This 18 Inch Doll Madison Messy Bun Hat is another pattern in the Madison Series. Your little girl will be begging for you to make this hat for you. You can easily add a bow just below the bun opening, on the front or back for added cuteness.
This Madison series is my style completely – I love it! It’s trendy, and has a lot of style to it, but using just one color brings a little simplicity to it. And I’m not sure about you, but I think 18 inch doll accessories are the cutest things. Most people may think I’m too old to play with dolls but I don’t think so. It’s too much fun coming up with new designs for them. 😉
18 Inch Doll (fits most 18″ dolls)
4 3/4″ long from top hole to bottom of the hat
*These are our finished measurements. If yours don’t fit within these measurement, please check your gauge.
Worsted-4 weight yarn
- Patons, Classic Wool, Worsted Weight, about 42 yards
G-6 (4.00 mm) crochet hook
Yarn needle, to weave ends
8 dc stitches x 4 rows is 4″
*Change the hook size to obtain the gauge.
Mess Stitch | ch 1, sk 1 st, dc in next st
Secure Stitch | sc decrease to main part of hat
CA | Color A
st(s) | stitch(es)
ch | chain
sk | skip
sc | single crochet
blsc | back loop single crochet
dc | double crochet
mess st | mess stitch
secure st | secure stitch
*This pattern is written in American Crochet Terms.
Start with CA yarn,
ch 14, join
Round 1: ch 2, 28 dc in around ring of ch sts, join in first dc of round (28 dc sts)
Round 2: ch 2, 2 dc in same st as this round’s ch 2, dc in next st, *2 dc in next st, dc in next st* repeat * to * around, join in first dc of round (42 dc sts)
Rounds 3-5: ch 2, dc in same st as this round’s ch 2, dc in each st around, join in first dc of round (42 dc sts)
Round 6: ch 2, dc in same st as this round’s ch 2, mess st around, join in first dc of round (21 dc & mess sts)
Round 7: ch 2, dc in same st as this round’s ch 2, dc in each st around, join in first dc of round, do not cut yarn (42 dc sts)
(continuing off hat) ch 4
Row 1: sc in each st across, secure st (3 sc sts)
Row 2: turn, blsc in each st across, turn (3 blsc sts)
Row 3: ch 1, blsc in each st across, (3 blsc sts)
Repeat rows 2-3 around.
- Cut yarn, fasten off, weave ends
- Put row 1 and last row together
- Weave together rows together
- Cut yarn, knot yarn together, weave ends