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Free Baby Crochet Pattern
Cotton Headband

UK Format


WS.      Wrong Side

RS.       Right Side

ch.        Chain

dc.        Double Crochet

tr.          Treble Crochet

rpt.        Repeat

ss.         Slip Stitch

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

3ch counts as first tr

Size to fit approx: Newborn Baby 15” x 2”


15 grams of Patons 100% Cotton DK in Colour 1

10 grams of Patons 100% Cotton DK in Colour 2

4.50mm crochet hook

TENSION - 2 pattern rpts and 2 rows measures approx 1 Inch


Make 9ch, (1tr, 1ch, 1tr) into 5th ch from hook, miss 1ch, (1tr, 1ch, 1tr) into next ch, miss 1ch, 1tr into next ch. Turn.

Pattern Row - 3ch, (1tr, 1ch, 1tr) into each 1ch space to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn.

Rpt Pattern Row until 30 rows have been worked in all.

Fold headband in half lengthways and ss last row and cast on edge together to make a round. Fasten off.

Edging - Working along the side of headband with RS facing, join in colour 2, work 2dc into each row end to end, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1 more row of 1dc into each dc to end, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Using colour 2 rpt last 2 rows on opposite side of band. Fasten off.

Click here for Snail Motif

Finishing - Weave in and trim off all loose ends, placing slip stitched seam to centre on the back of the head, attach the snail motif to the front.

Hope you enjoy this free newborn crochet headband.

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