Make a Messy Bun Hat – Free Patterns!

Craft Warehouse messy bun hat pattern

Messy Bun Hats have been a popular trend this winter and we love it! Here are two patterns from Mary Maxim that we wanted to share with you.

Lion Brand Yarns also recently published an article and video on making messy bun hats that you can find here.

Shell Stitch Messy Bun Hat

Supplies:

Sizing and Pattern:

  • Finished Sizes: Small- 17 inch circumference, Large- 22 inch circumference
  • Gauge: 4 sc + 8 rows = 1 inch
  • Large shell – 9 dc in indicated sp or st
  • Small shell – 5 dc in indicated sp or st
  • V stitch – (dc, ch 2, dc) in indicated sp

Directions:

Small (Large)

Ch 36 (48) Sl to join being careful not to twist.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in same st and in each stitch around.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same sp, skip 2 ch, Large shell in next ch, sk 2, *sc in next sp, skip 2 ch, Large shell in next ch, skip 2 ch, repeat from * around, sl st into first sc. (6 (8) Large shells)

Rnd 3: Ch 5 (counts as dc and ch 2), dc in same sp, ch 2, *skip 4 dc, sc in next dc, ch 2, [V st, ch 1, V st] in next sc, ch 2, skip 4 dc, sc in next dc, ch 2, V-st in next sc, ch 2, rep from* around, sl st into 3rd ch of beg ch 5. (9 (12) V- st total)

Rnd 4: Sl st into ch-2 sp of beg V st, ch 3, 4 dc in same sp, sc in sc, Small shell in v st, sc in ch 1 sp, Small shell in V st, sc in sc, * Lrg shell in V- st, sc in sc, Small shell in V st, sc in ch 1 sp, Small shell in V st, sc in sc, rep from * around, 4 dc in beg V st, sl st into top of beg ch 3 to join. 3 Lg shells, 6 Small shells (4 Lg shells, 8 Small shells)

Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in same sp, ch 2, * V st in next sc, ch 2, skip 4 dc, sc in next dc, ch 2, V st in next sc, skip 4 dc, sc in next dc, ch 2, V st in next sc, ch 2, rep from * around , sl st into first sc to join. (9 (12) V st)

Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in same sp, Lrg shell in V st, *sc in next sc, Lrg shell in V st, rep from * around, sl st into first sc to join.

Rnd 7: Ch 5 (counts as dc and ch 2) dc in same sp, ch 1, skip 4 dc, sc in next dc, *ch 1, V- st in sc, ch 1, skip 4 dc, sc in next dc, rep from * around, ch 1 , sl st into 3rd chain of beg ch 5 to join. (9 (12) V st)

Rnd 8: Sl st into ch- 2 space, ch 3, 4 dc in same sp, sc in sc, *Lrg shell in V-st, sc in sc , rep from * around, 4 dc in beg sp, sl st in beg ch 3 to join.

Rnd 9: Ch 1, sc in same sp, *ch 1, V- st in sc, ch 1, sk 4 dc, sc in next dc, rep from * around, ch 1, sl st into 1st sc to join.

Rnd 10: as Rnd 6

Rnd 11: as Rnd 7

Rnd 12: as Rnd 8

Rnd 13: as Rnd 9

Rnd 14: as Rnd 6

Rnd 15: as Rnd 7

Rnd 16: Ch 1, 62 (84) sc evenly around.

Rnd 17-19: Ch 1, sc in same sp, sc in each sp around. Fasten off, weave in all ends.

 

Messy Bun Hat Pattern at Craft WarehouseChunky Titan Bun Hat

Supplies:

  • Yarn used: 1 skein bulky weight yarn in white, 1 skein bulky weight yarn in light blue
  • Hook size K- 10.5 (6.5 mm)

Sizing and Pattern:

  • Gauge: one (dc, ch 1, dc) = 1 inch
  • Finished size: Small- 17 inch circumference, Large- 22 inch circumference
  • Both sizes: Using desired first color, Ch 24, sl st to join, be careful not to twist. 

Directions:

Rnd 1:  ch 1, sc in same sp and in each st around, join with sl st in beg sc. (24 sc total)

Rnd 2: Ch 4, dc in same sp, skip 2 sts, [(dc, ch 1) twice, dc ] in next st, skip 2 sts, *(dc, ch 1, dc) in the next st, skip 2 sts, [(dc, ch 1) twice, dc] in next st. Rep from * around, join with sl st in top of beg ch 4.  ( 12 ch-1 sps)

 Rnd 3: Change to second color and continue to change colors each Rnd from this point on, Sl st into ch 1-sp, Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1) dc, ch1, dc in same sp, [(dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch 1 sp] twice, *[(dc, ch 1) twice, dc] in next ch 1 sp, [(dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch 1 sp] twice. Rep from * around (16 ch-1 sps) 

(For Small only) Rnd 4: Sl st into ch 1-sp, ch 4, dc in same space, (dc, ch 1, dc) in each ch 1 space around.

Rnd 5-8: As Rnd 4.

Rnds 9-11: Ch 1, sc in same space, sc in each st around (48 sc) After Rnd 11 fasten off, weave in all ends.

(For Large only) Rnd 4: Sl st into ch 1-sp, ch 4, dc in same space, (dc, ch 1, dc)  in next ch 1 sp, *[(dc, ch 1) twice, dc] in next ch 1 sp, [(dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch 1 sp] three times, rep from *around ending your last repeat with (dc, ch 1, dc) in last ch 1 sp. Join with sl st in 4th ch of beg ch 5.

 Rnd 5-8: Sl st into ch 1-sp, ch 4, dc in same sp, (dc, ch 1, dc) in each ch-1 sp around.

Rnds 9-11: ch 1 sc in same space, sc in each st around. (60 sc)

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