“Bee Mine” Crochet Headband – Free Pattern
With Valentine’s Day just a few weeks away, I wanted to make something cute for Kaylee to wear. She has been really into headbands lately so I thought that it would be cute to make her a bee-themed headband. I came up with this quick, easy, and adorable headband and asked Kaylee to “bee” mine 🙂 This pattern is great for scrap yarn and takes about 30 minutes to make. Also, if you don’t want to make a headband, you can use the bee applique for anything else! Happy Crocheting!
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“Bee Mine” Crochet Headband
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- Category 4 Medium Weight yarn in four colors:
- Color A – I used Lily Sugar ‘n Cream* in Hot Pink
- Color B – I used Lily Sugar ‘n Cream* in Yellow
- Color C – I used Lily Sugar ‘n Cream* in Black
- Color D – I used Lily Sugar ‘n Cream* in White
- Size H (5 mm) Crochet Hook*
- Size I (5.5 mm) Crochet Hook*
- Size B (2.25mm) Crochet Hook
- Small amount of Embroidery Floss* or Thread in Black
- Embroidery Needle*
- Yarn Needle* for weaving ends
ch – chain
sc – single crochet
sc dec – single crochet decrease
sk – skip
sl st – slip stitch
Headband (With Size I Hook):
Note – The headband is made by chaining an amount of chains to fit around your head. In this example, I chained 60 to fit my daughter’s head which is approximately 18″ around.
With Color A
Round 1 – Without twisting the chain, join with a sl st to the beginning ch.
Round 2 – Ch 1. Sc in the same stitch as the join. Ch 60. Join with a sl st into the sc. Fasten off, weave ends.
Bee (With Size H Hook):
With Color B
Magic Circle, ch 1.
6 sc into the circle. Join in beginning sc. Ch 1. (6)
2 sc into each st around. Join in beginning sc. Fasten off. (6)
Change to Color C
Join yarn in any stitch of the circle that you just created. Sc into the same st and the next 3 sts. Ch 1, turn. (4)
2 sc into the next st, 1 sc into each of the next 2 sts, 2 sc into the last st. Turn.(6)
Change to Color B
Ch 1. Sc into each st across. Ch 1, turn. (6)
Sc into each st across. Turn. (6)
Change to Color C
Ch 1. sc dec, 1 sc into each of the next 2 sts, sc dec. Ch 1, turn. (4)
Sc into each st across. Turn. (4)
Change to Color B
Ch 1. sc dec, twice. Ch 1, turn. (2)
Sc dec. Fasten off, leave a long tail to sew to headband. (1)
For the bee’s wing, I used my Crochet Heart pattern and attached it to the back of the bee.
For the face, I used black embroidery floss and an embroidery needle to make the mouth and eyes (I used french knots for the eyes)
For the antennae, I used a size B (2.25) crochet hook and embroidery floss:
Join embroidery floss with a sl st into one of the stitches at the top of the bee’s head. Ch 8 Sl st into the third ch from hook. Sl st into each st across. Join in the same st as the beginning join. Fasten off. Repeat with the other antenna. Weave all ends and using the long tail from the bee’s body and a yarn needle, sew the bee onto the headband.
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This is so adorable, my niece would love this so I guess I’m going to have to find myself some decent yellow yarn!
Thanks Arena! I made mine with cotton since that’s what I have a ton of but it would be great with acrylic too!
This is seriously adorable! It would look so cute on my daughter, but I have a feeling she’d pull it right off (11mos)!
Thank you Liz! My daughter used to pull hers off all the time. Now, since she’s older, she enjoys dressing up and wearing headbands. Your daughter will get there too 🙂
I am going to make this for my daughter. LOVE LOVE LOVE it!
Thank you Katrina! I hope she likes it! 🙂
Very cute patterns my granddaughter will look so cute wearing them.
Thank you Donna!
So cute! I’ll use this bee as a the one for shirts to wear on our boat, MAY BEE CATCH EM. MAY BEE NOT
That is such a cute idea Linda! Enjoy! 🙂
Thank you for sharing this fantastic pattern; my granddaughter is going to adore it as ‘bee’ (meaning all insects) is her favourite word at present. A great inclusion for her 3rd birthday next month… 🙂
That is so cute! I hope she enjoys it! 🙂
Love this headband alot!
Thank you Stephanie! 🙂
This would make a fun Easter basket addition!
This is so cute. My baby niece will look adorable wearing this.
Thanks Lisa! I bet she would look very cute 🙂
Gorgeous cheeky little band! My girls will love these. Thanx for a fab pattern 🙂
I am more of a knitter myself but I just love this bee
OMG that is too cute! Thank you for the pattern!
Thanks Stephanie! Enjoy! 😀