Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Buttoned Head Band: Free Knitting Pattern

The cooler weather is on it's way! But not so quickly that you don't have time to prepare!

This quick headband can be stitched up in an evening.

Use school, or favorite sport team, colors.

Use a crazy button! use variegated yarn! Whatever!

Make it!

Make it fun!

Make it bold!

Make it tonight!

Use size 11 knitting needles and a double strand of chunky yarn, or a single strand of bulky yarn ...

Cast on 10 and knit each row for 5 inches.



Next row: K1, k2tog, k4, k2tog, k1 (8 st)
Next row: K1, k2tog, k2, k2tog, k1 (6 st)
Next row: K2, k2tog, k2 (5st)

Knit each row for another 4 inches

Next row: K2, increase 1, k3 (6 st)
Next row: K1, increase 1, k4, increase 1, k1 (8 st)
Next row: K1, increase 1, k6, increase 1, k1 (10 st)

Knit each row until the entire piece measures 19"

Next row: K1, k2tog, k4, k2tog, k1 (8 st)
Next row: K1, k2tog, k2, k2tog, k1 (6 st)
Next row: K1, k2tog, k2tog, k1 (4 st)
Next row: K2tog twice (2 st)
Bind off.
Over lap finishing end over beginning end for a comfortable fit, and secure in place, by sewing with the tails.
Weave in any remaining ends.
Use a scrap of yarn to sew one or two buttons on as shown.

Gift it or Enjoy it!

Stitching and creating are relaxing and fun ways of...
Living Well!

Love from,
Your Rural Girl,
SuziQue