Head Band knitting Pattern from Cara L. Bernhauser

© Cara L Bernhauser

We do not make headbands, this is a do it yourself page.

Obtained from Cara’s Free Page: www.cara4webshopping.com

Use your own yarn and stitch gauge. * see conversion note at bottom of page.

A Child 1-5 years 18"x 2½" (for lining knit 5" in length)
B Child 6-12 years 19"x 3¼" (for lining knit 6½" in length)
C Adult (small) 20"x 4" (for lining knit 8" in length)
D Adult (large) 21"x 4" (for lining knit 8" in length)
E Adult (sideways) 4" x 20"- 21" Using a double bed knitting technique.

NOTE: There is no lining here so just use the outside gauges.

F Adult (sideways) 8" x 20"- 21"

 

NOTE: There is no lining here so just use the outside gauges.

Knit a gauge swatch first. Make a swatch for each the lining and the outside stitch patterns

It can be plain knitting with a fancy yarn, or maybe a tuck stitch or fairisle design.

Many people enjoy planning a name on their headbands.

Read down for directions SIZE A B C D E F
Write your stitches per inch here: lining outside                  
Write your rows per inch here: lining outside                  
Multiply your lining stitch gauge by 18 19 20 21 4 8
Write your answer in the box,

cast-on this amount of needles:

                 
Multiply your lining row gauge by 2.5 3.25 4 4
no lining
no lining
Write your answer in the box,

these are the lining rows:

           
no lining
no lining
Divide the number above by 2            
no lining
no lining
Write your answer in the box,

Knit these rows after the cast-on:

           
no lining
no lining
Multiply your outside row gauge by: 2.5 3.25 4 4 20/21 20/21
Write your answer in the box,

Knit these rows after the lining length:

[for sideways, knit total length instead.]

            total length: total length:
Write the number above [ ] here:

Knit these rows to finish the lining.

           
no lining
no lining
Bind off with a stretchy technique.                  
Sew narrow ends together.                  

* You can also change the gauge following directions for converting a sweater pattern, and using knitting companion program!

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