{FREE} Boho Crossover Headband Knitting Pattern : Adventurous

Grab the FREE boho crossover headband knitting pattern below. It’s a twisted turban headband with step-by-step photo instructions.


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
PDF Bonus: Ad-Free Video

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Knit Flat {Back & Forth}
Knit & Purl Stitches
Sew Seam


Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
Yardage: 40 – 50 yards {37 – 46 meters}
Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick
Needle Size: US 11 {8mm} Knitting Needles

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, After Seaming: 3 1/2″ Height x 9″ {9cm x 23cm}
Gauge: 12 STS & 15 rows per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
Weight: 2.3oz {65g}


Not reversible.
The CO edge is the height.
Knit using the broken rib knit stitch.


Click here to watch the “BO & Sew Seam” video tutorial.

Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth} Photo Tutorial:

Row 1: *K1, P1*
Row 2: *K*
Repeat rows 1-2, 7 more times

Row 16: K7, slip the other 7 STS to a stitch holder
Row 17: *P1, K1* K1

Row 18: *K*

Repeat rows 17-18 until it measures 12″ {30cm} starting at row 17, repeat row 17, and then put on a stitch holder.

Pick up STS from the first holder.

Row 16: *K*

Row 17: *K1, P1* K1

Row 18: *K*

Repeat rows 17-18 until it measures 12″ {30cm}, repeat row 17, and then put on a stitch holder.

This works best if you’re using DPN’s or cable needles:

Cross the second one over the first and then add the STS from the holder to your needles

Next Row: *K*

Next Row: *P1, K1* K1

Repeat the last 2 rows, 7 more times.

BO off in all K STS


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}
RS – right side
STS – stitches
WS – wrong side


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