Waterlily Waltz Headband by Kirsten Holloway

Waterlily Waltz Headband

February 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
7 stitches = 2 inches
in see notes below
3.75 mm (F)
5.0 mm (H)
90 - 110 yards (82 - 101 m)
Made to fit
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This pattern is available for free.

Learn how to crochet the “knit stitch” or “waistcoat stitch” with this headband tutorial. There are lots of pictures and a short video tutorial to help you learn this stitch.
The headband itself is pretty easy, but the flower is more difficult.


Materials Needed:
30-35 yards Lion Brand Fisherman’s Wool in “Nature’s Brown”
60-75 yards Lion Brand Wool-ease in “Natural Heather”
(Flower) 3.75mm (F) hook
(Headband) 5mm (H) hook, or hook needed to obtain gauge
1 inch button
Yarn needle
3 tiny wooden beads
Sewing needle

Stitches Used:
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
sc2tog = single crochet 2 together
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet
tr = treble crochet

Additional Terms:
BLO = Back Loop/s Only
FLO = Front Loop/s Only

For headband: 7 stitches in 2 inches. Gauge is unimportant for flower.

Headband (adult): 3 ½” across by 21” long, Flower: 4” across

Additional Notes:
Loose tension is a MUST for this project.
Because this headband is worked in rows, you can make it as long or short as you like. Remember this headband is NOT a toy, and you may want to leave the small wooden beads off the flower if you plan on making this for a child.