Braided Cable Headband Knitting Pattern : Goodness

This is a free braided cable headband knitting pattern. It’s an advanced beginner pattern which includes an exclusive row-by-row video tutorial to help beginner knitters go to the next level.

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

 

Techniques:

Knit Flat {Back & Forth}

Knit & Purl Stitches

Cable Stitches

Sew Seam

 

Materials:

Yarn Weight: Super Bulky

Yardage: 50 – 60 yards {46 – 55 meters}

Suggested Yarn: Cascade Yarns Spuntaneous

Needle Size: US 11 {8mm} Knitting Needles

Extras: Cable Needle

 

Details:

Measurements, After Seaming: 4″ Height x 8 1/2″ {10cm x 22cm}

Gauge: 16 STS & 19 rows per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below

Weight: 2.8oz {80g}

 

Notes:

Not reversible.

The CO edge is the height.

Knit using the braided cable knit stitch.

 

Video:

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

 

Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

CO 16 STS

Rows 1, 3, 5: K2 *P* K2

Rows 2, 4: *K*

Row 6: K2, C8B, K6

Rows 7, 9, 11: K2 *P* K2

Rows 8, 10: *K*

Row 12: K6, C8F, K2

Rows 13, 15, 17: K2 *P* K2

Rows 14, 16: *K*

Repeat rows 6-17, 5 more times, or until about 17” {43cm}, or desired length

Last Row: 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

C8B – cable8back {Transfer 4 stitches to a cable needle and hold it in the back of your work, knit the next 4 stitches and then knit the 4 stitches off the cable needle}

C8F – cable8front {Transfer 4 stitches to a cable needle and hold it in the front of your work, knit the next 4 stitches and then knit the 4 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

 

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Braided Cable Headband Knitting Pattern : Goodness

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