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Radiant Stars Messy Bun Hat

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Radiant Stars Messy Bun Hat ~

Free Crochet Pattern

I made this Radiant Stars Messy Bun Hat for my niece. She loves wearing her hair up. It keeps the ears and head warm while wearing your hair in your favorite messy style. This Radiant Stars Messy Bun Hat comes in sizes from child’s small to adult. Enjoy!

 

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Level of Difficulty – Beginner/Intermediate
Yarn – Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice # 4 Medium, Radiant Orange
Hook and Notions – Size Hook: I (5.5mm)
Measurement – Hat should fit circumferences of (Child’s Small 15-16 inches, Medium 17-18 inches, Large 19-20 inches & Adult 20 inches to 22 inches)
Gauge – 7 stitches over 2 inches = 5 rows
Abbreviations
Ch = chain
Sc = single crochet
Hdc = half double crochet
Special Stitches
FHDC – (Foundation Half Double Crochet) Chain 2, yarn over, insert hook into first chain (2nd from the hook), yarn over, pull up through the first loop on the hook (this is your first chain loop). With 3 loops on hook, yarn over, pull through 3. * Yarn over, insert your hook into the first chain loop, yarn over, pull up a loop (this is your second chain loop), yarn over, pull through 3. 2 fhdc completed. Repeat from * until you reach the desired number of fhdc.
Beginning Star Stitch – Chain 3, insert hook in second chain from hook and pull up a loop, insert hook in next chain and pull up a loop, insert hook in first single crochet and pull up a loop, (insert hook in next single crochet and pull up a loop) twice, yarn over and draw through all 6 loops on hook, chain 1 to close Star and form eyelet (beginning Star made).
Star Stitch – Insert hook into eyelet from last Star made, pull up a loop, insert hook through the last 2 loops on the left side of the Star and pull up a loop, insert hook in same stitch as the last Star and pull up a loop, (insert hook into next single crochet and pull up a loop) twice, yarn over and draw through all 6 loops on hook, chain 1 to close Star and form eyelet.
Notes
Worked from the bottom up in rounds. Do not turn your work.
** This messy bun is worked using the child’s small instructions. I have given you the foundation half double crochet for the other sizes **

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HAT INSTRUCTIONS

Child’s Small 15-16-inch head circumference (7 ½ inches wide by 6 inches high)

Round 1: FHDC 53, join with a slip stitch to first chain. (53, 58, 63, 68 sts)
Round 2: Work Beginning Star, chain 1, * work Star Stitch, chain 1, * repeat from * to * around, ending with a sc in last stitch; join with a slip stitch to top of first spoke of the Star. (26 stars)
Round 3: Chain 1, hdc in the same stitch as join, work 2 hdc in the eyelet of the Star, hdc in the next stitch, * hdc in the next eyelet, hdc in the next stitch, * repeat from * to * around, sc in the last stitch; join with a slip stitch in top of first hdc. (53 hdc)
Rounds 4-11: Repeat Rounds 2 & 3, 4 more times; ending with a round 3
Round 12: Chain 1, hdc in same stitch as join, hdc in the next 2 stitches, * hdc decrease over the next two stitches, hdc in the next 3 stitches, * repeat from * to * around, ending with hdc in last three stitches; join with a slip stitch to top of hdc. (43 sts)
Round 13: Chain 1, hdc in same stitch as join, hdc in the next stitch, * hdc decrease over the next two stitches, hdc in the next 2 stitches, * repeat from * to * around, ending with hdc in last three stitches; join with a slip stitch in top of hdc. (33 sts)
Round 14: Chain 1, hdc in same stitch as join, hdc in the next stitch, * hdc decrease over the next two stitches, hdc in the next 2 stitches, * repeat from * to * around, ending with hdc in last stitch; join with a slip stitch in top of hdc. (25 sts)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

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BEANIE INSTRUCTIONS

(7 ½ inches wide by 6 ½ inches high)

Work rounds 1 through 14 DO NOT FASTEN OFF

Round 15: Chain 1, sc in same stitch as join and in each stitch around; join with a slip stitch in top of first stitch. (25 sts) FASTEN OFF

Cut 5 to 6-inch tail. Use your blunt needle to weave in every other stitch at the top making sure to go all the way around. Pull tightly to close the hole. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Happy Hookin!

XO, Mistie

 

Radiant Stars Messy Bun Hat | Free Crochet Pattern | American Crochet @americancrochet.com #freecrochetpattern

 

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6 thoughts on “Radiant Stars Messy Bun Hat

  1. um is part of the pattern missing or is this a typo?
    BEANIE INSTRUCTIONS
    Work rounds 1 through 14 DO NOT FASTEN OFF
    Round 15:… DO NOT FASTEN OFF
    what comes after rnd 15 then if we are not fastening off? tia

    1. Hi,

      Fasten Off at the end of Round 15. Cut 5 to 6-inch tail. Use your blunt needle to weave in every other stitch at the top making sure to go all the way around. Pull tightly to close the hole. Fasten off and weave in ends.

      Have a great day,
      Mistie

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  3. what stitch do you use for your gauge?

    1. Hi Jennifer,

      7 stitches over 2 inches = 5 rows

      Hope this helps.

      Have a great day,
      Mistie

  4. Thank you

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