14 Baby Crochet Headband Patterns (Beginner Friendly)

Sweet, simple and super fast crochet patterns! Here are Baby Crochet Headband Patterns. 14 easy and free baby headbands crochet patterns for infants and newborns with flowers, bows and more.

What’s not to love about a sweet baby headband? Not only do they make a lovely accessory for your little one, but they are super quick to make. You can crochet up a whole bunch of them in a weekend.

Crochet headbands also make a perfect handmade baby shower gift. Not only that but add a sweet pair of matching booties or a blanket and you have a super special gift that any new Mom and Dad will treasure forever.

two images of babies with crocheted headbands

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If you are a beginner crocheter, just starting to learn the stitches, childrens’ headbands are a great place to start.

Not only do these patterns give you a chance to practice different stitches but they work up super fast, giving you quick gratification and confidence to try a more difficult crochet pattern.

Plus, as I said above, handmade baby items like baby hats and booties or sandals make a wonderful, personal baby shower gift, christening present or welcome gift for brand new parents. You can even match them to a flower girl dress for an extra special wedding touch.

You can also pair your baby headband with some matching crochet Babies Booties!

Are headbands safe for babies?

As with any other items for your infant, your baby should never be left unattended with a headband, whether it is crocheted, knitted or sewn.

A headband can slip and create a choking or strangling hazard, therefore it is imperative that you monitor your baby whenever he or she is wearing one.

Also make sure to remove the headband and any other accessories before placing your baby in the crib.

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I am super excited to bring you these sweet headband patterns and would like to say a big THANK YOU to the creative pattern designers for allowing me to share them with you.

Please, give these projects a try and let me know how you like them!

List of newborn and infant headband patterns

Crochet Flower Headband Pattern

Oh so sweet! This little headband features little flowers and leaves and would make the perfect accessory for a flower girl in your wedding!

by Make And Do Crew

image of a baby with a crocheted bow headband

Baby Bow Headband Pattern

by Crafts By Sarah Liz

This adorable infant headband is crocheted with super soft I Love This Cotton yarn that comes in a rainbow of colors.

image of baby with crochet bow headband

Rosey’s Crochet Flower Headband

This sweet headband can be made in five different sizes from infant to child and uses Red Heart Baby Hugs yarn.

by Lindsey Dale

image of a baby with a flower headband

Quick and Easy Chevron Headband

by Whistle & Ivy

The Simple Chevron Headband works up very quickly even with fine, Knit Picks fingering weight yarn which is available in a bunch of fun colors!

image of baby with turquoise crochet headband

Shell Baby Headband

Here is a great pattern for beginner crocheters. The pattern shows you how to make the band with a bow or a flower made with the shell stitch using Sugar N Cream Cotton and Red Heart Super Saver yarn.

by Savvy Nana

Baby Lucy Easy Crochet Headbands

Here is a simple, stretchy band with interchangeable flowers and shamrock embellishments that you can whip up in no time!

by Snappy Tots

image of three crochet headbands with bows and flowers

Bobble Baby Headband

I love the stitch on his stylish and adjustable crochet headband. The length (after blocking) is 41 cm, but can easily be altered to fit any size.

A great beginner pattern that is also an awesome DIY baby shower gift.

by Thoresby Cottage

image of infant with crochet headband

6 Different Styles of Infant Headbands

These infant and baby crochet headband patterns range from super simple for a complete beginner to advanced beginners, great for practicing a new stitch.

by Pattern Paradise

six different crocheted headbands for babies

Shell Stitch Headband for Babies

This super sweet baby headband pattern would be very quick to crochet and features the shell crochet stitch. Made with Simply Caron Soft yarn in Soft Pink.

by My Merry Messy Life

image of a pink crochet headband

Bloomin’ Baby Crochet Flower Headband

The big, fun flower is crocheted with petals in two colors and then is attached to a headband. It would be fun to crochet this flower in different color combos to accessories baby’s various outfits.

by Yarnspirations

image of a baby with a flower headband

Lovely Bow Headband Pattern

How adorable is this little bow and headband?? I love the gray and pink color combination. Works up super fast for a great last minute baby shower gift.

by Sameh Baccouch

image of baby with a bow headband

“Aspen Socialite” Free Headband Pattern

by Make And Do Crew

Not just for babies or infants, this cool headband can be customized for adult sizes as well.

image of a baby with a tan headband

Baby Flower Headband Pattern

This cute little newborn headband can easily be adjusted to fit different size heads. (The free crochet instructions are available in English as well as Espanol.)

by Lanas & Hilos

image of baby with a pink crocheted headband with a flower

Classic Lace Headband Pattern

Here is a cute classic lacy headband that can be made to fit a variety of sizes. The free pattern features simple stitches that give off a lacy look that would make a perfect baby shower gift.

by Sweet Softies

image of a baby with a white headband

How do you crochet a stretchy baby headband?

To make your headband stretchy or elastic, you will want your stitches to create what is called ‘Ribbing’. There are a few different ways of doing this but basically you are alternating your stitches, front to back.

For example, let’s say you have a row of double crochet stitches and the next row will begin the ribbing also using double crochet stitches.

So, instead of inserting the hook in the hole of the previous row, you will go behind the post of the DC stitch. The next stitch goes in front of the post and so on.

See this cool article for step by step instructions on how to make stretchy crochet ribbing.

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Baby Crochet Headband Patterns

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    1. Hey Sue! If you click the link for the designer, it will take you to the pattern. For instance, to see the first headband pattern on the list, click on “Make And Do Crew”. Let me know if you have any trouble with the links.
      Thanks for reaching out!

  1. Hello my name is betty I am. Writing too you ive would like some of the pattern my. Husband had a. Little nephew. He’s a. New born and I’ve just. Made him. A. Baby. Blanket but I’ve would love too make him. The. Head band. Please send me. Some. Patterns on. Head bandes thank. You

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