Crochet Messy Bun Hat Pattern and Video Tutorial

Quick and easy beginners crochet ponytail or messy bun hat pattern. Tutorial video included.

SKILL LEVELimg_0155 Beginner

ch – chain
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
st – stitch
sts – stitches
sl st – slip stitch
rpt – repeat


6.5 mm hook
8.0 mm hook
Tapestry Needle
Stitch Marker
1 Skien Loops and Threads Charisma Yarn
Small amount of Cream and Red Charisma Yarn for band

Preteen to Adult – 20” x 8”

3sc = 1 inch


*Hat is worked in continuous rounds. Do not join. Use a stitch marker at the beginning of round for easier counting

Using 8 mm hook work 30 sc around hair elastic

Rnd 1: 1 sc in 1st 4 sts *2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next 4 sts* rpt from * to * till end of rnd (36)

Rnd 2: 1 sc in 1st 5 sts *2 sc in next st…

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Beaded Bracelet Pattern

I usually share crochet patterns, especially jewelry. However I also knit and this cute beaded KNIT bracelet looks easy enough with minimal supplies!

how i knit to stay sane


Supplies needed:

  • 2 double-pointed needles (referred to as dpns). Gauge isn’t important, but you’ll probably want a size 3, giver or take.
  • Metallic Elastic cord. Find this in the jewelry aisle at Michael’s or other craft stores.
  • #6 beads. Also available widely at craft stores.
  • Optional: A needle and embroidery thread, and a familiarity with my beading tutorial (or any other method of adding beads to a “live” stitch on the needles, as opposed to pre-stringing beads.)

Cast on 5 stitches. The elastic can be a little tricky to knit with. Aim to keep it taut without stretching it. Knit one row. *WITHOUT TURNING, slide the stitches to the other tip of your dpn. Pull the elastic a little more, so that it stretches a little bit, and knit the first stitch. Continue knitting the rest of the stitches without stretching the elastic.* Repeat from * to *…

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