Seed Stitch Messy Bun Hat free Pattern

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This is a wonderful guest post by Evelyne Nemcsok! Evelyne is an experience knitted and has a great set of knitting resources for you. Today, she wants to share this wonderful Seed Stitch Messy Bun Hat that she designed a little while a go. It is a great free Hat Knitting pattern for beginners. If you have just learnt to knit, this messy bun hat knitting pattern is just the thing for you!! Quick and easy, super cozy and perfect for the Winter months (especially those school runs, when you don’t want to mess up your hair)!

Introducing a beginner friendly free knitting pattern for the hat that broke the internet.  This Messy Bun Hat features a rolled brim, plus a classic seed stitch rise, and an uber convenient spot for your bun or ponytail.

Also, don’t be alarmed by the term seed stitch, after all it is all just knits and purls.  In a seed stitch pattern they are arranged in a certain way to give that unique texture, and a denser fabric.

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Seed Stitch Messy Bun Hat

So, I’m sure you are all aware of the messy bun hat that broke the internet.  It’s a lovely crochet hat that accommodates your beloved ‘mom bun’, or ‘messy ponytail’ hairstyle that is classic to the carefree Moms of today.

Knitters and crocheters alike are being bombarded with requests from friends to make them one.  Anyhow, the Facebook tags and the pattern requests happened here too?  Therefore, due to popular request, I’ve got a couple of  patterns all finished up, and this one is ready to be shared with you.

 

Seed Stitch Messy Bun Hat Knitting Pattern

Rated: Easy

Finished hat has a 20? circumference in the widest part and is 8? high

Gauge: 12 sts and 18 rows = 4?

Beginners Knitting Skills Used to make your Messy Bun Hat

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Messy Bun Hat – Materials

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  • Patons Shetland Chunky Tweeds Yarn ( 1 ball) (US/ UK)
  • Knitting needles – size 8mm (Canadian/ UK) or American 11
  • Scissors (US/ UK)
  • Darning needle (US/ UK)

K2tog = Knit two together – a very simple decrease, where you turn two stitches into one.  Insert your right hand needle into the next two stitches on your left hand needle, and knit them both together. (K2tog)

P2tog = Purl two together – a very simple decrease, where you turn two stitches into one.  Insert your right hand needle into the next two stitches on your left hand needle, as if to purl, and purl them both together. (P2tog)

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How to Knit a Messy Bun Hat – Step by Step Directions

Cast on 54 stitches

Row 1: Knit

Row 2: Purl

Row 3: Knit

Row 4: Purl

Row 5: Knit

Row 6: Purl

Row 7: *K1, P1; repeat from * across

Row 8: *P1, K1; repeat from * across

Repeat rows 7 & 8 until piece measures 7? from cast on edge

Begin Decrease ( right side row): *K7, K2tog; repeat from * across

Next Row: *P6, P2tog; repeat from * across

Next Row: *K5, K2tog; repeat from * across

Next Row: *P4, P2tog; repeat from * across

Bind off, securing the last stitch.

Break yarn, leaving a long tail and sew up the seam.

Trim yarn and weave in all ends.

 

Hope you enjoyed this wonderful knitting pattern by Evelyne Nemcsok! We have more great patterns coming for you soon!

Keep knitting!

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