Crochet Pattern: Panda Headband

By Caissa "Cami" McClinton – 3 Comments
Who says that kids should have all the fun? This cute and whimsical panda headband will keep your ears warm and lift your mood. Good for adults aged 18 to 108, this headband also serves as an earwarmer in the colder weather. It could be a great accessory for Halloween, or anytime you feel like rocking panda ears.

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Finished Size: 22 1/2″ (57 cm) circumference, fits most adults. Instructions to adjust size are included in pattern.

Medium Weight Yarn (approximately 100 yards of white and small amount of black)
Crochet Hook H (5.00 mm)
crochet yarn size 4

Gauge: Rows 1 – 9 in headband pattern measure 4″ (10 cm) by 3 1/2″ (8 cm)

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Crochet Pattern: Panda Headband for Adults

Row 1: with white, work 15 fhdc
Row 2: ch 2, turn, working into back loop only, hdc into each hdc across: 15 hdc
Repeat row 2 until piece measures 22 1/2″ (approximately 44 rows), or the desired head circumference.
Finish off, leaving a 12″ tail for sewing. Fold piece in half without twisting so that short sides are together. With a yarn needle, whip stitch short sides together.

Ears (make 2)
Round 1: with black, ch 4, sl st in first ch made to form a loop, ch 2, 7 hdc in loop: 7 hdc
Round 2: ch 2, turn, 2 hdc in each hdc across: 14 hdc
Round 3: ch 2, turn, (hdc in next hdc, 2 hdc into next hdc) across: 21 hdc
Round 4: ch 2, turn, (hdc in next 2 hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc) across: 28 hdc
Finish off, leaving an 8″ tail for sewing. Position ears by trying headband on and carefully pinning ears to the side. Please use the photo for reference. With a yarn needle, whip stitch the ears into place. If desired, weave in matching chenille stems / pipe cleaners to add stability.

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  1. Jodiebodie says:

    Thanks for the cute Panda Headband pattern – very timely.
    You could wear that headband while carrying your Panda Purse!
    Your pictures made me smile.

  2. fleurdelis says:

    Thank you for sharing your free pattern with me and our group, Yarn Whisperers of Baltimore, MD.
    We started out as mostly seniors and have grown. You share the cutest patterns.

  3. Cris M. says:

    Thank you for sharing your beautiful patterns. Do you have any patterns for making crochet collars? I would love to make them to give as gifts and for myself. They are really pretty and make any outfit eye catching and beautiful.

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