A free messy bun hat crochet pattern for girls of all ages! Perfect for those days when you want to scoop your hair up into a quick bun, but also want to wear a hat.
Free Messy Bun Hat Crochet Pattern
Loops & Threads Facets (100% acrylic; 120 yards each); 1 skein
Size L (8 mm) crochet hook
Hdc: half double crochet
Fphdc: front post half double crochet
Bphdc: back post half double crochet
Also available is an ad-free PDF version of this pattern, which includes toddler, child, and teen/adult sizes!
The chain 1 at the beginning of rounds does not count as a stitch. When joining at the end of rounds, join to first stitch.
Crochet Messy Bun Hat Pattern
Chain 24. Being careful not to twist the chain, join into a circle.
Round 1: Ch 1. Hdc in same st, *hdc in next st; repeat from * around. Join. (24 sts)
Round 2: Ch 1. Hdc in same st, 2hdc in next st, *hdc in next st, 2hdc in next st; repeat from * around. Join. (36 sts)
Round 3: Ch 1. Hdc in same st, hdc in next st, 2hdc in next st, *hdc in next 2 sts, 2hdc in next st; repeat from * around. Join. (48 sts)
Round 4-11: Ch 1. Hdc in each st around. Join. (48 sts)
NOTE: This is where you can adjust the length of the hat. If you’d like it longer or shorter, work fewer or more rounds.
Round 12-15: Ch 1. Fphdc in same st, bphdc in next st, *fphdc in next st, bphdc in next st; repeat from * around. Join.
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