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Free Crochet Headband Patterns
For Babies and Children

If you’re looking for a fun and easy crochet project for your little one, look no further than these free headband patterns for babies and children!

Crochet headbands are a cute and practical accessory for babies and children, and with these free patterns, you can make a whole collection. There’s a headband for every occasion.

Little girl with a teddy and a knit-look crochet headband.
Photo: sweetsofties.com

Easy Knit-Look Headband from Sweet Softies

This easy, adjustable pattern can be crocheted in around 30 minutes! A measurement reference chart is included for sizes from preemie to large adult.

SIZE: easily adjusted to suit any head size.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Simply Soft Tweeds from Caron.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6 mm (J-10) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a measuring tape, scissors, and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Foundation Half Double Crochet and Crocheting in the Third Loop.

A crochet bobble stitch headband on a white board background with cut lavender.
Photo: thoresbycottage.com

Crochet Baby Bobble Headband from Thoresby Cottage

This free crochet headband for babies and children has two sets of button holes so the fit can be adjusted as the baby grows.

SIZE: 16″ (41 cm); length is adjustable.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Tatamy Tweed Worsted from Kraemer Yarns.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: two buttons, a yarn needle, a sewing needle, and sewing thread.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Bobble Stitch.

A toddler wearing a crochet fox headband.
Photo: whistleandivy.com

Woodland Headbands from Whistle & Ivy

The Woodland Headbands are a set of three super-cute animal ear headband patterns. There is a fox, a deer, and a bear to make.

SIZE: to suit child and toddler.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a darning needle.

A unicorn-themed crochet headband on a wooden board backgorund.
Photo: ekayg.com

Unicorn Headband from EKAYG

This cute crochet headband is designed to fit over a 1″ wide plastic headband.

YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight cotton, e.g., Paintbox Cotton DK.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: you’ll need small amounts of yarn in Champagne White, Buttercup Yellow, Vintage Pink, and Washed Teal.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 2.25 mm (B-10) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: 1″ wide white plastic tapered headband, a tapestry needle, scissors, and a hot glue gun.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Back Loop Only Crochet.

A girl wearing a bright yellow crochet headband.
Photo: peanutandplum.co.uk

Dahlia Chunky Crochet Headband from Peanut & Plum

The Dahlia Headband is a cute crochet project that can be completed in less than two hours. The headband is crocheted in the Alpine stitch, and both a video tutorial and a picture tutorial are provided to help you if you haven’t worked with this stitch before. The free pattern suits a 3-6 month-old baby, and you can purchase a PDF for sizes three months to adult.

SIZE: 3-6 mos.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 103 yds/95 m.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) and 5 mm (H-8) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: a measuring tape, scissors, and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Alpine Stitch and Front Post Double Crochet.

Video: Croby Patterns

How To Crochet A Quick And Easy Baby Headband with A Twist from Croby Patterns

This twisted crochet headband has a free written pattern and a video tutorial for the newborn size. Other sizes can be purchased as a PDF.

SIZE: newborn; with an approximate circumference of 11¾” (30 cm).
YARN WEIGHT: #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn, e.g., Super Charming from Yarn and Colours.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, a tapestry needle, stitch markers, and a measuring tape or gauge ruler.

A girl wearing a knot-tie crochet headband.
Photo: elenaandkamila.com

The Ivy Crochet Headband from Elena and Kamila

The Ivy Headband is an easy, modern crochet headband pattern.

SIZE: 0 to 24 months, 3-5 yrs, and 5 yrs+ to Adult.
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight cotton, e.g., Comfy Cotton Blend from Lion Brand.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4.50 mm (7) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, a yarn needle, and a tape measure.

A baby wearing a crochet headband with button detail.
Photo: makeanddocrew.com

Aspen Socialite Free Crochet Headband Pattern from Make & Do Crew

This free crochet headband pattern comes together quickly and would make a great gift.

SIZE: newborn to adult.
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., Babysoft from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 70 yds/64 m.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 9 mm (M/N-13) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a stitch marker, a wooden button, scissors, and a needle.

A baby in a picnic rug wearing a yellow crochet headband.
Photo: thefriendlyredfox.com

How to Crochet a Headband in Any Size from The Friendly Red Fox

With this easy tutorial, learn how to make a double crochet headband with a bow.

A close-up of a girl wearing a simple crochet headband.
Photo: breadandwithit.com

Crochet Clover Headband from Bread & With It

The crochet clover headband is a 5-minute make perfect for St. Patrick’s Day.

A newborn baby wearing a bright pink crochet headband.
Photo: cjdesignblog.com

The Antonia Crochet Headband from CJ Design

The Antonia Headband is a free pattern with written instructions and a video tutorial for making this sweet crochet headband.

SIZE: any size.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Red Heart Soft.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a measuring tape, tapestry needle, and scissors.

Video: Humble Hus

Crochet Headband: Vintage Style Flower from Humble Hus

Learn how to crochet this pretty headband with this free, detailed tutorial. The tutorial is for a headband to fit a 2-6-month-old baby, but the designer has included measurements for making the headband in any size.

SIZE: newborn to adult.
YARN WEIGHT: #1 / Super Fine / Sock / Fingering weight yarn, e.g., Woolike from Loops & Thread.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.25 mm (D-3) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a yarn needle.

Side view of a crochet floral headband with trailing vine-like leaves.
Photo: yarnspirations.com

Aunt Lydia’s Elegant Floral Headband from Yarnspirations

This free crochet headband pattern is for a head circumference of 20″ (51 cm) but could be very easily adjusted and would be so sweet for a little girl.

SIZE: 20″ (51 cm) head circumference.
YARN WEIGHT: #0 / Thread / Lace weight yarn, e.g., Aunt Lydia’s Classic Crochet Thread, Size 10.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 1.6 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a measuring tape, scissors, and a needle for weaving in ends.

A young baby wearing a bright turquoise crochet headband.
Photo: mamachee.com

Everly Head Wrap Pattern from Mamachee Crochet Patterns

The Everly Head Wrap is a free crochet headband pattern for babies up to adults, crocheted in the back loop only to create this gorgeous ribbed look.

SIZE: baby, toddler/child, and teen/adult.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: approximately 90 yards (82 m).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: #6 mm (J-10) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a yarn needle, scissors, and a measuring tape.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Back Loop Only Crochet.

A girl sitting on a picnic rug wearing a knot=tie crochet headband.
Photo: Simply Made By Erin

Retro Headband from Simply Made By Erin

This simple and gorgeous free crochet headband pattern is in sizes to suit babies through to adults.

SIZE: Baby, Toddler, Child, and Adult.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Vanna’s Choice from Lion Brand.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6.50 mm (K-10 ½) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a measuring tape, scissors, and a tapestry needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Back Loop Only Crochet.

A girl wearing a floral headband with a bright white background.
Photo: makeanddocrew.com

Free Crochet Flower Headband from Make & Do Crew

This boho-style crochet headband is free in sizes to suit babies up to adults. It’s so pretty it could be worn as an accessory for a flower girl.

SIZE: Baby, Toddler, Child, and Adult.
YARN WEIGHT: #1 / Super Fine / Sock / Fingering weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.50 mm (E-4) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: 3″ of foldover elastic (7.5 cm), a tape measure, a sewing needle, sewing thread, scissors, and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Back Loops Only Crochet.

Video: Croby Patterns

Blueberry Dance Crochet Headband from Croby Patterns

This headband pattern is free in the newborn size; other sizes can be purchased as a PDF. The design uses simple crochet stitches crocheted in the round, and a written pattern accompanies the video tutorial.

SIZE: newborn.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight cotton, e.g., Epic from Yarn and Colors.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4.50 mm (7) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a tape measure or gauge ruler, two stitch markers, a tapestry needle, and scissors.

A young baby wearing a simple white lace crochet headband.
Photo: sweetsofties.com

Lace Headband from Sweet Softies

A free, vintage-style crochet lace headband pattern with a full video tutorial.

SIZE: Newborn, Baby, Toddler, Child, and Adult.
YARN WEIGHT: #2 / Fine / Sport weight cotton, e.g., Grace from Patons.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a measuring tape, scissors, and a yarn needle.

Side view of a young girl wearing a green crochet headband.
Photo: sweetpotato3.com

Simple Flower Headband from Sweet Potato 3

This sweet flower headband is made to measure using basic crochet stitches only.

SIZE: newborn to adult.
YARN WEIGHT: any weight.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: one size smaller than recommended on the yarn label.
NOTIONS: a measuring tape, yarn needle, and scissors.

A crochet plaid headband on a timber board background.
Photo: eandpcrochet.com

Crochet Plaid Headband from Evelyn and Peter Crochet

Practice your crochet plaid with this free kid’s headband.

SIZE: child.
YARN REQUIRED: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn in Red, Dark Red, and Black.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a yarn needle.

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