Yarn

Knit Head Wrap

By  Grace Moffatt 

size: 3-1/2"x20-1/2"

  • Knit Head Wrap

Materials

  • Worsted weight yarn , 1 skein
  • Button, in style of choice

Tools

  • Knitting needle: size US 5
  • Cable needle

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler

Abbreviations

BO: bind off
CO: cast on
k: knit
p: purl
sl st: slip stitch
st(s): stitches
tog: together
yo: yarn over

  • Gauge
  • 1. Gauge is not crucial on this pattern.
  • Headband
  • 1. CO 5 sts.
  • 2. Row 1: K across row.
  • 3. Row 2: P across row.
  • 4. Row 3: Sl st, k1, k2 into same stitch, k1, sl st.
  • 5. Row 4: P across entire row.
  • 6. Row 5: sl st, k2, yo, k2, sl st.
  • 7. Row 6: P across entire row.
  • 8. Row 7: Sl st, k2, k2 into same stitch, k2, sl st.
  • 9. Row 8: P entire row.
  • 10. Row 9: Sl st, k3, yo (loosely yo, so hole is large), k3, sl st.
  • 11. Row 10: P entire row.
  • 12. Continue working by alternating between yo's and k2 in same stitch until you have 29 sts on needle.
  • 13. Row 11: Sl st, k12 sts, yo, k1, k2 into same st, k1, yo, k12, sl st.
  • 14. Row 12: P entire row.
  • 15. Row 13: Sl st, k13 sts, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo k13, sl st.
  • 16. Row 14: P across entire row.
  • 17. Row 15: Sl st, k10, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, k13, sl st.
  • 18. Row 16: P across entire row.
  • 19. Row 17: K4, p5, k4, p4, k6, k2tog, k5, p4, k4, p5, k4.
  • 20. Row 18: K9, p4, k4, p12, k4, p4, k10.
  • 21. Row 19: K4, p6, k4, p4, k12, p4, k4, p5, k4.
  • 22. Row 20: K9, p4, k4, p12, k4, p4, k9.
  • 23. Row 21: K4, p5, k4, p4, k12, p4, k4, p5, k4.
  • 24. Row 22: K9, p4, k4, p12, k4, p4, k9.
  • 25. Row 23: K4, p4, sl st onto right needle, use extra needle to sl st 4 sts onto extra needle, with left needle going behind extra needle and sl st slipped sts onto left needle, sl st 4 sts from extra needle onto left needle, k4, p5, sl st 6 sts from right needle onto extra needle, work by going behind extra needle and k6, sl st 6 sts from extra needle onto left needle and k6, p4, sl st 4 sts from left needle onto extra needle, p1, sl st 4 sts from extra needle onto left, k4, p4, k4.
  • 26. Row 24: K8, p4, k5, p12, k5, p4, k8.
  • 27. Row 25: K4, p4, k4, p5, k12, p5, k4, p4, k4.
  • 28. Row 26: K8, p4, k5, p12, k5, p4, k8.
  • 29. Row 27: K4, p3, sl st 1 st, sl st 4 sts from left needle onto extra needle, going behind extra needle sl st 1 st onto left needle, sl st 4 sts from extra needle onto left. K4, p6, k12, p5, sl st 4 sts from left needle onto extra needle, going behind extra needle, p1. Sl st 4 sts from extra needle onto left needle. K4, p3, k4.
  • 30. Row 28: K7, p4, k6, p12, k6, p4, k7.
  • 31. Row 29: K4, p3, k4, p6, k12, p6, k4, p3, k4.
  • 32. Row 30: K7, p4, k6, p12, k6, p4, k7.
  • 33. Row 31: K4, p3, k4, p6, k12, p6, k4, p3, k4.
  • 34. Row 32: K7, p4, k6, p12, k6, p4, k7.
  • 35. Row 33: K4, p2, sl st, sl st 4 sts from left needle onto extra needle, going behind extra needle sl st from right to eft needle, sl st 4 sts from extra needle onto left. K4, p7, sl st 6 sts from left needle onto extra needle, going behind extra needle k6, sl st 6 sts from extra needle onto left. K6. P6, sl st 4 sts onto extra needle, p1, sl st 4 sts from extra needle onto left, then k4, p2, k4.
  • 36. Row 34: K6, p4, k6, p12, k6, p4, k6.
  • 37. Row 35: K4, p2, k4, p7, k12, p7, k4, p2, k4.
  • 38. Row 36: K6, p4, k6, p12, k6, p4, k6.
  • 39. Row 37: K4, p2, k4, p7, k12, p7, k4, p2, k4.
  • 40. Row 38: K6, p4, k6, p12, k6, p4, k6.
  • 41. Row 39: K4, p2, k4, p7, k12, p7, k4, p2, k4.
  • 42. Row 40: K6, p4, k6, p12, k6, p4, k6.
  • 43. Row 41: K4, p2, k4, p7, k12, p7, k4, p2, k4.
  • 44. Repeat Rows 33-41 until work measures 13-1/2".
  • 45. Row 42: K4, p2, sl st 4 sts from left needle onto extra needle, going behind extra needle p1, sl st 4 sts from extra needle onto left needle, k4, p6, sl st 6 sts from left needle onto extra needle, sl st 1 from right to left, sl st 4 sts from extra needle onto left, k4, p3, k4.
  • 1. Row 43: K7, p4, k6, p12, k6, p4, k7.
  • 2. Row 44: K4, p3, k4, p6, k12, p6, k4, p3, k4.
  • 3. Row 45: K7, p4, k6, p12, k6, p4, k7.
  • 4. Row 46: K4, p3, sl st 4 sts from left needle onto extra, going behind extra needle p1, sl st 4 sts from extra needle onto left, k4 from right needle onto left, sl st 4 sts from extra needle onto left, k4, p4, k4.
  • 5. Row 47: K8, p4, k5, p12, k5, p4, k8.
  • 6. Row 48: K4, p4, k4, p5, k12, p5, k4, p4, k4.
  • 7. Repeat Rows 47-48.
  • 8. Row 49: K4, p4, sl st 4 sts from left needle onto extra needle, going behind extra needle p1 from left needle, sl st 4 sts from extra needle onto left, k4, p4, k12, p4, sl st, sl st 4 sts from left needle onto extra needle, with left needle going behind extra needle sl st from right onto left, sl st 4 sts from extra needle onto left, k4, p5, k4.
  • 9. Row 50: K9, p4, k4, p12, k4, p4, k9.
  • 10. Row 51: K4, p5, k4, p4, sl st 6 sts from left needle onto extra needle, going behind extra needle k6, sl st 6 sts from extra needle onto left, k6, p4, k4, p5, k4.
  • 11. Row 52: K9, p4, k4, p12, k4, p4, k9.
  • 12. Row 53: K4, p5, k4, p4, k12, p4, k4, p5, k4.
  • 13. Row 54: K9, p4, k4, p12, k4, p4, k9.
  • 14. Row 55: K4, p5, k4, p4, k12, p4, k4, p5, k4.
  • 15. Row 56: K9, p4, k4, p12, k4, p4, k9.
  • 16. Row 57: K across entire row.
  • 17. Row 58: P across entire row.
  • 18. Row 59: K17, k2tog, k1, k2tog, k1, k2tog, k1, k2tog, k18.
  • 19. Row 60: P across entire row.
  • 20. Row 61: Sl st, k16, k2tog, k1, k2tog, k1, k2tog, k16, sl st.
  • 21. Row 62: P across entire row.
  • 22. Row 63: Sl st, K14, K2tog, K2tog, K2tog, K2tog, K15, sl st.
  • 23. Row 64: P across entire R.
  • 24. Row 65: Sl st, k10, k2tog, k2tog, k2tog, k2tog, k2tog, k2tog, k11, sl st.
  • 25. Row 66: P across entire row.
  • 26. Row 67: Sl st, k row, sl st.
  • 27. Row 68: P across entire row.
  • 28. Row 69: Sl st, k12, k3tog, k12, sl st.
  • 29. Row 70: P across entire R.
  • 30. Row 71: Sl st, k11, k3 tog, k11, sl st.
  • 31. Row 72: P across entire row.
  • 32. Repeat Rows 71-72, decreasing sts by one, each row, until you have 5 sts on needle. Cast off. (Note: The end where you just cast off is top of your work.)
  • Finishing
  • 1. Fold bottom over about one inch and sew. Block work.
  • 2. At bottom of work, locate small hole (where you yo loosely); stretch this hole to size of button or push button through it several times. Sew button onto top end of work. Tie off and weave in all ends.