I would love to share one of my favorite headbands with you. Essentially, it is comprised of a basic cable stitch that sits in the middle of a simple seed stitch. Follow these directions for a foolproof, lovely headband for yourself or a friend!
Medium weight / Worsted yarn (I used Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice in Oatmeal)
2 size 6 needles
A cable needle (or a size 6 dpn)
A darning needle
A cute button
CO 17 sts
R1: K, P, K, P, K9, P, K, P, K
R2: K, P, K, P11, K, P, K
R3: K, P, K, P, K9, P, K, P, K
R4: K, P, K, P11, K, P, K
R5: K, P, K, P, K9, P, K, P, K
R6: K, P, K, P11, K, P, K
R7: K, P, K, P, Cable 3 in back, K3, K3 from Cable needle, K3, P, K, P, K
R8: K, P, K, P11, K, P, K
R9: K, P, K, P, K9, P, K, P, K
R10: K, P, K, P11, K, P, K
R11: K, P, K, P, K3, Cable 3 in front, K3, K3 from Cable needle, P, K, P, K
Repeat rows 6-11 until your project measures long enough to wrap around your head and over lap about half an inch to an inch (You know, for a button!). (For reference, mine was just short of 150 rows in total up until this point.)
Once here, you will add your button hole in your next row!
Rn: K, P K, P4, (ADD YOUR 4 STITCH BUTTON HOLE HERE) Don’t know how? Try this video!, K2, P, K, P, K
Rn2: *K, P2tog, *P until 3 sts remain, P2tog, K
Rn3: *K, P, *K until 2 sts remain, P, K
Rn4: *K, P2tog, *P until 3 sts remain, P2tog, K
Weave in those ends! Sew on that button! Never sewn a button you say?! Try this video!
Button it on up, put it on your head! Look in the mirror! Don’t you look adorable.
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