Question Time: Snood Pattern

I have been asked several times for the pattern to my snoods. There is one that I used which comes from a video on Youtube. This has a mesh to it. My solid snood pattern is essentially a large circle with a few inches of depth made before crocheting on an elastic hairband. For my blue silk snood, I used one ball of Patons Silk-Bamboo yarn. This is really soft and feels nice against my scalp. You can use acrylic but it will be a bit scratchy against the skin unless you have killed the yarn before hand. I used a size H hook.

Starting round: Chain 5, slip stitch final chain to first chain stitch. Ring made.
Round 1: Half double crochet twelve stitches into ring. Slip stitch stitch twelve to stitch one.
Round 2: Half double crochet twice into each stitch. Slip stitch 24 into stitch one.
Round 3: Half double crochet twice into first stitch of each pair of the increases. Stitch one double crochet before doing next increase. Slip stitch stitch 30 to stitch one.
Round 4 – 12: Half double crochet twice into first stitch of each increase. Stitch one double crochet into each stitch until next increase is reached. Slip stitch final stitch to first stitch of the round.
Round 13 – 16: Half double crochet once into each stitch. Slip stitch final stitch to first stitch of the round.
Round 17: Single crochet each stitch over a narrow elastic headband (hold the headband against previous round of stitches. complete single crochet as per usual, which will cover the headband with each stitch). Slip stitch final stitch to first stitch. Bind off and break yarn. Weave end in to single crochet stitches.

Reminder – the first half double crochet in the round will be a chain of two stitches.

Originally Published: 1-21-16

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