If you’ve been on facebook at all this past week, you’ve probably seen some of these messy bun hats. The trend is everywhere, all of a sudden! In case it has you itching to make one, here are some great patterns to choose from.
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Free Messy Bun Crochet Patterns:
Simplicity Bun Hat on Craft Coalition works up super quickly, with a pretty detail around the edge.
Easy Peasy Messy Bun Hat by Simply Collectible Crochet features an all-over V stitch texture, which makes it a little more open and lighter weight.
Dashing Messy Bun Hat by American Crochet is free, fast, and easy – great for last minute gifting!
Linen Stitch Ponytail / Messy Bun Hat by A Crocheted Simplicity is another fast and easy design. The linen stitch has a lovely soft and light texture.
Shelby’s Double Bun Beanie Crochet Pattern by The Lavender Chair is a unique twist on the bun hat, offering 2 holes for 2 separate buns.
Edgy Messy Bun Hat by Simply Collectible Crochet has a fun, ridged texture that’s much easier to create than it looks.
Easy Messy Bun Hat by Daisy Cottage Designs is exactly what the name says – nice and easy. I love the addition of the big, bold flower too.
Bun Up Hat by Maz Kwok’s Designs has a really neat, diagonal texture to it. It also has a drawstring to secure it around the bun.
Seashore Messy Bun Hat by Simply Collectible Crochet uses an all-over, shell stitch design.
Ribbed Bun Hat by Naztazia is nice and stretchy with all-over ribbing. This would be great for gifts where you aren’t’ exactly sure of sizing.
Block Stitch Bun Hat by Crochet For You is a striking 2-color design, but each row is only one color or the other so it’s still easy to make.
Simply Reversible Messy Bun Hat by American Crochet is smooth on one side and textured on the other – wear it either way.
Pinky Crossover Slouch Hat by Posh Pooch Designs can be made as a bun hat, ponytail hat, slouch, or beanie. Looks great in all the fun colors too.
Paid Messy Bun Crochet Patterns:
Kaycee Ponytail or Bun Beanie Hat from Crochet by Jennifer uses an elastic hair tie at the top, so it can stretch over a bun or stay snug around a ponytail.
Tidal Wave Hat by Danyel Pink Designs has a drawstring at the top, so you can cinch it tight around your ponytail, or even wear it completely closed!
This & That Messy Bun Hat by American Crochet has a nice big opening at the top, to accommodate the poufiest of buns.
Slick’s Bonanza Hats by Trifles N Treasures come in 3 different styles – closed beanie, messy bun hat with the hole on top, or ponytail hat with the hole in the back.
Braided Glam 3-in-1 by Glamour4You has a drawstring and can be worn as a cowl, a slouchy hat, or a messy bun / ponytail hat.
Criss Cross Ponytail or Messy Bun Hat by Crochet by Jennifer has a lovely cross stitch texture. It also uses a hair tie at the top to keep it snug.
Big Bold Cabled Ponytail, Beanie & Slouch by A Crocheted Simplicity is a versatile pattern featuring (if you hadn’t guessed from the name), a big, bold cable. The pattern includes instructions for 4 different styles.
Basket Weave Ponytail or Messy Bun Hat by Crochet by Jennifer is one I’ve seen pop up a lot recently. It has a cute, contrasting band on the front, with braided ties.
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