{FREE} Wide Boho Cable Headband Knitting Pattern : Initiative

Enjoy this FREE headband knitting pattern below. This DIY wide boho style headband knitting pattern includes a video tutorial, so you can knit one of your very own with confidence. :)


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
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Techniques:

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


Materials:

Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
Yardage: 65 – 75 yards {60 – 69 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 1/2″ Height x 9 1/2″ {14cm x 24cm}
Gauge: 12 STS & 15 rows per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
Weight: 3.7oz {105g}


Notes:

Not reversible.
The CO edge is the width.


Video:

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Click here to watch the “BO & Sew Seam” video tutorial.


Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

CO 22 STS

Row 1 {WS}: K1, P2, K1, {P2, K2 x3} {P2, K1 x2}
Row 2 {RS}: K3, P1, {K2, P2 x3} K2, P1, K3
Row 3 {WS}: Same as Row 1
Row 4 {RS}: K3, P1, K2, P2, Sl2F, P2, K2, K2 off the cable needle, P2, K2, P1, K3
Row 5 {WS}: K the first stitch. K the K’s and P the P’s and then K the last stitch
Row 6 {RS}: K3, P1, K2, P2, Sl2B, K2, P2 off the cable needle, K2, P2, K2, P1, K3
Row 7 {WS}: Same as Row 5
Row 8 {RS}: Same as Row 5
Row 9 {WS}: Same as Row 5
Row 10 {RS}: K3, P1, Sl2F, P2, K2, Knit 2 STS off the cable needle, P2, Sl4B, K2, K2 & P2 off the cable needle, P1, K3
Row 11 {WS}: Same as Row 5
Row 12 {RS}: K3, P1, Sl2B, K2, P2 off the cable needle, K2, P2, K2, Sl2F, P2, K2 off the cable needle, P1, K3
Repeat in the 1-12 pattern, 4 more times.

Repeat rows 1-3.
Row 64 {RS}: BO in all knit STS.

End:

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


Abbreviations:

* – * – repeat between *
BO – bind-off in pattern
CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}
K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}
K the K’s and P the P’s – knit the knit STS and purl the purl STS
P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
RS – right side
Sl2F – slip 2 stitches onto a cable needle and hold it in the FRONT of your work
Sl2B – slip 2 stitches onto a cable needle and hold it in the BACK of your work
Sl4B – slip 4 stitches onto a cable needle and hold it in the BACK of your work
STS – stitches
WS – wrong side


Gauge:


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