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I am a Jill of all trades , SAHM and lover of all crafts. I think my middle name is Creating :) Each day I try to invision some new detail or put together some stiches I have never done before for a new look. I can`t wait to see what tomorrow will bring . Feel free to leave a comment and let me know how I am doing.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

HEADBANDS


HEADBANDS WITH FLOWER APPLIQUE


PLAIN HEADBANDS

These are of few  of my headband craze :) I am trying to make lots of headbands in every color imaginable .... Any of the headbands can be embellished with appliques like the ones I have done here , left plain or a crocheted flower added to it . Any way you choose will compliment your wardrobe .  

These headbands can easily be worked wider to turn them into nice ear warmers .

They are fun and add personality !


chain stitch
double crochet = DC
front post double crochet =FPDC
back post Double crochet = BPDC

I used a H hook w/redheart 4 ply yarn

1. Crochet a chain that measures about 6 inches bigger than you want the measurement to be .( if you need a 20`` headband , start with a 26 inch chain )

2. slip stich to make a ring being careful not to twist the chain .

3. chain 2 and make  DC in next stich and every other chain stich around  sl stich to join 

4. chain 2 and do a *BPDC with the next 2 stiches together, FPDC with the next 2 stiches together. repeat from * till you reach then end  sl stitch   .  tie end andweave the ends w/a needle or crochet hook

5. attach yarn on oposite side of headband that you just finished and chain 2 and do a *BPDC with the next 2 stiches together, FPDC with the next 2 stiches together. repeat from * till you reach then end  sl stitch   .  tie end andweave the ends w/a needle or crochet hook.


You can add an applique or a flower to it , or just leave it as is .

PLEASE DO NOT SELL MY PATTERNS . YOU CAN LINK ANYONE TO THIS PAGE BUT DO NOT COPY THESE INSTRUCTIONS .YOU ARE WELCOME TO USE THESE INSTRUCTIONS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY  .

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