Knitting patterns for baby and child sized headbands, head bows, head wraps, and other adorable headwear. Great for quick shower gifts.
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Reversible lace headband knit flat and grafted. Optional twist. Features a lace pattern from Hitomi Shida’s Japanese knitting stitch bible. Using less than a skein of Fingering yarn, it's a great stash buster. Designed by Enikö Balogh. May only be free for a limited time.
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Easy headband knit mostly in all knit stitches in the round, using a Moebius cast on to give it a twist and two texture look. Video instruction for Moebius cast-on included. Designed by Stine Radicke for Hobbii. Uses one skein of Worsted weight yarn.
Cable Twist Headband
Headband features a classic ribbed body with an interwoven cable detail in the center. It is knit flat and seamed. Using less than half a skein of Bulky yarn, it's a great stash buster. Web pattern is free. PDF available for purchase. Designed by Destiny Meyer at Knifty Knittings Blog.
Ice Diamond, Quartz, and Twisted Lace Headbands
Three twisted headbands. Ice Diamond knit in the round with a diamond lattic pattern. Quartz Headband knit flat in a 2 row repeat garter stitch rib with super chunky yarn. Twisted Lace Headband knit flat in a in a 2 row repeat of lace stripes and garter stitch edges. Designed by Mirella Moments.
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Twisted Turban Headband
Easy ribbed headband with a simple cable twist knit flat and seamed and can be knit in a few hours. Uses one skein 60 - 80 yards (55 - 73 m) of Bulky weight yarn. Designed by North River Knits.
Amber Headband and Cowl
Matching headband and cowl knit with a 4 row repeat combination of delicate lace stripes and slipped stitches. Designed by Mirella Moments. Worsted weight yarn.
My First Headband
Easy headband knit flat and seamed and can be knit in a few hours. Uses one skein 77 - 87 yards (70 - 80 m) of DK weight yarn. Mon Premier Bandeau designed by Sidney Rakotoarivelo. Available in English and French
More Free Patterns
Yarrow Headband and Scarf
Matching headband and scarf knit with a 2 row repeat stitch pattern. Designed by Mirella Moments. DK weight yarn.
Thicket Headband and Mitts
Matching headband and fingerless gloves knit with a 4 row repeat cable pattern. Designed by Mirella Moments. Aran weight yarn.
Headband knit with a 2 round repeat and finished with a crossover twist. Designed by Monika Tuzar. Uses one skein 42 - 164 yards (130 - 150 m) of Worsted weight yarn. Available in English and Czech
Classic Twist Headband
Headband with a twist is knit flat. Sizes: Small kids/ Big kids / Average Adult Designed by Anna Lucia Design. Uses one skein 87 - 131 yards (80 - 120 m) of Aran weight yarn. Web version is free. PDF available for purchase.
Easy earwarmer with a twist. Recommended yarn Heat Wave is activated by daylight to keep you warmer. Uses one skein 198 yds/181 m of the recommended Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Red Heart.
Headband in all sizes knit with a 2 row repeat herringbone texture. Includes photo tutorial. Sizes XS (S) M (L) XL for baby, child, and adult. Uses one skein 149 yards (136 m) of recommended Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Sophia Prinz. Available in English and German
May only be free for a limited time. Headband with a twist knit flat in seed stitch. Designed by King Cole Ltd.
Brioche Twist Headband
Quick and easy reversible headband with bold stripes on one side and a two-color texture on the other – thanks to the stockinette brioche pattern. The headband comes in 3 different widths and 4 circumferences. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Susanne Sommer.
Patterns for Purchase
This pretty lace-bordered headband comes in two sizes (pictured in the small size).
Buffalo Plaid Earwarmer
Headband featuring plaid stranded colorwork and a turban-like twist in the front. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Rachel Howser.
Selma or Headband
Headbands designed by Mukicrafts including Selma in basket woven cable stitch with bow and Iverson cable headwrap with a twist. Sizes Selma: newborn/6m/toddler/child/adult. Iverson: toddler/child/adult. Aran weight yarn.
Serenity Turban Headband
Easy earwarmer with a twist knit in the round. Suitable for advanced beginners according to the designer. DK weight yarn. Designed by TwoArrowsandCo.