Crochet A Babushka Head Kerchief

Crochet A Babushka Head Kerchief

Perfect for spring & summer - this crochet pattern is a Russian inspired head scarf/kerchief that is very stylish!

What you need

Crochet hook size 5.00
Worsted yarn


row 1: ch 3, (counts as first dc now and throughout) 4 dc in 3rd ch frm hk, ch3 turn

row 2: dc in first 3sts, 2 dc in last st, ch 3 turn (6dc)

row 3: *dc across to last dc, 2dc in last dc, ch 3 turn* (8dc)

row 4: repeat ** (10dc)

row 5: repeat ** (12dc)

row 6: repeat ** (14dc)

row 7: repeat ** (16dc)

row 8: repeat ** (18dc)

row 9: repeat (20dc)

row 10: repeat (22dc)

row 11: repeat (24dc)

row 12: repeat (26dc)

row 13: repeat (28dc)

row 14: repeat (30dc)

row 15: repeat (32dc)

Your head kerchief will be triangle shaped now and you will be doing a ‘border’ on it next, so you can do this with a contrasting color yarn if you want at end of row 15, 2dc, ch 3, 1dc in same st.




*working along end of rows now, work 1 dc evenly across at row 1, work 3dc, then work dc’s evenly up other side of kerchief* then work 2dc, ch 3, 1dc in last st on row 15 now work sc evenly across row 15 work 3sc in corner ch3 sp and repeat

** once more, ending with 3sc in corner ch 3sp ch 44 for tie, sl st across, join with sl st to ch 3 sp sc across row, ch 44 for other tie, sl st across, join with sl st to ch 3 sp finish off and weave in ends.


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  1. ilovepoohbear372 says

    Cute! My sister would love it!

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