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- Headband with a twist | Knitting pattern
- LEARN TO KNIT A HEADBAND WITH A TWIST
- Cast on
- Bind off
- VIDEO TUTORIAL
- Free Crochet Headband Pattern for Cold Weather
- Easy Herringbone Earwarmer
- The Yarn
- No Sweat Free Crochet Headband Pattern
- Free Crochet Headband & Earwarmer Patterns
Faux-Bow Easy Crochet Headband Pattern
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This week I made a little something for myself – a cozy headband. Sometimes I need something small to work on in between big projects. How about you? I’ve seen a lot of double layered headbands and hats this season and was excited to make my own. This easy headband turned out so nicely that I ended up making one for my daughter too. It worked out perfectly because I had some of the same yarn in her favorite color, teal! You’ll see that the headband is completely beginner friendly and there’s a step by step tutorial on how to make it below.
32 Easy Knitted Gifts To Make In A Few Hours
Need some cool knitting projects to add to your list for making DIY Christmas presents? I love knitting, but with the holidays coming up, I already find myself with limited time on my hands. Quick knitted gifts are the way to go.
After searching Pinterest for more hours than I care to admit, I found some of the cutest knitted presents ever and just had to share them with you. From gadget covers to hand warmers to cute little home decor items, there is a little something for everyone.
Complete with easy to follow step by step tutorials, these are some the best gift ideas ever. These is a super little DIY gift project, all you need is a little yarn, some knitting needles and a little know how. The glasses case and makeup bag/ change purse are wonderful DIY gift ideas because they are one size fits all.
Perfect for busywork while you are watching TV or listening to music. You can make quite a few in a short amount of time for extra gifts this holiday season.
Easy Knitted Gifts
This is a super little DIY gift project, all you need is a little yarn, some knitting needles and a little know how. The glasses case and makeup bag/ change purse are wonderful DIY gift ideas because they are one size fits all. Perfect for busywork while you are watching TV or listening to music. You can make quite a few in a short amount of time for extra gifts this holiday season.
2. Knitted Book Cover
My daughter needed a special book cover for her favorite craft book so I thought, why not wrap good reads and notebooks in a two-stitch, easy-knit book cover pattern complete with a little pocket for highlighters or hooks. A sleeve for the bookish crafter! She gets so much attention over it, I’m going to have to make more for all her books. She has been nudging me by saying, “Mom, my books are cold!” She’s such a little stinker.
Headband with a twist | Knitting pattern
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LEARN TO KNIT A HEADBAND WITH A TWIST
A knitted headband is a functional and trendy accessory. It keeps your ears warm and doesn’t flatten your hair. It’s a great option for those, who don’t really hats but want to stay warm during the cooler months.
This headband is knitted flat in English rib, which is stretchy, textured and thick – it keeps the warmth very well, so your ears will be protected from the cold.
The headband has a very elegant and chic twist in the middle (a clever way to hide the seam!).
You can easily match your headband to your outfit.
The pattern is worked back and forth and is very easy to memorize, which makes it a quick project. You can also find a video tutorial of this headband at the end of the written instructions.
I hope you will enjoy knitting this headband with a twist!
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To knit the headband you will need:
Yarn: ~ 50g DK / light worsted yarn (category #3). I used Lima by Drops in light brown color. It’s 65% wool and 35% alpaca.
Needles: 3.5mm (US4/UK9) knitting needles. I am using 40cm (16″) circular needles, I find them comfortable to work with, you can use any needles you (circular/ single or double pointed).
Scissors. I enjoy working with peacock scissors by DMC.
Tapestry needle. Find on Amazon.
Head circumference: 56-58cm (22″-22.5″), but it is easily adjustable. If you want to change the width of the headband cast on more/fewer stitches, but the total must be a multiple of 3. If you are knitting for a smaller/bigger circumference just knit less/ more rows.
Finished measurements: 23.5-11.5cm (9.2-4.5″)
Loosely cast on 30 stitches. I used the Longtail cast on method and I cast on over two needles (this way the edge isn’t too tight).
30 stitches on the needles
Ribbing is worked without the edge stitches, that way the edges look very neat.
Row 1 (foundation row): *Yarn over, slip 1 stitch purlwise, knit 2 together*, repeat from * to * until the end of the row.
Row 2: *Yarn over, slip 1 stitch purlwise, knit yarn over and the slipped stitch together*, repeat from * to * until the end of the row.
Work row 2 for 50cm (19.5″) or desired length.
Bind off loosely. The idea here is to purl the purl stitches and yarn overs and to knit the knit stitches.
Purl the first stitch, purl the yarn over (now you have two stitches on your right needle), insert the left needle into the first stitch on the right needle and bring it over the second one. Knit 1, insert the left needle into the first stitch on the right needle and bring it over the second one. Repeat these steps until the end of the row.
Leave a tail (30-40cm/12-16″) to sew the edges together.
Once you have your band ready, you can make the twist. Lie the band horizontally the right side up (the right and wrong sides look identical, so just chose the one you better).
Fold the band in half.
Bring the edges closer together.
Twist one of the edges 180 degrees.
Make a “sandwich” – insert one edge into another.
Now you have 4 layers that need to be stitched through. With a yarn needle and the tail, that was left after the bind off sew the edges together. The seam itself will be hidden inside the twist.
Weave in loose ends and turn the headband the right way out. Wash and flat dry on a towel.
Hope you enjoyed this headband knitting pattern,
Free Crochet Headband Pattern for Cold Weather
This wide ear-warmer style headband is great for anyone who loves staying active and outdoors in cool weather. The tapered design is narrow in front and wider around the ears and back of the head.
This sort of headband makes a nice alternative to a winter hat. Un some hats, the headband fits comfortably under a bicycle helmet or a hood. Crochet a headband for a guy or a girl, choosing a yarn color that suits the recipient. And because they work up so quickly, they make excellent last-minute gifts!
- Yarn: 60 yards / 28 grams of a worsted weight wool yarn. The sample uses Knit Picks Swish Worsted in Conch.
- Crochet Hook: Size I / 9 – 5.50 mm crochet hook (adjust as necessary to achieve the correct gauge).
- Other: Tapestry needle for weaving in ends.
The finished headband measures about 19 inches in circumference. It measures about 2-1/4 inches high at its narrowest point in front and about 3-1/2 inches high at its tallest point in the back. You can adjust the circumference by adding or removing a row at the end of each section.
Measure your work after crocheting the first 5 rows of the pattern. You should have a square that's about 2-1/4 inches. If it's larger, try using a smaller crochet hook. If it's smaller, try a larger crochet hook.
Stitch Variation: This headband pattern uses a variation of half double crochet stitch, in which you work only in the back loops of the stitches.
Between each row, ch 2 for the turning chain. The turning chain counts as 1 hdc st throughout.
This headband starts in the center front and works toward the center back; then you rotate the work and crochet the mirror image of the first half of the piece.
You can avoid weaving in extra ends at the center by dividing the yarn and starting in the middle. Pull out about 30 yards of yarn and wind it into a ball, then start crocheting at that point. If you end up with yarn leftovers, you can put them to use later with some free scrap yarn patterns.
Divide the yarn and make the beginning slip knot. Working with the yarn from the small ball ch 10.
Row 1: hdc in third ch from hook and each ch across. The first 2 chs in the row count as the first hdc st, giving you a total of 9 hdc sts.
Rows 2–6: Work hdc through blo in each st. You’ll end up with a total of 9 sts in each row.
Row 7: Work hdc through blo in each st. At the end of this row, work 2 hdc sts into the turning chain for a total of 10 sts in the row.
Row 8: Work hdc through blo in each st. Total = 10 sts in the row.
Row 9: At the end of the row, work 2 hdc sts into the turning chain for a total of 11 sts.
Row 10: Work hdc through blo in each st. Total = 11 sts in the row.
Row 11: At the end of the row, work 2 hdc sts into the turning chain for a total of 12 sts in the row.
Row 12: Work hdc through blo in each st. Total = 12 sts in the row.
Row 13: Work half double crochet through blo. Work 2 hdc sts into the turning chain for a total of 13 sts in the row.
Row 14: Work hdc through blo in each st. Total = 13 sts in the row.
Row 15: At the end of the row, work 2 hdc sts into the turning chain for a total of 14 sts in the row.
Rows 16–20: Work hdc through blo in each st. Total = 14 sts in each row.
If you want to make a larger headband, you can add an extra row, or several rows, here. To make a smaller headband, work fewer rows here.
Put a safety pin or stitch marker in the active loop.
To make the other half of the headband, rotate the work and go back to the side with the starting chain.
Row 21: Working with the yarn attached to the skein, pull up a loop and ch 2. Work back across the starting chain, working 1 hdc in the free loop of each st across the row. Total = 9 hdc sts.
Rows 22–26: Rep rows 2–6.
Row 27: At the beginning of the row, increase by one stitch. To do this, work 2 hdcs into the bl of the first st. Make your increases this way in this row and throughout the rest of the pattern. After increasing, complete the rest of the row by working hdc in blo of each st in the row. Total = 10 sts.
Row 28: Work hdc through blo in each st. Total = 10 sts in the row.
Row 29: At the beginning of the row, increase by one stitch. Total = 11 sts in the row.
Row 30: Work hdc through blo in each st. Total = 11 sts in the row.
Row 31: At the beginning of the row, increase by one stitch. Total = 12 sts in the row.
Row 32: Work hdc through blo in each st. Total = 12 sts in the row.
Row 33: At the beginning of the row, increase by one stitch. Total = 13 sts in the row.
Row 34: Work hdc through blo in each st. Total = 13 sts in the row.
Row 35: At the beginning of the row, increase by one stitch. Total = 14 sts in the row.
Rows 36 – 40: Work hdc through blo in each st. Total = 14 sts in ea row.
If you added any extra rows after row 20 in the first half of the project, be sure to add the same amount of rows at the end here too.
Put a safety pin or stitch marker in your active loop.
If the headband is not a surprise gift, you can do a quick fitting to make sure the fit is okay. Using safety pins, pin the sides of the headband together and try it on the intended recipient. Make any necessary adjustments before finishing the headband.
Hold the two ends of the headband together and join them with a slip stitch. You can also use a whip stitch or another joining method. Weave in the ends.
Optional: If you want to make the upper and lower edges of the headband look neater and more finished, you can add slip stitches across both edges. However, the slip stitches don't stretch much, so it will affect the fit. If you do choose to add the slip stitches, add them before tying off the yarn and work them using a loose, easy tension.
Easy Herringbone Earwarmer
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Ready for a quick project that doesn’t use lots of yarn, is easy enough for a confident beginner, and will make a great Christmas present?
The Easy Herringbone Earwarmer is a simple fall accessory, perfect for those autumn nights when the air is getting crisp. Throw your hair up in a messy bun or wear it down; either way, the Easy Herringbone Earwarmer will be a perfect addition. (And it goes great with my last pattern release, the Herringbone Buttoned Cowl!)
For this pattern, I used Longwood Sport from Cascade Yarns. Longwood Sport is a #3 light, 100% super wash extra fine merino wool. It is unbelievably soft and has perfect stitch definition. It’s my favorite yarn of anything I’ve ever tried; a little pricier than what you find in the big stores, but soooo worth it, especially for special projects!
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No Sweat Free Crochet Headband Pattern
I signed up for a 10K race this May! While I consider myself to be in decent physical condition, I have noticed that the older I get, the less I can get away with eating and drinking I do! And since I love to run, this seems the best way to begin my healthier lifestyle.
I hate to say it, but it will ly stay cold until the end of April in Calgary. I decided to make myself a headband to keep my ears warm, while keeping the hair my face during outdoor training. I designed this headband to be snug and lightweight but warm.
The yarn that I chose is Knit Picks Shine Worsted Weight Yarn because its made with high quality Pima cotton. Cotton is perfect for being absorbent and machine washable – which is ideal for anyone planning to work up a sweat! If you’re not into running, you will still love this headband.
Its stylish and cozy – and great for early spring as well as winter.
I have written out and posted the free pattern for this headband below on this page.
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Here is what you will need to make one crochet headband:
Note: Adult head circumference = 22 inches.
SC: Single Crochet.
DC: Double Crochet.
FPDC: Front Post Double Crochet – Yarn over; insert hook from front to back to front around post of specified stitch and draw up a loop; Yarn over and draw through 2 loops twice.
CH 15 (or any odd number if you prefer a different width).
Row 1: DC in 4th ch from hook and in each remaining ch; CH 1, turn.
Row 2: SC in each dc to end of row; CH 3, turn.
Row 3: *Work FPDC around post of next dc two rows below, DC in next sc; repeat from * to end of row; CH 1, turn.
Row 4: SC in each stitch to end of row; CH 3, turn.
Row 5: *Work FPDC around post of next FPdc two rows below, DC in next sc; repeat from * to end of row; CH 1, turn.
Repeat rows 4 and 5 until headband measures 16.5 inches long. Fold headband in half and seam ends together. Weave in all loose ends.
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Free Crochet Headband & Earwarmer Patterns
Crochet headband and ear warmer pattern. | Source
It's easy to make cute adorable fashionable crochet headband with flower.
I love these, as they keep my ears toasty in cold weather but look very stylish. This is one of the most popular items I get asked for.
I get special requests all the time to make these for babies and adults a. These are also great for the golf course or ski slopes.
I also love that I can make them in less than an hour, Making it such a quick crochet project. It's a great yarn-buster project, making this a favourite for using up those ends.
These are an awesome winter or Christmas gift.
I am asked all the time to make these for family members and friends, and I am forever being asked where I bought mine! People are extremely surprised when I tell them I made it myself.
This is a fantastic project for those just learning how to crochet. See the grey headband pattern on this page for beginners.
On this page you will find free patterns for crocheted headbands and ear warmers with easy-to-follow instructions. Throughout the page I have included other designers' fabulous patterns for you to make too.
Also see patterns for gorgeous flowers, great for finishing off the headbands and giving them a little extra touch.
Gray crochet headband.
This is a fantastic first project for those who have mastered the basic stitches and who want to read simple crochet patterns in order to make something. The simple process of working in the same stitch and in rows make this an ideal project to practice getting used to reading a simple pattern.
To this day I still get asked to make these headbands, and they are by far the most popular thing I crochet.
To create one that looks the picture I use a very simple pattern all in single-crochet stitch (SC).
To find the desired length I measure the head circumference of the person receiving the headband, where you want it to sit on their head.
I then single-crochet stitch rows to the desired thickness
When measuring for a child I measure their ear length and add on an inch at each side so it is a nice thick width.
For an adult crochet headband:
- Use a hook size of four millimeters and thick arran wool or two strands of double-knit yarn
- CH 70
- SC in each st until end
- CH 1 Turn
- Work back along the row in SC
- Continue to work this until you achieve the desired width of the headband (16 rows usually create a nice effect).
- Finish off and leave a long tail to join ends together.
- You can add any kind of crocheted flower you wish to finish.
My daughter—who refused to wear a hat to school—loves this ear warmer on cold days!
Crochet ear warmers.An easy crochet earwarmer
- Hook 4.00
- Double-knit yarn or worsted
- Ch 74
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook; hdc until end of row. 3 hdc in last st; hdc across opposite side; 3 hdc in last st. join in first hdc (not ch).
Row 2: Ch 2. In back loop only (BLO), hdc in same st as join and in each st across; 2 hdc in each of 3 corner sts; hdc across other side; 2 hdc in last 3 corner sts; join to first hdc.
Row 3: Ch 2. In BLO, hdc in same st as join and in each st across; (hdc, 2 hdc) 3x over the three 2hdcs in previous row; hdc across opposite side; (hdc, 2hdc)3x over the three 2hdcs in previous row; join in first hdc.
Row 4: Ch 2. In BLO, hdc in same st as join and in each st across; over 6 corner sts work (hdc, 2 hdc) 3x; hdc across opposite side; over last 6 corner sts work (hdc, 2 hdc)3x; join in first hdc.
Row 5: Ch 2. In BLO, hdc in same st as join and in each st across; in 7 corner sts work (2hdc, hdc)3x, 2hdc in 7th st; hdc across; in last 7 corner sts work (2hdc, hdc)3x, 2 hdc in 7th st; join to first hdc.
Row 6: Ch 2. In BLO, hdc in same st as join and in each st across; in 8 corner sts work (2hdc, hdc, 2hdc, ch 2, sk 2 sts, 2hdc, hdc, 2hdc); hdc across opposite side; in last 8 corner sts work (2hdc, hdc)4x; hdc until end of round; join to first hdc.
Row 7: Ch 2. In BLO, hdc in same st as join and in each st across; in 8 corner sts work (2hdc, hdc, 2hdc, 3hdc in ch, 2hdc, hdc, 2hdc); hdc across opposite side; in next 8 corner sts work (hdc, 2hdc) 4x; join in first hdc.
Row 8: Ch 2. In BLO, hdc around.
Row 9: Border of your choice!
Wrap around the wearer's head to find where button placement should be. Sew on a button of your choice and weave in the ends.
Knitted-look headband. Easy flowers
One of the easiest crocheted flowers to make is this large outer flower pattern:
- Chain 3 sl into 1st ch
- Round 1: 12dc in ring sl st into top 1st ch 3
- Round 2: *Ch 3. In next dc, (dc, trc, dc) Ch 3, sl st in next dc. Repeat from * around.
- Finish off weave in ends
Small flower pattern to sit in the middle of the large outer one:
- Chain 3 sl into 1st st
- work into ring, *ch 3. Make a trc within one step of completion (two loops left on hook. Repeat from # one time. YO, draw through all three loops
- Ch 3, sl st to ring
- Repeat from * five times. Join, finish off with a long tail
I use a long tail to attach the two flowers together and then attach both onto the headband.
You can decorate your flower with a button or use pretty butterfly jewels we did. They get easier to make with practice, and soon you will be able to create your own designs without even needing a pattern.
This is my own pattern which I used on a cute baby hat.
Chunky headbandCrocheted headwrap Purple ear warmer with a flower.
This one fits perfectly due to the back area of the headband being made with a smaller stitch, so if fits comfortably around your head. Again, you can make this to fit any size by following the formula.
I have one in every color!
What I love most about these is that I can have one in every colour. They are also a fabulous project for using up scrap yarn.
You can finish them off to however you want. I love the burst of colour edging around the crochet flower in this one.
This headband is worked in half double crochet until the width achieved, finished off with a 3 d crochet flower.
Elasticated sunflower headband to brighten up those cold days. Delightful stylish headband for an advanced crocheter.
This headband requires you to work in HDC (half double crochet), front post double crochet and back post double crochet (working in the front and back posts of the previous stitches).
Creating the cables is actually pretty easy as long as you have worked front and back post stitches before. You can create fantastic effects and a lovely texture.
I really love this pattern.
headwrap crochet pattern
I love this pattern. I wonder how many I can make in different colours?
Crocheted black headband.
This one can be made any length you want, and you can use any yarn you wish. It would look gorgeous even on a very dressed up day.
Blue ear warmer with a large flower on model.
Is there something else you would to make that I could include a pattern for?