{FREE} Beginner Stockinette Headband Knitting Pattern : Basic

Grab this FREE beginner headband knitting pattern below. This is a great pattern to learn how to knit-in-the-round!


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

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Knit in the Round
Knit & Purl Stitches


Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
Yardage: 30 – 40 yards {27 – 36 meters}
Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick
Needle Size: US 11 {8mm} Circular Needles with a 16” {40cm} Cable, or DPNs

Yarn Substitutes:

Cascade Lana Grande
Lang Yarns Virginia
Phildar Phil Alaska
Rowan Big Wool Yarn
MillaMia Super Chunky

Read more about yarn substitutions here {+ video}.


Measurements: 5″ Height x 9″ {13cm x 23cm}
Gauge: 9 STS & 14 rows per 4″ {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
Weight: 1.9oz {60g}


Not reversible.
Knit using the rib & stockinette knit stitch.
Knit in the round with a circular needle.
When knitting in the round you’re always knitting the right side of your work.

Pattern, Knit in the Round:

CO 42 STS, PM, join in the round.
Round 1: *K1, P1*
Rounds 2-14: *K*
Round 15: BO in the *K1, P1* pattern

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


* – * – repeat between *
BO – bind-off in pattern
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}
STS – stitches


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