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Summer Crochet Headband Pattern Free

Fiona Field • Jul 10, 2021

We all know that the summer heat can play havoc with our hairstyle so this summer crochet headband pattern creates the perfect hair accessory to keep those fly-a-ways in their place! This crochet headband features the offset mesh pattern and is secured with an elastic hairband to prevent slippage.

Summer Crochet headband pattern

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This beginner friendly crochet pattern will allow you to whip up a super cute hair accessory for any age which will keep your summer hair style looking fresh!


No Monica moments here!


The pattern includes the use of a hair elastic to help keep your headband in place and to pull a low ponytail through too - giving you more ways to wear it!


This summer crochet headband is part of the All Meshed Up Collection - 5 easy crochet patterns for your summer wardrobe that all feature the offset mesh stitch. Click here to read more about the other patterns.


Keep reading to make your own headband. 

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Easy Summer Crochet Headband Pattern

Skill Level: Easy

Materials:

To complete this project you will need:

  • DK or Size 3 Cotton - Quantities as per size in table below.
  • I used James C Brett Glisten Cotton DK (100g 210m/229yards) in shade GS7
  • This yarn is sadly now discontinued. LoveCrafts Cotton DK is a great alternative to the cotton I used.
  • 4mm Crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle
  • scissors
  • Elastic hair tie for sizes 3-10 years through Large Adult

Abbreviations: US terms (UK in brackets)


Ch            Chain

Sl St        Slip Stitch

Sc            Single Crochet

Dc            Double Crochet

Ch Sp     Chain Space

Inc           Increasing

Rs            Right side

Ws           Wrong side

Sp           Space

St(s)       Stitch(es)

Rnd        Round

32 (34,36,38)  Additional stitch counts shown  between ( ) for different sizing

30 [32]       Additional row counts shown between [ ] for different sizing


Gauge:

  • Gauge is not essential for this project


Finished Size:

  • See Size Chart below


Pattern Notes:

  • Whatever your skill level with crochet, I would always recommend reading through this pattern before beginning. Get in touch if you need any help completing the pattern
  • Ch3 counts as a Double Crochet at the start of a row
  • Ch4 counts as a Double crochet and Ch1 at the start of a row
  • Check through and locate the size you need and note the stitch counts for your size.

Summer Crochet Headband Size Chart

Summer Crochet Headband Size Chart

How to make this Summer Crochet Headband

Sizes 3-6 Months and 6-12 Months

With 4mm crochet hook and 100% cotton DK

Ch 57 (61)


Row 1. Dc in 5th ch from hook (skipped ch 4 counts as Dc), *ch1, skip next ch, Dc in next ch, rep from * across, turn. (27, 29 Ch Sp)


Row 2. Ch 3. In 1st Ch Sp, Dc. *Ch1, Dc into next Ch Sp* Repeat 25 times (27 times) Ch1, Dc into 3rd Ch. Turn (27, 29 Ch Sp)


Row 3. Repeat row 2. Do not Turn


Work Side Panels

Row 4. Working down the sides of the Rows. Ch1. In the same stitch as Ch1, Sc. Work down the rows, placing 2 Sc into each row spacing evenly. Turn. (7)


Rows 5-6. Ch1. Sc in to each st across. (7)


Row 7. Ch1. Sc2Tog in 1st two stitches. Sc in next 3 sts. Sc2Tog in last two stitches. Turn. (5)

 

Row 8-9 Ch1. Dc into each St across. Turn (5)

 

Row 10. Ch1. Sc2Tog in 1st two stitches. Sc in next st. Sc2Tog in last two stitches. Turn. (3)

 

Row 11. Ch1. Sc into each St across. Turn (3)

3-6 months: Fasten off leaving a tail to sew up.

 

 6-12 Months: Row 12-14 Ch1. Sc into each St across. Fasten off leaving a tail to sew up. (3)

 

Re-join yarn to other end of mesh and repeat Rows 4-11 [14]


Sewing Up (Sizes 3-6 Months and 6-12 Months)

Laying the headband flat with WS down, fold in edge pieces sewing together with a mattress stitch.

Sizes 1-3 Years, 3-10 Years, Adult, Large Adult

With 4mm crochet hook and 100% cotton DK


Ch 65 (69, 69, 77)


Row 1. Work Dc in 5th ch from hook (skipped ch 4 counts as Dc), *ch1, skip next ch, Dc in next ch, rep from * across, turn. (30, 32, 32, 36 Ch Sp)


Row 2. Ch 3. In 1st Ch Sp, Dc. *Ch1, Dc into next Ch Sp* Repeat 25 times (27 times) Ch1, Dc into 3rd Ch. Turn (30, 32, 32, 36 Ch Sp)


Rows 3 & 4. Repeat row 2. Do not Turn after row 4


Work Side Panels

Row 5. Working down the sides of the Rows. Ch1. In the same stitch as Ch1, Sc. Work down the rows, placing 2 Sc into each row spacing evenly. Turn. (9)


Rows 6-8 Ch1. Sc in to each st across (9)

Row 9. Ch1. Sc2Tog in 1st two stitches. Sc in next 7 sts. Sc2Tog in last two

stitches. Turn. (7)

 

Rows 10-12. Ch1. Sc into each St across. Turn (7)

 

Row 13. Ch1. Sc2Tog in 1st two stitches. Dc in next 3sts. Sc2Tog in last two stitches. Turn. (5)

 

Row 14. Ch1. Sc into each St across. Turn (5) 1-3 years & 3-10 years: Fasten off leaving a tail to sew up.


Adult & Large Adult

Rows 15-17, Ch1. Sc into each St across. Fasten off leaving a tail to sew up. (5)


For all sizes (Sizes 1-3 Years, 3-10 Years, Adult, Large Adult)

Re-join yarn to other end of mesh and repeat Rows 5-14 [17]

Sewing Up

  • Laying the headband flat with WS down, fold in edge pieces.


  • On each edge, fold up 3 rows from end, placing hair elastic in between fold and secure with stitch markers.

 

  • Check fit and increase fold to make tighter if required.



  • Sew edges with a slip stitch to secure hair elastic
How to crochet an easy Summer Headband

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