Wednesday, July 15, 2020

CROCHET PATTERN - Toasty Tunisian Headwrap

This headwrap is super thick and cozy to keep your ears warm all winter!  The Tunisian stitchwork will fool your friends into thinking it’s knit!

SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate

SIZES/FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
21” long x 4.5” wide (at widest point)
Fits 22–24” head circumference

YARN
Scheepjes Stone Washed XL, bulky weight #5 yarn (70% cotton, 30% acrylic; 82 yds/75 m per 1.76 oz/50 g skein) -- 1 skein Blue Apatite #845

HOOK & OTHER MATERIALS 
US Size I/9 (5.5mm) Tunisian crochet hook, 2 buttons (½” to ¾”), Yarn needle, Blocking supplies (optional)

GAUGE
7 sts and 9 rows = 2”/5 cm in TKS
Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain gauge.

SPECIAL STITCHES
TKS (Tunisian knit stitch) = insert hook through work from front to back between strands of next vertical bar, yo and pull up loop, leave loop on hook.
TKS2tog (Tunisian knit stitch 2 together) = insert hook under vertical bar of 1st st and through 2nd st, yo and pull up loop, leave loop on hook.
Basic Return Row = ch 1, *yo and pull through 2 loops; repeat from * until 1 loops remains on hook. Do not turn. Last loop on hook is 1st st of next row.
M1 (make 1 increase) = insert hook into space between next 2 sts, yo and pull up loop, leave loop on hook.


Instructions:

Ch 9.
Row 1:  Insert hook into back bump of 2nd ch from hook, yo and draw up loop, *insert hook into back bump of next ch, yo and draw up loop; repeat from * to end of ch. Work Basic Return Row—9 sts.
Row 2:  TKS in each st across. Work Basic Return Row—9 sts.
Row 3:  TKS in next, skip 1 st, TKS in next 3, skip 1 st, TKS in last 2. Ch 1, yo and draw through 2 loops, ch 1, [yo and draw through 2 loops] 3 times, ch 1, [yo and draw through 2 loops] twice—7 sts, 2 buttonholes.
Row 4:  TKS in each st and buttonhole across. Work Basic Return Row—9 sts.
Rows 5–9:  TKS in each st across. Work Basic Return Row—9 sts.
Row 10 (increase):  TKS in next 2, M1, TKS in next 3, M1, TKS in last 3. Work Basic Return Row—11 sts.
Rows 11–17:  TKS in each st across. Work Basic Return Row—11 sts.
Row 18 (increase):  TKS in next 2, M1, TKS in next 5, M1, TKS in last 3. Work Basic Return Row—13 sts.
Rows 19–23:  TKS in each st across. Work Basic Return Row—13 sts.
Row 24 (increase):  TKS in next 2, M1, TKS in next 7, M1, TKS in last 3. Work Basic Return Row—15 sts.
Rows 25–29:  TKS in each st across. Work Basic Return Row—15 sts.
Row 30 (increase):  TKS in next 2, M1, TKS in next 9, M1, TKS in last 3. Work Basic Return Row—17 sts.
Rows 31–59:  TKS in each st across. Work Basic Return Row—17 sts.
Row 60 (decrease):  TKS in next 2, TKS2tog, TKS in next 7, TKS2tog, TKS in last 3. Work Basic Return Row—15 sts.
Rows 61–65:  TKS in each st across. Work Basic Return Row—15 sts.
Row 66 (decrease):  TKS in next 2, TKS2tog, TKS in next 5, TKS2tog, TKS in last 3. Work Basic Return Row—13 sts.
Rows 67–71:  TKS in each st across. Work Basic Return Row—13 sts.
Row 72 (decrease):  TKS in next 2, TKS2tog, TKS in next 3, TKS2tog, TKS in last 3. Work Basic Return Row—11 sts.
Rows 73–79:  TKS in each st across. Work Basic Return Row—11 sts.
Row 80 (decrease):  TKS in next 2, TKS2tog, TKS in next, TKS2tog, TKS in last 3. Work Basic Return Row—9 sts.
Rows 81–89:  TKS in each st across. Work Basic Return Row—9 sts.
Row 90:  Sc in each st across. 
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Finishing
Using yarn and yarn needle, sew 2 buttons to end of headwrap opposite buttonholes. Adjust buttons on headwrap to customize to desired size.
Gently block headwrap to straighten edges or increase length, if desired.

© 2010/2013 Danyel Pink aka Danyel Pink Designs.  All Rights Reserved.
This design, the pattern, and the images are property of Danyel Pink Designs.  Users may use this pattern for personal use and charity.  Sales of the finished items are also permitted with credit given to Danyel Pink.  No part of this document may be reproduced, altered, or distributed in any form, or by any means, without express written permission from Danyel Pink.

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