35 Free Crochet Head Scarf & Bandana Pattern Ideas

This is a collection of free pattern ideas for crochet head scarf and bandanas for any season and outfit. These crochet head kerchief patterns use basic crochet stitches so they are great projects for beginners. 

Crochet head scarfs are great crochet projects to make. It is a fun project to crochet for summer even if you are at a beginner skill level.

Choose a simple pattern from the collection below, grab a ball of yarn, and get stuck into an easy project.

Many of the patterns below come with a video tutorial, so it is a great way to get crocheting this fun summer accessory. 

The most important measurement is the head circumference. Be sure to measure at the widest point just above the ears for best results.


crochet head scarf and bandana patterns

You can choose various yarns – acrylic yarn or cotton yarn are both suitable. The good news is, that you can also choose any weight yarn because you can adjust the project to your own head size.

So, whether the project uses worsted weight yarn or fingering weight yarn, you can adjust the number of rows or stitches for different sizes. 

Many of these hair scarf pattern ideas use basic stitches like the single crochet stitch, double crochet stitch or half double crochet, so it is the perfect project to experiment with adjusting the finished sizes.

This way you will learn different ways to achieve the perfect fit and make a great accessory for your summer outfit. 

Crochet Head Scarf Materials

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  1. yarn – there are many fibres and weights to choose from, here is a guide to The Best Yarn For Summer Clothes – 9 Things To Consider When Choosing
  2. crochet hook – choose the appropriate size to match the gauge swatch stitch and row counts or for the appropriate yarn weight
  3. tapestry needle – for sewing your ends in
  4. blocking mats and pins – to make your project neat
  5. scissors – for trimming and cutting yarn

35 Free Crochet Bandana Patterns 

Choose your next quick project from these amazing designs! It is a great option to put your leftover yarn to good use and make one of these pretty crochet headscarf patterns elevate your summer outfit!

Triangle Bandana Free Crochet Pattern

This is a free crochet pattern for a granny triangle bandana. I am so excited to share this easy pattern for a crochet head kerchief that would make the perfect accessory for summer outfits! 

Easy Crochet Granny Triangle Bandana Free Pattern is available on my blog.

crochet head scarf pattern

Berry Good Hair Day Crochet Hair Scarf

This pattern includes two different sizes – there’s a thin scarf that’s about 2.25″ wide and a wide scarf that’s about 4.25″ wide. 

It also uses fingering weight yarn but still works up quick and is a great accessory to tie your hair back with!

FOLLOW THIS LINK for the free pattern.

free crochet hair scarf pattern

Daisy Flower Granny Square Bandana

To create this Granny Bandana Headscarf you will require several  Half and Full Daisy Flower Granny Squares. 

Take this crochet head scarf with you on road trips to keep your hair nice and tidy.

CLICK HERE for the free pattern.

granny square crochet head scarf pattern

Crochet Head Scarf Pattern

Look stylish and stay cool with this light and airy crochet head scarf.

The free pattern and video tutorial will teach you how to make this pretty crochet head wrap. 

Get the free pattern BY CLICKING ON THIS LINK.

crochet head scarf pattern

Shell Stitch Bandana

This easy and fun crochet project is perfect for beginners. It is a very delicate and Boho bandana, and is inspired by the Cottagecore aesthetic. 

Get the free pattern BY CLICKING THIS LINK.

shell stitch crochet head scarf pattern

Cute Crochet Bandana

This is a great project for beginners. You only need to know the double crochet stitch and single crochet stitch.

This pattern is worked from the center out starting with magic circle with increases at the beginning of a row.

THIS WEBSITE has the free pattern and tutorial.

crochet bandana head scarf pattern

Autumn Breeze Bandana

It’s very simple and easy to follow, perfect for beginners! It also has a video tutorial to guide you through the pattern.

This bandana would also look amazing in a combination of different colors.

CLICK HERE for the free pattern.

crochet head scarf - autumn breeze bandana

Granny Squares Head Scarf Pattern

Use these simple square designs to create a stunning crochet head scarf. It is a great idea to use small squares instead of working the crochet headbands in repeat rows.

This bandana would look amazing in a combination of different colors.

FOLLOW THIS LINK for the free crochet head scarf pattern.

 granny squares hair bandana

Free Crochet Hair Scarf Pattern

This crochet hair tie scarf is easy to make and can be style in a number of ways from a front knot, loosely tied at the nape of your neck or even as a skinny neck scarf too. 

CLICK HERE for the pattern.

free crochet head scarf pattern

Easy Silk Scarf Headwrap

The Luminance Hair Scarf is made with 100% Mulberry silk and a simple stitch combination. And this lightweight silk scarf is so versatile, you’ll be reaching for it all year long.

The head scarf pattern uses a simple row repeat and the best part is that it works up quick.

You can find the pattern ON THIS BLOG.

silk wrap pattern

More Crochet Head Scarf Patterns

  1. DC Cluster Head Scarf CLICK HERE
  2. Popular Crochet Granny Stitch Head Scarf CLICK HERE
  3. Granny Clusters Bandana CLICK HERE
  4. Easy Bandana Scarf CLICK HERE
  5. DK Weight Yarn Crochet Head Scarf CLICK HERE
  6. Bobble Kerchief Pattern CLICK HERE
  7. Beautiful Shells Bandana CLICK HERE
  8. Joyland Granny Head Wrap CLICK HERE
  9. Lacy Hair Scarf CLICK HERE
  10. Granny Stitch Crochet Kerchief CLICK HERE
  11. Checkered Triangle Head Scarf CLICK HERE
  12. Flower Kerchief CLICK HERE
  13. Tunisian Crochet Bandana CLICK HERE
  14. Lazy Summer Kerchief CLICK HERE
  15. Crochet Lacy Headscarf CLICK HERE
  16. Lacy Crochet Hair Kerchief CLICK HERE
  17. Eyelet Bandana CLICK HERE
  18. Picot Bandana CLICK HERE
  19. Linked Crochet Bandana CLICK HERE
  20. Mini Granny Square Head Scarf CLICK HERE
  21. Barley Bandana CLICK HERE
  22. Bandana Head Scarf CLICK HERE
  23. Moss Stitch Bandana CLICK HERE
  24. Lacy Crochet Kerchief CLICK HERE
  25. Bead and Lace CLICK HERE

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