This beaded loopy headband is a perfect match for this beaded loopy hair scrunchie. The pattern combines the loop stitch and beaded crochet in order to create a unique headband.
You will need 176 beads to be worked either into the loop stitch and into a slip stitch to create small peaks along the sides of the headband.
Making the loop stitch and crocheting with beads is very easy once the basics of crochet have been mastered. If you have never worked with beads you can watch the tutorials below on how to slip stitch around a bead, and how to make a loop stitch with beads.
Material: Paton’s Brilliant and 176 beads with a hole large enough to fit over yarn.
Hook size: 0/3.25MM
Finished Measurements: Measures approximately 2 inches wide by 16 inches long not counting the strings. Counting the strings it measures approximately 33 inches long.
Beaded Lp St: Slide 3 beads closer to the work leaving just enough room to pick up the yarn between the work and beads. Work the loop stitch as normal making sure to encase the 3 beads inside the loop. Click here for a tutorial on (How To Make the Loop Stitch With Beads)
To Sl St Around Bead: Slide the bead snug up to the last st made, yo and pull through loop on hook. This secures the bead neatly between the stitches of the work. Click Here for a tutorial on How To Slip Stitch Around a Bead
String 176 beads onto the yarn. Ch 65,
Rnd 1: Sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across, work another 3 sc in the last ch, turning the work, sc in the back lps of beg chs up last ch, work 3 sc in last ch, join with sl st. (132 sc)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc, ch 3) in first st, sk next 2 sts, *(sc, ch 3) in next st, sk next 2 sts, repeat from * around, join with sl st. (44 lps)
Rnd 3: Ch 1, beaded lp st in first st, *(sc, hdc, dc, sl st around bead, dc, hdc, sc) all in the next ch-3 sp,** beaded lp st in next st, repeat from * around ending at **. Join with sl st, fasten off.
Attach yarn at one end of round 1, ch 50, sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across, sl st into end of round 1 of headband. Fasten off and repeat for the other end.