How to lengthen a crochet headband


 Is your standard size crochet headband not long enough?

We have a quick and easy way to solve that problem.

How to lengthen a crochet headband

You will need:-

How to lengthen a crochet headband

 

Take your two 1.5″ crochet headbands this can also be done with 6″ crochet tops or any other size you might have.  Turn them inside out and cut along the seam.

How to lengthen a crochet headband

You now have 2 lengths of crochet material

How to lengthen a crochet headband

Lay the ends on top of each other.  Right sides together.  I pinned on end but did not worry about it when I did the other end.

How to lengthen a crochet headband

Lift the foot of your overlocker and place the crochet material under just before the blade and then overlock.  If you don’t have an overlocker you could just and stitch together. Hand sewing will take a lot longer.

Repeat the other end.

How to lengthen a crochet headbandThat’s it your done you now have a 1.5″ crochet headband about 25cm unstretched.  You can place the seams on the sides instead of the back.  The photo below shows the inside of the crochet headband.

How to lengthen a crochet headband

Here is your finished headband ready to add nylon tulle to create stunning tutu’s.How to lengthen a crochet headband

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