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{FREE} Horseshoe Cable Headband Knitting Pattern : Wilderness

Grab the FREE Wilderness headband knitting pattern below using Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick + video tutorial.


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
Clean Edge
Cable Stitches
Sew Seam


Materials:

Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
Yardage: 30 – 40 yards {27 – 36 meters}
Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick
Needle Size: US 11 {8mm} Knitting Needles
Extras: 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: 5″ Height x 8″ {13cm x 20cm}
Gauge: 12 STS & 15 rows per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
Weight: 1.9oz {60g}


Notes:

Not reversible.
CO edge is the height.
Knit using the horseshoe knit stitch.


Video:

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Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

CO 14 STS
Row 1 {WS}: *P14*
Row 2 {RS}: *P3, K8, P3*
Row 3 {WS}: *P14*
Row 4 {RS}: *P3, K8, P3*
Row 5 {WS}: *P14*
Row 6 {RS}: *P3, K8, P3*
Row 7 {WS}: *P14*
Row 8 {RS}: *P3, C4B, C4F, P3*
Repeat rows 1-8, 7 more times for a total of 8 cables, approximately 16” {41cm} from the beginning.

Repeat rows 1-4.
BO in all purl STS

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


Abbreviations:

* – * – repeat between *
BO – bind-off in pattern
C4B – cable4back {Transfer 2 stitches to a cable needle and hold it in the back of your work, knit the next 2 stitches and then knit the 2 stitches off the cable needle}
C4F – cable4front {Transfer 2 stitches to a cable needle and hold it in the front of your work, knit the next 2 stitches and then knit the 2 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


Gauge: