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.
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)