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{FREE} Braided Cable Headband Knitting Pattern : Goodness

Scroll down to get the free braided cable headband knitting pattern. It’s an advanced beginner pattern which includes a row-by-row video tutorial to help beginner knitters go to the next level!


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
PDF Bonus: Checklist, Ad-Free Video


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Techniques:

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


Materials:

Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
Yardage: 50 – 60 yards {46 – 55 meters}
Suggested Yarn: Cascade Yarns Spuntaneous
Needle Size: US 11 {8mm} Knitting Needles
Extras: Cable Needle


Details:

Measurements, After Seaming: 4″ Height x 8 1/2″ {10cm x 22cm}
Gauge: 16 STS & 19 rows per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
Weight: 2.8oz {80g}


Notes:

Not reversible.
The CO edge is the height.
Knit using the braided cable knit stitch.


Video:

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


Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

CO 16 STS
Rows 1, 3, 5: K2 *P* K2
Rows 2, 4: *K*

Row 6: K2, C8B, K6
Rows 7, 9, 11: K2 *P* K2
Rows 8, 10: *K*
Row 12: K6, C8F, K2
Rows 13, 15, 17: K2 *P* K2
Rows 14, 16: *K*
Repeat rows 6-17, 5 more times, or until about 17” {43cm}, or desired length

Last Row: BO in all knit STS

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


Abbreviations:

* – * – repeat between *
BO – bind-off in pattern
C8B – cable8back {Transfer 4 stitches to a cable needle and hold it in the back of your work, knit the next 4 stitches and then knit the 4 stitches off the cable needle}
C8F – cable8front {Transfer 4 stitches to a cable needle and hold it in the front of your work, knit the next 4 stitches and then knit the 4 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}
RS – right side
STS – stitches
WS – wrong side


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