Friday, May 15, 2015

American Flag Headband Free Crochet Pattern | Posh Pooch Designs

American Flag Headband
You can make this headband with Sport Weight
 yarn for a light weight Headband,
 or You can use Worsted Weight yarn (4)
for thicker Ear Warmers.

The Pattern is written for an adult head, 
but it is easily adjusted for smaller heads.
you get a nice stretchy edge, that fits great!
This fun striped headband would also be great for
 sport team colors, school colors and even 
would be awesome in neon colors.
Oh, And do not forget the reflective yarns!

See The Video on my Youtube Channel
 at this LINK

American Flag Headband Crochet Pattern
By Sara Sach
Please, remember to add this crochet Pattern to your Ravelry Favorites

Skill: Easy

Materials:
Crochet Hook – H
Yarn – Sport Weight (3) Red, White and Blue
I used Red Heart Super Saver
Yarn Needle

Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Single Crochet (sc)
Double Crochet (dc)
Foundation Double Crochet (FDC)
Foundation Double Crochet - LINK

Gauge :  3 dc= 1in

Size : Adult - 20 inches

Pattern :
Note – The Pattern is written for a 20 inch headband, 
Gauge - 3 chs per inch 

Notes:
Because we are changing colors every row, you will ch 3, after the color change.
Leave yarn attached between rows.
The ch3, counts as 1st dc.

R : 1 – With Red yarn FDC 60, leaving an 8 inch tail,
join in a circle, ch 3(counts as 1st dc) (60FDC)
I use the FDC for nice stretchy edge.
If you chose the optional start you will not have as much stretch.

Optional start – Ch 60, join in a circle, ch 3( counts as 1st dc)
 1 dc in each ch around, join,  (60dc)

R : 2 – Change to White yarn, ch3, 1 dc in each dc, join, ch 3 (60dc)
R : 3 – Change to Red, Repeat R : 2
R : 4 – Change to White yarn, Repeat R : 2
R : 5 – Change to Red, Repeat R : 2
R : 6 – Change to White yarn, Repeat R : 2
R : 7 – Change to Red, Repeat R : 2, tie off, weave in your ends.
Sew Closed the gap made on R : 1, using the 8 inch tail.

Band –
R : 1 - With Blue yarn Ch 17, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, and in each ch across,
 Ch1, turn (16sc)
R : 2-9 – 1 sc in each sc, ch 1 turn, (16sc)
Wrap the band around the the headband and slst the 2 ends closed, tie off, weave in your ends.

Star –
With Gold Yarn, stitch the star on the band, with 3 long stitches.(see pic)

Click HERE
For The Matching Scarf
 Free Crochet pattern

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