Monday, September 26, 2011

The Whitney Headband - DIY - Easy Pattern

The Whitney Headband

Whitney Port from MTV

My version of this CUTE-  CUTE - CUTE winter headband

Headband & Rose Pattern
by FGC

Knit "Look" Headband
Using size H or I Hook and Micheals Loops & Thread Charisma Yarn Pictured
Chain 14
Double Crochet into 3rd chain from hook and in every stitch until the end of chain
(13 Double Crochet Posts)
Chain 2 Turn
Double Crochet into the Back Loop Only across until the last Double Crochet Post - Double Crochet into the the whole Double Crochet Post stitch
Chain 2 Turn
Repeat the process of crocheting into the back loops except the last stitch maintianing 13 double crochet posts across - Until band measures 18"
Fold piece in half and single crochet together to join - this should make the piece appear to be a knitted "In the Round" headband

(Similar to the headband as seen worn by Whitney Port in theis blog post)
Using Size 11 or 13 Knitting needles
Hold 2 strands of light or medium weight yarn together (I used vanna's choice)
CO 16 Stitches
First 2 Rows are straight knitting
Row 3 – Knit, Purl, Knit, Purl, Knit 8, Purl, Knit, Purl, Knit
Row 4 – Purl, Knit, Purl, Knit, Purl 8, Knit, Purl, Knit, Purl
Repeat Row 3 & 4 until Piece Measures 16”
Knit last 2 rows
Bind Off
Whip Stitch together, Weave in loose ends
Make 1
With G or H Hook and single strand of headband yarn
Chain 40
3 single crochets in 2nd chain from hook
1 Single Crochet in next chain stitch
3 Half double Crochets in next chain stitch and in every other stitch - Single Crochet in the stitches between HDC clusters until the end - bind off
Form a round rose by hot gluing onto a 3.5" round circle of felt - hot glue a alligator to the back
Attach Rose to headband by stitching in place

If you don't Knit ot Crochet but would like to have a
"Whitney Headband"
I have some in my Flower Girl Cottage Store

Elastic Ribbon Hair Ties
by Lucky Girl Hair Ties

12-13-11 to 12-19-11
Hair Tie Give Away at 33Mom Blog
Click on the hairties below to check it out


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Beautiful, thank you! And I love whit (: