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Bonbons Braided Headbands

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Beginner
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand&®:
    Bonbons -- Party - 1 packor color of choice
    Large-eyed blunt needle
  • Hair elastics, one for each Headband
  • Binder clip
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors

DIRECTIONS:

SIZE
About 20" circumference, will stretch to fit a range of sizes
GAUGE
GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL FOR THIS PROJECT.

Solid Color Headband
1. Cut 12 strands of red yarn, each about 70" long. Hold strands together and fold in half.
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" long, wrap around strands just below fold and knot.
3. Divide strands into 3 groups of 8 strands each and braid the groups together for 17". Fold the strands at end of braid around the hair elastic and hold in place with the binder clip.
4. Cut a strand of red yarn about 20" 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.

Multi-Color Headband
1.
Cut 6 strands each of gold, copper and sparkling taupe yarn, about 75" long. Hold all 18 strands of yarn together and fold in half.
2. Repeat Step 2 of Solid Color Headband, using a strand of copper for the wrap.
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". Fold the strands at end of braid around the hair elastic and hold in place with the binder clip.
4. Repeat Step 4 of Solid Color Headband, using a strand of copper for the wrap.

Three Braid Headband
1.
Cut 9 strands of dark purple about 70" long. Hold strands together and fold in half.
2. Repeat Step 2 of Solid Color Headband, using a strand of dark purple for the wrap.
3. Divide strands into 3 groups of 6 strands each, and braid the groups together for 17". Fold the strands at end of braid around the hair elastic and hold in place with the binder clip.
4. Repeat Step 4 of Solid Color Headband, using a strand of purple for the wrap.
5. Repeat Steps 1-4 with teal and then with magenta.

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