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:
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:
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.
dc double crochet
hdc half double crochet
sc single crochet
sl st slip stitch