{FREE} Garter Stitch Headband Knitting Pattern : Honesty

Scroll down to get this FREE beginner headband knitting pattern. Simple, easy & quick left-over yarn project to use up your yarn stash!


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


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: 3 3/4″ Height x 9″ {10cm x 23cm}
Gauge: 10 STS & 15 rounds per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
Weight: 1.9oz {55g}


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
Rounds 1-15 {ODD only}: *P*
Rounds 2-14 {EVEN only}: *K*
Round 16: BO in the knit pattern

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}
PM – place marker
STS – stitches


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