Thursday, May 8, 2014

Crochet 3 color beaded headband



Crochet 3 color beaded headband

Adult size ( easily made to any size )
Size I/9-5.5 mm hook
Exact gauge is not essential to this project
Color A 3 ½ yards worsted weight
Color B 7 yards worsted weight
Color C 3 ½ yards worsted weight

bead amount varies with size of headband

ch = chain stitch
dc = double crochet
sl = slip stitch

1 ) using color A, leave 16 inches or so for tie, ch 50 ( or about 3 inches short of length to go around head ) turn

2 ) change to color B ( cut yarn A leaving a 16 inch tail of both colors ) ch2, dc into back loop to end, adding a pony bead to every third dc starting with the second one, turn

I added the beads on as I went along using a smaller hook to pull the yarn through… see photos at bottom of pattern.

3 ) change to color C ( cut yarn B leaving a 16 inch tail of both colors, giving you 3 tail strands ), sl into front loop of chains to end, fasten off leaving 16 inch tail.

Braid 3 tail strands on each side to make tie, knot at end.


Place one bead on yarn by using small hook to pull the yarn through, place the loop on working hook
 


Continue with dc keeping bead in front


 
I got some nice acrylic beads and decided to make another headband... I changed the pattern up a bit... changes can be found here 
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