Free knitting patterns with headbands with matching cowls, mittens, scarves, and more. Many of the patterns are free. Updated 9/18/23
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Slip Stitch Headband And Fingerless Gloves
Matching headband and fingerless mitts are both knit flat in a three color 10 row repeat mosaic slip stitch pattern (only one color per row!). DK weight yarn. Designed by Bobbie Fitzgerald.
Boro Park Cowl And Headband
Matching headband and cowl are both knit flat in garter stitch. The cowl does have some picking up stitches to create contrasting directions but otherwise this is a beginner knit. Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Keira Wiggins.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- Get the Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn used in the pattern (though the bundle size is no longer available, the skeins are)
Fair Isle Outdoor Set
Matching headband with optional earflaps, mittens, and scarf set kit with an eye-catching geometric design. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Sugar Bush Yarns
Twiga Headband and Coventry Cowl
A striking clustered Spiked-Leaf stitch creates an elegant matching headband and cowl constructed from modular squares. Designed by Lion Brand. Worsted weight yarn.
Mistake Stitch Scarf & Headband Set
Matching headband and scarf knit in mistake rib stitch either as 1 row repeat (scarf) or 2 row repeat (headband). Quick knit in super bulky weight yarn. Designed by Audrey Knight.
Tiffany Cowl and Headband
Coordinating earwarmer in seed stitch and infinity scarf loop that can be worn a variety of waves. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Sheila Zachariae.
Antler Headband and Mitts
Matching earwarmer and fingerless mitts both knit flat with a 6 row antler cable. Great pattern for first time cable project. Uses one skein of Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Angelina Panozzo.
Mount Elbert Headband and Cowl
Earwarmer and neckwarmer set knit in seed stitch. Looks very easy. Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Sys Fredens for Hobbii. A kit is also available.
Cabled Headband and Mitts
Matching earwarmers and fingerless knit with a statement cable. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Cheryl Beckerich.
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Chalet Headband, Cowl, and Mittens
Matching accessories knit in three colors to create ombre gradient stripes. DK weight yarn. Designed by Karine Larose.
Charlotte Gloves and Headband
Earwarmer and fingerless mitts set knit in in a faux cable lace in a 10 row repeat. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Anna Nikipirowicz.
Snown Headband and Cowl Set
Matching earwarmers and neckwarmer knit with an easy slipped stitch colorwork pattern. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Marielle Henault.
Halo Blush Headband and Gloves
Lace band that looks like vines is incorporated in matching headband and gloves. 2 sizes. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Heidi Heinrichs.
Cable Headband and Mitts
Matching headband and fingerless mitts with a medallion cable and bobbles. The mitts have options for two lengths and the headband has to sizes. Worsted weight yarn. F353 Worsted Merino Superwash Kettle Dyed Headband and Mitts designed by Vanessa Ewing.
Glacier Headband, Cowl, and Mitts
Matching lace headband, cowl and fingerless gloves knit with a 16 row repeat mock cable lace pattern. Designed by Mirella Moments. DK weight yarn.
- Get the free HEADBAND knitting pattern
- Get the free MITTS knitting pattern
- Get the free COWL knitting pattern
- See the Ravelry page
Pronghorn Headband and Mitts
Matching cable headband and fingerless mitts knit flat. Cables form a diamond in the center of the headband and top of mitts. Uses just one skein 250 - 270 yards (229 - 247 m) of the recommended DK weight yarn. This pattern has fully written and charted directions. Designed by Farm Fresh Knits
Aki Headband and Snood
Matching headband and cowl knitted with a plaited criss cross stitch. Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Easy Peasy Knitter - Marta. Available in English and Spanish
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Faux Cable Headband and Scarf
This set uses basic stitches to create a braided cable look, and also produces a beautiful ribbed opposite side. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Gianna of Little Red Knits. A kit is also available.
Off The Beaten Track Headband and Wristwarmers
Striped earwarmer and fingerless mitts. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Chloe Bailey
Fouilloy Headband, Mittens, and Cowl
A thirteenth-century bestiary volume provided the inspiration for this accessory set that includes an adjustable earband, cowl, and mittens (both in 3 sizes). Fingering weight yarn. Designed by wipinsanity
Easy Cabled Boot Cuffs and Headband
A short repeat, horseshoe cable in a wide cuff and earwarmers provides a modern twist to a classic technique. Worsted weight yarn. Also available in an ebook
Zapada Headband, Mitts, and Cowl
A stunning Celtic cable design creates this beautiful matching earwarmer, fingerless gloves, and neckwarmer. DK weight yarn. Designed by Simona Varga
Plumage Headband and Cowl
Matching earwarmer and neckwarmer in Toddler, Child, and Adult Sizes. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by The velvet acorn
Lattice Headband and Fingerless Mitts
Matching set of headband and fingerless mitts with diamond texture pattern. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Maria Molodova