How to Crochet a Button-Bedecked Headband

comments (15) March 25th, 2009     

Pin It

LindaPermann Linda Permann, contributor
Love it! 71 users recommend
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
< 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 View all

Remember that the headband will stretch, so you might want to make it 1 to 2 inches shorter than your actual head circumference. Alternately, you could crochet the band in single crochet stitches to make it slightly less stretchy.


Fasten off the band, leaving a long tail for sewing. With wrong sides facing, center the band over the bottom circular part of the headband and sew the short edge of the band to the circular piece.

 

Once the headband is sewn together, slip stitch around the entire outside edge of the headband. This will keep the band from stretching too much.

  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.

 

See more of my projects on my personal blog, and look for my new book, Crochet Adorned, in stores August 11, 2009.

< 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 View all
Did you make this?
After you make this project, show off your work to other members!
Post your project in the gallery
 
posted in: tutorial, yarn, how-to, hair accessory, button, headband

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
You must be logged in to post comments. Log in.