The Cosmopolitan Kerchief

The boho-chic crochet bandana

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Detailed PDF pattern

🖤 Step-by-step instructions & tutorial photos​.

🖤 Row checker to track your progress.


🖤 Pattern comes written for child and adult sizes.

What you'll need

🖤 100-170 yds of any sport or DK weight yarn.

🖤 Your 4 mm hook; I like to use my Clover Amours.

🖤 Scissors, darning needle, stitch markers.

Pattern support

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The Cosmopolitan crochet collection

The Cosmopolitan Kerchief is part of the Cosmopolitan Crochet Collection, a series of crochet patterns for garments & accessories specifically designed to go perfectly together. Check out the patterns below!

The design

A sister pattern to the Cosmopolitan Tank, the Cosmopolitan Kerchief is a textured bandana, using the signature alpine stitch and faux-knit bands to create an eye-catching design. The unique and surprising construction will keep your interest piqued while creating a unique boho-chic piece to wear this summer.

An easy crochet bandana pattern with surprising results

The pattern

This crochet kerchief is worked as a triangle from the bottom up, with both ties sturdily added to the base of the piece. The pattern comes in two sizes (child and adult), so you can easily make this for yourself or loved ones. With summer weather in full swing, this quick and beautiful project will make for the perfect handmade gift!

Sizes & yardage

Finished measurements: The Cosmopolitan Kerchief measures 9.75″ by 6.25″ in the smaller size, and 17.75″ by 9″ in the larger size.

Yardage: You’ll need approx. 90 (155) m or 100 (170) yds of any CYC 3 DK or CYC 2 sport weight yarn you can meet gauge with. My sample uses Katia Tencel Cotton.


Check out my testers' versions

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