Huron Headband

This super-soft headband is the perfect project for warmer weather. Easy to make, easy to transport, easy to style — what more could you ask for? Whether you make it for vacation or wear it to the beach, this simple piece will add an easy, breezy style to any outfit.

Skill Level: Easy

Size:  30” long, 2” at the widest part.

Gauge: 5 sts and 4 rows = 1” [2.5 cm]

Materials

Fine weight yarnYarn: Shibui Knits Fern (100% Cotton; 232 yards [212 meters]/50 grams): Shore 2182 (1 skein)

Hook: US size G/6 (4 mm)    

Notions: Tapestry needle  

Special Stitches

hdc2tog: Yo, insert hook into first st sp, pull up a lp, yo, insert hook into 2nd st sp, pull up a lp, pull through all 5 sts on the hook.

Pattern Notes

The pattern is fast and easy to make because the hdc are crocheted in between stitches rather than in the top two loops. The twist design is created by crocheting two straps, crossing them over, and crocheting across them for a simple way to secure the headband.

Pattern

Row 1: Ch 2, hdc twice into the first ch, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, hdc in between the posts of the st below ch 1 and the next st, 2 hdc between the posts of the next st and the starting ch, turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, hdc in between the posts of the st below the ch and between the posts of the next 2 st (place last hdc in between the post of the final st and the ch of the row below), turn.

Row 4: Ch 1, hdc in between posts of next st, 2 hdc in between posts of next st, hdc between posts of next st, turn.

Row 5: Ch 1, 2 hdc between posts of st below ch and the next st, hdc between posts of next 3 sts, turn.

Rows 6-7: Ch 1, hdc between posts of next 5 sts, turn.

Row 8: Ch 1, 2 hdc between posts of st below ch and the next st, hdc between next 4 sts, turn.

Rows 9-10: Ch 1, 6 hdc between posts, turn.

Row 11: Ch 1, 2 hdc between posts of st below ch and the next st, hdc between posts of next 5 sts, turn.

Rows 12-15: Ch 1, 7 hdc between posts, turn.

Row 16: Ch 1, 2 hdc between posts of st below ch and the next st, hdc between next 6 sts, turn.

Rows 17-22: Ch 1, 8 hdc between posts, turn.

Rows 23-30: Ch 1, 4 hdc between posts, turn.

Row 31: Ch 1, 4 hdc between posts, do not turn.

Row 32: Ch 1, sl st down the inside of the strap to Row 22, hdc between last 4 sts of Row 22, turn.

Rows 33-43: Rep Row 23.

Row 44: Ch 1, hdc between posts of next 4 sts, cross second strap over the first strap, hdc across the 4 sts of the other strap, hdc between last st and sl st, turn.

Row 45: Ch 1, hdc2tog in between posts of space below ch and the next st, hdc between posts of the next 3 sts, hdc in the space between straps, hdc between posts of the next 4 sts, turn.

Rows 46-120: Ch 1, 9 hdc between posts, turn.

Row 121: Ch 1, hdc2tog between posts of st below ch and the next st, hdc between posts next 7 sts, turn.

Row 122: Ch 1, hdc2tog between posts of st below ch and the next st, hdc between posts of next 6 sts, turn.

Rows 123-136: Ch 1, 7 hdc between posts, turn.

Row 137: Ch 1, hdc2tog between posts of st below ch and the next st, hdc between next 5 sts, turn.

Row 138: Ch 1, hdc2tog between posts of st below ch and the next st, hdc between next 4 sts, turn.

Rows 139-140: Ch 1, 5 hdc between posts, turn.

Row 140: Ch 1, hdc2tog between posts of st below ch and the next st, hdc between next 3 sts, turn.

Row 141: Ch 1, hdc2tog between posts of st below ch and the next st, hdc between next 2 sts, turn.

Rows 142-143: Ch 1, 3 hdc between posts, turn.

Row 144: Ch 1, hdc2tog between posts of st below ch and the next st, hdc between next st, turn.

Row 145: Ch 1, hdc2tog between posts.

Fasten off.

Finishing

Weave in ends.

(Second sample shown in Sirdar Cotton DK 100% cotton in the Parchment colorway 537)

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