US size G/6 (4.0mm) and H/8 (5.0mm) crochet hooks, yarn needle, scissors
Red Heart Soft worsted weight yarn (5 oz/256 yds): ½ skein #9820 Mid Blue (A)
Red Heart Shimmer worsted weight yarn (3.5 oz/280 yds): ½ skein #1010 Snow (B)
To fit 18 (20, 22)” head circumference
3 (3.5, 4)” wide
3 Shells and 5 Rows = 2”
ch - chain(s), dc - double crochet, hdc - half double crochet, sc - single crochet, sl st - slip stitch, st(s) - stitch(es)
Shell = (sl st, ch 3, 2 dc) in same st.
Note: The ch-1 at the end of a row does not count as a st.
With G/6 hook and A, ch 11 (14, 17).
Row 1: In 2nd ch from hook (sl st, ch 3, 2 dc)—Shell made; skip 2 ch, *Shell in next, skip 2 ch; repeat from * across to last ch, sc in last ch, ch 1, turn — 3 (4, 5) Shells + 1 sc.
Row 2: Shell in 1st sc, *Shell in next ch-3 space; repeat from * across to last ch-3 space, sc in last ch-3 space, ch 1, turn — 3 (4, 5) Shells + 1 sc.
Repeat Row 2 until piece measures approximately 16.5 (18, 20)” unstretched.
Last Row: 2 sc in sc, 3 sc in each ch-3 space across — 11 (14, 17) sc.
At end of last Row, do not ch 1 or turn. Fasten off, leaving long tail for sewing.
Join piece end-to-end, and sew it closed to form a circle. Turn right-side-out (seam on inside).
Using H/8 hook, join B with sl st into any ch-3 space on side of headband near back seam, ch 3 (loosely), *sl st in next ch-3 space, ch 3 (loosely); repeat from * around side of headband, join with sl st to 1st st, fasten off.
Repeat on other side.
With H/8 hook and B, make magic ring.
Round 1: Ch 4 (counts as hdc, ch-2), (hdc in ring, ch 2) 5 times, sl st into 1st ch-2 space — 6 hdc + 6 ch-2 spaces.
Round 2: (Ch 3, sl st, ch 6, sl st, ch 3, sl st) in same space as join, * sl st into next ch-2 space, (ch 3, sl st, ch 6, sl st, ch 3, sl st) in same space; repeat from * around, join to 1st sl st — 6 petals.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
Sew snowflake to headband with yarn needle.
Weave in all ends.
- Use a fun variegated or self-striping yarn for a colorful headband.
- Add buttons or appliqués, too.
- When sewing Headband seam, cinch it tight to reduce bulk at back of head.
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