The Best Free Knit Ponytail Hat Patterns (aka Messy Bun Beanies) – a Popular Gift This Season!

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The ponytail hat continues to be a super-popular item this season – it’s quick to make and it looks fabulous. Here is a round-up of my favorite FREE knit patterns – there’s even one for pigtails and one for loom knitters! Enjoy!

Basketweave Messy Bun Hat – FREE pattern by Cheryl Beckerich

A Stroll in the Park – pattern by Mrs Luedeke

free knit messy bun – pattern by Nicole Tsou

Holey Hat by SplitStitch Designs

Ponytail Beanie by Adriana Hernandez-Bergstrom

The Goodie Bag Hat by Cheryl Oberle

Rowan Pony Tail Hat by Patons Australia – this is a classic!

XO Cabled Ponytail Hat by Jackie Chovanes

Ponytail Pi Hat by Katherine Lane Hughes

Piggle by Rebecca Dovi

Loom Knit Pony Tail Hat via Authentic Knitting Board

Ponytail Hat by Claudia Olson – FREE Knit Pattern via Ravelry

Yellowstone Skate Ski Hat by Selena Miskin

Knit Tea Cozy Hat by Woolly Wormhead – FREE Knit Pattern via Ravelry

Messy Bun Hat by Isela Phelps – FREE Loom Knit Pattern via Ravelry

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    Diana pishotti

    How do I get the patterns

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    knithack Reply:

    Hi Daina, here are several patterns here – click on the picture of the one you like and you’ll be taken to the pattern.

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    Karen Frizzell

    Go to Ravelry and search for messy bun hat.

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    knithack Reply:

    OR click on the picture of the one you like and you’ll be taken to the pattern.

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    Melissa

    Where are the knitting messy bun patterns? They are crochet patterns I see.

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    knithack Reply:

    Hi Melissa, all the patterns in this post are knit.

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    Jane

    Is the first hat knit on circular needles? The ponytail hat?
    TIA

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    knithack Reply:

    She uses the magic loop but you could use circulars.

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    Jean Cocuzzo

    Thank you. This will work.

    Than you also for such a fast reply.

    Jean

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    knithack Reply:

    Sure, let me know if I can help with anything else!

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