Felsenmeer by Kaitlyn Rowsom


June 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Main texture pattern, blocked
US 8 - 5.0 mm
75 - 80 yards (69 - 73 m)
Adjustable to any length
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Warm and quick to knit, FELSENMEER is sure to stand out on your adventures. This cozy textured headband was inspired by the alpine rock fields in the mountains of British Columbia. It is easily adjustable in length to fit any head size.

Need a quick project, or want to use up some leftover yarn from another project? FELSENMEER knits up fast, and the samples were knit up with leftovers from the skeins used to create TALUS!

This pattern has been tech edited by Nicola Hodges (@tinyislandtextiles) and tested.

Approximately 75-80 yards (68.5-73 metres) of worsted weight yarn.
Shown in Hinterland Range ‘Truffle’, ‘Ash’, and ‘Snow’.
Please note that as the length of headband is adjustable, you may use more or less yarn than testers and samples shown.

32 sts / 27 rows = 4 in (10 cm) in Quilted Cross Stitch, blocked.

US #8 (5.0 mm)
(Adjust need size as required to meet gauge)

Approximately 3.25 inches (8.25 cm) in width after blocking. Length is easily adjustable to fit any head size (samples shown are 21.5 inches (54.5 cm) long).

Stitch markers, darning needle, 3 3/4 (2 cm) buttons.


  • Nicola Hodges (@tinyislandtextiles) for her outstanding editing skills, and advice.
  • Christine Suter (@dreadlockamazon) for modelling, her encouragement in my designs, and for being the most supportive and loving sister I could ever ask for.
  • My test knitters, for their enthusiasm, lovely projects, and support in ensuring my patterns are accurate!
  • My husband for his never ending support and help, photography skills, and encouragement.