Turban Twist Headband: Free Crochet Pattern

This Turban Twist Headband is a free crochet pattern designed by Marnie of Chain Three Design. It’s sure to become a favorite and, now, it’s featured as part of our Best of 30 Days of Cozy!

Are you ready to make your own?


  • 6.5 mm (K) crochet hook
  • Patons Roving yarn approx 72 yards (60 grams)
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry Needle
Photo of a woman wearing the soft crocheted Brianna Turban Headband

Stitches Used

  • CH:     chain
  • SC:      single crochet
  • DC:     double crochet
  • ST(S):  stitch(es)

Pattern Details

  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • US Terminology
  • Size: One Size Adult Female
  • Gauge: 10 stitches X 10 rows = 4” square
  • Stitch used for gauge: Griddle Stitch
  • Measurement(s): Approx. 10” wide x 5” tall
  • No matter your skill level, I always suggest that you read through the pattern from beginning to end before beginning your work just to be sure you don’t have any questions that might cause frustration in the midst of your project.
  • The chain 3 at the beginning of each round counts as the first DC.

Pattern Stitches Used

  • This pattern is worked in the Griddle Stitch. The Griddle Stitch is worked by placing a SC in the top of the DC from the row below, and a DC in the SC from the row below.
Close up look at the crocheted turban headband with a twist

Briana Turban Twist Headband: Free Crochet Pattern

With 6.5mm size hook

ROW 1: CH 53

ROW 2: CH 1 and turn. SC in second chain from the hook and in each ST across (52).

ROW 3: CH 3 and turn (counts as first DC here and throughout pattern). Work 1 SC into the next ST, then DC into the next ST. Continue alternating between SC and DC until you end the row with a SC in the last ST (52)

ROW 4-12: CH 3 and turn. Alternate SC, DC across as above (the last SC of this row will be placed in the top of the CH 3 of the previous row) (52)

ROW 13: CH 1 and turn. SC in each stitch across.  (52)

FINISHING: Break yarn and tie off. Leave a long tail (12-14 inches is good) for sewing seam. Lay piece out flat, and twist once to create the twist design. Bring the ends together, and sew them to create a band with a twist. Weave in all loose ends with a yarn needle.

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