If you got for yourself some accessory boxes or drawers to fill, start with trying out some amazing free crochet headband patterns. Girls start with headbands as early as their first few days, and I don't know if we ever stop, so it's safe to say that you don't really outgrow headbands, metaphorically. Literally, you do and that is why we have these patterns to help you create what fits you the best.
- Crochet Headband Patterns
- 35 Crochet Headband Patterns List
- #1 Puff Crochet Headband Patterns
- #2 Easy Herringbone Pattern
- #3 Knot Me Up Headband Pattern
- #4 Bow Headband Pattern
- #5 “Aspen Socialite” Free Crochet Headband Pattern
- #6 Rustic Chunky Crochet Headband Pattern
- #7 Sailor Knot Crochet Headband Pattern
- #8 Shamrock Flower Crown Crochet Pattern
- #9 Crochet Coffee Bean Ear Warmer Pattern
- #10 Crochet Fox Ear Headband Pattern
- #11 “Bee Mine” Crochet Headband Pattern
- #12 October Nights Crochet Headband Pattern
- #13 Simple Crochet Chevron Headband Pattern
- #14 Mock Knot Crochet Pattern
- #15 Thread Headband Crochet Pattern
- #16-35 More Free Crochet Headband Patterns
- Free Crochet Headband Patterns – In Conclusion
Crochet Headband Patterns
Finding the right headband that matches your vibe is very important, like you wouldn't want something overboard girly if that's not you, nor would you like something too basic if you love your accessories bold and quirky.
Also, just like with dresses, you have to be picky with headbands for the right occasion. Let's take a look at some super cool headband patterns and chalk off the ones we want to try out. If you are new to crochet, read my article on how to crochet for beginners.
What is the Easiest Crochet Headband Pattern?
Before you start making fancier headbands, learn how to crochet a headband with basic stitches.
The Treasurie pattern below will show you how to make a bow headband with easy double crochet as well as simple flowers to decorate headbands with.
Because this crochet headband pattern uses simple measurements, you can use any yarn thickness. Make a thick headband to keep your ears warm in winter, or a finer headband with flowers to keep your hair in place in summer. Customize the headband!
What are the Best Stitches for Crochet Headband Patterns?
The best stitches for crochet headbands and ear warmers are simple stitches that are not too open. For winter headbands and ear warmers, choose a single crochet or half double crochet for a dense and warm stitch.
Summer or more decorative headbands can be made from the double or treble stitch.
Crochet stitches for making headbands:
What Size are Crochet Headbands?
Crochet headbands and ear warmers are normally 3 to 4 inches (75 to 10cm) in width. The length will depend on your head size and the amount of stretch in your crochet stitch and yarn.
As a general rule, make the headband 1 to 2 inches (2.5-5cm) smaller than your head circumference. This is called negative ease in pattern making.
35 Crochet Headband Patterns List
#1 Puff Crochet Headband Patterns
If you’re looking for a quick-fix crochet project with stunning results, try out the puff crochet headband pattern, because you’ll be able to create this lovely in hardly any time. Even if you are a beginner at crochet, worry less about your skills and enjoy more the anticipation and making of this chunky headband. Your friends will be stunned by your craftiness, so let’s make that happen.
Pattern from Easy Crochet
#2 Easy Herringbone Pattern
What a perfect pattern and choice of color for the fall and winter days. This beautiful fall hair accessory is easy to make, so even beginners should give this a shot. You can add a bold button to top it off and wear it with your hair let down, or flaunt it completely with your hair in a bun. Either way, it’s going to look great.
Pattern from Yarn & Chai
#3 Knot Me Up Headband Pattern
Ooh, what cuties! This knot-me-up headband pattern is so vintage and trendy at the same time, and anybody would look super cute in this. I’m picturing someone with a cute Matilda haircut donning this, and I’m liking it. This headband is made using the extended single crochet and both its sides look equally good, so you can wear it either way.
Also, this pattern is available in different sizes, so you can make it for a baby, or an adult, or even better, make a pair of both and twin with a younger one.
Pattern from Crochet Dreamz
#4 Bow Headband Pattern
The bow headband is super simple to make, warm enough to keep your ears from suffering on those chilly days that so many of us dread, and pretty enough to make you love the cold and the matching tinted nose tip that you get with it.
You can make this for a little one, and even for yourself, and pair it with a lovely skirt or some cute matching separates.
Pattern from People Webs
#5 “Aspen Socialite” Free Crochet Headband Pattern
The Aspen Socialite is a minimalistic trendy headwear piece, that’s so quick to crochet. You can crochet this up as a last-minute yet gorgeous DIY present. Top it off with a big, bold button, and you’ve got yourself a timeless hair accessory.
I saw it, I loved it, and I squealed when I learned that the pattern is available in adult size as well. Let’s begin crocheting, folks.
Pattern from Make & Do Crew.
#6 Rustic Chunky Crochet Headband Pattern
This rustic and chunky headband pattern is very easy to make, and it’s yet another quickie. The rustic tones make it a gorgeous pick for the fall and winters, and the chunky texture will help you keep your ears warm.
I would wear this with my hair in a low, sleek ponytail because I would want the headband to be prominent.
Patterns from The Stitchin' Mommy
#7 Sailor Knot Crochet Headband Pattern
The sailor knot headband is a unique yet stylish pattern, which makes it a great gifting choice. Although it’s still really warm here, it’s good to have some amazing styles bookmarked to stock up the winter essentials timely, and it’s safe to say I’ll be trying out this pattern because, for me, there’s nothing like a DIY craft for yourself and a thoughtful handmade present for your loved ones.
Patterns from Persia Lou
#8 Shamrock Flower Crown Crochet Pattern
One word: Stunning! I continue being impressed by all the beautiful crafts created and presented by the crocheting bloggers community. This shamrock flower crown is absolutely stunning and such a flirty accessory for beach walks and summer parties. You can curl up your hair, wear this, and bag some serious nature princess feels. Patterns from She's Got The Notion.
#9 Crochet Coffee Bean Ear Warmer Pattern
If you’re one of those crafters who always run out of time when it comes to checking boxes next to names on the holiday season handmade presents list, you must bookmark this in your crafts ideas as it doesn’t take long to make, and at least you won’t be spending time thinking of ideas. This coffee bean crochet pattern is so modern, minimal, and super chic. Paired with your favorite jean shorts, skirt or pants, and nude makeup, you are totally going to turn some heads with this one and score a hit if you make this as a present. Patterns from Left In Knots.
#10 Crochet Fox Ear Headband Pattern
What a quirky and fun headband pattern! The fox ears are so yum, these might be my next obsession after Disney’s Minnie headbands. A headband that’s fun and flirtatious can change the whole look and accentuate your dress. You can make this one for birthday party giveaway goodie bags, for costume parties, and even for a fun night out. Patterns from Ashlee Marie.
#11 “Bee Mine” Crochet Headband Pattern
The cutest crochet headband for all the little angels out there. It is super delicate looking, really pretty, and fun. You can make this headband for your little one, and it would look great with almost any of her summer outfits. You can play with colors and make a different band for different outfits; the bee would look great with any base color. I’ve called dibs on this one paired with a pretty skirt and sandals. What a diva look for the little cutie. Patterns from The Stitchin' Mommy.
#12 October Nights Crochet Headband Pattern
The October Nights pattern will work with any weight of yarn, so that’s great news for those who want to work with lightweight yarn instead of worsted weight yarn. You can even use tiny sock yarn for this or super bulky yarn, or an intermediary, so the relief with this pattern is that yarn selection isn’t too much work. You can make this cool headband in a variety of color schemes for me monochrome, neutral tones are a winner. Patterns from Gleeful Things.
#13 Simple Crochet Chevron Headband Pattern
Elegant? Chic? Classy? Timeless? I’m running out of words for this simple but gorgeous chevron headband. What makes it really awesome is just how simple this pattern is, and how this can go with almost all of your outfits, and subtly accentuate your hairstyle and your whole look. After all, who doesn’t love promising and lasting accessories! Patterns from Whistle and Ivy.
#14 Mock Knot Crochet Pattern
These headbands are so cute, and the knotted variation adds the extra oomph. These are two-for-one skein headbands. The headband featured first has a wrapped knot, while the headband shown below has a twisted knot. Both the variants are super simple to make, but the texture and the literal ‘twists’ in the design make them really special. You can pair these with monochrome pants/skirts and plaid scarves and style a gorgeous winter look. Patterns from Left in Knots.
#15 Thread Headband Crochet Pattern
How yum are these vibrant thread headbands. I absolutely love the pattern, and the best part is the hair tie that comes with these, making these headbands the perfect, practical hair accessory. You can play with colors and make so many different variants, as these would make great springtime gifts, and you can make one go with each of your dresses. Patterns from My Hobby Is Crochet.
#16-35 More Free Crochet Headband Patterns
Free Crochet Headband Patterns – In Conclusion
Headbands make a really cool accessory whether you're planning on hitting the gym, going for a run, heading out for a study session, or dressing up for some fancy time out. There is a perfect free crochet headband pattern for pretty much every occasion, so you must make at least one for them all and treat that lovely hair of yours with some pretty wearable accessories. Also, these would make lovely gifts for the young and the adults alike.