I hope your week is starting out well. I wanted to share with you a pattern for a cute headband made with the puff stitch. This headband works up so quickly and is perfect to bring some sparkle to a gloomy day.
You will need:
5.0mm crochet hook
Appoximately 2 ounces of worsted weight yarn
ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
hdc = half double crochet
PS = Puff Stitch
*If you need to learn how to do the puff stitch, please look at my free pattern for Puffing Warm Fingerless Gloves**
slip stitch into first chain to form ring
Row 1: ch1, 1hdc in first ch and in each ch around, sl st into first hdc (60 hdc)
Row 2: ch 2, PS in first hdc, ch 1, skip next hdc, *PS in next hdc, ch 1, skip next hdc** repeat from *to** around, sl st into first PS (30 PS and 30 ch 1 spaces)
Row 3-6: sl st into first ch 1 space, ch 2, PS in same ch 1 space, ch 1, *PS in next ch 1 sp, ch 1** repeat around from *to** sl st into first PS (30 PS and 30 ch 1 spaces)
Row 7: ch 1, 1hdc in same space, *1hdc in ch 1 space, 1 hdc in PS** repeat around from *to** sl st into first hdc (60 hdc)
Fasten off and weave in ends
This headband can be worn as is now, or you can snazzy it up with a flower!
I added a golden flower to this teal headband.
This headband will be part of a giveaway on my ChirpinBirdie Facebook page.
The giveaway will begin on Wednesday, January 30th 2013.
**Feel free to use this pattern for person use, and to sell. All I ask is that you give me credit for the pattern by citing this ChripinBirdie blog.**