Hot Cross Bun Band by Ellen Coy

Hot Cross Bun Band

January 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in Brioche
US 6 - 4.0 mm
153 yards (140 m)
One Size
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The Hot Cross Bun Band is worked flat from end to end and seamed twisted. This headband features simple two color brioche knitting making it a great project for skill building. The pattern includes both written instructions and chart.

Finished Measurements

4.25” (10.8 cm) wide by 19” (48.25 cm) circumference


20 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches

Suggested Needle

U.S. Size 6 (4mm) 16” circular or 8” dpn

Yarn Requirements

Worsted Weight - 50 yds each of two colors

Yarn Shown

Schoppel, Cashmere Queen, 45% Merino Wool 35% Cashmere 20% silk, 153 yards worsted weight.

Shown in:
Graphite - 50 yds
Rose of Syrah - 50 yds

Budget Friendly Yarn Suggestion

Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Superwash

Helpful Tutorials

What is brioche knitting?

Two color brioche worked flat