The Perfect Market Prep Headband!

I don’t know if you do this too, but I always start market prep during summer when I’m less busy. It gives me time to get a stock going! So today I have the perfect market item! It’s called the Straight-Up Headband and it can be worn 2-ways! Isn’t that awesome! I thought so too!

Read on below for the tutorial to make this quick project!

The Straight-Up Headband 

By: Miranda Nippert of Crazy4CrochetMomma 

This pattern is copyrighted and property of Crazy4CrochetMomma. Distribution of this pattern is not allowed. 

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Worsted Weight Yarn in color of choice. 

6.00 mm (J) Hook


Tapestry Needle

Crochet Terms:

Ch- Chain

Ch 1- Chain one

FSC- Foundation Single Crochet

SC- Single Crochet

BL- Back Loop

HDC3rdLoop- Half Double Crochet in 3rd loop behind front two loops of previous row HDC. 

FPHDC- Front Post Half Double Crochet

Sl St- Slip Stitch

FO- Fasten off

Special Stitches:

Links for Special stitches:




With J Hook 

Row 1: Ch 16, HDC in 2nd st from hook and each across, ch 1, turn. (15)

Row 2: HDC in each st across, ch 1, turn. (15)

Row 3-8: Repeat row 2. (15)

4 in x 4 in.


Toddler size in red (). Fits 1-3 year olds. 

Child size in blue (). Fits 4-10 years olds.

Adult size in black (). Fits 11 year olds- adult. 

Start of headband:

Round 1: FSC 51, 57, 63, sl st to 1st SC, forming a circle, make sure to not twist your row. If unfamiliar with FSC Ch 52, 58, 64, and sl st to 1st Ch, ch 1, and SC in the same stitch as join and continue to SC around entire Ch, ch 1. (51)(57)(63)

Round 2: Ch 1, SC in BL of each stitch around, sl st to 1st SC. (51)(57)(63)

Round 3: Ch 1, HDC in BL of same stitch and each stitch around, sl st to 1st HDC. (51)(57)(63)

Round 4: Ch 1, HDC3rdLoop in same stitch and next stitch, FPHDC around next, *HDC3rdLoop in next to 2 stitches, FPHDC in next,* Repeat around, sl st to 1st HDC. (51)(57)(63) TIP: Pulling FPHDC to the right to make the next HDC3rdLOOP will make the 3rd loop more accessible. 

Round 5-9(10)(11): Repeat round 4. (51)(57)(63)

Round (10)(11)(12): Ch 1, SC in each stitch around, sl st to 1st SC. (51)(57)(63)

Round (11)(12)(13): Ch 1, SC in BL of each stitch around, sl st to 1st SC. (51)(57)(63)

Round (12)(13)(14): Ch 1, SC in BL of each stitch around, sl st to 1st SC, FO, leaving a long tail for cinching center and making a bow look by wrapping the tail around the center over and over until desired look is achieved, and weave in ends. (51)(57)(63)

**PATTERN  COPYRIGHT: Please do not  copy, redistribute or sell my pattern in  any way. You are very welcome to sell your headband but please give me credit for the pattern. You may not use my pictures and pass them off as your own  for they are my property. Thank you so much!**

If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to message me on my Instagram or my blog! Instagram name is Crazy4CrochetMomma and my website is

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