Twisted Boho Crochet Headwrap Pattern

One of my absolute favorite boho hairstyles is the chunky boho crochet headwrap look. There’s something so flawlessly beautiful about a messy, tousled topknot that makes me feel both incredibly comfortable and effortlessly stunning. So, I’m sharing this adorable crochet headwrap pattern with you on the blog today!

Wide shot of woman wearing an orange boho crochet headwrap

What could be better, you say? I’ll tell you: a beginner friendly crochet head wrap pattern!

Yep. Looking at this gorgeous twisted head wrap, you’d think it was a super complex knit pattern, right? But this is actually a Tunisian crochet headwrap pattern for beginners.

A close shot of the twisted boho crochet headwrap pattern sample

This was actually my VERY first Tunisian crochet project, and I know you’ll love it! (Both the crochet headwrap AND Tunisian crochet, that is.)

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Tunisian Knit Stitch Video Tutorial

If you aren’t quite familiar with Tunisian crochet, or the Tunisian knit stitch don’t worry! I’m working on a full video tutorial for this pattern, but in the meantime, here’s the tutorial from Crochet Kim that I used to learn this technique.

Twisted Boho Crochet Headwrap Pattern

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Materials

K 6.5mm Tunisian Crochet Hook I used this set from Knit Picks and I am in LOVE!

1 Skein Lion Brand Jeans Yarn, 100g/246yd, 100% Acrylic Worsted (4) weight yarn, Topstitch -or check on Amazon! Sometimes it goes on Clearance!

Scissors

Yarn Needle

Abbreviations

Ch- chain

Lp – loop

Sl- slip stitch

St- stitch

Tks- Tunisian knit stitch

Special Stitches

Normal Return Pass: Chain one, *yo, pull through 2 lps,* repeat * to * across.

Gauge / Finished Size

8 stitches and 8 rows per 2”

Finished headband measures 19”, to fit a 22-23” head.

Notes

  • Complete each row with a normal return pass, as defined in Special Stitches above.
  • The live loop on the hook after completing the return pass counts as the first stitch.
  • To increase or decrease the size of this pattern, simply complete more or fewer rows.
  • Tunisian Crochet is very stretchy! Try it on before seaming if possible.

A close up of a woman wearing a crochet headwrap with a messy bun hairdo.

Begin the Twisted Boho Crochet Head Wrap Pattern

Ch 20.

Row 1: Pull up a loop in the second ch from hook and each ch across, then complete a normal return pass.

Row 2: Working through the center of the stitches on previous row,  skip the first stitch and pull up a loop in each stitch across, then complete a normal return pass. [20 Tks]

Rows 3-34: Repeat Row 2 for 32 rows, or until piece measures 8”.

First Short Row Section

Row 35(A): Working through the center of the stitches on previous row, skip the first stitch, and pull up a loop in the next 9 stitches and complete a normal return pass. [10 Tks]

Rows 36-50(A): Repeat Row 35(A) (15) times,  or until the short row section measures 4”, then fasten off and weave in ends.

Second Short Row Section

Row 35(B): Make a slip knot, and slip stitch to the first unworked loop before row 35(counts as first loop), then working through the center of stitches from the previous row, draw up a loop in the next 9 stitches and complete a normal return pass. [10 Tks]

Row 36(B): Working through the center of each stitch, skip the first st and pull up a loop in the next 9 sts and complete a normal return pass. [10 Tks]

Rows 37-50(B) Repeat Row 36(B) (14) times, or until the short row section measures 4” and matches the first short row section.

Make the Twist

Row 51: Working through the center of stitches from the previous row, skip the first stitch and pull up a loop in each stitch across, twist the opposite short row section behind your work, and pick up 10 more loops across the first short row section, then complete a normal return pass. [20 Tks]

(Hint: work tightly when adding in the new row- it likes to stretch out and leave a gap.)

Row 52-89: Repeat Row 2 for 36 rows, or until piece measures 20” total length (or fits your head).

Row 90: Holding right sides of headband together, slip stitch together to close into a headband.

Finishing

Fasten off and weave in all your ends.

Woman smiling at the camera wearing a boho crochet headwrap over a messy bun and double braid hairstyle.

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