Peaks and Valleys Headband
Designer Mistie Bush
This Chevron headband will be great for this fall as the winds begin to blow the leaves and your hair. Make it using basic crochet stitches an I crochet hook, and worsted weight yarn. Make several in different colors to accent your wardrobe and to give as gifts or to a charity.
Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver 50 to 75 yds for each headband (small amount of desired color) Examples one made using Gold 2nd one using Bubble Gum
Hook: I (5.5 mm)
Laying flat height 3 inches, width 10 inches
Gauge: Not important for this project
BLO = back loop only
Ch/chs = chain/chains
Dec = decrease67
Hdc = half double crochet
Lp/lps = loop/loops
Sc = single crochet
Sl st = slip stitch
Sp/sps = space/spaces
St/sts = stitch/stitches
Tog = together
Yo = yarn over
Half double crochet decrease (hdc dec or hdc2tog) – decrease over 2 stitches –yo insert hook into indicated st, draw up lp, pull through (3 loops on hook, insert hook into next st, yo and pull through (4 loops on hook) yo and draw through all 4 lps on hook: (hdc dec made)
Worked in Back Loops Only through out to give each row a ridge effect.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each of next 4 chs, 3 sc in next ch; * sc in each of next 3 chs, sk next 2 chs, sc in each of next 3 chs, 3 sc in next ch; rep from * across to last 5 chs; sc in each of last 5 chs; ch 1, turn.
Row 2: Working in back lps only hdc dec over first 2 sts, hdc in each of next 4 sts, 3 hdc in next st, * hdc in each of next 3 sts, sk next 2 sts, hdc in each of next 3 sts, 3 hdc in next st, rep from * across to last 6 sts; hdc in each of next 4 sts, dec over last 2 sts ch 1, turn.
Rows 3 through 7: Rep Row 2.
Fasten off leaving a long tail to sew together. Sew ends of the rows together matching stitches so that chevrons line up. Fasten off and weave in ends.
Happy Hooking and Enjoy!
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