Friday, May 9, 2014

Crochet 3 color headband with treble crochet stitch

Note: the only difference between this pattern and my crochet 3 color headband pattern is the stitch used for the center row ( and yarn )...for easy of choice I added both
 

Crochet 3 color headband with treble crochet stitch

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 approximately

Color B 11 yards worsted weight approximately ( Caron's Simply Soft Party in Royal Sparkle )

Color C 3 ½ yards worsted weight approximately

ch = chain stitch

tr = treble 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 ) ch3, tr into back loop to end, turn

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.

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