Shamrock Headband

Shamrock Headband
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Crochet a Shamrock Headband for St. Patrick's Day! Crochet this adorably simple shamrock headband for any size head from baby to adult and show off your Irish pride. Or wear one just to have a bit of insurance against pinchers! This project is very simple to crochet and works up quickly, great for any skill level. The shamrock in this pattern utilizes the magic ring (also known as the magic loop) and is great to practice for beginners. May the luck of the Irish be with you every you go wearing your Shamrock Headband!

Skill Level: Easy

Worsted yarn in various shades of green
US Hook size I/5.50mm
Tapestry needle

Gauge: not needed

CH = chain
DC = double crochet
TRC = triple crochet
SL ST = slip stitch
MR = Magic Ring

Head Sizes:
Baby = 14 – 16”
Toddler = 16 – 18”
Child = 18 – 20”
Teen = 20 – 21”
Adult = 21 – 22”
*These are average sizes. It’s best to measure the head for whom you are making the headband, if possible.


Leaving a 6 – 8” tail, make a chain with ch stitch for your desired length, break yarn, leaving a 6 – 8” tail.
Change color and repeat Step 1.
Align two chain lengths and knot together at each end. Do not trim.
Slide strands through shamrock loops for a festive headband or ponytail wrap.

Shamrocks: (Make 2 – 3)
Start with a Magic Ring.
In your MR, [ch 3, trc, dc, trc, ch 3, sl st to MR] repeat 3 times. Ch 5, sl st to opposite side of MR. Pull MR snug. You should have 4 clover leaves and a small loop on back (to thread headband through). Break yarn, weave ends.


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Tia Davis is a writer, wife and mother, living happily ever after with her handsome prince and two charming boys in Western Idaho. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in English and Creative Writing and works from home as a content manager. When she isn't chasing little boys she is blogging about them at Mistress of Madness & Mayhem.