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Hi! I live in the Kingdom of Morocco with my family- in my spare time, I love to make things from yarn… I’ve been knitting since 2005 and I learned to crochet here in North Africa. I studied at a ...

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Fromage Beret

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(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Fromage Beret
Fromage Beret Formage Beret
Fromage Beret Formage Beret

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • fpdc, bpdc

Pattern Description:

'Fromage' is the French word for cheese. The triangular shapes in this beret remind one of pieces of French cream cheese, which are very popular in Morocco. Moroccan crafters would recognize this design as 'the fromage shape.' I learned this design and turned it into something wearable with a pretty lace edging. This is both stylish and unique- you can reverse it to show a shape which looks a little like a starfish. It would make a great gift for yourself or a loved one!


14 dc = width 10 cm / 4" on a 5mm hook (or size needed to obtain gauge)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • S/M - L/XL
  • Head circumference approx. 54/56- 58/60 cm. (21 1/4"/22" - 22 3/4"/23 1/2"


  • 100g of 8 ply yarn in color of choice
  • 4mm crochet hook
  • 5mm crochet hook

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle to weave in ends

Suggested yarn:

339 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

8 ply