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Cassie Castillo is a knitwear designer and military spouse. She is a fashion designer by day and mad crafter at night. Along with knitting, she enjoys spinning, weaving, crocheting, sewing and ...

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Athena Headband

from Azalea and Rosebud Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Athena Headband
Athena Headband
Athena Headband
Athena Headband
Athena Headband

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • k2tog
  • ssk
  • i-cord
  • kfb

Pattern Description:

The Athena headband is a three strand headband worked in I-cord with a base of stockinette. The bottom of the headband is sewn to an elastic hair band that prevents an unsightly bump of hair and also ensures a snug fit that won't stretch out or cause a headache. Both sizes use less than 50 yards, so this headband is also a good project for using up leftover sock yarns. Uses 2 dpn.


Gauge is not vital for this pattern.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 13" and 14.5" circumference


  • 50 yards fingering weight yarn
  • US #2/ 2.75mm double pointed needles

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 stitch holders or big safety pins
  • 1 elastic hair tie
  • tapestry needle to weave in ends