Celtic Headband by Juliana Lustenader

Celtic Headband

August 2018
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
17 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
70 - 100 yards (64 - 91 m)
20" (easily adjustable)
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

The Celtic Headband is a great project for those looking to expand their cable knitting skills on a simple and elegant accessory. Written and charted cable instructions are included in this free pattern. The headband is knit flat width-wise with the cable pattern repeated for the desired length, making the total circumference easily adjustable for any head size. The Celtic Headband knits up quick in a bulky weight yarn and uses up less than one skein of Presto by Sweet Paprika Yarns, perfect yardage for a last minute gift!

Size: Adult (stretches to 20”)
Easily adjustable for any head size.

Gauge: 17 sts = 4” in Stockinette Stitch.

Yarn: 1 skein of Presto by Sweet Paprika Yarns (4.06 oz/115 g, 135 yds/123 m, 80% Merino Wool, 20% Nylon) in colorway Boysenberry, or any bulky weight yarn to match gauge.

Needles: US size #8 (5mm) needles, or any size necessary to obtain gauge.

Other Materials: Cable needle, darning needle.

Please come ask questions and share either in-progress or FO photos in the Juliana Lustenader Designs group!