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You know what you’re going to love the most about this design? Esther of Cute as a Button Crochet has made it with Caron Simply Soft. I know many of you can get started on this project right away because Simply Soft is so readily available. You probably have some in your stash right now!
This design is so similar to the knit design that’s floating around Facebook and Pinterest. I’m sure you’re seen it. People have been looking for a crochet duplicate. It’s a manufactured messy bun beanie, knit in China. You can purchase a finished hat at Three Bird Nest.
What people are wanting is a crochet version. If you modify Esther’s hat slightly, by omitting some at the top and not closing, you can finish off as a messy bun by making the last stitches directly onto a stretchy hair band and you’ll have a beautiful copycat design.
Pick up your free crochet pattern at Cute as a Button Crochet HERE.
Follow Esther on Facebook HERE and visit her Ravelry designer page HERE.
Are you looking for the faux fur pompoms?
Have a look at The Crochet Dude’s tutorial and make your own! You can find it HERE.