Re-Stitched in April 2016
Original date published December 2013
I love the look of crocheted headbands and wearing them. I also love the ribbed look on headbands. So I designed this narrow headband to wear whenever. It looks great with your hair down or up. The colors in the Stripie Headband are so versatile…it makes me think of Fall. I have reworked this headband using Red Heart Super Saver, a I hook, and basic crochet stitches. The basic black with hints of neon colors makes it a go to, anytime headband. Throw it in your bag for the beach, shopping, or even riding in a convertible to keep your hair out of your face. The original had a button closure and this one I just sew first and last rows together.
Yarn: Medium Weight-4 (I used Vanna’s Choice)
For the re-stitched Red Heart Super Saver #4 Medium, 5 oz/141 g/236 yds/215 m, Neon Fleck #E300-4315, used approximately 50 to 75 yds for headband
Hook: Brittany I (5.5 mm)
Button 1inch (if you are making the one with the button)
Laying flat 3 inches wide, 8 inches long
Not important for this project
BLO = back loop only
Ch/chs = chain/chains
Hdc = half double crochet
Sc = single crochet
Sl st = slip stitch
Sp/sps = space/spaces
St/sts = stitch/stitches
Each row is worked in black loop only for the ribbed effect.
Ch 2 at end of row counts as first hdc of next row
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across, ch 2 turn, (9 sc)
Row 2: BLO hdc in next 7 sts, hdc in last st, ch 2 turn, (2 hdc, 7 BLO hdc)
Rows 3 – 39: Repeat Row 2
Row 40: hdc in each hdc across (9 hdc)
* If you are want to add the button – like the original headband *
Row 41: Button Hole Row~ hdc in first 4 sts, ch 1, sk 1 st, hdc in last 4 sts (8hdc, ch 1); Ch 2 turn
Row 42: HDC in each hdc and ch 1 space ( 9hdc)
Fasten off. Weave in ends. Sew button in center stitch of row 2.
Fasten off and weave in ends
Happy Hooking and Enjoy!
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