Beginner Messy Bun Hat Crochet Pattern

It’s another free messy bun hat pattern. I do realize they’re everywhere, so I wasn’t going to jump on the bandwagon. Don’t get me wrong, they’re cute, and I wear my hair in a messy bun A LOT, but I don’t have time…..or so I told myself. Then I got an order, and another, and another. Before I knew it I had 6 or 7 orders (I stopped counting). Now I’m left to weed through hundreds of messy bun hat patterns because I didn’t fall in love with just one to purchase. There are TONS that I would love to make, but I just wanted something basic to start with. But just because a pattern is basic doesn’t mean it has to look boring. Add some stripes or use ombre yarn and you have a completely different look.

 

this messy bun hat crochet pattern is perfect for a beginner crocheter, and it's free from Ambassador Croche.t

I have made this pattern available for free on my blog. If you would like a downloadable pdf it is available for $1.00 in my Ravelry store.

Free Messy Bun Hat Pattern

 

Finished Size: Fits most adults.

Yarn: 1 skein #4 worsted weight yarn

  • Samples used Yarn Bee Soft & Sleek (gray & purple) and I Love This Yarn! (black & teal)

Hook Size: I/9 (5.50 mm) – (I love my Tulip Etimo hooks!)

Notions: Yarn Needle, hair elastic

Gauge: 3.5 hdc = 1 inch

For help with abbreviations – see my List of Abbreviations.

Special Stitches:

  • FPhdc (Front Post half double crochet) – yo, insert hook from right to left behind vertical bar of next st, yo, pull up loop, yo, pull through all 3 loops on hook.
  • BPhdc (Back Post half double crochet – yo, working behind next st, insert hook from right to left in front of next st, yo, pull up loop, yo, pull through all 3 loops on hook.

Messy Bun Hat

 

NOTE: This messy bun hat is made from the crown down to the forehead. I chose to use a hair tie (elastic) so that the opening will stay smaller and not stretch as easily. If you would like to leave out the elastic, you can start with ch 30, sl st in 1st ch to form ring, then continue with round 1 instructions.

 

Round 1: Work 30 hdc around elastic band, sl st in 1st hdc to join. (30 dc)

Round 2: Ch 1, hdc in same st as join, hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st, *hdc in each of next 2 sts, 2 hdc in next st, rep from * around, sl st in 1st hdc to join. (40 hdc)

Round 3: Ch 1, hdc in same st as join and in next 3 sts, 2 hdc in next st, *hdc in each of next 4 sts, 2 hdc in next st, rep from * around, sl st in 1st hdc to join. (48 hdc)

Round 4: Ch 1, hdc in same st as join and in next 4 sts, 2 hdc in next st, *hdc in each of next 5 sts, 2 hdc in next st, rep from * around, sl st in 1st hdc to join. (56 hdc)

Round 5: Ch 1, hdc in same st as join and in next 5 sts, 2 hdc in next st, *hdc in each of next 6 sts, 2 hdc in next st, rep from * around, sl st in 1st hdc to join. (64 hdc)

Round 6: Ch 1, hdc in same st as join and in next 5 sts, 2 hdc in next st, *hdc in each of next 6 sts, 2 hdc in next st, rep from * around, hdc in last st, sl st in 1st hdc to join. (73 hdc)

Round 7–18: Ch 1, hdc in same st as join, hdc in each st around, sl st in 1st hdc to join.

Round 19: Ch 1, sc in each hdc around. (73 sc)

Round 20: Ch 1, FPhdc around 1st sc, *BPhdc around next sc, FPhdc around next sc, rep from * around, sl st in first hdc to join. (73 hdc)

Round 21: Ch 1, FPhdc around 1st FPhdc, *BPhdc around next BPhdc, FPhdc around next FPhdc, rep from * around, sl st in first sc to join.

Round 22–23: Rep Rnd 21.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

 

Don’t forget, there is a downloadable pdf version available for $1.00 in my Ravelry store.

Happy Crocheting!

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18″ Doll Slouchy & Legwarmer Set Crochet Pattern

If you have daughters or granddaughters, chances are  you have 18″ dolls in your house. I have 5 girls….need I say more?!  Crocheting doll clothes can be a quick, fun project for a gift, or just to surprise them with something new for their doll. Here is a doll slouchy & matching leg warmers to keep her dolly warm and stylin’.

 

18" doll slouchy and leg warmers setl. Free crochet pattern by Ambassador Crochet. - will fit American Girl, Our Generation, Journey girls, and many more brand dolls.

 

I have made this pattern available for free on my blog, but if you would like a downloadable pdf it is available for $1.00 in my Ravelry shop.

18″ Doll Slouchy & Legwarmer Set

 

Finished Size: Fits all 18″ dolls including American Girl, Journey Girls, Our Generation dolls, and more.

Yarn: 1 skein #4 worsted weight yarn (I used Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn!)

Hook Size: H/8 (5.00 mm) – (I love my Tulip Etimo hooks!)

Notions: Yarn Needle

Gauge: 4 v-sts = 3 inches

For help with abbreviations – see my List of Abbreviations.

Special Stitches:  V-stitch (v-st) – (dc, ch 1, dc) in indicated st or sp.

 

18" doll slouchy and leg warmers setl. Free crochet pattern by Ambassador Crochet. - will fit American Girl, Our Generation, Journey girls, and many more brand dolls.

 

Slouchy

Make a magic ring, ch 1.

Round 1: 12 dc in magic ring, pull ring closed. (12 dc)

Round 2: Ch 1, v-st in each dc around, join with sl st in first dc. (12 v-sts)

Round 3: Ch 1, v-st in same dc, *v-st in each of next 2 ch-1 sps**, v-st in between next 2 dc, rep from * around ending last rep at **, sl st in first dc. (18 v-sts)

Round 4–7: Ch 1, v-st in each ch-1 sp around, sl st in first dc to join.

Round 8: Ch 1, sc in each dc around, sl st in first sc to join. (36 sc)

Round 9–12: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, sl st in first sc to join.

Fasten off.

 

18" doll slouchy and leg warmers setl. Free crochet pattern by Ambassador Crochet. - will fit American Girl, Our Generation, Journey girls, and many more brand dolls.

 

Leg Warmers

(Make 2)

Ch 14, sl st in first ch to form ring.

Round 1: Sc in each ch around, sl st in first sc to join. (14 sc)

Round 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, sl st in first sc to join.

Round 3: Ch 1, v-st in same sc, sk next sc, *v-st in next sc, sk next sc, rep from * around, sl st in first dc to join. (7 v-sts)

Round 4–7: Ch 1, v-st in each ch-1 sp around, sl st in first dc to join.

Round 8: Ch 1, sc in each dc around, sl st in first sc to join. (14 sc)

Round 9: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, sl st in first sc to join.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

 

Happy Crocheting!

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Lapghan of Love Crochet Pattern

The Lapghan of Love crochet pattern was created especially for those going through chemo, or other health related struggles, that could use some extra warmth. When you add some love from the maker it is sure to bring some comfort when they need it most. The lapghan is a small throw size and made with super bulky weight yarn, so it will work up quickly.

 

Lapghan of Love crochet pattern was made for those going through chemo, or other health related struggles, that could use some extra warmth. Crochet pattern by Ambassador Crochet.

Lapghan of Love Crochet Pattern

 

Pattern Rating: Beginner – You will need to know basic stitches, but I do offer pattern support for any questions that you may have.

Yarn Used: #6 super bulky (I used Wool-Ease Thick & Quick in Cranberry and Fisherman)

Hook Size: S – Speed Hook

The following sizes included with the pattern:
Lapghan – approx. 43″ x 46″

You will receive an email with the pattern link as soon as payment clears.

 

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Happy Crocheting!

 

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Snowflake Patterns Roundup

Nothing makes it feel like Christmas more than snow, especially if you live in the Northeast. Here are some snowflake patterns – both finished items, ornaments, and applique to get you in the Christmas spirit. This roundup will hopefully make it feel more like winter, wherever you may live.

 

Snowflake Patterns - crocheted snowflake pattern roundup by Ambassador Crochet.

 

Snowflake Patterns

 

All links below follow the photo above, from left to right beginning in top left corner.

 

Snowflake Hat by Ambassador Crochet

Textured Snowflake by Crochet Memories

Snowflake Throw by Red Heart Yarns

Let It Snow Garland/Scarf by Lyubava Crochet

Crocheted Snowflake by Crochet for You

Snappy Snowflake by Ambassador Crochet

Snowflake Holiday Gift Bag by Yarn Twins

Colorful Snowflake by The Purple Poncho

Victorian Snowflake Ornament by Crochet Memories

 

Also, be sure to check out my roundups of Christmas tree ornaments and Holiday Decor patterns.

 

Happy Crocheting!

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Christmas Tree Ornament Pattern Roundup

Picking out the perfect Christmas tree ornament isn’t always easy, just like picking out the perfect crochet pattern isn’t always easy. But making a Christmas tree ornament can be the perfect, heartfelt gift when you know it’s something they’ll love. Here is a roundup of all different types of ornaments in hopes that there will be something for everyone on your list.

 

Christmas tree ornament roundup - Crochet patterns to decorate your Christmas tree.

 

Christmas Tree Ornament Patterns

 

All links below follow the photo above, from left to right beginning in top left corner.

 

Follow His star ornament by Rebeckah’s Treasures

Angel wings by Simply Collectible Crochet

Santa by 5 Little Monsters

Textured Snowflake by Crochet Memories

Snappy Snowflake by Ambassador Crochet

Crochet Star Garland by Rescued Paw Designs

Poinsettia by Crochet Memories

Chubby Sheep by Underground Crafter

Penguin by 5 Little Monsters

Mini angel ornaments by Crochet Kim (Kim Guzman)

Owl by 5 Little Monsters

Victorian Snowflake by Crochet Memories

Bell Ornament by AllieCatsHats

Dog by Posh Pooch Designs

Mini sweater by Posh Pooch Designs

Scarlet ornament cover by American Crochet

 

If you’re looking for some crochet holiday decor, see my Holiday Decor pattern roundup and also my Snowflake patterns roundup.

 

Happy Crocheting!

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