Crochet Flower Bud Headband
This crochet flower was inspired by a pinterest find. I often find myself browsing through pinterest looking at stitches and just looking at pieces in general to find some inspiration. I came across this PIN which had a flower like pattern of stitches. As soon as I saw it, I thought it would be really nice to have the flowers on a headband.
I really like the crochet flower stitch idea but there is no pattern listed for it so I spent a few days trying different things. After many failed attempts I finally came up with this beautiful crochet flower bud pattern.
When I worked this up I was working in rounds, but it could be worked in rows, it is worked from bottom upwards. It would make a beautiful edging on an afghan or even a little girls spring-summer dress. The possibilities are endless!
First pattern using these beautiful flower buds is a crochet headband.
Crochet Flower Bud Headband Pattern…
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Adult 22″ head circumference.
An ounce each of Red Heart Soft Yarn black, guacamole and rose blush.
v-st – dc, ch 1, dc in same st.
long hdc – hdc in the spaces created between v-sts from rnd 4.
Popcorn Stitch (Pop-St) – 5 dc in same st, on last stitch draw up a 1″ loop, remove hook, insert hook beside first dc in behind the 5 dc, attach loop onto hook and draw up a loop.
2 flower buds (6 sc) = 2 inches wide
This pattern is worked in multiples of 3, each flower bud = 3 stitches wide.
There is now a complete video tutorial of how to work up this headband available HERE.
*Starting with black..
Ch 60, making sure not to twist work, join with sl st.
Rnd 2: ch 1, sc in same st and each st around, join with sl st to beg sc. (60 sc)
Rnd 3: rep rnd 2, when joining with sl st draw up green coloured yarn.
Rnd 4: ch 4, dc in same st as beg ch4 (this is your first v-st), *sk 2 sts, v-st in next st* 19 times, fasten off, join with an invisible join to the 3rd ch of beg ch4, weave in ends. (20 v-sts)
Rnd 5: Using rose coloured yarn, insert hook into one of the v-sts from rnd 4, draw up a loop, ch 2, 5 dc in the same v-st as beg ch2, draw up a 1″ loop, remove hook and insert hook between ch2 and first dc, insert hook into loop and draw up a loop, *ch 3, pop-st in next v-st* 19 times, after last pop-st, ch 3, join in 2nd ch of beg ch2 drawing up black coloured yarn. (20 pop-sts)
Rnd 6: ch 1, *sc in center of pop-st (as pictured below), sc around ch3, long hdc in the space created by the v-sts from rnd 4* 20 times, join with sl st to first sc. (60 sts)
Rnd 7: ch 1, sc in same st and each st around, join with sl st to first sc. (60 sc)
Rnd 8: rep rnd 7.
Rnd 9: rep rnd 7, do not join, fasten off, invisible join.
Below is my first attempt at making a chart. This is just to show the placement of the stitches to be used as a guide.
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