Free Crochet Latte Headband Pattern

free crochet headband pattern

by Chandi on November 18, 2014

A free crocheted cute-as-all-get-out headband pattern for you today.

I admit it. I love coffee. A grande latte from Starbucks is my drink of choice.

I also love making a latte by hand every morning for my handsome fella and myself. And some coffee alternative Teeccino when I don’t want any more caffeine. So yum.

free easy beginner level crochet headband pattern

So it stands to reason I’d eventually have a yarn and pattern based on this favorite drink of mine! (Side note. If you’re wondering about that cute crocheted basket on the table… my sis made that for me. She sells all kinds of beautiful items here.)

free crocheted latte headband coffee pattern

YARN: This is our new Resilient superwash merino wool sock yarn in colorway LATTE… OH. MY. GAWD. Long story short… I’ve always wanted to offer this type of sock yarn… round, plump, verrrry stretchy and elastic (it boings back into place, like a good sock yarn should), in a fine micron merino wool so is super soft and is machine-washable. So if your hand-made beauties get accidentally tossed into the washer and dryer, they will survive. Whew! We had the mill spin this custom yarn for our company and we LOVE it.

best superwash merino wool yarn best sock yarn to knit with latte sock yarn


Here are the yarn specs:

•Perfect for hand-knit socks, shawls, modern baby clothes and hats, accessories, mittens, stuffed animals and anything else you can think of!!

“RESILIENT” SUPERWASH MERINO WOOL SOCK YARN – our signature sock yarn! After years of using various sock yarns, I had the mill spin up this custom yarn for us, which embodies everything you’d want in an ideal sock yarn:

•4-ply : Results in round, defined, beautiful stitches. The more plies the better for items that will get lots of wear like socks. Your projects will last and last with very little pilling, strand breaking or wearing thin.
•BOUNCE FACTOR – this yarn is BOINGY! It has a ton of memory, or “resilience” (thus the name), which is ideal for socks since it stretches but bounces right back to its original length. Perfect!
•Fingering Weight: Perfect for hand-knit socks, but also virtually any other accessory you want to make, like hats, scarves and shawls, mittens, including baby and kid items. Wonderful for sweaters and other garments or even blankets! Sock yarn is so versatile and well-loved by many yarnies.
•Superwash Merino Wool = super soft, super fine wool. No itchiness here! Machine-washable! Hand-washing keeps your items looking the best the longest, but no worries if your socks accidently get tossed into the washer and dryer. They’ll be just fine and won’t felt or ruin. Whew.
•Yardage: 366 m/400 yd
•Weight: 4 oz (approx. 113 g)
•Recommended Knitting Needle Size: US 0-2
•Crochet Hook Size B-E

pattern for beginners easy crochet headband

PATTERN: Latte Headband – this was originally intended to be a hat. I stopped working on it for a day and realized… it wanted to be a headband. Let the yarn decide, I say! So headband it became.

free crochet headband pattern

This pattern (crocheted, btw), is:

•Beginner level. Easy. If you can do a double crochet, you’re golden.

•3 sizes – adult, pre-teen and baby/toddler. It’s stretchy, so the exact size isn’t crucial.

beginner level headband pattern crocheting

•FREE!! Yes. No charge for this one!

•FAST. Takes maybe a few hours?

•INEXPENSIVE. You only need a tiny bit of yarn really and can make many headbands out of one skein of this yarn.

free and easy headband pattern

•It’s designed to be used with our Resilient sock yarn for 2 reasons: 1. So the colors line up into stripes as shown. 2. So it’s really stretchy and bouncy and pounces back into shape without getting stretched out like a lot of yarns do. You can substitute another yarn if you like, but make sure it’s stretchy for sure. The colors may or may not line up, but if you’re okay with more of a variegated look, then you don’t need to worry about it.

how to crochet a headband for beginners

•Great for GIFTS. Whip out dozens of these if you like! They are stylish, wearable, soft, keep the ears nice and toasty without being HOT (I wear mine inside and outside and always feel comfortable), lightweight (cheap to ship to friends and family!) and just all around CUTE. What’s not to love?

free crocheted head band pattern

To grab the free pattern, just click here.

free crocheted pattern headband

LATTE: And now. For my latte recommendations.

Every morning I awake. Get dressed. And prance into the kitchen to make lattes.

After moving into our new house here in Charlotte, NC (loving the city), I realized we needed a coffee pot, so researched the best.

I decided on a Chemex. Supposedly it makes some of the most amazing coffee and their filters take out all the bitter oils and you’re left with smooth, delicious coffee.

chemex coffee pot review

The verdict? It’s true. We LOVE IT.


1. I heat up 2 cups of water on the stove while getting the cups and saucers and Chemex ready.

2. When just about to boil (about 200 degrees), I drizzle a bit of the water over the coffee grounds (freshly ground is best and we are loving the Allegro brand from Whole Foods right now… we do half decaf and half regular) to moisten them.

3. 30 seconds later, I drizzle in more water and continue to do so until it’s all filtered down through the grounds.

4. As it’s draining down, I’m also whisking milk in another skillet over low heat, making frothy goodness.

5. Once the coffee is done filtering, I throw away the grounds and filter and pour the coffee into our cups.

6. Then I grab a spoon, pour the hot milk into each cup and then lay the foam on top gently.

Voila. DE-licious coffee.

latte how to make an amazing one

When I want coffee during the day but don’t want any more caffeine, I use Teeccino. It’s AMAZING. It tastes so delicious you’ll be in shock. It’s a coffee alternative brand I discovered a few months ago and they have all types of flavors. Look for it at Whole Foods or your grocery store or you can order online from their website.

So there you have it!

All about the LATTE…

I admit, I ran to Starbucks and got one right before writing this post. AH! Addicted? Yup. Happily so.

And now I’m off to continue to design the next project… a butterfly and bobbles knit hat made from pure silk. HELLO. The fun never ends around here. I’m obviously also obsessed with yarn. Can you tell?

If you want to be notified when that pattern is ready, just make sure you’re signed up to our email newsletter! 


Talk to you soon.


how to crochet free headband pattern

how to crochet a headband for beginners


Yarn Giveaway! ~ November 2014

November 6, 2014
free yarn giveaway

Hello and welcome! I have another yarn giveaway for you today! The winner gets everything you see in the photos. The yarn is some of our luscious silk. TO ENTER: Enter via Rafflecopter below and then comment on this blog post telling me how big your yarn stash is!  a Rafflecopter giveaway Big thanks to […]

Read the full article →

A Hug For Your Head – Knitted Hat Pattern… What?

November 1, 2014
hat patterns I can knit with cables

What’s a hug for your head? This hat right here. At least, that’s what it feels like. I wanted to design a knitted hat pattern that was ultra-comfy. COZY. Soft. Buttery-like. Ooodles and boodles of softness piled on your head. Wear it when you jump in the car on a chilly Saturday morning to run […]

Read the full article →

How to Crochet a Self-Striping Infinity Scarf – The EASY WAY!

October 31, 2014
crocheting an infinity scarf make

Well, hellllo. I am thrilled, delighted and tickled pink that you’re here right now. I have the coolest thing to show you. How to take your favorite hand-painted yarn and create this awesome self-striping infinity scarf/cowl. It couldn’t be easier. If you’ve ever used hand-painted yarns before, or even if you haven’t, you might know […]

Read the full article →

Man-Approved Cabled Hat Pattern

October 29, 2014
for men cabled knitted hat pattern

My fella asked for a hat. It’s only the second time he’s asked for a knitted item in all these years he’s watched me knit and crochet on a near-daily basis. How do I refuse that face? I was thrilled, of course. He loved the color and feel of our new Pearl Taupe yak-silk sport […]

Read the full article →

How to Crochet A Flower – 2 in 1!

October 14, 2014
how to crochet a flower

How to Crochet a Flower These are perfect for adding onto headbands, hats, baby dresses, bags or anything you like. I show you how to make 2 flowers actually. A flat, smaller flower and a larger, double-layered flower. They only take a few minutes to make once you get the hang of how to do […]

Read the full article →

How to Crochet a Giant Circular Rug – No-Sew!

October 7, 2014
how to crochet a giant circular rug no sew

Due to the massive amount of requests I got for this, we simply had to make a tutorial showing you how to make your very own huge roving rug. MATERIALS: Roving! I used 7.5 lbs of gray merino wool roving for the size you see here. 3 feet across. Not gonna lie… it was a […]

Read the full article →

$1000 Yarn Gift Certificate Giveaway!

October 6, 2014
yarn giveaway

Yes, it’s true! This month, we’re giving away a $1000 gift card to our yarn shop. Hurray! To enter, just use this form and then comment below telling me something interesting about yourself.  a Rafflecopter giveaway •Worldwide entries welcome! •Contest ends October 31st, 2014 at 11:59 PM •To gain as many entries as possible, once […]

Read the full article →

Traveling Cardigan – (Finally) Finished Object!

September 30, 2014
chandi's blue cardigan sweater

Oh goody gumballs! You made it! Welcome, welcome. Good news! I finished my sweater. If you’ve ever knit or crocheted a sweater, you know the ultra-joy/ecstasy you feel when you finally work that lassssst stitch and then weave in your ends and BOOM! You’re DONE!!! WHOA!! It makes you think…If I can do this, I […]

Read the full article →

How to Change Colors in Knitting or Crocheting

September 26, 2014
how to change colors in my knitting crochet

I get asked this question a LOT…. “Chandi, how do I change colors in my knitting (crocheting)?” It’s so easy. Knitting is super simple as you just drop the old color and pick up the new. I do give some tips on whether to cut your ends or pull them up the side. And with […]

Read the full article →