Amazing Grace Twisted Headband
This Amazing Grace Twisted Headband Pattern is the 20th free pattern in the Amazing Grace Series. Dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness and my dearest friend Sandy Gilb who lost her fight in 2007. Pay it forward by make and donating any of the Amazing Grace Patterns to someone suffering or recovering from cancer or any traumatic life event…
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Amazing Grace Twisted headband is a simple pattern using the Amazing Grace standard stitch. To achieve the twist that sets this off, you work the pattern in two sections for a few rows, cross them and work the piece in one solid pattern again… But, don’t worry, there is a photo tutorial at the bottom of the pattern for you to see how this works!!
Yarn ~ 90 yards worsted weight yarn.
Pictured above, I used Premier Yarns Deborah Norville Everyday Soft in Pond, Parrot and Lilac Ridge
Hook ~ H or hook to meet gauge
4″ x 4″ = 15 sts x 8 rows of Double Crochet
Approx. 21″ around un-stretched
St ~ Stitch Ch ~ Chain Sk ~ Skip Sc ~ Single Crochet Dc ~ Double Crochet
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, *sk 2 chs, (sc,ch2,sc) in next ch*, repeat *to* 6 times, sk 2, sc in last st. =2 sc & 6 (sc,ch2,sc)
Row 2: Ch 3(counts as dc now and throughout), turn, *3dc(shell) in next ch 2 sp*, repeat *to* 6 times, dc in last st. 2 dc and 6 3dc shells
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st st, sk 1 st,* (sc,ch2,sc) in next st, sk 2 sts*, repeat *to* 5 times, (sc,ch2,sc)in next st, sk 1 st, sc in last st. = 2 sc & 6(sc,ch2,sc)
Rows 4-20: Repeat rows 2 & 3
*Now for the section for the twist-Photo tutorial at the end of the pattern*
Row 21: Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st st, sk 1 st, (sc,ch2,sc) in next st, *sk 2 sts, (sc,ch2,sc) in next st*, repeat *to* 2 times, sc in next st. Leave remaining sts unworked. This will be half of the width of the headband. =2 sc & 3(sc,ch2,sc)
Row 22: Ch 3, turn, *3dc in next ch 2 sp*, repeat *to* 3 times, dc in last st. = 2 dc & 3-3dc shells
Rows 23-26: Repeat rows 21 & 22. Finish off
Turn and join yarn to the first sk st from row 21
Row 27: Ch 1, sc in same st, (sc,ch2,sc) in next st, *sk 2 sts, (sc,ch2,sc) in next st*, repeat *to* 2 times, sc in last st. = 2sc & 3- (sc,ch2,sc)
Row 28: Repeat row 22
Row 29: Repeat row 27
Row 30: Repeat row 22
Row 31: Repeat row 29
Row 32: Repeat row 22
Cross the 2 halves over each other making sure they remain flat.
Turn work over so working loop is on the right
Row 33: Ch 1, sc in same st, sk st, *(sc,ch2,sc)in next st, sk 2 sts*, repeat *to* 2 times, (sc,ch2,sc) in next st, sk st, sl st next 2 sts together(see photo), , sk st, *(sc,ch2,sc) in next st, sk 2 sts*, repeat *to* 3 times, sk next st, sc in last st. = 2 dc, 1 sl st, 6(sc,ch2,sc)
Rows 34-53: Repeat rows 2 & 3. finish off leaving a long tail for sewing.
Making sure the headband is flat, sew 2 ends together.
Weave in ends.
Congratulations… You now have an Amazing Grace Twisted Headband!!!
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