Who isn’t going crazy for the Messy Bun Hat? I get it, so I designed my Easy Peasy Messy Bun Hat (and a few others too!) No, you don’t have to wear a messy bun with it. 🙂 Check it out!
Easy Peasy Messy Bun Hat
I do hate my hair being flattened against my face and having that funky hat hair when I spent so long blowing it out to look voluminous. So, for more voluminous hair, try the Easy Peasy Messy Bun Hat crochet pattern for free! If you want this as a Full Beanie, follow the instruction at the end of the pattern OR try my Desert Hope Slouch Beanie which is basically the same – http://simplycollectiblecrochet.com/2014/06/desert-hope-slouch-beanie/
Gallery of my Messy Bun Hats
Yarn – Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice, worsted weight, 3.5 oz/170 yds – Radiant Lime
Materials – K/10 1/2 – 6.50mm, yarn needle, scissors
Difficulty – Easy
Size – 20” circumference, fits 22”
Measurements in Pattern – 4.5” inch diameter opening
Gauge – hdc 4” = 9 rows, 11 stitches
Stitch Guide in American Terms
HDC – half double crochet
DC – double crochet
Special Stitches – V-stitch – 2 double crochets in the same stitch.
Notes – Worked from the top down in rounds. Do not turn your work.
Chain 24, slip stitch to form a loop, chain 1, do not turn.
Round 1: HDC in each chain around, slip stitch – 24 HDCs.
Round 2: Chain 2, 2 DC in 2nd space from chain, 2 DC in each space around 23 times, DC in ch space, slip stitch to top of chain. – 48 DC
Round 3-13: Chain 2, * 2 DC in each space between each v-stitch (2 DC) from previous row, repeat from * 23 times, DC in the same as the chain space, slip stitch to top of chain. – 48 dc
NOTE: That does NOT mean EACH space. Rounds 3-13 are NOT increase rows. This is a V-STITCH.
Round 14-16: Chain 1, using the 3rd loop only (behind the stitch- VIDEO below) HDC in each around, slip stitch – 48 HDC
Finishing: Slip stitch, fasten off, and weave in your ends.
To make a full Beanie: You can HDC2TOG (hdc decrease) around for the next 1 or 2 rows depending on the height you want and weave it together like this!
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Original Pattern by: Celina Lane, Simply Collectible