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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.

 

Video:

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

Click here to watch the “Initiative Headband” 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

 

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{FREE} Headband Knitting Pattern : Initiative

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