Flower-Trimmed Headband

This headband features a shell pattern of single and double crochets accented with three perky flowers.

What You Need:

Skill Level Easy

Finished Size Headband is 3 x 21 1/2 inches.

Enlarge Image Flower Headband (left). See the story Striped Headband (right) for instructions.
  • Lion Brand Cotton-Ease; 50% cotton, 50% acrylic; worsted weight; 3 1/2 ounces (100 grams), 207 yards.
  • 1 ball #102 Bubblegum (MC)
  • Small amount #144 Sugarplum (A)
  • Small amount #158 Pineapple (B)
  • Small amount #148 Popsicle (C)
Hooks and Extras
  • Size E/4 (3.5 millimeters) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • 3 small purchased white pom-poms
  • Sewing needle and thread
  • Blunt-end yarn needle
  • 3 1/2 shells and 10 rows = 4 inches (10 centimeters)
  • Take time to check your gauge.

With MC, ch 14. Foundation Row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook; (sk next 2 ch, 5 dc in next ch, sk next 2 ch, sc in next ch) twice -- 2 Shells made; turn.

Row 1: Ch 3 -- counts as dc; 2 dc in first sc, sk next 2 dc, sc in next dc, sk next 2 dc, 5 dc in next sc, sk next 2 dc, sc in next dc, sk next 2 dc, 3 dc in last sc -- 2 partials and 1 complete shell made; turn.

Row 2 (RS): Ch 1, sc in first dc; (sk 2 dc, 5 dc in next sc, sk next 2 dc, sc in next dc) twice; turn.

Rep Rows 1 and 2 until work measures approx 21 1/2 inches, ending with Row 1; fasten off.


Sew first and last rows tog.

Flower (make 1 each of A, B, and C) Ch 3; join with sl st to form ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, work 10 sc in ring; join with sl st to first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 2, dc in same st as last sl st; *in next sc work dc, ch 2, and sl st**, ch 2, dc in next sc; rep from * around, ending last rep at ** -- 5 petals; fasten off. Place a pom-pom in the center of each flower and sew them to headband in a grouping.

Design by Anna Mishka

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