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I am a homeschooling mother of five wonderful children. I'm also a knitwear designer and a writer. I try to live simply and love to create. I began crocheting at the age of 8 and began designing my ...

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from Connie Stults
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Fiana

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • simple increases
  • simple decreases
  • yarn over

Pattern Description:

Every summer my husband and I take our children to a local outdoor music festival. We love sitting in the breeze listening to music from America's melting-pot-past. Last summer I sat listening to old sea chanteys and celtic tunes while experimenting with stitch patterns. Before I knew it, this stitch pattern looked like a vine and became a headband to keep my wind-blown hair out of my eyes. Fiana was born!

I immediately tied on the headband. I was in love. Fiana was my companion the rest of the summer. Soon I was dreaming of a version that buttoned in back and a version with two vines traveling side by side around my head.

I named the pattern Fiana because it is an Irish name that means vine. This seemed perfect for a vine-like headband inspired while listening to Irish music.

This pattern includes 3 versions of the headband, all with the same lace pattern. Version one is 1" wide and ties on. Version 2 is 1" wide and buttons on. Version 3 is 1.75 inches wide and buttons on.

This is a very simple lace pattern. Even a beginning knitter could manage it while learning a new skill or two. It's also a very quick knit, which makes it great for gift-giving. Since it takes a very small amount of yarn, it's also good for using up the leftover bits from other projects. It just needs something with a bit of spring~ sock yarn works well.

This pattern is only for personal use.

DaisyHead Creations Lifetime Cottage License available for a $10 fee. The License allows you to sell items made from any pattern you ever buy from me for this very minimal, one time fee. See my Etsy shop or send me a message for details.


26 sts and 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Version 1 & 2 are 1 inch wide
  • Version 3 is 1.75 inches wide


  • US 3 (3.25 mm) knitting needles
  • fingering weight wool or wool blend yarn-- 25-40 yards

You Will Also Need:

  • Version 2 needs 2 buttons (1/4")

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