Baby Headband with Flowers (Free Crochet Pattern)

It has been quite some time since I posted a free pattern. So I thought I would post a couple of headband patterns which would make an easy to make an accessory for this summer and a great way to use that scrap yarn we all have been holding onto for so long.
I have really enjoyed making the summer patterns, the Flip flops and the Sporty Sandals and this one comes as the final icing on the cake. After all, who doesn’t love flowers and when it comes to crocheted ones aren’t they just irresistible? You can use them to embellish a dress or a hat as well.
Make them in any colors of your choice using worsted weight yarn. The pattern tells you how to make it for any size head and includes a chart to help you with the measurements if you are making it for someone else. Using a bigger hook than specified can help you increase the size of the flower.
I prefer keeping the headbands as narrow as possible as it makes the flower stand out. You can use a single flower or a pair of contrasting flowers partly overlapping each other, in the same sizes or in two different sizes. Just experiment with the colors, size, and alignment and you can make it look different every time you crochet it.

Crochet Headband Pattern

Materials

1. Worsted weight yarn.

2. Hooks- H (5mm)  and F (3.75 mm)

3. Tapestry needle for weaving in the tails and attaching the flowers.

 

Size

You can make it for any size, see table below. If you want to customize it to your head, measure your head around the forehead and reduce 1-1/2 inches from the length for a snug fit. The chart below gives the approximate measurements for the headbands.

 

Age

Headband Circumference (inches)

0-3 Months

12 1/2

3-6 Months

14

6-12 Months

17

1-3 Yrs

18

3-7 Yrs

19

7-15 Yrs

19 1/2

Adult

20

Gauge

Not important.

Stitch Abbreviations

The pattern is in US terms.

sc- single crochet

dc- double crochet

sl st- slip stitch

ch- chain

Pink  Flower Headband

Making the Band

1. Using hook H, chain as long as you want your band to be (see sizing for circumference) and add 3 chs for turning. For example, if you chained 70 to get the length you need, make it (70+3) 

2. 1 dc in the  3rd chain from the hook, ch 1, skip 1 ch, 1 dc in next, ch 1, *(skip 1 ch, 1 dc in next), repeat from * until you reach the end of your chain. Your band will look like a ladder 

3. Sl st the ends of the band together and leave the yarn tail for attaching the flower.

Making the Pink Flower

Ch 4

Sl st to the first ch to form a chain ring

Work 10 sc into the ring and sl st to the 1st sc while picking up the new color

Sl st to the next sc and ch 6

 

 

Work back along the chain, sl st into the 2nd chain from hook and the next 4 chains, sl st into the same sc—1 petal made

 

For the free pattern Click Here!

 

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49 Comments

  1. July 25, 2011 / 3:11 pm

    It's been soooo long since I crocheted anything, but these are really cute. Maybe I'll have to break out the yarn and a needle. 🙂 Thanks for sharing!

    • Anonymous
      November 23, 2013 / 5:20 am

      I can't wait to try them! They are so CUTE! Thank you for posting the pattern!

  2. Anonymous
    July 25, 2011 / 4:21 pm

    Beautiful flowers 😉

  3. July 26, 2011 / 5:54 pm

    These are so delicate and pretty! It makes me want to start crocheting!

    • Anonymous
      November 23, 2013 / 5:21 am

      crocheting is SUPER easy to do if you have a good teacher!
      Good Luck!

  4. July 27, 2011 / 4:16 pm

    Those are darling! I learned to crochet from my grandma, but I'm no pro. Can't wait to see more ideas and patterns to try! Thanks for your comment on my blog! I'm your newest follower!
    Marie
    mylilpinkpocket.blogspot.com

    • Anonymous
      November 23, 2013 / 5:22 am

      I learned from my grandma too! she is SUPER good at crocheting!

  5. August 4, 2011 / 6:22 pm

    These pictures of beautiful hat preparing from normal material is very nice. I like your work very much.

    Men Hat

  6. Anonymous
    August 5, 2011 / 4:32 pm

    How do I get this pattern?

  7. Anonymous
    August 5, 2011 / 9:27 pm

    To Anonymous – to the right of the pattern pictures, click on "free patterns" and you will see where to download the .pdf files of the patterns you would like to have. Have fun!

  8. Anonymous
    August 9, 2011 / 7:28 pm

    I' ve tried making the blue flower but I'm doing something wrong. My petal does not lookike yours. Could you give me clue where I go after the chaib 3?

  9. August 9, 2011 / 7:48 pm

    You sl st into the 3rd chain from your hook to make that pointy looking picot, then you proceed to do your double crochet.

    • Anonymous
      November 23, 2013 / 5:23 am

      I can't get the pattern 🙁

    • November 23, 2013 / 7:00 pm

      There is a link at the bottom of the blog post that leads to the pattern.

  10. Anonymous
    August 9, 2011 / 9:20 pm

    How do we obtain the free pattern? I keep going around and around in circles! They are adorable and want to make them for an upcoming baby shower. Thank you!

  11. August 10, 2011 / 12:25 am

    See where the post says , "Click Here for the Free Pattern", there is a link to the pattern there. Click Here is in blue. Hope that Helps!

  12. Anonymous
    August 14, 2011 / 6:21 pm

    Can't wait to try it. thanks for the pattern. Lovely idea.

  13. August 19, 2011 / 8:42 am

    i've try this pattern.. thanks for sharing! really appreciate it! 😀

  14. August 20, 2011 / 4:34 pm

    love your work – adorable

  15. Anonymous
    September 2, 2011 / 2:39 am

    gorgeous work

  16. Anonymous
    September 13, 2011 / 9:18 pm

    I am new to blogs, found yours and your have the cuties baby shoes I have seen. Love your work. Can't wait to get my check and order a patter or two.

  17. October 18, 2011 / 2:24 pm

    These are really lovely baby headbands. Nice tutorial – thanks x

  18. Anonymous
    November 1, 2011 / 9:13 pm

    where are all of your patterns?

  19. November 2, 2011 / 2:39 pm

    See below the slide show and you will see links to all my patterns.

  20. November 29, 2011 / 9:38 pm

    Oh my gosh ! free patterns !!!! I am your new follower for life !!
    I am new to crochet. I am stuck on making scarves! Every one loves them !
    Come visit me !! sailingwithbarefeet.blogspot.com

  21. December 17, 2011 / 4:14 am

    I love to crochet, I have a blog myself for jewelry making and adding my crochet things as well, I love this design, gonna give it a try, thanks for the pattern.

  22. December 27, 2011 / 1:46 am

    This is just lovely and thanks a lot for sharing nice pattern! I'll try to do it too!

  23. Anonymous
    January 13, 2012 / 4:15 pm

    I have 3 left thumbs when it comes to crochet but your clear instructions for these lovely flowers encourages me to try again! Thank you for sharing.

  24. Anonymous
    March 2, 2012 / 5:37 pm

    liiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiindo!!!!!!!!adorei

  25. Anonymous
    April 10, 2012 / 2:28 am

    This is gorgeous. I can't wait to try this out. Thanks for sharing the pattern.

  26. April 11, 2012 / 4:36 pm

    Very cute – thanks for the pattern.

  27. April 12, 2012 / 1:19 am

    What a cute headband! Thanks for sharing the pattern! We loved having you join our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." Hope to see you next week! -The Sisters

  28. April 19, 2012 / 6:32 pm

    Thank you for sharing! Headbands are so so so very cute!

  29. Anonymous
    September 20, 2012 / 10:35 pm

    I cant wait to try this and some booties & shoes too!

  30. Anonymous
    September 22, 2012 / 9:08 am

    so cute has inspired me to give it ba go

  31. Anonymous
    October 4, 2012 / 7:01 pm

    Yay!!! I love these!!! Thanks for posting!!!!

  32. Anonymous
    April 3, 2013 / 12:33 am

    lovely headbands….

  33. Anonymous
    June 30, 2013 / 12:52 pm

    I made the wider band and sewed on a flower that matched some booties and it was precious! Thanks!

  34. September 12, 2016 / 3:47 am

    beautiful designs and patterns! very adorable and indeed very cute! loved it!

  35. Anonymous
    February 20, 2017 / 3:21 am

    Thank you for the pattern. I made the one with blue flower. It is really cute. It is for a charity project to go with the sweater I made

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