Retro Messy Bun Hat Crochet Pattern

This fun yellow hat will be sure to brighten up any gloomy day - even though you can choose whichever color you’d like. People won't be able to help but ask you where you go your cheerful headpiece from.

Wear this versatile messy bun hat on a trip to the mountains or outside on a chilly morning walk. You might want to wear it everywhere, actually, and the good news is you don't have to stop at making one.

Skill Level:Easy/Intermediate


  • Hook(s) size:k/10.5 - 6.5mm
  • Yarn weight:Size 5 bulky weight yarn
  • Prefered type of yarn: Merino wool
  • Suggested yarn:Cascade 128 Superwash color A (821 daffodil) color B (1946 silver)
  • Yarn yardage: Color A - approx 85 yds, Color B - approx 85 yds
  • Tools- scissors, tapestry needle, stitch marker, 1.5” button

Approx. finished dimensions:3” diameter opening, 19” circumference at band, 20” circumference at crown, 7.5” in length

Gauge (if necessary): 4”= 10 sc, 11 rows

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