Free Crochet Headband Pattern

Hello friends! Today I’m sharing a Free Crochet Headband Pattern that is quick and easy to make. Perfect to use up those leftover yarn bits and keep those ears warm this winter!

I love knitting and crocheting, some of my favorite projects are my One Skein Crochet Scarf and this Basic Granny Square Pattern. Today’s pattern is perfect for using up your yarn stash, it is beginner friendly and makes for a perfect last minute gift idea!

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how to crochet a headband VIDEO

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How wide should a Crochet Headband be?

A typical Crochet Headband should measure around 4 inches wide. You can always make them wider or skinnier if that is your preference.

How do you Crochet a Thick Headband?

Today’s pattern will create a Thick and Warm headband because we are using a super bulky yarn. To follow along this Free Crochet Headband Pattern you will need a #6 Super Bulky yarn like Wool Ease Thick and Quick yarn (the color I used here is called Blossom) and a N 10mm crochet hook. You don’t need much yarn at all, in fact yarn scraps will work fine here!

Smitha Katti Crochet Head band

free crochet pattern for headband

This Crochet Headband uses an easy Crochet Moss Stitch that I have used before to make a scarf. The patter for the head band is

  • Chain 10
  • Row 1: Sc into fourth chain from hook, *Ch1, skip 1 ch in foundation row, sc* -3 times. 
  • Row 2: Turn. Ch2. *Sc into the ch-1 space below, ch1* -3 times, sc into the ch3 space below.
  • Row 3: Turn. Ch2. *Sc into the ch-1 space below, ch1* – 3 times, sc into the ch2 turning space. 

Repeat Row 3 to grow your headband.

crochet headband step by step

For an Adult Size: Work till you reach a length of 18 to 20 inches.

For a Child Size: Work till you reach a length of 16 to 18 inches.

DIY headband pattern

Fold work in half, and crochet the edges together with a single crochet to make headband.

crochet headband

Here is another version of this Free Crochet Headband Pattern I made using a variegated yarn called Astroland. I love the subtle color changes of this!

wool ease crochet head band pattern easy

Here are the two crochet headbands side by side- this stitch has a little bit of give and stretches nicely. The yarn is cozy and warm and makes for a great ear warmer/ head band. I personally like using a variegated yarn for this, but my daughter asked for a pink one- and a mom knows better than to argue with a tween 😉

free crochet headband pattern

Notes:

This free crochet pattern for a headband can very easily used to make a wider headband: Start with a Ch 12 or Ch 14 and repeat the ** portion of the pattern extra times.

Free Crochet Headband Pattern PDF download

Click the image below to download my Free Crochet Headband Pattern PDF. Enjoy!

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Conclusion:

A Headband is a quick project to complete, you can easily make it on the go and this Free Crochet Headband Pattern makes a nice thick and super cozy headband. My kids love how warm these are and I love that I can use up my yarn scraps to make something pretty and useful.

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