Free Pattern – Blue Button Headband

Published March 4, 2016 by estherknit

Blue Button Headband 6Measurements

To fit adult

Circumference: 56 cm (22¼ inches)

Width: 6¼ cm (2½ inches)

Materials

Twilight double knitting yarn, 50 g

used double throughout

Button of your choice

A pair of 4½ mm (US 7) needles

Tension / Gauge

16 sts and 40 rows to 10 cm (4 inches)

measured over garter stitch using 4½ mm needles

and yarn used double

 Pattern notes

The headband is knitted end to end.  When you cast on leave a long thread and when you cast off leave a long thread.  You will use these thread to finish your headband.

To knit headband

Using 4½ mm (US 7) needles and 2 strands of yarn, cast on 90 sts.

Continue in garter stitch, every row knit, until work measures 6¼ cm (2½ inches).  Cast off.

To make up / Finishing

Create an overlap of 12 cm (4¾ inches).  Take the cast on thread, and sew the headband together with the overlap.  Take the cast off thread, and weave it back to the overlap.  Weave across the width of the headband, gather, pull tight and fasten off.  Sew on button over the gather.  Weave in ends.

Blue Button Headband 7

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