Monday, January 25, 2016

Happy Hearts Valentine Headband Crochet Pattern


Happy Hearts Valentine Headband Crochet Pattern
I have had this headband pattern ready for a while.
I was waiting for final touches to be done before
 releasing it.
I think you will have fun making this headband.
I designed it in 3 sizes.
And I have made a photo tutorial 
to help you understand the technique.
I decided to design it in 
Red Heart Super Saver I had on hand.
Any Worsted Weight yarn will 
work for this pattern.
This headband is a great way to
 use up some of your left over WW yarns.
I really like the flow of the head band. 
How it has a graceful flow across the
 top and bottom of the the ring of hearts.




See The Video On My Youtube Channel
 at This LINK

Happy Hearts Valentine Headband Crochet Pattern
By Sara Sach
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Skill: Intermediate - 
not too hard, but a little challenging.

Materials:
Crochet Hook – I
Yarn – Worsted Weight (4) 2 oz. of each color.
             Pink C1, Lavender C2, White C3
            I used Red Heart Super Saver
Yarn Needle

Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Slip Stitch (sl st)
Single Crochet (sc)
Half Double Crochet (hdc)
Double Crochet (dc)
Triple Crochet (tr)
Skip (sk)

Sizes: are approximates
Child – Small/16 inches
Youth – Medium/18 inches
Adult – Large/20 inches

Notes:
Pattern is written in Large (medium and small in parenthesis)
12 + 3 is the beginning ch repeat.
Small – 5 repeats for 5 hearts (ch 60+3)
Medium – 6 repeats for 6 hearts (ch 72+3)
Large – 7 repeats for 7 hearts (ch 84+3)

Pattern:
R: 1 – We will be starting with the hearts –
With C1, Ch87 (75, 63), 1 dc in the 6th ch from the end.
Ch3 counts as 1st dc.
4dc in the same st. (5dc)
Sk next 2 chs, 1 sl st in the next ch,
Sk the next 2 chs, 5dc in the next ch,
Sk the next 2 chs, slst in the next ch
1st 2 heart bumps made

*sk next 2 chs, 5 dc in the next ch, sk next 2 chs,
1 sl st in the next ch, sk next 2 chs,
5 dc in the next ch, sk the next 2 chs, cl st in the next ch*
Next 2 heart bumps made.
Repeat From * to * 5 more times for large,
 4 times for medium, 3 times for small.
Join last st with sl st.

R: 2 – Turn, Working down the Opposite side of the ch,
*working in the slst between the next 2 hearts bumps,
4 Tr, ch1, 4 Tr
Sl st in the next sl st*
1st heart completed
Repeat From * to* 6 (5, 4) times.
Join to the 1s st of R: 1
Join the hearts in a circle with a sl st. Tie off C1.


R: 3 – Join C2, Working the top of the heart bumps,
Dc, hdc, sc, sc, sc, hdc,
dc in the center of the slst from previous row.
Hdc, sc, sc, sc, hdc, dc*
Repeat From * to * around, join to 1st dc.
Do not tie off, Ch 4,

R: 4 - From behind your work, Working the heart Points.
Move to the bottom of the 1st heart,
*Tr, dc, hdc, sc, sc, sc in the ch2 of the heart point,
Sc, sc, hdc, dc, tr*
Repeat From * to * around, join to 1st heart and tie off.

R: 5 – Join C3 to the top row of the headband,
 1 hdc in each st around, join, ch 5

R: 6 – Moving to the bottom row, from behind your work,
 Join c3, to the bottom row of headband,
 1 hdc in each st around, join to 1st st, and tie off.
Weave in your ends.

By chaining behind the headband, when moving from rows,
 It eliminates having lose ends to weave in.


If your headband is a little "bunchy" you 
may need to loosen up your stitching.

 You can also use a Styrofoam head to
 block the headband, 
by Dampening the headband 
and put it on the head and let it dry.


A PDF Download of 
all 3 Crochet Pattern - 
is available in my Craftsy Shop
 for $1.50 at this link:

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