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Enjoy the free Perfectly Imperfect headband knitting pattern! Includes two widths, it’s easy to adjust and you can add a button. A beginners knitting pattern that’s easy and stylish.



Available Sizes: One

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

Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart

Pattern Language: English

Skill Level: Beginner

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Knit Flat {Back & Forth}

Knit & Purl Stitches

Increase & Decrease Stitches



Yarn Weight: Super Bulky

Yardage: 30 – 40 yards {27 – 36 meters}

Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick

Needle Size: US 11 {8mm} Knitting Needles

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Measurements, After Seaming: 5 1/2″ Height x 8 1/2″ {14cm x 22cm}

Gauge: 9 STS & 13 rows per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below

Weight: 1.6oz {50g}



Not reversible.

The CO edge is the height.



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


Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:



Row 01 {WS}: K1, P1, K1

Row 02 {RS}: K1, INC1, K1, INC1, K1

Row 03 {WS}: K2, P1, K2

Row 04 {RS}: K2, INC1, K1, INC1, K2

Row 05 {WS}: K2, P3, K2

Row 06 {RS}: K2, INC1, K3, INC1, K2

Row 07 {WS}: K2, P5, K2

Row 08 {RS}: K2, INC1, K5, INC1, K2

Row 09 {WS}: K2, P7, K2

Row 10 {RS}: K2, INC1, K7, INC1, K2

Row 11 {WS}: K2, P9, K2


Row 12 {RS}: K13

Row 13 {WS}: K2, P9, K2

Repeat rows 12-13, 19 more times, approximately 16” {41cm} from the beginning.

{Increase or decrease the number of times you repeat rows 12 & 13 to fit a larger or smaller head circumference.}



Row 52 {RS}: K2, K2TOG, K5, SSK, K2

Row 53 {WS}: K2, P7, K2

Row 54 {RS}: K2, K2TOG, K3, SSK, K2

Row 55 {WS}: K2, P5, K2

Row 56 {RS}: K2, K2TOG, K1, SSK, K2

Row 57 {WS}: K2, P3, K2

Row 58 {RS}: K2, K3TOG, K2

Row 59 {WS}: K2, P1, K2

Row 60 {RS}: K2TOG, K1, SSK

Row 61 {WS}: BO in all purl STS



Sew CO & BO edge together.

Weave in the ends.

No blocking necessary.



* – * – repeat between *

BO – bind-off in pattern

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

INC1 – make 1 stitch {I use a backwards loop}

K2TOG – knit 2 stitches together

K3TOG – knit 3 stitches together, creating 1 stitch.

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

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

RS – right side

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.

STS – stitches

WS – wrong side




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{FREE} Headband Knitting Pattern : Perfectly Imperfect