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I come from a long line of crafters. My great-grandmother taught me to cross-stitch on gingham on her front porch when I was only 4 and I did great until we realized I had sewn the fabric to my ...

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Cushy Cabled Headband

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Cushy Cabled Headband
Cushy Cabled Headband
Cushy Cabled Headband
Cushy Cabled Headband

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Increase by knitting in front and back of stitch
  • Cable
  • Decrease by knitting 2 stitches together

Pattern Description:

My cousin's sweet daughter sent me a photo of a headband from a shop in London and asked if I could make her one. After reworking it several times to get the right width and cable length, I hit on just the right design. I've made a bunch of them as gifts, they are lovely and take very little yarn. Made in a soft wool yarn, they're cushy, cozy, warm, and look great on everyone!


16-20 stitches for 4" stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 3" wide by 20" circumference


  • 65 yards worsted weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • Size 8 knitting needles
  • Cable needle
  • H/8 crochet hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Row counter

Suggested yarn:

65 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:



Mercury and Black

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