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Grab this FREE Headband Knitting Pattern! An advanced beginner knit pattern that shows off cable style.

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
  • Bonus: Video, Checklist

Techniques:

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

Materials:

  • Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
  • Yardage: 70 – 80 yards {64 – 73 meters}
  • Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick
  • Needle Size: US 11 {8mm} Knitting Needles
  • Extras: Stitch Markers, Cable Needle
  • {Learn About Yarn Substitutes.}

Details:

  • Measurements, After Seaming: 4″ Height x 10″ {10cm x 25cm}
  • Gauge: 16 STS & 15 rows per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
  • Weight: 2.6oz {75g}

Notes:

  • Not reversible.
  • The CO edge is the height.

Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

  • CO 16 STS
  • Note: First 4 sts = edge, Middle 8 sts = cables, Last 4 sts = edge
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  • Row 1 {WS}: WYIF S1PW, K3, PM, P8, PM, K3, WYIF S1PW
  • Row 2 {RS}: K1TBL, P3, SM, K1, K2TOG, YO, K2, K2TOG, YO, K1, SM, P3, K1TBL
  • Row 3 {WS}: WYIF S1PW, K3, SM, P8, SM, K3, WYIF S1PW
  • Row 4 {RS}: K1TBL, P3, SM, K1, YO, SSK, K2, YO, SSK, K1, SM, P3, K1TBL
  • Row 5 {WS}: WYIF S1PW, K3, SM, P8, SM, K3, WYIF S1PW
  • Row 6 {RS}: K1TBL, P3, SM, K1, K2TOG, YO, K2, K2TOG, YO, K1, SM, P3, K1TBL
  • Row 7 {WS}: WYIF S1PW, K3, SM, P8, SM, K3, WYIF S1PW
  • Row 8 {RS}: K1TBL, P3, SM, slip 4 STS to CN, hold to back, from LH needle K1, YO, SSK, K1, from CN K1, YO, SSK, K1, SM, P3, K1TBL
  • Row 9 {WS}: WYIF S1PW, K3, SM, P8, SM, K3, WYIF S1PW
  • Row 10 {RS}: K1TBL, P3, SM, K1, K2TOG, YO, K2, K2TOG, YO, K1, SM, P3, K1TBL
  • Row 11 {WS}: WYIF S1PW, K3, SM, P8, SM, K3, WYIF S1PW
  • Row 12 {RS}: K1TBL, P3, SM, K1, YO, SSK, K2, YO, SSK, K1, SM, P3, K1TBL
  • Row 13 {WS}: WYIF S1PW, K3, SM, P8, SM, K3, WYIF S1PW
  • Row 14 {RS}: K1TBL, P3, SM, K1, K2TOG, YO, K2, K2TOG, YO, K1, SM, P3, K1TBL
  • Row 15 {WS}: WYIF S1PW, K3, SM, P8, SM, K3, WYIF S1PW
  • Row 16 {RS}: K1TBL, P3, SM, K1, YO, SSK, K2, YO, SSK, K1, SM, P3, K1TBL
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  • Repeat rows 1-16, 3 more times for a total of 4 cables
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  • Row 81: BO in all knit stitches
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  • 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}
  • CN – cable needle
  • K1TBL – Knit 1 stitch through the back loop
  • K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}
  • K2TOG – knit 2 stitches together
  • LH – left hand
  • P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
  • PM – place stitch marker
  • RS – right side
  • S1PW – slip 1 stitch purl-wise
  • SM – slip stitch marker
  • SSK – slip, slip, knit, Slip the first stitch to the right needle knit-wise, slip the second stitch to the right needle knit-wise, insert the left needle into the back of the 2 slipped stitches and knit together. {knit 2 together through the back loop}
  • STS – stitches
  • WS – wrong side
  • WYIB – with yarn in back
  • WYIF – with yarn in front
  • YO – yarn over

Gauge:

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{FREE} Headband Knitting Pattern : Tradition

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