Pretty Princess Tiara
Let your little girl's dream of being a princess come true with this free crochet pattern. Princesses are one of the most popular Halloween costume ideas among girls, so the Pretty Princess Tiara is the perfect crochet pattern to make this year. It's quick to work up using only one skein of yarn, and adjustable fastenings make it comfortable to wear. Only a single skein of worsted weight yarn is needed to complete this crochet pattern. Pink craft beads are used as rhinestones, and they add the perfect finishing touch.
Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
- RED HEART® Super Saver®: 1 skein 324 Bright Yellow
- Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8]
- Stitch-lock markers
- Pink ¼”[0.6 cm] diameter craft beads
- 3” [8 cm] length of 5⁄8” [1.6 cm] sew-on Velcro®
- Sewing thread to match yarn
- Sewing needle
- Yarn needle
GAUGE: 13 sts = 4” [10 cm]; 18 rows = 4¼” [11 cm] in sc. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Size: Crown measures 4” [10 cm] high and will fit up to 20” [50 cm] circumference.
sc2tog = draw up a loop in next 2 sts, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook.
Bead-picot = ch 1, slide bead up to hook, ch 1, enclosing bead, ch 1, insert hook under front loop and vertical bar of last sc, pull yarn through all loops.
Row 1 (Wrong Side): Sc in 2nd ch and each ch across; turn – 71 sc.
Rows 2 and 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
Row 4: Slip st in 26 sc, ch 1, sc2tog in same and next sc, sc in next 18 sc, sc2tog; turn leaving remaining sts unworked – 20 sc.
Rows 5-12: Ch 1, sc2tog over first 2 sc, sc across to last 2 sc, sc2tog over last 2 sc; turn – 4 sc at end of Row 12.
Row 13: Ch 1, [sc2tog over next 2 sc] twice; turn – 2 sc.
Row 14: Ch 1, sc2tog – 1 sc. Fasten off.
Place marker in tip of point; starting at marker, place a marker every 1½” [4 cm] along both sides of triangle and along top of band. String beads onto yarn with yarn needle.
Row 1: With right side facing, join yarn with slip st to first slip st of Row 4, ch 1, * sc evenly to next marker, sc in marked st, bead-picot **; repeat from * to point of triangle, (2 sc, beadpicot, sc) all in point; repeat from * to end of band, end at **; sc to end of band. Fasten off.
Weave in ends. Using sew-on Velcro strips, sewing needle, and thread to match yarn, stitch a 3” [8 cm] strip of Velcro to each end of band, facing each other, to close back of crown.
ABBREVIATIONS: ch = chain; mm = millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch (es); * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.