fast, fashionable, and fun beanie that is perfect for the first chills of autumn? Let me show you how you can make this super cute striped beanie!

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Darn Good Ripple Slouch Hat

A plus sized woman with wavy brown hair is smiling up at the camera, wearing a hat and scarf made of rainbow worsted weight watercolors silk yarn.

This fun slouch hat works up quickly & the stitch sequence is easy to memorize! The crochet kit includes our gorgeous Silk Roving Worsted Weight Yarn. 

Fisherman's Beanie | Easy DIY Crochet Beanie

A beanie made from ribbed blue, yellow, and white worsted weight silk yarn.

Do you want to crochet a beanie based off one of the most famous shark-themed movies of all time? Of course you do! 

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Knit

The Magnolia Beanie

A beanie made of rainbow watercolors worsted weight silk yarn is laying on a gray surface.

This cute, cable knit beanie will keep you cozy for whatever the weather may bring! Made with our soft, Worsted Weight Silk Yarn, this beanie can be knit up in everything from neutral to ombre tones.

Romy Beanie

A girl is making a funny face at the camera, wearing a black sweatshirt and a fuzzy warm pink beanie.

Make a beanie, quick and easy, with our Romy Beanie Kit. Colorful and vibrant, this will brighten up any gloomy winter day.  Each kit comes with 2 skeins of yummy reclaimed ribbon yarn and a pattern. 

Go Bananas Beanie

A pale woman with dark hair is smiling at the camera, wearing a bright fushia knit beanie.

Get your banana fiber yarn and go bananas for this great beanie knitting project kit! This kit includes a vibrant vegan banana fiber yarn of your choice!

Mexicali Dreams Beanie

Two colorful beanies are laying on a white background.

Looking for a thicker beanie? The super-bright colors will lighten your winter mood, and the colorwork is simple to execute.

Seed Ridge Beanie

A pom-pom beanie made of deep red yarn is laying on a white carpet.

The Seed Ridge Beanie is a new and beautiful take on the classic winter hat. This knitting kit includes all instructions and materials you'll need, taking you straight to the fun part: knitting! Perfect for beginners, the pattern is simple, using basic stitches, and is a quick and satisfying make for knitters of any skill level.

Loom Knitting

Loom Knit A Beanie

A person with short blonde hair wearing a loom knit beanie, made from watercolors worsted weight silk yarn

Follow along with this free tutorial and your noggin will be toasty warm in no time!

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Meet the Author

Profile picture of the author, Kate Curry, wearing a dark red Nanda Poncho sitting on concrete stairs in front of brick wall.

Kate has been on the Darn Good Yarn team since 2018.

They have their degree in Creative Art Therapy & Psychology - and like crafting and animals a little too much.