pattern: west lynn headwrap

Show off some retro flair with a chic headband that is both stylish and functional. Keep your ears warm and bust your stash at the same time! You only need a skein (less than 132 yards) to make this headwrap.

Note: Some lovely folks have made this pattern and reported that this turns out very large on them. Admittedly, I have a big head and very thick hair, so you may need to size down if you're not in the same predicament as myself. I wrote up some tips on resizing here.

1 skein of worsted weight yarn (Recommendations: Cascade 220 (Regular or Superwash), Berroco Vintage Worsted, Lion Brand Wool-Ease Worsted, Plymouth Encore Worsted, Plymouth Plymouth Worsted Merino Superwash, Classic Elite Portland Tweed)
US G (4mm) crochet hook
tapestry needles (for weaving in ends and seaming band)

Adult woman's S/M(M/L)

4 dcs = 1"

I highly recommend you take the time to watch the videos and use the chainless foundation dc st to start this off. It's super easy, and will ensure a nice, stretchy headwrap. You can start with making a foundation ch of 83+3 sts, but I find foundation chains to be rather taut. Stretchy is good for this project!


Using foundation dc method, make 78(84) dc sts (where the beginning ch3 counts as the first dc st).

Then join in the round.

Now you have a complete round of (78)84 dc sts (counting ch3 as first dc).

Rounds 2-7: Ch 3, dc in each dc to end. Join with top ch of ch3 at the beginning of the round with a sl st. (78)84 sts.
After 7th round, cut yarn, pull through, and fasten.

Using foundation dc method, make 5 dc sts (counting ch3 as first dc st).
Row 2-5: Dc in each dc. Ch 3, turn.

Weave in ends on wrap.
Put band around wrap, and seam ends of band together to make a loop. Center it around the joins of the round to conveniently hide them! Weave in ends on band.

Put on, feel très chic, and enjoy your cappuccino.

Disclaimer: please make as many as you like, but don't sell this pattern or the finished product! Thanks!

Queue it on Ravelry!


  1. I followed this exactly and it came out too big even though I followed with the lesser stitches. It's still really cute though, thanks for sharing!

    1. I admittedly have an enormous head and lots of big hair... if you want to make it a bit smaller you can follow this re-sizing guide:


  2. This is so cute and easy.. thanks for including the videos! Love this pattern!


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