Interlocking Rings Headband Free Crochet Pattern
Baby wt yarn in teal, baby yellow, pastel green, baby blue and baby pink, size E hook, needle to take yarn and 6” piece of 1\4” wide elastic.
GAUGE: 6 dc = 1”, 3 rows dc = 1”, ring is about 1\2” diameter
With teal and E hook, ch-12, sl st to form a ring.
RND 1: Ch-3, work 5 dc in ring, ch-1, (work 6 dc in ring, ch-1) 3 times, sl st top of beg ch-3, fasten off.
RND 1: With next color yarn and E hook ch-12, slip ch inside previous ring, sl st to form a ring, ch-3, work 5 dc in ring, ch-1, (work 6 dc, ch-1) 3 times in ring, sl st top beg ch-3, fasten off.
Work rings in this color order: teal, yellow, green, blue, and pink.
Rep this sequence a total of 3 times or 15 rings.
With pink yarn and E hook join in any ch-1 sp on circle, ch-1, sc sa sp as ch-1, (ch-3, sk 2 dc, sc next st, ch-3, sk 2 dc, over lapping next circle with one working on now, sc through corresponding sts) around ending with ch-3, sl st top beg sc, fasten off.
ROW 1: With pink yarn and e hook join in end in ch-3 sp, ch-3, 2 dc sa sp, dc next sc, 3 dc next sp, dc next sc, 2 dc last lp, ch-3, turn. (10 sts)
ROW 2-23: Dc ea st across, ch-3, turn. At the end of row 23 fasten off.
With needle and yarn sew short ends of headband tog to form a lp.
Sew ea end of the elastic on wrong side of piece at the end\beg of rings. Fold plain rows of dc over elastic and sew closed.