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Granny Bandana (Free Crochet Pattern)

June 8, 2022
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A fun triangle Granny Square Bandana for that trendy Summer vibe! A pretty crochet bandana is a great way to keep your hair neat and tidy. A Free Pattern for this easy to crochet fun project and one size will fit nearly everyone!

How to get the Pattern for the Crochet Granny Bandana 

  • Free Pattern: Scroll down this blog post for the written pattern Instructions
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How many Granny Squares do you need for a Head Scarf

For a crochet head kerchief in this size, you will need 10 granny squares and 5 granny triangles. I have provided a picture below showing the layout of the pieces.

Best Yarn for Crochet Bandana Pattern

Any DK weight/light worsted weight yarn will work great for this pattern. Cotton yarn works best as it holds its shape well and is breathable and easy to wash. A cotton/acrylic yarn would also work well. I used Cotlin from Knitpicks which was gifted to me by WeCrochet for this project. As this bandana scarf pattern uses only small amounts of yarn, you could choose different colors from your stash to create a boho vibe! Choose one ball of yarn as your main color (approx 100m) and add small amounts of contrast shades.

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Finished Size of the Crochet Head Scarf

Scarf pictured measures 24in [61cm] wide and 12in [30cm] deep after light blocking. The ties are 12in [30cm] long but you could choose to make them longer if you wish.

Granny Bandana Construction

This project uses the popular crochet granny square which is one of my favourite things to crochet. You will make 10 squares and 5 triangles. You will attach the pieces together following the layout picture below and then add a border and ties.

You might like to check out more more Free Patterns for Scarves on my blog!

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Skill Level –Easy

Only basic stitches are used in this scarf pattern so is suitable for a beginner. You need to be familiar with making a granny square.

This pattern is in US Crochet terms

Materials

Cotlin from Knitpicks: 123yds [112m]: 70% Cotton, 30% Linen/50gr

·      Main Colour (Yarn A) – 1 ball in Swan

·      Yarn B – approx. 50m in Marina

·      Yarn C – approx. 50m in Cashew

·      4mm [G/6} crochet hook

·      Yarn needle

You can use approx. 200m of any DK weight yarn. 

Measurements

Scarf pictured measures 24in [61cm] wide and 12in [30cm] deep after light blocking. The ties are 12in [30cm] long

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Gauge

·      Each square is 3.5in [9cm] approx.

·      Each triangle is 3.5in x 4.8in [9cm x 12cm] approx. Gauge is not important.

Abbreviations

US crochet terms

Beg   beginning

Ch     chain

St      stitch

Sl st  slip stitch

Dc     double crochet

Yo     yarn over

Sp     space

RS    right side

 Notes (read carefully)

·      Ch 3 at beginning of a round counts as 1 dc

·      Ch 4 at beginning of a row counts as 1 dc and ch-1

·      Includes written instructions. Pattern written in US crochet terms

·      The head scarf is made up of 10 squares and 5 triangles sewn together following assembly layout picture below, and then a border and ties are added.

Color Combinations

6 x squares in yarn B,C and A.

4 x squares in yarn C,B and A.

5 x triangles in yarn C,B and A.

(see layout picture below for reference)

Instructions for Granny Square Bandana

Granny Square (make 10)

Each round is worked in a different color. Use yarn A for round 3 in all motifs.

With first color, ch 5 and sl st to 1st ch to form a ring

Round 1 (RS): Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc here and throughout at beg of a round), 2 dc in ring, [ch 3, 3 dc in ring] 3 times, ch 3, join with a sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch. Fasten off yarn.

Round 2: Join 2nd colour in any corner ch-3 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same ch-sp, [ch 1, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp] 3 times, ch 1, join with a sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch. Fasten off yarn.

Round 3: Join 3rd colour in any corner ch-3 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same ch-sp, [ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp] 3 times, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, join with a sl st in 3rd ch of beg ch. Fasten off yarn and weave in threads.

Triangle (make 5)

(there is no RS for triangles, both sides are the same)

With first color, ch 5 and sl st to 1st ch to form a ring

Row 1: Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch-1 sp here and throughout at beg of a row), 3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc, ch 1, 1 dc in ring, turn. Fasten off yarn.

Row 2: Join 2nd colour in last dc made in row 1, ch 4, 3 dc in 1st ch-1 sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in corner ch-3 sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 1, 1 dc) in last ch-1 sp, turn. Fasten off yarn

Row 3: Join 3rd colour in last dc made in row 2, ch 4, 3 dc in 1st ch-1 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in corner ch-3 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 1, 1 dc) in last ch-1 sp. Fasten off yarn and weave in threads.

Blocking Squares

It is recommended that you block each square and triangle before you attach them. Pin each motif to an even shape and spray with water (or hover a steam iron over each piece) and leave to dry. It will make attaching them later much easier.

Assembly

Layout your squares and triangles following placement in picture below. Holding RS of motifs together, you will now join your motifs in back loop only by sewing (whip stitching) together.

Try to make your stitches loosely to avoid the piece puckering and join your motifs as evenly as you can. Pin out your finished piece and steam block lightly.

Border and Ties

Join Yarn A in top left corner of your finished triangle. Ch 40, 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across (39 sc). Sl st back to main piece.

Make a sc in each dc and ch-1 sp down the side of piece, making 1 sc in space between each motif. Make (2 sc, ch 1, 2 sc) in the ch-3 sp at bottom peak of triangle (see pic).

Working up the other side to top right corner, make a sc in each dc and ch-1 sp, making 1 sc in space between each motif.

When you reach right corner, ch 40,1 sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across (39 sc). Sl st back to main piece.

Working across top of head scarf, make 3 sc in each row end of each triangle, 1 sc in each beg ch 5 and 1 sc in space between each motif. Join with a sl st to beg ch and weave in all ends.

You may like to add more chains to make your ties longer

 

 

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  • Reply
    Christina
    June 9, 2022 at 4:40 am

    The coupon code button isn’t working for the pattern on revelry. Just giving you a head’s up.

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      June 9, 2022 at 7:29 pm

      Hi Christina, I think it may not have clicked in until later but thanks!

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