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Knitter, Tribal Fusion belly dancer, part-time geek.
Reads, writes, & loves in Atlanta, GA.

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The Alex Headband

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : The Alex Headband
The Alex Headband
The Alex Headband
The Alex Headband

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Provisional cast-on
  • Kitchener stitch
  • Basic i-cord technique
  • Basic braiding technique

Pattern Description:

Inspired by the fabulous hair accessories seen everywhere from the runway to the red carpet, the Alex Headband is a quick, versatile knit perfect for early autumn styling!

♥ The pattern includes instructions for customizing the fit to your specifications, as well as photos and instructions for FIVE different ways to braid or twist it! ♥

One skein of Chickadee makes 2-4 headbands depending on sizing, so you can knit away to your heart's content! Make just one style, or try out several!

This pattern is suitable for advanced beginners.

This pattern has been carefully test-knit for accuracy and edited for clarity. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact the designer.


  • US Size 2 double-pointed needles

You Will Also Need:

  • 5 safety pins
  • Yarn needle

Suggested yarn:

181 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Quince & Co. Chickadee



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