The Best Ponytail Hat Patterns (aka Messy Bun Beanies) for Little Girls!

The Best Ponytail Hat Patterns (aka Messy Bun Beanies) for Little Girls!

For more messy bun patterns and tutorials — both knit and crochet — see the collection of links at the end of this post.

Undeniably the most popular handmade gift for women and girls this season, many people have written to me and asked for ponytail hat patterns for girls, so I’ve put a few of my favorites together in this round-up – there’s one pattern which features gorgeous crochet cables and there are even a couple for girls with pigtails! At the bottom of this post is a link to my other round-ups – enjoy!

The Best Messy Bun Crochet Hat Patterns - The Definitive Ponytail Hat Collection!

Kristoff Messy Bun & Beanie by Angie Fivecoat

The Best Messy Bun Crochet Hat Patterns - The Definitive Ponytail Hat Collection!

Dani Messy Bun and Beanie by Angie Fivecoat

2018 Update: The Best Free Crochet Ponytail Hat Patterns (aka Messy Bun Beanies) – Still a Popular Trend This Year!

Messy Bun Rainbow Hat by Kersten’s Crochet

Kids Messy Bun Hat by Lauren Brown

Knit Piggle by Rebecca Dovi

Knit Messy Bun Hat by Isela Phelps

Crochet Messy Buns Piggy Tails Hat by Kimberly Rose

Crochet Ponytail Hat for Girls by Jennifer B. Wieland

Here are some more messy bun patterns:

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Danielle Holke is a long-time knitter, first taught by her beloved grandmother as a young girl growing up in Canada. In 2008 she launched KnitHacker, a lively blog and knitting community which has since grown to be a popular presence in contemporary knitting culture, reaching more than a million readers each year. As a marketing professional, Danielle advises and works with a motley squad of artists, yarn bombers, film makers, pattern designers, yarn companies and more. Learn more about her latest book, Knits & Pieces: A Knitting Miscellany.

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