Skill level: easy
To fit head
Fingering (14 wpi; 4 ply; no 1: Super Fine) yarn such as Alize Lino in two colors about 20g or 75 yards total
Crochet hook US C/2 (2.5 mm) or to obtain gauge 4” x 4” (10 x 10 cm) = 24 sts x 26 rows (in single crochet) – gauge not important
Bead for decorating
All crochet terms are US
Use smaller hook to get the stiffness
The negative ease of the headband is about an inch (3 cm), if you want it more fitted, work another inch less than indicated
St(s) – stitch(es)
Sl – slip
Ch – chain
Sc – single crochet
Dc – double crochet
The band is worked flat that is after each row end you turn.
With main yarn (gray) and ch 4 for all sizes.
Row 1: (3 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) all into 4th ch from the hook, turn
Row 2: Ch 3, (3 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) all into ch space, turn
Repeat Row 2 until the band measures 13/16/17/18/19/21” (33/41/43/46/48/53 cm) for newborn/6m/1y/3y/child/ woman sizes.
Now join both ends: ch 1, work 1 sc in each of the 4 foundation ch and last 4 stitches of the last row.
Cut the yarn, fasten off.
The flower is worked in the round.
With contrast color ch 6 and form a ring with a sl st.
Round 1: ch 1, 14 sc into ring, sl st to first sc
Round 2: ch 1, *work in front loop of each sc (1 sc, ch 6, 1 sc)*, repeat form *-* all around, sl st to first sc
Round 3: ch 1, *work in back loop of each sc (1 sc, ch 8, 1 sc)*, repeat from *-* all around, sl st to first sc
Fasten off. Attach the flower to the headband.
Decorate the flower with a small bead.