Herringbone Twist Headband Earwarmer – Free Crochet Pattern

It’s that time of the year again! I am so excited to participate in the 2019 Holiday Stashdown CAL! I have been participating in this CAL for quite a few years and it is my absolute favorite! If you have never heard of the Holiday Stashdown CAL, you can find more information in the Introduction Post by Marie from Underground Crafter. There are 21 amazing patterns in this CAL that are perfect for gift giving this holiday season. Best of all, you can use up some of that stashed yarn that you may have! There is also a fabulous end of CAL Giveaway that you can find here! My pattern contribution is a quick and easy headband/earwarmer. I’ve seen so many of these earwarmers trending lately and I decided to put my spin on it. Scroll down to check out the FREE crochet pattern for my Herringbone Twist Headband Earwarmer. I hope you enjoy it! Happy Crocheting!

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Herringbone Twist Headband Earwarmer

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Skill Level:

Easy

Abbreviations:

ch – chain
hdc – half double crochet
hhdc – herringbone half double crochet
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)
t-ch – turning chain
() – indicates stitch counts
* – indicates instructions to be repeated

Gauge:

16 stitches & 11.6 rows = 4″ (in pattern stitch)

Finished Sizes:

  • 6-10 Years – Fits 19″ Head size
  • Teen – Fits 20″ Head size
  • Adult Small – Fits 21″ Head size
  • Adult Medium – Fits 22″ Head size
  • Adult Large – Fits 23″ Head size

Notes:

  • This pattern is written in US terms.
  • Sizing will vary depending on how tightly or loosely you crochet. If you would like to keep the sizing the same, please check your gauge before starting this project.
  • This project is worked flat and then seamed at the ends to create a headband.
  • Finishing instructions are located at the bottom of the post.

Special Stitches:

Herringbone Half Double Crochet (hhdc):

  • Yarn over, insert hook into indicated stitch.
  • Yarn over and pull through the stitch and the first loop on the hook. 2 loops on hook are remaining.
  • Yarn over, pull through the remaining 2 loops on the hook.

Instructions:

6-10 Years:

With Color A,
Ch 17

Row 1: 1 hdc into the 2nd ch from hook, 1 hdc into each remaining st across, turn. (16 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 hdc into the first st, 1 hhdc into each of the next 14 sts, 1 hdc into the last st, turn. (16 sts)
Rows 3-10: Repeat Row 2
Change to Color B
Rows 11-43: Repeat Row 2
Change to Color A
Rows 44-52:
Repeat Row 2
Row 53: Repeat Row 2, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing.


Teen:

With Color A,
Ch 17

Row 1: 1 hdc into the 2nd ch from hook, 1 hdc into each remaining st across, turn. (16 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 hdc into the first st, 1 hhdc into each of the next 14 sts, 1 hdc into the last st, turn. (16 sts)
Rows 3-10: Repeat Row 2
Change to Color B
Rows 11-46: Repeat Row 2
Change to Color A
Rows 47-55:
Repeat Row 2
Row 56: Repeat Row 2, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing.


Adult Small:

With Color A,
Ch 17

Row 1: 1 hdc into the 2nd ch from hook, 1 hdc into each remaining st across, turn. (16 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 hdc into the first st, 1 hhdc into each of the next 14 sts, 1 hdc into the last st, turn. (16 sts)
Rows 3-11: Repeat Row 2
Change to Color B
Rows 12-47: Repeat Row 2
Change to Color A
Rows 48-57:
Repeat Row 2
Row 58: Repeat Row 2, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing.


Adult Medium:

With Color A,
Ch 17

Row 1: 1 hdc into the 2nd ch from hook, 1 hdc into each remaining st across, turn. (16 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 hdc into the first st, 1 hhdc into each of the next 14 sts, 1 hdc into the last st, turn. (16 sts)
Rows 3-11: Repeat Row 2
Change to Color B
Rows 12-50: Repeat Row 2
Change to Color A
Rows 51-60:
Repeat Row 2
Row 61: Repeat Row 2, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing.


Adult Large:

With Color A,
Ch 17

Row 1: 1 hdc into the 2nd ch from hook, 1 hdc into each remaining st across, turn. (16 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 hdc into the first st, 1 hhdc into each of the next 14 sts, 1 hdc into the last st, turn. (16 sts)
Rows 3-11: Repeat Row 2
Change to Color B
Rows 12-53: Repeat Row 2
Change to Color A
Rows 54-63:
Repeat Row 2
Row 64: Repeat Row 2, fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing.


Finish:

  • Lay your headband flat. Bring the ends together so that they meet in the middle.
  • Fold each end in half lengthwise and pinch them at the ends.
  • Place the two folded ends together, sandwiching them together and making sure the stitches are aligned.
  • Using the yarn tail and yarn needle, stitch the ends together, making sure to work through all four pieces of the fabric.
  • Fasten off, weave all ends.
  • Turn the headband inside out so that the knot is on the inside.

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A special thank you to Kraemer Yarns for providing the yarn used in this pattern. For more information about Kraemer Yarns, visit their website or follow them on social media:
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