Today’s FREE crochet pattern is for an Easy Crochet Baby Headband!
Headband displayed on baby with a little decorative flower.
Looking for a super quick crochet pattern?! Then look no further as this sweet little headband is a fast project for you!
Made with a simple shell stitch pattern, this easy crochet baby headband is a good place for beginners to start as it gives you the opportunity to practise your stitches.
You can also make this delicate little headband in lots of different colours. And you could jazz it up even further and embellish your headband with bows and crochet flowers too, if you like.
To secure it around baby’s head, you’ll make a couple of ties – one in each corner. A little decorative flower is made at the end of each tie to add a little more pizazz!
Ties are a great option as this means that the headband can quite comfortably sit around baby’s head (you want baby’s head to be free from pressure).
HEADBANDS AND SAFETY
PLEASE NOTE: Headbands, whether they be store bought or handmade, should always be removed before placing baby in the crib (or anywhere else) to sleep.
Please also take care to monitor baby when they are wearing a headband and never leave baby unattended whilst wearing one.
This advice has been issued due to choking and suffocation concerns associated with headbands.
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BEAUTIFUL BABY SET
Baby headbands make a lovely accessory for your little one. And if you’re in need of a last minute gift (for a baby shower, for example) then this little headband would be an ideal present!
Whatever you decide to make, this is sure to be a special gift that will be cherished by the parent(s)!
There’s a step by step video tutorial for this easy crochet baby headband!
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Pair this headband with some cute little baby booties.
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Let’s take a look at the instructions in how to make this cute little headband now!
EASY CROCHET BABY HEADBAND: A FREE PATTERN
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Please carefully read all the information below.
“Projects using basic stitches. May include basic increases and decreases”.
Source: Craft Yarn Council of America’s www.YarnStandards.com
- US crochet terminology used throughout.
- Two sizes are available: size 0-6 months and size 6-12 months.
- The instructions are the same for both sizes – all you will do is use a different sized crochet hook for each age (see details below in ‘Materials’).
- Yarn: Category #3 / light worsted / DK / 8 ply yarn. I used less than 20g from 1 ball of Sirdar Snuggly Soothing, 241yds / 3.5 oz (220m / 100g) in the colour White (102)
- Crochet Hook: size 0-6 months G (4mm) hook; size 6-12 months size 7 (4.5mm) hook
- Yarn needle (the bent tip makes sewing much easier)
- Scissors (super sharp… and pretty)
- (OPTIONAL) Stitch marker (these interlocking ones will not fall out!)
Size 0-6 months (excluding ties, unstretched): should measure 32 cm / 12.5cm approx.
Size 6-12 months (excluding ties, unstretched): should measure 34 cm / 13.5cm approx.
STITCHES & ABBREVIATIONS (US CROCHET TERMS)
ch(s) – chain(s)
dc – double crochet: Yarn over (yo), insert hook into stitch, yo, pull up a loop (3 loops on hook). Yo, pull through 2 loops (2 loops on hook). Yo, pull through remaining 2 loops. 1 double crochet completed.
fasten off – To fasten off securely, work one chain, then cut the yarn leaving a 5 – 6” tail. Pull the tail through the loop that is on your hook. Tighten gently.
hdc – half double crochet: Yarn over (yo), insert hook into stitch, yo, pull up a loop (3 loops on hook). Yo, pull through all 3 loops. 1 half double crochet completed.
sl st – slip stitch: Insert hook into stitch, yarn over (yo), pull up a loop, you will have 2 loops on your hook. Pull the first loop through the second loop. 1 slip stitch completed.
sp(s) – space(es)
st(s) – stitch(es)
Turn: I prefer to turn my work clockwise.
( ) – Sets of stitches to be worked within one stitch or space.
You will begin by working the flower found at the end of the first tie :
Ch 3, (1hdc, ch2, sl st, [(ch2, 1hdc, ch2, sl st) twice]) into 1st ch.
To make the first tie:
MAIN BODY OF HEADBAND
You will now begin working on the shell stitch pattern:
Row 1. Working in the back bump, (1dc, ch2, 2dc) in 4th ch from hook, TURN.
Row 2. Ch1, sl st in ch2 sp, (ch3, 1dc, ch2, 2dc) in ch2 sp, TURN.
Rows 3 – 24. Repeat row 2.
Row 25. Ch1, sl st in ch2 sp, make second tie as follows:
To make the second tie:
To make the flower at the end of the second tie:
(1hdc, ch2, sl st, [(ch2, 1hdc, ch2, sl st) twice]) into 4th ch from hook.
Cut yarn, fasten off and weave in ends.
And that’s it! You’ve completed your little headband!
Make the headband along with the matching items from this sweet little baby set!
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