Head Kerchiefs 3

from Katie Chameleon

Head Kerchiefs 3 Pattern


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Knitting: Head Kerchiefs 3
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Girls



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, purl, increase, decrease, follow a pattern. You will be learning YO, K2 tog, K3 tog, M1L, M1R, and cables, the second two scarves include following a chart.

Pattern Description:

I teach knitting. I had requests from customers to have a class exploring lace, texture, and cables. My solution was to put all three techniques in one pattern! I also love head kerchiefs for pulling the hair back and out of the way in the Summer. So practical. The pattern is based on a head kerchief I had made for myself years ago, and wore out.

I love this pattern because it is versatile. The lace one is simple and straightforward. The second introduces following a chart with an easy 2 stitch cable. The third adds a much more complex cable chart, and is a lot of fun. The ties are made using the cable cast on, and then casting off over this. You will have to keep an eye on your cast off tension here so the ties do not spiral. Measure your head circumference, and make the scarf 2 inches shorter than your circumference before ties. Enjoy!


16 stitches/4 in (10 cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished size should be 1"-2" shorter than your head circumference, before adding ties


  • under 100 yds of worsted weight yarn, size 6 or 7 needles

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle and cable hook for celtic knot version

About Designer

About Designer

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I think I have been crafting as long as I could hold scissors. I have tried, and have developed some proficiency at: needlework, sewing, beading, knitting, crochet, and drawing.

Of late I have been designing knitting patterns. I am opening up to expanding my horizons to new media as soon as I catch up to my flood of ideas, which may never happen. I am not entirely sad about that.

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