Free & Easy Crochet Headband Pattern
Are you searching for a quick pattern to make? Learn how to make this easy crochet headband with the free crochet pattern below!
For a while, I’ve been wanting to design another headband like my Chained Ear Warmer but with some more texture, so it makes me so happy to be able to share the newest headband pattern!
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Easy Headband Crochet Pattern
This cozy crochet headband pattern is easy to work up and is great for a beginner who is just learning how to crochet because it uses basic crochet stitches. Plus, the bulky 5 yarn makes it warm enough for those chilly winter days ahead!
These headbands are easy to work up, but have the look to them that you spent way longer making them! I have already made three of them and I promise these ear warmers are really that quick to make! If you’d like to make one, you can learn more about each stitch below.
Next, I want to discuss the yarn you’ll want to use to make this chunky headband. You will fall in love with it and realize how quick these headbands are to crochet with this yarn.
For this headband, I used a bulky #5 weight yarn from the Lion Brand Yarns Wool Spun Line because the colors in this yarn are gorgeous and definitely one of the softest yarns that you can buy.
Unfortunately, as of 2020, Wool spun is no longer available, but I recommend substituting Color Made Easy Yarn by Lion brand. It has a texture that is VERY similar to Wool Spun.
How to Change the Headband Size
You can change the size of this headband by subtracting or adding stitches in an even number.
To start, the headband size shown I started off by chaining 40, but you could chain more or less depending on the size that is needed.
If you are ready to give this design a try then read on down for the full, FREE cozy crochet headband pattern and tutorial!
Cozy Crochet Headband Pattern
Skill Level: Easy
- Crochet hook size J 6 mm
- 40 yards of Lions brand WoolSpun in Linen or any bulky yarn (5)
- Yarn needle
- Ch = chain
- Sc = single crochet
- St = stitch
- Written for a teen to young adult (fits a 20-22″ circumference when finished) and has a 4″ height, but can easily be customized for any size by subtracting or adding stitches in an even number.
- 1 inch for every 1 modified puff stitch & 1 SC
- The CH 1 of each round does not count as a st.
- The SL ST does not count as a st.
- How to do a modified puff stitch tutorial
The Pattern Steps
This pattern uses the modified puff stitch.
Round 1: CH 40, join together to make a circle, being careful not to twist.
Round 2: CH 1, SC in 2nd CH from hook, YO insert hook into next CH, pull loop through CH, and make loop the same height as previous CH, (YO, insert hook in same CH, YO, pull loop through CH and make loop same height as others), YO, pull through all 5 loops on hook, in next CH SC, repeat from * across ending with modified puff stitch in last CH, SL ST to top if first SC. (40)
Round 3: CH 1, SC in every ST around, SL ST to top of first SC. (40)
Round 4: CH 1, SC in first ST, * (modified puff stitch) YO, insert hook into next ST pull loop through ST, and make loop the same height as previous ST, (YO, insert hook in same ST, YO, pull loop through ST and make loop same height as others), YO, pull through all 5 loops on hook, in next ST SC, repeat from * across ending with modified puff stitch in last ST, SL ST to top if first SC. (40)
Round 5: Repeat round 3. (40)
Round 6: Repeat round 4. (40)
Round 7: Repeat round 3. (40)
Round 8: Repeat round 4. (40)
Round 9: Repeat round 3. (40)
Round 10: Repeat round 4. (40)
Finishing: Fasten off and weave in ends throughout headband with yarn needle.
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