{FREE} Cable Headband Knitting Pattern : Legacy

Cable knit headbands… keep your ears warm while sporting your messy bun!
 

About:

Available Sizes: One

Size: 20 – 22″ {51 – 56cm} Head Circumference

Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart

Pattern Language: English

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

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Techniques:

Knit Flat {Back & Forth}

Knit & Purl Stitches

Cable Stitches

Clean Edge

Sew Seam

 

Materials:

Yarn Weight: Super Bulky

Yardage: 45 – 55 yards {41 – 50 meters}

Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick

Needle Size: US 11 {8mm} Knitting Needles

Extras: Stitch Markers, 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: 4″ Height x 9 1/4″ {10cm x 23cm}

Gauge: 21 STS & 15 rows per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below

Weight: 2.5oz {70g}

 

Notes:

Not reversible.

The CO edge is the height.

 

Video:

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

 

Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

CO 16 STS

Rows 3, 5, 7-13, 15: knit the knits & purl the purls in the middle

Note: First 4 sts = edge, Middle 8 sts = cables, Last 4 sts = edge

Row 1 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P2, K1, PM, K2, P4, K2, PM, K1, P1, WYIF S1PW, P1

Row 2 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K1, P2, SM, P2, K4, P2, SM, P2, WYIB S1PW, P1

Row 3 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P2, K1, SM, K2, P4, K2, SM, K1, P1, WYIF S1PW, P1

Row 4 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K1, P2, SM, P2, 2/2 LC, P2, SM, P2, WYIB S1PW, P1

Row 5 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P2, K1, SM, K2, P4, K2, SM, K1, P1, WYIF S1PW, P1

Row 6 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K1, P2, SM, 2/2 RC, 2/2 LC, SM, P2, WYIB S1PW, P1

Row 7 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P2, K1, SM, P8, SM, K1, P1, WYIF S1PW, P1

Row 8 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K1, P2, SM, K8, SM, P2, WYIB S1PW, P1

Row 9 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P2, K1, SM, P8, SM, K1, P1, WYIF S1PW, P1

Row 10 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K1, P2, SM, K8, SM, P2, WYIB S1PW, P1

Row 11 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P2, K1, SM, P8, SM, K1, P1, WYIF S1PW, P1

Row 12 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K1, P2, SM, K8, SM, P2, WYIB S1PW, P1

Row 13 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P2, K1, SM, P8, SM, K1, P1, WYIF S1PW, P1

Row 14 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K1, P2, SM, 2/2 LPC, 2/2 RPC, SM, P2, WYIB S1PW, P1

Row 15 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P2, K1, SM, K2, P4, K2, SM, K1, P1, WYIF S1PW, P1

Row 16 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K1, P2, SM, P2, 2/2 LC, P2, SM, P2, WYIB S1PW, P1

Repeat rows 1-16, 3 more times

Repeat rows 1-3

Row 68: BO in all knit stitches

End:

Sew CO & BO edge together.

Weave in the ends.

No blocking necessary.

 

Abbreviations:

* – * – repeat between *

2/2 LC – {C4F – cable 4 front} {2 over 2 left cross}, Slip 2 STS to CN, hold to front, K2 from LH needle and then knit 2 from the cable needle

2/2 RC – {C4B – cable 4 back} {2 over 2 right cross}, Slip 2 STS to CN, hold to back, K2 from LH needle and then knit 2 from the cable needle

2/2 LPC – {2 over 2 left purl cross}, Slip 2 STS to CN, hold to front, P2 from LH needle and then knit 2 from the cable needle

2/2 RPC – {2 over 2 right purl cross}, Slip 2 STS to CN, hold to back, K2 from LH needle and then purl 2 from the cable needle

BO – bind-off in pattern

CN – cable needle

CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}

K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}

LH – left-hand

P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}

PM – place stitch marker

RS – right side

SM – slip stitch marker

S1PW – slip 1 purl-wise

STS – stitches

WS – wrong side

WYIB – with yarn in back

WYIF – with yarn in front

 

Gauge:

 

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