While Messy Bun hats have been really popular lately; I have been to busy to design one. Well, I have finally managed to get around to creating a Home made hats by Cheryl version of this trendy hat. I have even added an extra "twist" to the trend!!
Worked in America's most popular yarn, Red Heart Super Saver, this hat is very affordable to make. I really love Red Heart's Super Saver yarn. There is no dye lot, oodles of colors; 132 different colors that you can mix and match for endless color/design possibilities. I used Orchid for my hat.
I am a big fan of "simple and uncomplicated" patterns. I like to make things that don't take me forever to make!! It's a simple life for me; at least for today :-)
Messy Bun by Cheryl
©Home made hats by Cheryl 2.2017
2.5 oz Red Heart Super Saver #4 wt yarn
Color shown is Orchid
J/10/6 mm crochet hook
Scissors or snips
Stitches and Abbreviations:(ch) chain
(dc) double crochet
(FPdc2tog) double crochet 2 together YO insert hook around post of st indicated, draw up loop, YO draw through 2 loops on hook, YO, insert hook around post of next st, bring up loop, YO, draw through 2 loops on hook, YO draw through remain 3 loops on hook
(FPdc) Front Post double crochet
(sc) single crochet
(ss) slip stitch
This pattern is written in American Crochet terms, rated beginner and is worked in the round from the brim up. This hat will fit children and adults; I added additional rounds for the adult length. The extra "twist to the trend" is now being tested. I will be posting the pattern tomorrow. So keep an eye out for a little something extra!!
With J hook, ch 60, join with ss in first ch made, being careful not to twist ch, ch 2.
Round 1: dc in each ch around, join with ss in top of 1st dc, ch 2 (60 FPdc)
Round 2: FPdc around post of 1st dc and each remaining st, join with ss in top of 1st dc made.
Rounds 3 thru 12 - 15: Repeat round 2 Stop at round 12 and begin decreases for a child's length hat, continue working in the round until round 15 for an adult length hat.
Round 13: *FPdc2tog, FPdc 3, repeat from * around, join with ss in top of 1st st, ch 2 (48 FPdc)
Round 14: FPdc in each st around, join with ss in top of 1st st, ch 2 (48 FPdc)
Round 15 *FPdc2tog, FPdc 2, repeat from * around, join with ss in top of 1st st, ch 2. (36 FPdc)
Round 16: FPdc in each st around, join with ss in top of 1st st, ch 2.
Round 17: *FPdc2tog, Fpdc 1, repeat from * around, join with ss in top of 1st st, ch 1 (24 FPdc)
Round 18: sc in each st around, join with ss, fasten off, weave in ends.
This pattern has been tested by Susanne of Stitchin Shishums. You can find more of her work over on her site StitchinShishums.com
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