Head-Hug­ger Head­band

Crochet! - - Beginner’s Corner - D E S I G N B Y R A N DY C AVA L I E R E



31/2 inches wide x 22 inches in cir­cum­fer­ence


• Ber­nat Vicki How­ell Sheep( ish) medium ( worsted) weight acrylic/ wool yarn ( 3 oz/ 167 yds/ 85g per skein): 1 skein each # 007 hot pink( ish) and

# 011 coral( ish) • Sizes I/ 9/ 5.5mm and K/ 101/2/ 6.5mm cro­chet

hooks or size needed to ob­tain gauge • Ta­pes­try nee­dle • Stitch marker


Size K hook and 2 strands held tog: 10 sc = 3 inches; 10 rnds = 3 inches


Re­fer to Stitch Di­a­gram as needed. Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Work in con­tin­u­ous rounds; do not turn or join un­less oth­er­wise stated. Mark first stitch of round. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated. To en­large or re­duce the cir­cum­fer­ence, add or sub­tract chains in mul­ti­ples of 2.


Row 1: With size K hook and 1 strand of each color held tog, ch 69, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each rem ch across. (68 sc) Rnd 2: Now work­ing in rnds and tak­ing care not to twist work, 2 sc in first st, place marker (see Pat­tern Notes) in first st, [sk next sc, 2 sc in next sc] around to last st, sk last sc. Rep rnd 2 un­til Head­band mea­sures 3 inches wide or de­sired width; do not fas­ten off.

First Edge Rnd 1: With size I hook, turn, ch 1, sl st in each st around, join (see Pat­tern Notes) in first slip st. Fas­ten off.

2nd Edge Rnd 1: With WS fac­ing, us­ing size I hook and 1 strand of each color held tog, join in any st on op­po­site side of foun­da­tion ch, sl st in each st around, join in first slip st. Fas­ten off.


Fan­tas­tic color will in­fuse any gray au­tumn day with cheer. This head­band is made with two strands of yarn held to­gether for

more warmth and quick re­sults!

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