Ponytail Hats – 20 Free Crochet Patterns Perfect for Updos!

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Are you tired of the bump you have under your hat when you wear your hair up in a messy bun, ponytail or twist? Well here are 20 Free Crochet Patterns designed to fit around our popular messy updos – Choose from patterns for fitting over Ponytails, buns and updos! Some of these can even be converted into cowls and neckwarmers. These are definitely a “hot item” this season! I will add more links to the collection as they are released 🙂

My Ponytail or Knot Hat has a Full Video Tutorial to walk you through the process and the added bonus of the ponytail opening being at the base of the hat near the band!

Check out this new option here: Ponytail or Knot Hat

If you are searching for a Messy Bun Hat with the opening at the crown please consider this free pattern: Simple Double Crochet Bun Hat

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All patterns were free at the time they were added to the post.

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20 Free Crochet Patterns Perfect for Ponytails Including Messy Bun Hats

20 Free Patterns for Bun Hats Ponytail Hats Updo Hats Messy Hair Hats

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Messy Bun Hat by Amy Lehman

Easy Peasy Messy Bun Hat by Celina Lane

Ponytail Beanie by Danyel Pink

Ponytail Hat Neckwarmer by Goddess Crochet

5 Frenzy Bun Hat by The Crochet Crowd

Swizzlers Hat/ Cowl by Sheri Weber

Simplicity Bun Hat by Celina Lane


Ponytail Hat by Erika and Monika Simmons

Convertible Hat by April Draven

10 Ponytail Beanie by Deja Jetmir

11 Half-a-ponytail Hat by Christina Budd

12 It’s All About the Messy Bun by June Nemeth

13 True North Messy Bun Hat by Angela Homister

14 NoGrinch’s Messy Bun hat by NoGrinch Here

15 Top Knot Toque by Patricia Hamel

16 Messy Bun Cat Hat by Rebecca Renea

17 Messy Mom Bun Beanie by Ashley Designs

18 The Messy Bun Hat by Suzi Berryhill

19 Messy Bun Lock Hat by Hook of Love

20 The “Freedom for ponytail” hat by Elena Kozhukhar


21 Everyday Kisses Messy Bun Hat – American Crochet

22 This and That Messy Bun Hat – American Crochet

23 Dashing Messy Bun Hat – American Crochet

24 Tail Hanging Out Hat by James Lee Kelley

25 Tail Hanging Out the Back Hat by James Lee Kelley

Even More Free Patterns for Messy Bun Hats




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