Texture, color and quick to work up, the country spice crochet headband has it all!
The headband is worked from the bottom up then the texture is added with a technique I call the horizontal single crochet (video included!). The headband is written in baby-adult sizes and measures approx. 5″ wide.
Finish with a cute front accent and you have a beautiful headband! Fun to make in so many colors and great for leftover yarn!
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- Size H, 5.00 mm crochet hook
- Medium worsted weight yarn, I used Hobby Lobby’s I Love This Yarn in a variety of colors. Lion Brand’s “Basic Stitch” also has a great variety of colors
- Tapestry needle
sc- single crochet
BLO- back loops only
dc- double crochet
sl st- slip stitch
With main color ch 7
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from the hk and each ch to end, turn (6).
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in the BLO in each st across, turn (6).
Repeat row 2 until piece measures the corresponding size below:
Large Adult: 20″
Fold band in half and sl st ends together.
Sc evenly around the top to corresponding size, sl st to join:
newborn: 40 sts
0-3M: 44 sts
3-6M: 48 sts
6-12M: 52 sts
Toddler: 56 sts
Child: 60 sts
Teen/Adult: 66 sts
Large Adult: 70 sts
Row 1: Ch 2, dc in each st around, sl st to join.
Rows 2-3 (baby-toddler sizes) 4 (child-adult sizes): Ch 2, dc in each st around, sl st to join. Fasten off, weave in all ends.
Texture Accent (Horizontal single crochet):
With new color pull up a st on the back seam in between the band and the first row. Sc in between each st around. Fasten off a long tail and weave it into the first st to join.
Repeat the texture accent between each set of rows, alternating colors on each row. Weave in all ends.
Here’s a video showing the technique:
With your seam facing the back, you will work the front accent on the front of your work. Cut a long piece of your contrasting color yarn. With blunt needle, sew your yarn around the top and first row of the body and tie a knot on the inside. Continue to bring your yarn around the top and through the first row many times (at least 10 times). Knot on the inside and fasten off.
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