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Enjoy this free headband knitting pattern. It has a wide profile and beautiful cables.

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
  • 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
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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.

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
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  • Repeat in the 1-12 pattern, 4 more times.
  • Repeat rows 1-3.
  • Row 64 {RS}: BO in all knit STS.
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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}
  • 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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{FREE} Headband Knitting Pattern : Initiative

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