Striped Cross-Stitch Headband – Free Pattern

Striped Cross-Stitch Headband by Made in Craftadise, exclusively on The Stitchin' Mommy |

This pattern was designed by Salma Sheriff of Made In Craftadise, exclusively for The Stitchin’ Mommy

It is so cold out here in my place and raining heavily. So I thought I would make a headband for myself to stay warm. I made a quick and easy headband using a cross-stitch pattern.

Are you feeling cold too? Come let us make one 🙂

Striped Cross-Stitch Headband

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  • 25% Wool, 75% Premium Acrylic Yarn – {I used Nako Sport Wool in Blue and Grey}
  • 6.5mm crochet hook (Yarn recommends 7mm hook)
  • Tapestry Needle to weave in the ends
  • Scissors


ch – chain
ss – slip stich
hcc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet


[HDC – 6 stitches and 4 rows = 2” x 2”]

Finished Size:

To fit an adult with head circumference 19” – 22.5”


  • Ch 1 or Ch 2 in the beginning of the round doesn’t count as a stitch.
  • Rounds 1, 2, 4 and 6 using Blue Yarn.
  • Rounds 3 and 5 using Grey Yarn.


{with Blue and Grey yarn alternatively}

Round 1: Ch 54. SS with the first chain to form a ring making sure not to twist it. [54]
Round 2: Ch 2. 1 HDC in the same stitch. 1 HDC around till the end. SS with the first HDC made. [54]
Round 3: Ch 2. 1 DC in the same stitch and 1 DC in each of next three stitches. *(Skip one stitch, 1 DC in the next, 1 DC in the previous stitch)* Repeat from *to* till last four stitches. 1 DC in each of the last four stitches. SS with the first DC made. [54]
Round 4: Ch 1. 1 SC in the same stitch and in each stitch around. SS with the first SC made.   [54]
Round 5: Repeat Round (3).
Round 6: Repeat Round (2).

Fasten off and weave in the ends.

Striped Cross-Stitch Headband by Made in Craftadise, exclusively on The Stitchin' Mommy |


So easy isn’t it? I made this one within an hour and I am already using it. You can make in any color you like and in any size to fit your kids or husband or anyone. Just make the initial chain adjustment to fit your head circumference and continue the rest making necessary changes accordingly.

Striped Cross-Stitch Headband by Made in Craftadise, exclusively on The Stitchin' Mommy |

Take care and stay warm 🙂

***Please note: This free pattern is for personal use only. If you would like to sell the finished product using this pattern please contact me.

MadeinCraftadise_200px_1 Salma Sheriff is the owner/blogger from Made in Craftadise. She is an engineering post-graduate in her mid-twenties. Salma lives in a beautiful hill station The Nilgiris, India with her loving parents, two naughty brothers and her grandma. She loves to crochet & craft. Apart from this you can find Salma organizing stuff in her home, looking for ideas and recycling projects, dreaming about a creative mess to be implemented, and taking care of her Etsy shop, where she sells Printable Planners and Crochet products. Find Salma on her Facebook page, blog, and Etsy shop.


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