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Cable Headband Knitting Pattern, Free

Grab the FREE super bulky cable headband knitting pattern below + a video tutorial to help you along the way.


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: Ad-Free Video, Checklist
Pattern Name: Uplifting


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Techniques:

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


Materials:

Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
Yardage: 50 – 60 yards {46 – 55 meters}
Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick
Needle Size: US 11 {8mm} Knitting Needles
Extras: Stitch Markers, Cable Needle


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}.


Details:

Measurements, After Seaming: 4″ Height x 9 1/2″ {10cm x 24cm}
Gauge: 16 STS & 16 rows per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
Weight: 2.5oz {70g}


Notes:

Not reversible.
The CO edge is the height.


Video:

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Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

CO 16 STS
Rows 3, 5, 7-13, 15: knit the knits & purl the purls in the middle
Note: First 5 sts = edge, Middle 6 sts = cables, Last 5 sts = edge

Set-up rows:
Row 0 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P2, K2, PM, P1, K1, P2, K1, P1, PM, K2, P1, WYIF S1PW, P1
Row 00 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K1, P3, SM, K1, P1, K2, P1, K1, SM, P3, WYIB S1PW, P1
Row 1 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P2, K2, SM, P1, K1, P2, K1, P1, SM, K2, P1, WYIF S1PW, P1
Row 2 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K1, P3, SM, K1, P1, K2, P1, K1, SM, P3, WYIB S1PW, P1
Row 3 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P2, K2, SM, P1, K1, P2, K1, P1, SM, K2, P1, WYIF S1PW, P1
Row 4 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K1, P3, SM, C6BKPK, SM, P3, WYIB S1PW, P1
Row 5 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P2, K2, SM, P1, K1, P2, K1, P1, SM, K2, P1, WYIF S1PW, P1
Row 6 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K1, P3, SM, K1, P1, K2, P1, K1, SM, P3, WYIB S1PW, P1
Row 7 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P2, K2, SM, P1, K1, P2, K1, P1, SM, K2, P1, WYIF S1PW, P1
Row 8 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K1, P3, SM, K1, P1, RT, P1, K1, SM, P3, WYIB S1PW, P1
Repeat rows 1-8, 6 times, or until desired length.

Row 57 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P2, K2, SM, P1, K1, P2, K1, P1, SM, K2, P1, WYIF S1PW, P1
Row 58 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K1, P3, SM, K1, P1, K2, P1, K1, SM, P3, WYIB S1PW, P1
Row 59 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P2, K2, SM, P1, K1, P2, K1, P1, SM, K2, P1, WYIF S1PW, P1
Row 60: 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
C6BKPK – slip 3 STS to a CN, hold to back, from LH needle K1, P1, K1 {from CN K1, P1, K1}
CN – cable needle
CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}
K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}
LH – left-hand
P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
PM – place stitch marker
RS – right side
RT – {Right twist} knit 2 together and then knit 1 into the first loop
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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