{FREE} Simple Headband Knitting Pattern : Silence

Looking for a chunky & wide headband to keep your ears warm? Grab this FREE simple headband knitting pattern below! {Using only knit & purl stitches!}


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

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Knit in the Round
Knit & Purl Stitches


Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
Yardage: 35 – 45 yards {32 – 41 meters}
Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick
Needle Size: US 11 {8mm} Circular Needles with a 16″ {41cm} 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 3/4″ Height x 9″ {12cm x 23cm}
Gauge: 10 STS & 15 rounds per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
Weight: 2.1oz {60g}


Not reversible.
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.
Round 1: *K1, P1*
Round 2: *K*
Repeat rounds 1-2, 7 more times, or until desired height.

Round 17: BO, in the K1, P1 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}
KITR – knit in the round
P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
PM – place marker
STS – stitches


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