This gorgeous TC twist crochet headband has great texture and a front knot twist that looks difficult but is so easy!
This will be your new favorite headband!
You can use bulky weight or medium worsted weight yarn (pattern is written for both yarn weights). Measures approx. 5.5″ in width.
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- Size I, 5.5 mm crochet hook for bulky weight yarn, size H, 5.00 mm crochet hook for medium worsted weight yarn (about 4 oz of bulky weight and 3 oz of medium worsted weight for the adult size), I used Yarn Bee Andes Alpaca in “City Beat”. For the red headband I used 2 strands together of Yarn Bee Dazzling in “Royal Canon”
I also recommend Bernat Baby Softee Chunky yarn (bulky weight yarn) and Read Heart soft (medium worsted weight yarn). Both are very soft, comfortable and easy to work with.
- Blunt needle
sc- single crochet
dc- double crochet
fpdc- front post double crochet
Ch 17 for bulky weight yarn, Ch 21 for medium worsted weight yarn
Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch from the hook and each st to end (15, 19).
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first st, *fpdc around dc from previous row, sc in next st,* repeat from *, ending with a sc (15, 19).
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each st across (15, 19).
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in fist st, *fpdc around fpdc from row 2, sc in next st,* repeat from *, ending with a sc (15, 19).
Alternate rows 3 and 4 until piece measures the corresponding size below:
0-3 M: 13″
1-3 yrs: 15-17″
4-12 yrs: 17-18.5″
Small adult: 19-20″
Medium adult: 20-21″
Large adult: 21-22″
Fasten off and weave in ends.
With the right side facing up, fold each end in half horizontally. Put those halves together by putting one side of the fold inside the other. See picture/video below how how to make the twist:
Cut a long piece of yarn and with your blunt needle weave in and out through all ends together. Fasten off and weave in ends.
Turn your piece inside out and you’re done!
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