This is a quick & easy headband that takes me less than an hour to make. Make this headband while you are watching a movie. This pattern makes a headband that is fun to wear and will keep your ears warm in the cold weather.
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Headbands Keep Ears Warm in Cold Weather
When we had family visiting recently, the teenagers wanted to go outside and play in the snow. We borrowed them warm clothing to wear. While they were out playing, I made a few of these headbands for them to have their own.
A quick crochet project like this is economical, fun, and appreciated by the receiver. They all had no problem putting them on and going back outside the next day.
Quick and Easy Headband Crochet Project
This ear warmer can be made in an hour or two with just a little yarn. This pattern uses the single crochet and half double crochet stitch to create rows of texture. It is slightly stretchy, yet fits on the head nicely.
Video Tip on Joining the Beginning Chain
When crocheting a headband, it can be tricky to join the long tail of chains to the first crochet stitch. However, by doing the trick I show you in the video below, you will no longer have to worry about twisting the chain. The video is less than two minutes, give it a watch. Subscribe while you are there too.
Pattern for the Easy Headband
This pattern measures approximately 4” high by 18-19” around. This headband should fit an adult head.
Note: using this same pattern, you could make a headband as big or small as you like. Adjust the number of rows or the number of stitches around. To adjust the stitches, since it is worked in even stitches, increase or decrease by 2 stitches.
SC = single crochet
HDC = half double crochet
SL ST = slip stitch
CH = chain
Rep = repeat *
ST = stitch
6 chains every 2 inches
Crochet Pattern Instructions:
Foundation Chain: ch 66, sl st into first ch forming a circle. Be sure not to twist the chains. (make sure to watch the video on this above)
Row 1: ch1, *hdc and sc in next st. Skip the next st.* Repeat between the *. At the end of the row, sl st to the top of the first hdc of the row. (not the ch 1)
Rows 2-11: rep row 1.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Enjoy wearing your headband!
Here are some other crochet patterns that are great for beginners.
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