How to Crochet Around a Headband

Want to liven up a plain headband with some beautiful crochet?  Stitching around a headband is fun and easy, requires minimal amounts of yarn and the results are fabulous!  You can take it a step further and add some beautiful embellishments if you like too, the possibilities are endless!

Want a little help? There’s a full video tutorial below too! 

How to Crochet Around a Headband

By Jennifer Dickerson

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Supplies Needed:

  • Headband (try to pick something that is smooth and easy to crochet around.
  • Yarn (I used Red Heart Super Saver in the “Grenadine” colorway)
  • Crochet Hook (I used an 5.5 mm “I” crochet hook)
  • Scissors 
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Optional: embellishments to decorate your headband 

*Looking for some cute crochet appliques?  Check out this collection!

How to Crochet Around a Headband:

Tie a small knot onto one end of the headband with the yarn.

Work a series of single crochets around the headband, pushing them over so they are nice and dense, don’t allow any of the headband underneath to show.

Once headband is covered, fasten off and weave in ends.  

To keep yarn from sliding off the edge, try adding a tiny drop of hot glue to either side to keep everything in place.

You can wear it as is or embellish if you like too!

© Jennifer Dickerson 2020

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3 thoughts on “How to Crochet Around a Headband

  1. Thank you Jennifer! This is a really cute idea.
    I hope you and your family are staying safe and healthy.

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