Introduction: Twisted Cable Headband

INFORMATION:

M a t e r i a l:

-Yarn

-3 double-pointed needles 6US

-1 double-pointed needle 6US made of bamboo (you can use one made of metal if you don't have bamboo)

-measuring tape

-2 marker stitches

-1 tapestry needle

-scissors

Y a r n:

Brand: Red Heart

Material: Acrylique

Color: I can't find the name, sorry

Weight: Around 50g

N e e d l e s:

Brand: H.A Kidd and Company Limited

Size: 6US

Material: Bamboo

Amount: 1 (optional)

Brand: Red Heart

Size: 6US

Material: Metal

Amount: 3 (or 4 if you don't have a bamboo needle)

P a t t e r n: 19" around and 5" wide

Cast on 22 sts on 6US double-pointed needle.

Part 1: Repeat row 1-4 for 7.5 inches

R1: K1, P7, SM, K1, P4, K1, SM, P7, K1

R2: K1, C3L, K1, C3R, SM, K1, Sl1, K2, Sl1, K1, SM, C3L, K1, C3R, K1

R3: K1, P7, SM, K1, P4, K1, SM, P7, K1

R4: K8, SM, K1, Sl1, K2, Sl1, K1, SM, K8

When you obtain 7.5 inches, separate sts equally on 2 needles (12 sts each).

Part 2: Take the left needle on the right side of the project and repeat the following rows for 4 inches.

R1: K1, P7, SM, K1, P2

R2: K1, Sl1, K1, SM, C3L, K1, C3R, K1

R3: K1, P7, SM, K1, P2

R4: K1, Sl1, K1, SM, K8

Part 3: Take the right needle on the right side of the project and repeat the following rows for 4 inches. (you'll have to cut the yarn to start on that side)

R1: P2, K1, SM, P7, K1

R2: K1, C3L, K1, C3R, SM, K1, Sl1, K1

R3: P2, K1, SM, P7, K1

R4: K8, SM, K1, Sl1, K1

Cross the 2 pieces and combine on one needle.

For the last 7.5 inches of the project, repeat:

R1: P2, K1, SM, P7, K2, P7, SM, K1, P2

R2: K1, Sl1, K1, SM, C3L, K1, C3R, K2, C3L, K1, C3R, SM, K1, Sl1, K1

R3: P2, K1, SM, P7, K2, P7, SM, K1, P2

R4: K1, Sl1, K1, SM, K16, SM, K1, Sl1, K1

Combine the 2 ends together & voilà you've got your own twisted cable headband.

Claudia

Comments

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Penolopy Bulnick (author)2016-02-08

I really love the yarn you used to make this cute headband :)

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DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2016-02-05

Great looking headband! Do you have any more pictures of the creation process?

author

Sadly, no, but I'll make sure to do that for my next instructable project.

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