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Baby Headbands (free pattern)

Materials 1. Worsted weight yarn. 2. Hooks- H (5mm) and F (3.75 mm) 3. Sewing needle with matching thread. Size Can make for any size head, see table below. If you want to customize it to your head, measure your head around the forehead and reduce 1 1/2 inches from the length for a snug fit. The chart below gives the approximate measurements for the headbands. Age 0-3 Months 3-6 Months 6-12 Months 1-3 Yrs 3-7 Yrs 7-15 Yrs Adult Headband Circumference (inches) 12 1/2 14 17 18 19 19 1/2 20

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Page2- Baby headbands Gauge Not important. Stitch Abbreviations Pattern is in standard American terms. sc- single crochet dc- double crochet sl st- slip stitch ch- chain NOTE: The pictures are meant to support the written pattern and do not include every step but only the hard ones. Please work from the written pattern. Pink Flower

1. Ch 4 and sl st to first chain to form a chain ring Copyright 2010 CrochetDreamz. All Rights Reserved

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2. Chain Ring formed

3. Making a slip stitch while picking up the next color

4. Work back along the chain made to make your first petal Copyright 2010 CrochetDreamz. All Rights Reserved

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5. Petals formed

1. Using H hook and Worsted weight yarn ch 4 2. Sl st to 1st ch to form a ring 3. 10 sc in ring ( you can pull the stitches to one side to make space) , sl st to 1st sc picking up the next color yarn for the petals as seen in pic 3 above; do not turn---------10 sc around Now, 1 petal is worked in each of the 10 stitches around. 4. Sl st to the next sc, ch 6, working back along the chain as seen in pic 4 above, sl st into the 2nd chain from the hook and the next 4 chains, sl st into the same sc.----------- 1 petal formed 5. Repeat step 4 till you complete 10 petals and fasten off.---------1 layer of petals completed. 6. Make one more like the above for the second layer of petals, you can chain 7 instead of 6 to make the petals longer. 7. Overlap the 2 layers of petals and sew in place.

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1. Sl st into the 3rd chain from the hook Pattern

Note: Please refer to the pictures for the pink flower for the flower center and picking up the next color of yarn. 1. Using H hook and worsted weight yarn ch 3 2. Sl st to 1st ch to form a ring. 3. 4 sc in the ring, sl st to 1st sc , do not turn--------4 st around 4. 2sc in each sc around, sl st to 1st sc picking up the next color -------8 st

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Now one pointy petal is worked in each of the 8 stitches to get 8 petals. 5. (Sl to the next st, ch 2, 1 dc, ch 3, sl st to the 3rd chain from the hook as seen in pic 1 above, 1 dc , ch 2, sl st into the same st) ------------1 petal formed in a stitch 6. Repeat step 5 to get 8 more petals and fasten off.

Band for the Pink Flower

1. Using hook H Chain as long as you want your band to be ( see sizing for circumference) and add 3 ch for turning. For example if you chained 70 to get the length you need then, make it (70+3) 2. 1 dc in the 3rd chain from the hook, ch 1, skip 1 ch, 1 dc in next, ch 1, *(skip 1 ch, 1 dc in next), repeat from * till you reach the end of your chain. Your band will look like a ladder 3. Sl st the ends of the band together and sew the flower onto the joint to hide it.

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Band for the Blue flower

This headband grows in length as you work it. 1. Using F hook, ch 6 2. 1 dc in the 4th chain from the hook, 1 dc in the next 2 st-------4 dc counting ch 3 as 1st dc You will be working dc into the space between the dc stitches to give it a lacy look as shown in pic 1 above. The turning Ch3 counts as a dc throughout.

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3. Ch 3, turn , 1 dc in the space between the next two dc, 1 dc in the next two spaces; turn.-----4 dc 4. Repeat step 3 for the length you want. Give a tug to the band before you measure it. 5. Sl st the ends together and sew the flower onto the joint to hide it. Enjoy!

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