Free Crochet Headband Pattern for Summer

Make this crochet headband pattern to rescue you from your bad hair days.

Make a Boho style crochet headband. Follow the free pattern and make them in colors to match your wardrobe.

 

Make this crochet headband and add to your Boho wardrobe. Follow this easy free crochet pattern to save yourself from bad hair days. A lacy stitch and a knot add the perfect retro vibe. The headband and the bow are worked in one single piece.

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Materials

1. Fingering weight size 2 yarn in cotton or cotton blend. Premier Yarns Cotton Fair yarn in color Bright Peach was used for the sample.

2.  Size D(3.25mm) hook

3. Yarn needle to weave in the ends

 

Size

Finished size is 20 inches after tying the knot. It will stretch to fit a woman’s head.

 

Stitch Abbreviations

ch: chain

st: stitch

sc: single crochet

dc: double crochet

 

Stitch Explanations

ch-1 space: The gap under a ch-1, skip 1 of the previous row. 

lacy shell: (1 dc, ch 1, 1dc, ch 1, 1 dc) all worked into the same st or ch-space

sc2tog:  It is a decrease that joins two sts into one. Insert your hook into the first st and pull up a loop, insert your hook into the next st and pull up a loop, YO and pull through all the 3 loops on your hook.

 

Crochet Headband 

With D hook, ch 20.

Row 1: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in next ch, ch 3, sk 3 chs, 1 dc in next, ch 1, sk 1 ch, 1 dc in next, ch 3, sk 3,  1 sc in next, ch 1, sk 1 ch, 1 sc in next, ch 3, sk 3 chs, 1 dc in last 2 chs, turn.

 

Row 2: ch 1 ( not counted as a st here and throughout), 1 sc in same st as ch 1, ch 3, 1 lacy shell in the ch-1 space between next 2 sc, ch 3, 1 sc in the next ch-1 space between 2 dc, ch 3, (1dc, ch 1, and 1dc) all into the very last sc, turn.

 

Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as a st here and throughout), 1 dc in adjacent ch-1 space between first 2 dc, ch 3, 1 sc in the last ch of the next ch-3 loop, ch 1, sk 1 sc, 1 sc in next ch immediately following the sc, ch 3, 1 dc in the first ch-1 space of the next lacy shell, ch 1, 1 dc in the second ch-1 space of the same lacy shell, ch 3, 1 sc in the last ch of the next ch-3 loop, 1 sc into last sc, turn.

 

Row 4: Ch 5, 1 dc in same st as ch 5, ch 3, 1 sc in next ch-1 space between 2 dc, ch 3, 1 lacy shell in next ch-1 space between 2 sc, ch 3, 1 sc on top of turning ch-3, turn.

 

Row 5: Ch 1, 1 sc in the same st as ch 1, 1 sc in next ch, ch 3, 1 dc in the first ch-1 space of the next lacy shell, ch 1, 1 dc in the second ch-1 pace of the same lacy shell, ch 3, 1 sc in the last ch of the next ch-3 loop, ch 1, sk 1 sc, 1 sc in next ch, ch 3, 1 dc on top of beginning ch 5 and ch 4 of the turning ch, turn.

 

Repeat rows 2-5 until your headband is approximately 16 inches long.

 

Starting the Tie

Row 1: Ch 1, 1 sc in each st and ch across, turn.—–19 sts

 

Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc in same s as ch 1, sc2tog, 1 sc, sc2tog, 1sc in next 7 sts, sc2tog, 1 sc, sc2tog, 1 sc in last st, turn.——15 sts

 

Row 3: Ch 1, 1 sc in the same st as ch 1, 1 sc in each st to end, turn.——15 sts

 

Row 4: Ch 1, 1 sc in same s as ch 1, sc2tog, 1 sc, sc2tog, 1sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog, 1 sc, sc2tog, 1 sc in last st, turn.——11 sts

 

Row 5:  Ch 1, 1 sc in the same st as ch 1, 1 sc in each st to end, turn.——–11 sts

 

Row 6: Ch 1, sc2tog across the same st as ch 1 and the next st, 1 sc in next, sc2tog, 1 sc, sc2tog, 1 sc, sc2tog.—–7 sts

 

Row 7: Ch 1, 1 sc in the same st as ch 1, 1 sc in each st to end, turn.—-7 sts

 

Keep repeating row 7 until your sc part measures 4 1/2 inches.

 

Bunny Ears

Row 1: ch 1, 1 sc in same st as ch 1, 2 sc in next, 1 sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next, 1 sc in last st, turn.—9 sts

 

Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc in the same st as ch 1, 1 sc in each st  to end, turn.—–9 sts

 

Row 3: Ch 1, 1 sc in the same st as ch 1, 1 sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next, 1 sc in next 4 sts, turn.—-10 sts

 

Row 4 & 5: Ch 1, 1 sc in the same st as ch 1, 1 sc in each st to end, turn.—–10 sts

 

Row 6:  Ch 1, 1 sc in the same st as ch 1, sc2tog in next 2 sts, 1 sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog, 1 sc in last st, turn.——8 sts

 

Row 7: Ch 1, 1 sc in the same st as ch 1, 1 sc in each st to end, turn.——8 sts

 

Row 8: Ch 1, 1 sc in the same st as ch 1, sc2tog in next 2 sts, 1 sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog, 1 sc in last st, turn.——6 sts

 

Row 9: Ch 1, 1 sc in the same st as ch 1, 1 sc in each st to end, turn.———6 sts

 

Row 10: Ch 1, 1 sc in the same st as ch 1, sc2tog, sc2tog, 1 sc in last st, turn.——4 sts

 

Row 11: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc2tog, turn. ——2 sts

 

Row 12: Ch 1, sc2tog, fasten off.

 

Second Tie and Bunny Ear

Make one more tie and bunny ear on the foundation chain side as follows.

 

Row 1: Sl st to the first free loop of the foundation chain, ch 1, 1 sc in the same loop as ch 1, 1 sc in each free loop or chain across, turn.——19 sts

 

Starting from Round 2, repeat the same rows you worked for the first tie and bunny ear, fasten off and weave in the ends.

 

Wrap the headband around your head, tie a knot and it is ready to wear.

 

You can find another one of my retro headband patterns here, it comes in sizes baby to adult: Knot Me Up Headband.

 

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10 Comments

  1. Pepsi Jacobs
    August 3, 2018 / 10:55 am

    Cute headband. Looking forward to seeing more on your new page.

    • Crochet_Dreamz
      Author
      August 3, 2018 / 11:36 am

      Thank you, I am glad you like the pattern.

  2. August 3, 2018 / 11:40 am

    I have not made it yet, but, I intent to do so. It is so cute, I just love it. Keep those patterns coming, I love them

    • Crochet_Dreamz
      Author
      August 3, 2018 / 11:56 am

      Thank you for your encouragement, Joyce. I am glad you like the pattern.

  3. Barbara Hughes
    August 3, 2018 / 11:45 am

    I love the retro looking headband and look forward to seeing more of your ideas. Thanks!

    • Crochet_Dreamz
      Author
      August 3, 2018 / 11:57 am

      Thank you so much, Barbara. I am excited to get back into designing after getting settled in the new place.

  4. Valori Dauma
    August 3, 2018 / 1:03 pm

    The headband is lovely, the ties awesome!

    The new look of the blog is great!

    • Crochet_Dreamz
      Author
      August 3, 2018 / 1:10 pm

      Thank you, Valori. I am really happy to hear you like the headband and the new blog design.

  5. TLB3
    August 3, 2018 / 5:33 pm

    I have made a lot of the twist headbands last year for christmas. Enjoyable pattern , easy to work up. I will be trying this one soon. Nice new blog.

    • Crochet_Dreamz
      Author
      August 3, 2018 / 6:08 pm

      I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the Twist headband pattern. Thank you for visiting my blog. I love my readers :).

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