Crochet Mini-Basketweave Velvet Twist Headband

We love a Velvet Twist Headband so much, we just might make them in every stitch imaginable and then some. We love to give them as gifts and they are a hit every time. 

Also, we keep a few for ourselves because they are so comfortable to wear. 

Stitches 

Front Post Double Crochet & Back Post Double Crochet: (FPDC, BPDC) A front post double crochet means you insert your hook from front to back around the post of the next DC and work a DC. A back post double crochet means you insert your hook from back to front around the post of the next DC and work a DC.

Materials

1 Bernat Baby Velvet in Orchid Hush (Click the name of the yarn for the specifics and to buy on Yarnspirations.com) You will be able to make two to three headbands from one ball of velvet.

Size H 5mm hook

Scissors

Tapestry needle

Measuring Tape

A PDF of this pattern is available on Etsy

Size Chart

This headband can be made any size. Adjust the starting chain for the width for a child to 3.5 inches. The adult size is 5.5 inches wide. For the length, make the headband 3 inches shorter than the head circumference. For example, for a size medium adult, make the headband 19 inches long. Velvet will stretch out, but doesn’t have a lot of elasticity. You want the band tight at first because it will stretch. 

Pattern

gauge: 11 FPDC and BPDC and 10 rows = 4 inches

Chain 20 for adult size, 14 for child

ROW 1: Work 1 DC in the third chain from the hook. Work 1 DC in each chain across the row. CH 2 and turn. (18, 12)

ROW 2: Work 1 FPDC around next DC. (Chain 2 counts as the first stitch.) Work 1 BPDC around next DC. Alternate FPDC and BPDC around each DC to the end of the row. Work 1 DC under the turning chains.  CH 2 and turn. (You will have 17 (11) post DC’s and 1 DC worked under/around the turning chain.)

ROW 3: Work 1 FPDC around the BPDC. (CH 2 counts as the first stitch.) Work BPDC around the FPDC. Alternate FPDC and BPDC across the row. Work 1 DC under/around the turning chains. CH 2 and turn. 

Repeat ROW 3 until the headband is the length you need for size. 

Tie off and leave a long tail for sewing. 

For the twist:

Step 1: Lay the band out and fold in half and slide one side of the band across so one end is matched up to the middle of the other.

Step 2: Fold the right hand side around the back. 

Step 3: Fold the left hand side around the front, giving you four layers

Step 4: Sew with the tapestry needle through all four layers securing the ends. Tie off and weave in the ends.

Steps to make the twist

Turn the band so the sewed ends are on the inside of the band. 

Watch the video below for more help and explanations. 

Here are photos of the other Velvet Twist Headbands we have on the site: 

These Ribbed Velvet Twist Headbands are so very nice and comfortable to wear.

We love the thickness of the Colorful Velvet Twist Headbands.

This is the original Velvet Twist Headband made with a half double slip stitch. 

 

And these Easy Velvet Twist headbands are really beginner-friendly and perfect if you are just trying to use velvet for the first time. 

If you want to know more tips and tricks and our thoughts on what it has been like learning how to crochet with velvet, be sure and read our post How to Successfully Crochet with Velvet. We share everything we’ve learned about velvet so far.

Thanks so much for coming by our website! We love to share what we are making for friends and family. We love to share you too! Come and post a picture of your Daisy Farm projects to the Daisy Farm Crafts page or Daisy Farm Crafters Group. 

You also are welcome to add #daisyfarmcrafts to your Instagram photos. 

Happy Crocheting! 

XO, Tiffany

Crochet Mini-Basketweave Velvet Twist Headband

Crochet Mini-Basketweave Velvet Twist Headband

Materials

  • 1 Bernat Baby Velvet in Orchid Hush (You will be able to make two to three headbands from one ball of velvet)
  • Size H/5mm hook
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry needle
  • Measuring Tape

Instructions

STITCHES

Front Post Double Crochet & Back Post Double Crochet: (FPDC, BPDC) A front post double crochet means you insert your hook from front to back around the post of the next DC and work a DC. A back post double crochet means you insert your hook from back to front around the post of the next DC and work a DC.

This headband can be made any size. Adjust the starting chain for the width for a child to 3.5 inches. The adult size is 5.5 inches wide. For the length, make the headband 3 inches shorter than the head circumference. For example, for a size medium adult, make the headband 19 inches long. Velvet will stretch out, but doesn't have a lot of elasticity. You want the band tight at first because it will stretch. 

PATTERN

gauge: 11 FPDC and BPDC and 10 rows = 4 inches

Chain 20 for adult size, 14 for child

ROW 1: Work 1 DC in the third chain from the hook. Work 1 DC in each chain across the row. CH 2 and turn. (18, 12)

ROW 2: Work 1 FPDC around next DC. (Chain 2 counts as the first stitch.) Work 1 BPDC around next DC. Alternate FPDC and BPDC around each DC to the end of the row. Work 1 DC under the turning chains.  CH 2 and turn. (You will have 17 (11) post DC's and 1 DC worked under/around the turning chain.)

ROW 3: Work 1 FPDC around the BPDC. (CH 2 counts as the first stitch.) Work BPDC around the FPDC. Alternate FPDC and BPDC across the row. Work 1 DC under/around the turning chains. CH 2 and turn. 

Repeat ROW 3 until the headband is the length you need for size. 

Tie off and leave a long tail for sewing. 

For the twist:

Step 1: Lay the band out and fold in half and slide one side of the band across so one end is matched up to the middle of the other.

Step 2: Fold the right hand side around the back. 

Step 3: Fold the left hand side around the front, giving you four layers

Step 4: Sew with the tapestry needle through all four layers securing the ends. Tie off and weave in the ends.

Turn the band so the sewed ends are on the inside of the band.