Free Crochet Pattern: Lacey HeadbandBy Rachel Choi – 17 Comments
This headband is made with size 10 thread and is designed to fit any women or child’s head. The pretty lacey center is crocheted first then small straps are sewn on to secure the headband in the back of the head, while still making it adjustable for the different sizes. This headband can be worn everyday to keep your hair in place or for the special occasion when you need a touch of lace for your outfit. Follow the instructions below to get started.
Finished Size: 2” (5 cm) wide, 10” (25.5 cm) long not including straps
Gauge: not really important
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Crochet Pattern: Head Band
Start by chaining 86 or a chain that is a multiple of 6, then add 2 chains
Row 1: sc in second ch from hook, sc in next ch, ch 3, skip 3 ch, (sc in next 3 ch, ch 3, skip 3 ch) across, sc in last 2 ch
Row 2: ch 1, turn, sc in first sc, (skip 1 sc, 5 dc in next ch-3 space, skip 1 sc, sc in next sc) across
Row 3: ch 3, turn, skip 2 sts, sc in next 3 dc, (ch 3, skip next 3 sts, sc in next 3 dc) across, ch 2, skip 1 st, sc last sc
Row 4: ch 2, turn, skip 1 sc, 3 dc in ch-2 space, skip 1 sc, sc in next sc, (skip 1 sc, 5 dc in next ch-3 space, skip 1 sc, sc in next sc) across, 3 dc in last ch-3 space
Row 5: ch 1, turn, sc in next 2 dc, (ch 3, skip 3 sts, sc in next 3 dc) across, ch 3, skip 3 sts, sc in last 2 sts
Repeat rows 2 – 5, two times, stopping after row 4 on last repeat.
Strap (make 2)
Start by chaining 12 or a chain that is wide as the headband
Row 1: ch 2, dc in third ch from hook and in each ch across: 12 dc
Row 2: ch 2, turn, dc2tog, dc in next 8 dc, dc2tog: 10 dc
Row 3: ch 2, turn, dc2tog, dc in next 6 dc, dc2tog: 8 dc
Row 4: ch 2, turn, dc2tog, dc in next 4 dc, dc2tog: 6 dc
Row 5: ch 2, turn, dc2tog, dc in next 2 dc, dc2tog: 4 dc
Row 6: ch 2, turn, dc in each dc across: 4 dc
Repeat row 6, 40 times or until strap is as long as desired.
Sew strap to side of headband with a sewing needle.
To wear the headband, place on head and tie the straps in the back. If desired, you may choose not the create straps, instead make headband long enough to fit around head and sew ends together.
If you need help crocheting this headband, let me know and I’ll be glad to help!