Originally designed as a sporty headband to be used on cold winter runs,
this cabled headband is stretchy enough for comfort but snug enough to
stay put when you are active.
I had this vision in my mind of the cabled headband that I wanted to knit and wear all winter as I ran. But then I couldn't find the pattern anywhere. All of the headband patterns I found had cables running lengthwise but I envisioned my headband with cables across the shorter width of the headband. So I designed it myself! I got to try lots of different cast on and bind off techniques until I found two that looked identical to each other. I tried every method of short rows until I found one that made a perfect fabric. I've now finished 3 headbands (an additional purple one for me - you didn't need to see another photo of me - aren't my other models lovely? Thanks to my sister and my daughter for humoring me). With only 21 rows, it is a quick knit.
There are 3 sizes included, from 19.5 inches [49.5 cm] to 22.5 inches [57 cm].
The Japanese method of short rows is straight-forward and creates a
flawless fabric. It is super easy! Don't be intimidated! A picture tutorial for this method is included in the
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Labels: Finished Objects, headbands, patterns