Crochet Flower and Head Warmer {Free Pattern}

It happens every year….

The weather gets cold, and I get the itch to play with yarn.

Today I have the first of two crochet projects for you, both head warmers. (Head warmer #2 is coming your way next week!)

They are adorable, work up in one night in front of the TV, and make great stocking stuffers, too!

Enjoy,

Nikki, In Stitches

Materials:

  • *100 yards of a “chunky” yarn
  • Size G Crochet Hook
  • Tapestry needle
  • Button

*Any of your favorite yarns can be used for this project. I used Paton’s Classic Wool, but anything that’s a little thick and/or chunky will work up just fine! Just remember, you  may need to adjust your hook size accordingly.

Directions:

Head Warmer:

Ch 64. (NOTE: This head warmer will fit an adult. In fact, this is one I made for myself! To adjust it to fit little ones, simply chain fewer stitches!)

Join in round with a sl st, making sure that the chain is not twisted.

Rnd 1: Ch 1. SC in each ch around. Join with a sl st.

Rnd 2: Ch 2. DC in each SC around. Join with a sl st.

Rnds 3 – 6: Repeat Rnd 2 four times.

Rnd 7: Ch 1. SC in each DC around. Join with a sl st.

Fasten off.

Weave in all loose ends.

Flower: 

(Don’t let the directions for this flower intimidate you! Once you actually have it in front of you, it’s easier to see exactly where your stitches should be placed. It does get a bit cumbersome to work with by the last round, but trust me…it’s worth it! If, however, you’ve got a favorite flower pattern already, feel free to use that one instead!)

Ch 5. Sl st in 1st ch to make a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1. (SC, ch 3) 5 times in ring. Join with a sl st to 1st ch made at the start of this rnd.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, (SC, 5 DC, SC) in each ch-3 sp around. Join with a sl st to the 1st ch made at the start of this rnd.

Rnd 3: Ch 1. Working behind the petals made in Rnd 2, (SC in next ch-3 sp of Rnd 1, ch 5) around. Join with a sl st to the 1st ch made at the start of this rnd.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, (SC, 9 DC, SC) in ch-5 sp around. Join with a sl st to the 1st ch made at the start of this rnd. Join with a sl st to the 1st ch made at the start of this rnd.

Rnd 5: Ch 1. Working behind petals made in Rnd 4, (SC in next ch-3 sp of Rnd 1, ch 7) around. Join with a sl st to the 1st ch made at the start of this rnd.

Rnd 6: Ch 1, (SC, 13 DC, SC) in ch-7 sp around. Join with a sl st to the 1st ch made at the start of this rnd.

Rnd 7: Ch 1. Working behind petals made in Rnd 6, (SC in next ch-3 sp of Rnd 1, ch 9) around. Join with a sl st to the 1st ch made at the start of this rnd.

Rnd 8: Ch1. (SC, 17 DC, SC) in ch-9 sp around. Join with a sl st to the 1st ch made at the start of this rnd.

Fasten off.

Assembly:

Thread loose ends of flower through large eyed needle. Use this yarn to attach flower to head warmer. Attach button in the center of the flower. Weave in any loose ends.

Abbreviations

ch……………chain

sl st…………slip stitch

SC…….……single crochet

DC..………..double crochet

sp…………..space

Rnd……….round

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23 Responses to Crochet Flower and Head Warmer {Free Pattern}

  1. eleanor says:

    I would like to see the Irish scarf with hood

  2. Joan droelle says:

    Round 1 of the flower is that a total of 6 petals? Thanks.

  3. maryanne says:

    thank you for the pattern have been looking for something like this for a long time

  4. Phyllis says:

    Thanks so much for a super easy flower. Can’t wait to make in a lot of colors!

    • Nikki says:

      Phyllis,
      The last few rounds can be a little tricky to see exactly where to go, but no one will ever know if you’re a bit off ;-)

  5. Leann Jeffers says:

    I’m very excited to becoming part of your family. That’s what it seem’s like! Leann Jeffers

  6. PATRICIA says:

    Hello!
    You mention that there is going to be another head warmer in 2 weeks, as of January 2014, I cannot locate another on your website. Please advise where I may find it.
    Many thanks,
    Pat

  7. Robin says:

    I would live to be able to make stuff like this but I have never Dione crocheting . Is there a beginners site or video or what do you recommend for a person who would like to do this but has no clue where to begin. It’s all foreign to me lol .. Thanks Robin

    I’m a grandmother now and there’s more coming so I’m excited to start trying to do stuff like this…

    • Nikki says:

      Robin,
      I personally don’t have a beginner crochet tutorial, but I found one I think you’ll learn a lot from.
      It comes from Red Heart yarn company.
      http://www.redheart.com/learn/learn-how-crochet
      Take a peek at the picture tutorials and play around a bit.
      If you have questions, just ask!
      PS…Welcome to the world of crochet! You’re going to be hooked! (HaHa! Couldn’t resist!)

  8. Norma Bryan says:

    In the “free crochet ear warmer headband” pattern recently I didn’t understand a step for the flower. Number three step said “Working behind the petals, etc,” I couldn’t understand
    that step.

  9. Danielle Richards says:

    What is the diameter of the flower?

  10. Rachel says:

    When you say work behind petals, does that mean your yarn crosses in front/on top of your previous petals?

  11. Lori says:

    I am confused on round 3 of the flower. I can’t figure out where to start.

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