Circle Around Headband

Pretty scallops, crocheted on opposite sides of a foundation chain, create a feminine headband with a curvy shape. Make it completely adjustable (and pinch-free!) with slip-stitch ties that fasten to the ends.


Medium weight yarn in desired color Size G/6 (4 mm) crochet hook Blunt-end yarn needle See crochet stitch basics here. Crochet abbreviations are at the end of instructions.

Crochet the Headband:

Ch 57. Row 1: 4 dc in 3rd ch from hook, sk 2 sts, *sc in next st, sk 2 sts, 5 dc in next st, sk 2 sts * 8 times, sc in next st, sk 2 sts, 10 dc in last st.

Note: The following row is worked on the opposite side of the foundation ch. Row 2: Sk 2 sts, * sc in next st, sk 2 sts, 5 dc in next st, sk 2 sts * 8 times, sc in next sc, sk 2 sts, 5 dc in next st. Sl st to top of first dc. Fasten off.

Add the Ties:

Ch 21. Row 1: Sl st in 2nd ch from hook and each st across (20 sl sts). Use yarn needle to attach a tie to each end of the headband and weave in ends.


Crochet Abbreviations:

beg    begin(ning)(s) ch    chain dc    double crochet hdc    half double crochet rnd(s)    round(s) sc    single crochet sk    skip sl st    slip stitch st(s)    stitch(es)


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