The pattern has been written using U.S terminology.
Get this original free pattern at http://www.craftsy.com/pattern/crocheting/accessory/lehar-beanie/95670
Get this pattern at http://www.craftsy.com/pattern/crocheting/accessory/teer-beret--slouch/95678
This design can be adapted to make either a beret or a slouch. It also has a matching scarf.
This is my original design. Get the pattern at https://www.craftsy.com/knitting/patterns/very-berry-headband/188020