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Crochet central: wintery headband

I haven't had much sewing mojo lately, I guess it's just winter time. I have done some crochet, which I'm partially posting today and partially later in the week.

My dad was complaining recently that he can't find a nice headband to buy. He really prefers headbands to caps in winter for some reason. Since I had some yard around, I decided to help him and I crochet a super quick one for him. I took pictures with my phone this morning before work:


It's really quite big for me, but I think it's going to look better for him. The pattern is a simple single crochet, with the hook going through the back edge of the stitch only - that's what creates the ribbed effect.

I also did a massive zig-zag in a contrasting color, this was pretty easy to do - I just worked with two yarns - the blue was my main one, and the orange/autumn one was just used for a single stitch in each row.



I did 3 rows of double crochet with both yarns at the end. Since using two yarns for the d…