Crochet Alternative for Calorimetry Headwrap

I recently knitted the Calorimetry as it had been on my Ravelry Q for some time and it looked like it would be a quick knit and a little break from more tedious knitting.

However, I didn’t care for the way the pattern was written at all. It used short rows which I love, but explained no way to hide the wraps, which I thought was strange. So, I hid them as I had learned, but the pattern really needs to be re-written so I will have an easier time of knitting it next time, that is if there is a next time!

Anyway, I happened upon this FREE pattern below at NexStitch and it combines my love of Crochet as well as Tunisian Crochet. This one looks promising! It calls for the use of velcro, which I don’t think is a great idea, as velcro could get caught up in your hair, so I’ll fashion a button closure of some kind for mine.

So have you knit Calorimetry and did you like it? If you crochet why not give Honey Panta a go… and let me know what you think of it!

I’ll be giving it a go for sure!

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Free Honey Panta Crochet Pattern ~ Price: FREE

Keep your head warm with this cool honey-colored panta. A graduated wave pattern made from basic crochet stitches adorns the top. Velcro closures in the back are created from Tunisian knit stitching.

Skill Level:
This crochet panta is rated at an easy/intermediate skill level and is highly recommended for any crocheter, especially beginners. Links to our free crochet videos are included.

1 skein of Caron, Simply Soft (Buttercup)
Crochet Hook Sizes USG6/(4.00mm) & Size USH8/(5.00mm), or size needed for gauge

Substitute Yarns:
Lion Brand, Wool-Ease
Lion Brand, Lion Chenille

Patons Classic Wool

Or substitute your own worsted weight yarn!

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2 thoughts on “Crochet Alternative for Calorimetry Headwrap

  1. Just a note on the knitted version – I kept the unwraped holes because it makes it adjustable. That way mine fit me and my daughter. I must admit it took me a few copies to figure that out 🙂 Also – it’s pretty easy to adjust – I no longer make mine as wide. I can’t wait to see your crochet version!

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