The Knit Beret trend first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Fall 2008 seen on Chattanooga blogger Snowshoe. She wore her black Urban Outfitters knit beret hat with a red To The Max pants, yellow vintage mustard cardigan sweater, and green Marc by Marc Jacobs high heeled mary janes shoes. Since then, Knit Beret clothing has grown in popularity as bloggers from San Diego, Los Angeles, and Melbourne have discovered them. Knit Beret clothing is generally seen in chic, casual, and bohemian style. Popular brands of Knit Beret clothing are Wooden Ships, Urban Outfitters, Equip, H&M, and Forever 21.
There are currently 75 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Knit Beret clothing. Most recently, blogger lanton of qualityrivets.blogspot.com styled her heather gray Ardene knit beret hat with a crimson Bakers suede patent boots, black H&M turtleneck sweater, and black H&M striped stockings.