Lion Brand® Bonbons Braided Headbands
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Lion Brand® Bonbons Braided Headbands

Use Lion Brand® Bonbons to braid 3 styles of headbands. It’s so easy – no crocheting or knitting required!

Skill Level:  Easy

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Lion Brand® Bonbons (Art. #601) Yarn – Party (1 Pack) or Color of Choice
  • Lion Brand® Large-Eyed Blunt Needle
  • Hair Elastics (1 per Headband)
  • Binder Clip
 

Project Instructions

SIZE: About 20" (51cm) circumference, will stretch to fit a range of sizes.

GAUGE: GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL FOR THIS PROJECT.

 

SOLID COLOR HEADBAND

Step 1
Cut 12 strands of Red yarn, each about 70" (178cm) long. Hold strands together and fold in half.

Step 2
Insert fold through center of hair elastic. Draw ends of strands through loop formed by fold, and pull to tighten. Cut a strand of Red yarn about 20" (51cm) long, wrap around strands just below fold and knot.

Step 3
Divide strands into 3 groups of 8 strands each and braid the groups together for 17" (43cm). Fold the strands at end of braid around the hair elastic and hold in place with the binder clip.

Step 4
Cut a strand of Red yarn about 20" (51cm) long and wrap tightly around the strands above the clip. Remove clip. Thread yarn ends (3-4 at a time) into blunt needle and draw ends under wrap to hide.

 

MULTICOLOR HEADBAND (shown above)

Step 1
Cut 6 strands each of Gold, Copper and Sparkling Taupe yarn, about 75" (190.5cm) long. Hold all 18 strands of yarn together and fold in half.

Step 2
Repeat Step 2 of Solid Color Headband, using a strand of copper for the wrap.

Step 3
Divide strands into 3 groups, with 4 strands of each of the 3 colors in each group, and braid the groups together for 17" (43cm). Fold the strands at end of braid around the hair elastic and hold in place with the binder clip.

Step 4
Repeat Step 4 of Solid Color Headband, using a strand of Copper for the wrap.

 

THREE BRAID HEADBAND

Step 1
Cut 9 strands of Dark Purple about 70" (178cm) long. Hold strands together and fold in half.

Step 2
Repeat Step 2 of Solid Color Headband, using a strand of Dark Purple for the wrap.

Step 3
Divide strands into 3 groups of 6 strands each, and braid the groups together for 17" (43cm). Fold the strands at end of braid around the hair elastic and hold in place with the binder clip.

Step 4
Repeat Step 4 of Solid Color Headband, using a strand of Purple for the wrap.

Step 5
Repeat Steps 1-4 with Teal and then with Magenta.

 

 

Every effort has been made to produce accurate and complete instructions. We cannot be responsible for variance of individual knitters or crocheters, human error, or typographical mistakes.

 

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