I love the texture of the clusters in this simple headband crochet pattern, and think it is lovely made of our Astral yarn, which has just such a beautiful sheen to it.
The pattern is a FREE one, that I found on a blog called Flower Girl Cottage and will share with you here.
US Size G Hook
1 skein of Astral yarn (took about 100 yards)
Note: This band is approx. 5″ wide to adjust size, adjust foundation chain in multiples of 4
Row 1: Chain 20, Double Crochet, Chain 2, Single Crochet into 4th chain from Hook, * Skip 3 chains, work 2 Double Crochets, Chain 2, Single Crochet in next chain stitch*, Repeat the stitches between * * to the end of the row.
Row 2: Chain 2 Turn, Double Crochet, Chain 2, Single Crochet in 1st Chain 2 Space, 2 Double Crochets, Chain 2, Single Crochet into each remaining Chain 2 Spaces across to end.
Repeat Row 2 until Strip Measures 18”. Join by slip stitching ends together or sew together with yarn needle. Weave in ends.
FIVE PETAL DAISY CROCHET PATTERN
US Size G Hook
1 skein of Astral yarn (about 15 yards)
To work the 4x Crochet Stitch, add one more stitch to a regular triple crochet stitch in the middle or at the end.
Crochet 10 sc into Magic Circle, join with slip stitch.
Petal Cluster: Working in the same joining slip stitch, chain 3, work a 4x Crochet Stitch 3 times, chain 3, slip stitch all into the same stitch.
Skip 1 sc, ss and repeat the petal cluster 4 times. End last petal with slip stitch.
Flower Center: Ch 15, trim the ends of chain stitch string.
Twirl the chain stitch string into a circle and use fabric glue or hot glue to place in the center of flower
The Astral yarn used for this headband is a heavenly blend of 30% Alpaca, 20% Wool, and 50% Tencel with incredible luster. The DK-weight yarn combines Alpaca and Merino wool to create body and softness, while the Tencel produces a lovely drape as well as adding durability and strength. There are currently 15 rich shades of Astral. The one used for this headband is called Libra.