{FREE} Headband Knitting Pattern : Wilderness

Grab the FREE Wilderness headband knitting pattern. This is a super bulky headband using the lovely horse-shoe cable knit stitch.

 

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

Clean Edge

Cable Stitches

Sew Seam

 

Materials:

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

Extras: 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: 5″ Height x 8″ {13cm x 20cm}

Gauge: 12 STS & 15 rows per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below

Weight: 1.9oz {60g}

 

Notes:

Not reversible.

CO edge is the height.

Knit using the horseshoe knit stitch.

 

Video:

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

Click here to watch the “Horseshoe Cable Knit Stitch” video tutorial.

 

Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

CO 14 STS

Row 1 {WS}: *P14*

Row 2 {RS}: *P3, K8, P3*

Row 3 {WS}: *P14*

Row 4 {RS}: *P3, K8, P3*

Row 5 {WS}: *P14*

Row 6 {RS}: *P3, K8, P3*

Row 7 {WS}: *P14*

Row 8 {RS}: *P3, C4B, C4F, P3*

Repeat rows 1-8, 7 more times for a total of 8 cables, approximately 16” {41cm} from the beginning.

Repeat rows 1-4.

BO in all purl STS

End:

Sew CO & BO edge together.

Weave in the ends.

No blocking necessary.

 

Abbreviations:

* – * – repeat between *

BO – bind-off in pattern

C4B – cable4back {Transfer 2 stitches to a cable needle and hold it in the back of your work, knit the next 2 stitches and then knit the 2 stitches off the cable needle}

C4F – cable4front {Transfer 2 stitches to a cable needle and hold it in the front of your work, knit the next 2 stitches and then knit the 2 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

 

Gauge:

 

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{FREE} Headband Knitting Pattern : Wilderness

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