Frost Pattern


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Frost Jo Storie Frost Headband
Frost Jo Storie Frost Headband
Frost Jo Storie Frost Headband
Frost Jo Storie Frost Headband
Frost Jo Storie Frost Headband

Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • This is a Beginner to Easy project, with simple stitches and construction. You will need to be able to work basic stocking st (stockinette st) and moss st (seed st). For version 2 you will also need to work a simple cable.

Pattern Description:

Turban head band - One headband, two designs and one ball of yarn. Sizes to fit toddler to adult.

"The head accessory of the season, this is part head band part turban. Worked in either a plain rib or a classic cable, it is twisted in the middle to give its distinctive turban feel" - Jo Storie

Sizes available:
Toddler - 35.5cm-40.5cm (14 -16in)
Child/Small Adult - 40.5cm-45.5cm (16 - 18in)
Average Adult - 50.5cm (20in)

Actual finished measurements:
Circumference approx:
Toddler - 38cm (15in)
Child/Small Adult - 46cm (18in)
Average Adult - 51cm (20in)

Height approx:
Frost Version 1 (simple rib)
Toddler - 13cm (5in)
Child/Small Adult - 15cm (6in)
Average Adult - 15cm (6in)

Frost version 2 (classic cable)
Toddler - 12cm (41/2in)
Child/Small Adult - 13cm (5in)
Average Adult - 13cm (5in)


13 sts x 18 rows to 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) in st st using 7mm (US 10.5 - 11) needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • See main description.


  • 1 x 100g ball of Rowan Purelife British Sheep Breeds Chunky 100% undyed wool - see main details for more information.

You Will Also Need:

  • One pair of straight 7mm needles (US 101/2 - 11)
  • a cable needle
  • stitch holders
  • a tapestry needle for sewing up.

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Rowan Purelife British Sheep Breeds Chunky 100% undyed wool


Photography shows Blue Faced Leicester and Steel Grey Suffolk

About Designer

About Designer

Jo Storie on

I've been involved in knitting for many years, having graduated with a first class degree in knitted textiles from the Scottish College of Textiles.

My early career saw me working as a knitwear designer, firstly in London for well-known cashmere brands Tse Cashmere and Ballantyne Cashmere - and then moving to New York and working as senior designer and design director for high profile labels - ...

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