Cuddly Headband!

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This Cuddly Headband pattern is a perfect match for my Cuddly Cowl Pattern available on Ravelry! Hook it up in a chunky yarn to match your cowl and you have the perfect set to keep you warm this winter!

 This pattern is free here on the blog but you can also download the PDF for a small fee in my Ravelry shop!

Supplies:

Yarn: #5 Super Bulky Weight Yarn I used Loops & Thread Charisma in Espresso

Hook: N/9.00 mm hook

Notions: Scissors, Yarn Needle

Sizing:

These measurements are approximated, and actual subjects may vary.

Gauge: 4 dc and 2 rows is 2”

Laying Flat Finished Headband is 18″ around and 3” wide

Notes:

  • Chain 2 does not count as a stitch in this pattern

  • Always start next row in same stitch as Chain

  • When working in the round you can use a stitch marker in the first  stitch to mark the start of a round. This may help you to keep track of your rows and to make sure you are slip stitching into the first stitch.

  • You can begin this pattern with a Foundation Double Crochet or with a row of chains and Double Crochet which ever you prefer

  • Follow this link for a video by The Crochet Crowd on how to do a Foundation Double Crochet (FDC)

Stitches and Techniques UsedFoundation Double Crochet: Chain 3. Yarn over, insert hook in 3rd chain from hook, yarn over and pull up loop (3 loops on hook), yarn over and draw through 1 loop (1 chain made), [yarn over and draw through 2 loops] 2 times — foundation double crochet. Yarn over, insert hook under 2 loops of chain at bottom of stitch just made, yarn over and pull up loop (3 loops on hook), yarn over and draw through 1 loop (1 chain made), [yarn over and draw through 2 loops] 2 times. *Yarn over, insert hook under 2 loops of chain at bottom of stitch just made, yarn over and pull up loop (3 loops on hook), yarn over and draw through 1 loop (1 chain made), [yarn over and draw through 2 loops] 2 times. Repeat from * as needed. DC Yarn over (yo) and insert your hook into the stitch below, yarn over and pull through stitch, yarn over and pull through two loops, yarn over and pull through last two loops.FPDC: Yarn over (yo) and insert your hook from front to back between the posts of the first and second stitch of the row below. Yarn over and draw the yarn around the post of the stitch. Yarn over and draw the yarn through 2 loops, yarn over and draw through last 2 loops on hook.

Pattern : This is written for a teen/adult size measuring 19-20 inches in diameter. This pattern is easily adjustable for other sizes by measuring Row 1 and stopping at the size you need and continuing to the next row.Row 1: Using the Foundation Double Crochet, leave 5 inches for sewing, create a total of 39 Double Crochet, sl st to top of 1st dc, being careful not to twist your row.

  • If using a chain, chain 41, sl st to 1st ch, being careful not to twist the chain, ch 2 and dc in same st and each st around) sl st to 1st st.

  •  This should make a complete loop of dc.

Row 2: ch 2, fpdc in same st, * hdc in next st, fptrc in next st, repeat from * to end, sl st to 1st st (20 fpdc, 19 hdc)Row 3: ch 2, hdc in same st, *fpdc in next st, dc in next st, repeat from * to end, sl st to 1st st (19 fpdc, 20 hdc)

Row 4: ch 1, sc in each st around, sl st to top of 1st sc, tie off and weave in ends. (39 sc)

Row 5: attach yarn to reverse side of row 1, ch 1, sc in each st around, sl st to top of 1st sc, tie off and  weave in ends (39 sc)

Like the Peace Sign applique on my Bulky Headband? Grab the details below to make one to add to your headband!

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Make it in a super bulky like I did for a big cuddly applique that fits perfect on my Cuddly Headband or make it out of the yarn you are working with now so you can add it to your current project.

Supplies:

Yarn on any weight (I used a chunky yarn)

Hook that your yarn specifies ( I used a N-9.00mm)

Yarn needle for weaving in those ends

With base color create a magic circle.

Rnd 1: create 8 hdc in mc, sl st to top of 1st st, ch 1 (8)
Rnd 2: 2 hdc in each st, sl st to top of 1st ch, ch 1 (16)
Rnd 3: *2 sc in 1st st, sc in next st, repeat from * around (24)

With contrasting color attach to top of stitches in rnd 3 with sl st at bottom of circle.

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Sl st in each st around, making a circle.

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Then create a vertical line through the center of the circle to the top of sl sts, tie off and weave in ends.

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Attach yarn with sl st again 4 st to the right of the bottom of the vertical line you just made and sl st at an angle up to the 5th sl st of the vertical line.

Then continue working across the vertical line at an angle to 4th st to the left of the circle.

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Weave in ends and leave a length of yarn to attach it to your project.

This weekend only grab my Cuddly Cowl pattern on Ravelry for just $1.00 with coupon code PEACE!

After you have this hooked up, make sure to come over and share pictures of your finished work on Facebook or tag @CraftyRidge on Instagram because I love to see everyone’s work!

Happy Hooking,

Angela

 

 

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2 Responses to Cuddly Headband!

  1. Bertha says:

    I am going to do the minecraft afghan with your graphs and you said yours was 14″ and I started one and it is measuring 16″ I am using a I hook and red heart yarn. Is there a reason why it would be the size?

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    • craftyridge says:

      That would be your gauge. My stitches must be smaller than yours. You can either go down a hook size of you want to meet gauge or just continue and have a larger finished piece! 🙂

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