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Free Knitting and Crochet Patterns from Elaine Phillips

Star and Crescent Head Band

Difficulty level: ** Easy

Free Headband Knitting Pattern

Size: any, 5" (12.5 cm) wide

Materials: Lion Brand Amazing aran weight yarn, 147 yards (134 meters) / 50 gr color #214 Constellation - 0.5 ball
3 fancy buttons.

Needles: US size 7 (4.5 mm)

Gauge: 20 sts = 5" (12.5 cm)

Directions:

Measure the cicumference of your head. This will be the length of your band.

Cast on 20 sts.
Row 1: k1, *k2, p2 repeat from * 4 times, k3
Row 2: k1, *p2, k2 repeat from * 4 times, p2, k1
Row 3: k1, *p2, k2 repeat from * 4 times, p2, k1
Row 4: k1, *k2, p2 repeat from * 4 times, k3
Repeat rows 1-4 and work the length of your head's circumference.

Last rows:
Row X: k3, k2tog, yo, *k4, k2tog, yo, repeat from * 2 times, k3
Row Y: k1, *k1, p1 repeat from * 9 times, k1
Row Z: k1, *p1, k1 repeat from * 9 times, k1
Bind off

Finishing


Fold the strip with the right side outwards. Overlap the short ends about 1" with the end with buttonholes on top.

Mark the position of the buttons. Attach 3 buttons about 1/2" from the edge.

Enjoy!

 



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Poster: Kathleen
January 13, 2015

A great idea!
A much nicer finish.
thanks
Poster: Hallie
November 14, 2013

I would want to knit 2 together say 6 times evenly spaced on the last row of the top of the band.

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