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Lana Turban Headband

from Two of Wands
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Lana Turban Headband
Lana Turban Headband
Lana Turban Headband
Lana Turban Headband
Lana Turban Headband
Lana Turban Headband

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • This is a beginner level knitting pattern, and the only techniques you will need to know are the knit stitch and how to seam ends together.

Pattern Description:

As turban-inspired head wraps stormed the fashion scene in the early 1900s, it became a signifier for the well-educated, well-traveled woman in the 30s and was famously worn by Lana Turner in The Postman Always Rings Twice in 1946. Although her character was mischievous, the pure color of her turban gave her a pure, innocent exterior.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Width: 4"/10cm
  • Circumference: 18"/46cm but stretches for one size fits all


  • 1 skein Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick yarn or approx. 106 yds/97m of another super bulky weight yarn (cat. 6)
  • Size 13/9mm knitting needles
  • Large eye blunt needle

Suggested yarn:

106 yards of Bulky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick