Fast Knitted Headband

Start Knitting Your Headband

  • Cast on 24 stitches
  • (RS) Knit 24
  • (WS) Purl 24
  • (RS) K3, P2, K6, P2, K6, P2, K3
  • (WS) P3, K2, P6, K2, P6, K2, P3
  • (RS) K3, P2, K6, P2, K6, P2, K3
  • (WS) P3, K2, P6, K2, P6, K2, P3

The above rows form the first edging blocks which repeat over 4 rows, now onto the start of the cabling which repeats over 6 rows

  • *K5, Cable3 to front (C3F), P2,Cable 3 back (C3B), K5
  • P11, K2, P11
  • K11, P2, P11
  • P11, K2, P11

The second edging block is now complete. The next cable will take place half way through this next edging block and so on.

  • K3, P2, K6, P2, K6, P2, K3
  • P3, K2, P6, K2, P6, K2, P3
  • K3, P2, C3F, P2, C3B, P2, K3
  • P3, K2, P6, K2, P6, K2, P3
  • K11, P2, K11
  • P11, K2, P11
  • K11, P2, K11
  • P11, K2, P11
  • K3, P2, C3F, P2, C3B, P2, K3
  • P3, K2, P6, K2, P6, K2, P3
  • K3, P2, K6, P2, K6, P2, K3
  • P3, K2, P6, K2, P6, K2, P3
  • K11, P2, K11
  • P11, K2, P11
  • K5, C3F, P2, C3B, K5
  • P11, K2, P11
  • K3, P2, K6, P2, K6, P2, K3
  • P3, K2, P6, K2, P6, K2, P3
  • K3, P2, K6, P2, K6, P2, K3
  • P3, K2, P6, K2, P6, K2, P3*

This completes the final set of edging blocks to complete the repeating pattern. Simply repeat the rows between the * until the headband has reached your desired length, ending with a wrong side row (edged with Purl stitches).

Finish the Headband by casting off in knit..

Join the two ends together, I use a serger as I struggle to complete a neat hand sewn join with my wool needle.  Attach your button embellishment and there you have a completed cable headband.

If you want to see a video tutorial for this pattern please let me know in the comments below.

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Babs Rudlin
 

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