{FREE} Ribbed Headband Knitting Pattern : Daring

Grab this FREE headband knitting pattern below! This is an easy beginner headband pattern using Lion Brand Thick & Quick, making it a quick project + it’s a great leftover yarn project too!


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
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Knit in the Round
Knit & Purl Stitches


Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
Yardage: 40 – 50 yards {37 – 46 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: 4 1/2″ Height x 8″ {12cm x 20cm}
Gauge: 10 STS & 12 rounds per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
Weight: 1.6oz {45g}


Knit in the round with a circular needle.
Knit using the 2×2 rib stitch.
When knitting in the round you’re always knitting the right side of your work.

Pattern, Knit in the Round:

CO 40 STS, PM, join in the round
Rounds 1-13: *K2, P2* {or knit to your desired length}
Round 14: BO loosely in the K2, P2 pattern

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}
KITR – knit in the round
P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
PM – place marker
STS – stitches


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