Criss Cross Knit Cable Pattern Headband
I love cables and this pattern looks great when used for Winter Headband Earwarmers. I used worsted weight wool yarn and Size 8 knitting needles for the one pictured.
This pattern is worked in a multiple of 6 stitches. You can adjust the width by subtracting or adding 6 stitches.
This pattern uses 4 knit stitches at each side for edging.
For a Narrow or Childs size I would Cast on 20. 8 would be the edges and the pattern would be worked on the other 12.
K - Knit
sl st - slip stitch
dpn - double pointed needle or cable holder
sts - stitch
For a headband that is about 5 1/2 inches wide and fits Adults:
Using Size 8 knitting needles Cast on 32
Row 1: K 4, P 24, K 4
Row 2: K
Row 3: K 4, P 24, K 4
Row 4: k 7, *sl st 3 sts to dpn, hold in Back of work, k 3, k 3 from dpn*
Repeat across row, end with K 7.
Row 5: K 4, P 24, K 4
Row 6: K
Row 7: K 4, P 24, K 4
Row 8: K 4, *sl st 3 sts to dpn, hold in FRONT of work, k 3, k 3 from dpn*
Repeat across row, end with K 4
Repeat Row 1 through 8 until piece measures 19 inches.
Bind off and Sew ends together.
Weave in all Ends.