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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 (affiliate link) 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)


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


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.



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Poster: Kathleen
January 13, 2015

A great idea!
A much nicer finish.
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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