How to Crochet a Button-Bedecked Headband

comments (15) March 25th, 2009     

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LindaPermann Linda Permann, contributor
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Now youre set to go in colorful style. Depending on your yarn, button, and placement choices, you can make this headband just right for you.
Here are the materials I started with—a few colors of similarly sized yarn, some buttons, a crochet hook, and a needle. Pick a few skeins from your stash that inspire you—you only need a little of each color.
To start, make a few circles from your main color. Vary the sizes by adding a different number of rounds.
Now youre set to go in colorful style. Depending on your yarn, button, and placement choices, you can make this headband just right for you.

Now you're set to go in colorful style. Depending on your yarn, button, and placement choices, you can make this headband just right for you.

Photo: Linda Permann
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Basic Circle Pattern

Make a magic ring, or start with a slip knot.
Round 1:
Ch 3 (counts as dc), 9 dc in ring, join with sl st in beg ch—10 dc.
Round 2:
Ch 3, dc in same st, 2 dc in each dc around, join with sl st in beg ch—20 dc.
Round 3:
Ch 3, *2dc in next dc, dc in next dc; repeat from * around, ending with 2dc in last dc, join with sl st in beg ch—30 dc.
Round 4:
Ch 3, dc in next dc, *2dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; repeat from * around, ending with 2dc in last dc, join with sl st in beg ch—40 dc.
Round 5:
Ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, *2dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc; repeat from * around, ending with 2dc in last dc,  join with sl st in beg ch—50 dc.

Note: You can substitute any stitch for the dc stitch if you are consistent (make the whole round in that stitch).

Using a contrasting color for each circle, add a double crochet or half-double crochet edging to each circle.

  To get the right stitch count, follow the directions for the next round of stitches in the new color (for instance, if your circle is 3 rounds large, add the edging following the round 4 instructions).

 

 


Arrange the circles as you wish and sew them together. For the top overlapping edge, sew under the V of the stitch of the circle on top and back through to the back side of the bottom circle. Turn the work over and sew the back sides together as well, making sure the yarn doesn't show through to the front.

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Comments (15)

hbic34 writes: Blah my link did not work so it can be found here http://34creations.com/?p=172
Posted: 7:06 am on June 2nd
hbic34 writes: Thanks for the tutorial, I made this for my daughter and she loves it. I blog it with credit here http://34creations.com/?p=149
Posted: 6:41 am on June 2nd
gladimiri writes: Me allegro mucho saber de personas como usteded a la verdad que le quedo preciosa. GREAT!
Posted: 6:40 am on March 9th
Dreamaginarius writes: Absolutely beautiful! I just blogged it! (with credits etc)

http://dreamaginarius.blogspot.com/2010/12/how-to-crochet-button-bedecked-headband.html

Now, I am off to make one :) Thanks for sharing!
Posted: 11:19 pm on December 23rd
Marisa14 writes: Hi Linda. First of all i love this headband its so cute. I was just wondering what brand of yarn you used for this. Thanks!
Posted: 4:58 pm on September 17th
nathalhya writes: Its so beautiful and love how simple the guide is! Thank you!!
Posted: 11:59 am on October 24th
d25crochet writes: i love this idea!!! what are your copywrite policies? do you have any? thank you. i would never sell an idea as my own. i would always give credit, because that is what i would want others to do for me. i have a shop of crocheted items, and i was curious. i definitely want to make one for myself. uber cute idea!!!
Posted: 8:48 pm on October 23rd
gailjking writes: I love this headband. Can you give me the directions to make it for a baby?
Thank you.
Posted: 1:16 pm on October 6th
pyrplgyl writes: What a great idea. Thanks for sharing
Posted: 4:40 pm on May 19th
CalPatch writes: this is the first crochet one i've seen amongst the 'fascinator' craze! brilliant idea linda, and i love your color combo!
Posted: 11:39 am on March 27th
susanstars writes: oh, that looks awesome on you, Linda! love it!
Posted: 5:31 pm on March 26th
LindaPermann writes: thanks ladies! i'd love to see yours if you do end up making one. :)

and vicki- i love the craft yarn!
Posted: 12:41 am on March 26th
SpicyHotChick writes: Hey, that is great on creativity! That helps those winter blues for me. I am going to work this up soon. Thanks
Posted: 10:46 pm on March 25th
Vickie_Howell writes: Love it!! Thanks for using my yarn. :) xo, VH
Posted: 7:10 pm on March 25th
MizzKodak writes: this is super super adorable, I cant wait to make this I love the colors and how cute it is. very creative.
Posted: 11:20 am on March 25th
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