You may have seen these messy bun hats popping up all over Pinterest. They’re a combination between a hat and a wide headband with an opening on top for you hair. They’re perfect for any kind of outdoor activity because you can wear your hair up and have a hat on at the same time #BestOfBothWorlds. My Bun Hat Knitting Pattern is super easy to make. It’s knit in a basic rib stitch. The large needles and bulky yarn make for a very fast project.
This messy bun hat has become my new favorite running accessory! I prefer to wear my hair up when I run but when it’s cold (and I’m wearing a hat) I have to resort to a braid. I never liked the sensation of the braid slapping against my back as I ran. I’m glad a found a solution!
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Needles: Size 13 circular, 16 inch
Bun Hat Knitting Pattern
Cast on 48 sts. with the black yarn. Join together. Work in K2, P2 ribbing for 4 inches. Switch to the white yarn and knit 4 more rows.
1st dec row: K2, p2, k2, p2tog; rep from * across row
2nd dec row: *k2, p2tog, k2, p1; rep from * across row3rd dec row:*K1, k2tog; rep from * across row
4th dec row: *K1, k2tog; rep from * across row
Break yarn, pull through remaining sts and pull to tighten. Weave in ends.