Another pretty crochet messy bun hat pattern! This one features an elegant puff stitch design and a cute, cozy style. The top is made around a ponytail band, which gives it a tighter fit at the crown.
Crochet Messy Bun Hat Pattern
Sc: single crochet
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The first round is worked around the hair band, which then keeps the top of the hat closed tight.
Special Stitch: Puff Stitch
(Yo, insert hook into ch 1 sp, yo, pull up a loop) 3 times, yo and pull through all loops on hook, ch 1 to close.
Puff Stitch Messy Bun Hat Crochet Pattern
Round 1: Work 10 puff stitches around the hair band. Join. Slip st in next st, slip st in chain 1 sp. (10 puff sts)
Round 2: Puff st in same ch 1 sp, 2 puff sts in next ch 1 sp, *puff st in next ch 1 sp, 2 puff sts in next ch 1 sp; repeat from * around. Join. Slip st in next st and in next ch 1 sp. (15 puff sts)
Round 3: Puff st in same ch 1 sp, puff st in next ch 1 sp, 2 puff sts in next ch 1 sp, *puff st in next 2 ch. 1 sps, 2 puff sts in next ch 1 sp; repeat from * around. Join. Slip st in next st, sl st in next ch 1 sp. (20 puff sts)
Round 4-10: Puff st in each ch 1 sp around. Join. Slip st in next st, sl st in next ch 1 sp.
NOTE: This is where you can adjust the length of the hat to your preference. The hat shown is worked with 10 rounds of puff stitches.
Round 11-13: Ch 1. Sc in same sp, sc in next st, *sc in next ch 1 sp, sc in next st; repeat from * around. Join.
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