messy bun beanie free crochet pattern

Messy Bun Beanies became pretty popular a few years back. It’s such a genius idea. You can wear a cute hat AND a cute bun at the same time! I’m exited to share that I have finally designed my own Messy Bun Beanie. The pop of rainbow color and the simple double crochet pattern make this a fun, quick and easy crochet pattern!

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I 5.5 mm crochet hook

Worsted weight yarn
white and bright rainbow colors: cherry red, pumpkin, bright yellow, royal, paddy green and amethyst)or,white and pastel rainbow colors: light pink,light purple, blue, green & yellow

tapestry needle

stitch markers

toddler, child & adult

-you are crocheting in the round

-hat is worked from the top down

-the ch at the beginning of each round never counts as your first stitch

14 dc= 4″ and just over 9 rows= 4″

CLICK HERE to watch my Messy Bun Beanie Tutorial

messy bun beanie hat crochet pattern tutorial

I 5.5mm crochet hook

Instructions between two asterisks should be repeated for the remainder of the round.

Rnd 1: ch 22, join in the round, [22 chains]

messy bun beanie free crochet pattern

Rnd 2: ch 2, 2 dc in same ch, 2 dc in each rem ch, join [44]

messy bun beanie free crochet pattern
messy bun beanie free crochet pattern

Rnd 3: ch 2, 2 dc in same st, dc in next 10 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 10 sts*, join [48]

Rnd 4: ch 2, 2 dc in same st, dc in next 11 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 11 sts*, join [52]

Rnd 5: ch 2, 2 dc in same st, dc in next 12 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 12 sts*, join [56]

Bright Rainbow (6 colors): begin colors at round 10

messy bun beanie free crochet pattern

Pastel Rainbow (5 colors): begin colors at round 11

messy bun beanie free crochet pattern

Rnds 6– 15: ch 2, dc in same st, dc in each rem st, join [56]

Rnd 16: ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each rem st, join, fasten off and weave in ends [56]

messy bun beanie free crochet pattern

I 5.5mm crochet hook

Instructions between two asterisks should be repeated for the remainder of the round.

Rnd 1:  ch 22, join in the round [22 chains]

messy bun beanie free crochet pattern

Rnd 2: ch 2, 2 dc in same ch, 2 dc in each rem ch, join [44]

messy bun beanie free crochet pattern
messy bun beanie free crochet pattern

Rnd 3: ch 2, 2 dc in same st, dc in next 10 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 10 sts*, join [48]

Rnd 4: ch 2, 2 dc in same st, dc in next 11 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 11 sts*, join [52]

Rnd 5: ch 2, 2 dc in same st, dc in next 12 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 12 sts*, join [56]

Rnd 6: ch 2, 2 dc in same st, dc in next 13 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 13 sts*, join [60]

Bright Rainbow (6 colors): begin colors at round 11

messy bun beanie free crochet pattern

Pastel Rainbow (5 colors): begin colors at round 12

messy bun beanie free crochet pattern

Rnds 7– 16: ch 2, dc in same st, dc in each rem st, join [60]

Rnd 17: ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each rem st, join, fasten off and weave in ends [60]

messy bun beanie free crochet pattern

I 5.5mm crochet hook

Instructions between two asterisks should be repeated for the remainder of the round.

Rnd 1: ch 22, join in the round [22]

messy bun beanie free crochet pattern

Rnd 2: ch 2, 2 dc in same ch, 2 dc in each rem ch, join [44]

messy bun beanie free crochet pattern
messy bun beanie free crochet pattern

Rnd 3: ch 2, 2 dc in same st, dc in next 10 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 10 sts*, join [48]

Rnd 4: ch 2, 2 dc in same st, dc in next 11 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 11 sts*, join [52]

Rnd 5: ch 2, 2 dc in same st, dc in next 12 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 12 sts*, join [56]

Rnd 6: ch 2, 2 dc in same st, dc in next 13 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 13 sts*, join [60]

Rnd 7: ch 2, 2 dc in same st, dc in next 14 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 14 sts*, join [64]

Bright Rainbow (6 colors): begin colors at round 12

messy bun beanie free crochet pattern

Pastel Rainbow (5 colors): begin colors at round 13

messy bun beanie free crochet pattern

Rnds 8– 17: ch 2, dc in same st, dc in each rem st, join [64]

Rnd 18: ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each rem st, join, fasten off and weave in ends [64]

I hope you like my pattern. Please share pictures with me on Instagram or Facebook. I love to see your creations!