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{FREE} Alternating Cables Headband Knitting Pattern : Gratefulness

Grab the FREE cable knit headband pattern below. A headband is a fun way to learn a new knit stitch and have a finished project when you’re done!


About:

Available Sizes: One
Size: 20 – 22″ {51 – 56cm} Head Circumference
Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart
Pattern Language: English
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
PDF Format: Printer & Mobile Friendly
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Techniques:

Knit Flat {Back & Forth}
Knit & Purl Stitches
Cable Stitches
Clean Edge
Sew Seam


Materials:

Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
Yardage: 70 – 80 yards {64 – 73 meters}
Suggested Yarn: GGH Husky
Needle Size: US 10.5 {6.5mm} Knitting Needles
Extras: Stitch Marker, Cable Needle


Details:

Measurements, After Seaming: 5″ Height x 9 1/4″ {13cm x 23cm}
Gauge: 15 STS & 20 rows per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
Weight: 2.1oz {60g}


Notes:

Not reversible.
The CO edge is the height.


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Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

CO 21 STS
Note: First 4 STS = edge, Middle 13 STS = cables, Last 4 STS = edge

Row 1 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P1, K2, PM, P3, K7, P3, PM, K2, WYIF S1PW, P1
Row 2 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K2, P1, SM, K6, P1, K6, SM, P1, K1, WYIB S1PW, P1
Row 3 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P1, K2, SM, P3, K7, P3, SM, K2, WYIF S1PW, P1
Row 4 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K2, P1, SM, K6, P1, K6, SM, P1, K1, WYIB S1PW, P1
Row 5 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P1, K2, SM, P3, K7, P3, SM, K2, WYIF S1PW, P1
Row 6 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K2, P1, SM, K6, P1, K6, SM, P1, K1, WYIB S1PW, P1
Row 7 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P1, K2, SM, P3, K7, P3, SM, K2, WYIF S1PW, P1
Row 8 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K2, P1, SM, C6B, P1, C6F, SM, P1, K1, WYIB S1PW, P1
Row 9 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P1, K2, SM, K3, P3, K1, P3, K3, SM, K2, WYIF S1PW, P1
Row 10 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K2, P1, SM, K6, P1, K6, SM, P1, K1, WYIB S1PW, P1
Row 11 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P1, K2, SM, K3, P3, K1, P3, K3, SM, K2, WYIF S1PW, P1
Row 12 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K2, P1, SM, K6, P1, K6, SM, P1, K1, WYIB S1PW, P1
Row 13 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P1, K2, SM, K3, P3, K1, P3, K3, SM, K2, WYIF S1PW, P1
Row 14 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K2, P1, SM, K6, P1, K6, SM, P1, K1, WYIB S1PW, P1
Row 15 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P1, K2, SM, K3, P3, K1, P3, K3, SM, K2, WYIF S1PW, P1
Row 16 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K2, P1, SM, C6B, P1, C6F, SM, P1, K1, WYIB S1PW, P1
Repeat rows 1-16, 5 times, for a total of 10 cables

Repeat rows 1-7 one more time
Row 88 {RS}: BO in all knit stitches

End:
Sew CO & BO edge together.
Weave in the ends.
No blocking necessary.


Abbreviations:

* – * – repeat between *
BO – bind-off in pattern
C6B – cable6back {Transfer 3 stitches to a cable needle and hold it in the back of your work, knit the next 3 stitches and then knit the 3 stitches off the cable needle}
C6F – cable6front {Transfer 3 stitches to a cable needle and hold it in the front of your work, knit the next 3 stitches and then knit the 3 stitches off the cable needle}
CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}
K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}
P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
PM – place stitch marker
RS – right side
S1PW – slip 1 purl-wise
SM – slip stitch marker
STS – stitches
WS – wrong side
WYIB – with yarn in back
WYIF – with yarn in front


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