9 Of The Best Hair Accessory Patterns On The Web

With the weather warming up we’ve all pretty much stopped knitting thick, heavy jumpers and scarves, so now we’re looking for alternative things to create. We’ve found a selection of hair accessory patterns to keep you knitting throughout the summer months.

Patricia Schonhold’s ‘Red Mesh Hairband’ on Wollphilie

This lovely knitted headband is an ideal project for using up yarn leftover from other projects. It can be made using any weight of yarn, from sock to bulky and can be easily adjusted to fit and size and shape head. Available as a free, written pattern on Wollphilie

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Emily Bittel’s ‘Princess in Disguise’ on TraditionallyEmily

Live out your princess fantasies with this adorable little crochet crown. This quick and simple pattern can be made using any crochet thread you have, and although designed for a child, it can be easily modified to fit an adult head. Available as a free, written pattern on TraditionallyEmily

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Find Emily on Ravelry as Labcoatcrochet

TLH Patterns’ ‘Pineapple Stitch Headband’ on Ravelry

This cute little headband makes use of the pineapple stitch to create a unique, eye-catching pattern. Made using a fine weight yarn, this hair accessory can be made to match your bikini, sundress or any other outfit. Available as a downloadable pattern from Ravelry

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Find Pradeepa on Ravelry as TLHPatterns

Pamela Grice’s ‘Stars and Stripes Headband’ on Crochetpreneur

This simple little headband was designed as a patriotic holiday accessory but could be easily adapted to suit any colour scheme. This crochet pattern can be easily adjusted to fit any size of head from children to adults. Available as a free, written pattern on Crochetpreneur

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Find Pamela on Ravelry as MadeWithaTwist

Lena Mathisson’s ‘Cat Ears Headband’ on Ravelry

These puurfect little cat ears are an ideal last-minute dress up idea. The knitted pattern is created in a basic headband shape with a ponytail holder at the end to hold it in place. Available as a downloadable pattern from Raverly

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Find Lena on Ravelry as Lenarye

Lux Adorna Knits’ ‘Rose pin or Clip Agnes’ on Ravelry

This beautiful little knitted rose can be made as a hair accessory or even as a clip-on brooch. The pattern includes two different styles of rose which can easily be adjusted by using different weights of yarn. Available as a free, downloadable pattern from Ravelry

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Find Heidi on Ravelry as Luxadornaknits

Elizabeth Ham’s ‘Beth’s Summer Headband’ on Ravelry

This headband was designed as a solution to keeping hair off your face on hot summer days. Made using a medium weight yarn, this pattern could be easily adjusted to be longer or shorter and has a button fastening to keep it from sliding off. Available as a free, downloadable pattern from Ravelry

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Find Elizabeth on Ravelry as Bethintx

Rachel Bishop’s ‘Headband’ on RBKnits

Rachel has designed this headband as an alternative to traditional headbands which gave us a headache by midday due to being too tight. This soft knitted accessory is made from a medium weight yarn and incorporates a hairband at the back to keep it secure but not too tight. Available as a free, written pattern from RBKnits

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Find Rachel on Ravelry as MyColorCraft

Melissa Metzbower’s ‘Fanore’ on Ravelry

This vintage inspired hair accessory is an ideal solution for covering up beach hair. Made using a super fine weight yarn, this pattern uses a checker-board lace stitch to give it a unique style and holds on to the hair better than a traditional bandana. Available as a downloadable pattern from Ravelry

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Find Melissa on Ravelry as mmetzbower