DROPS Baby / 16 / 11

Prince Charming by DROPS Design

Crochet crown headband for baby and children in DROPS Alpaca

Size: 0/1 - 2/4 years
Head circumference: 40/46 - 48/52 cm.

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
50 g for both sizes colour no 6205, light blue
50 g for both sizes colour no 0100, off-white

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 4 mm – or size needed to get 18 dc x 20 rows with double thread = 10 x 10 cm. NOTE: Adhere to vertical crochet tension, otherwise head band will be too large.

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CROCHET INFO: Finish each row with 1 ch to turn with.

INCREASING TIP: Inc 1 dc by working 2 ch at the end of row. On next row work 1 dc in second ch from hook.

DECREASING TIP: Dec 1 dc as follows: work 1 dc but wait with last pull-through, work next dc but wait with last pull-through, make 1 YO and pull thread through all 3 loops on hook.
HEAD BAND: Worked from side to side and sewn tog mid back.

Crochet 11 loose ch (includes 1 ch to turn with) with crochet hook size 4 mm and 2 threads light blue.
ROW 1: 1 dc in second ch from hook, 1 dc in each of the remaining ch = 10 dc – SEE CROCHET INFO!
ROW 2: 1 dc in each dc.
ROW 3: 1 dc in each dc, AT THE SAME TIME inc 1 dc at the end of row – SEE INCREASING TIP!
ROW 4: 1 dc in second ch from hook, and then 1 dc in each dc = 11 dc.
ROW 5-8: Repeat row 3 and 4, 2 times = 13 dc.
ROW 9: 1 dc in each dc = 13 dc.
ROW 10: Dec 1 dc at beg of row – SEE DECREASING TIP- and then 1 dc in each dc = 12 dc.
ROW 11: 1 dc in each dc.
ROW 12-15: Repeat row 10 and 11, 2 times = 10 dc.
ROW 16-17: 1 dc in each dc.

Repeat from row 2 to 17 a total of 5-6 times, piece measures approx 40-48 cm.

ASSEMBLY: Sew tog mid back, edge to edge. Crochet a border along the top as follows, beg mid back: 1 dc in first dc, * [2 ch, skip approx 1 cm, 1 dc in next dc], repeat from [-] to the first point, continue as follows: 1 dc in point, 4 ch, 3 dtr in the first of these ch, 1 dc in point *, repeat from *-* all the way round to the last point: [2 ch, skip 1 cm, 1 dc in next dc], repeat from [-] to mid back and finish with 2 ch and 1 sl st in first dc from beg of round.

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