Mar 7, 2014

Stony Cliffs Cowl

Stonycliffs 1

This beautiful cowl received its name from the contrast of the grey color yarn against the aran tone, my son saw it and right away he said it reminded him of high mountain tops touching the clouds.  The two colors are joined as you are knitting, picking up the new color and dropping the old color; the yarns are carried along through out the work. The pattern uses seed stitch and two cables along each side. The pattern is worked with bulky weight yarn on the All-n-One knitting loom, using the technique of 2 pegs as 1.

Knitting loom: All-n-One Knitting loom (62 pegs used in total, read the Pattern Notes below).

Yarn: 200 grams bulky weight yarn. Sample used Patons Classic Wool Bulky in Aran and medium Grey Heather, 1 skein each.

Notions: knitting tool, cable needle, tapestry needle.

Other: 3, 1” buttons (optional).

Gauge: 6 sts x 8.5 rows= 2″ in seed stitch and blocked.

Size: 26″ x 9″

AbbreviationsStonycliffs 2

K=knit stitch

P=purl stitch

C4F=Cable involving 4 stitches; cable leans to the left.
How to: Skip peg 1 and 2 with yarn towards the back of the peg. Knit peg 3 and 4. Place stitches from pegs 3 and 4 on cable needle. Take yarn to the front of peg 1. Knit peg 1, then knit peg 2. Place stitch from peg 1 on peg 3, from peg 2 to peg 4. Place stitches that are on the cable needle on the empty pegs 1 and 2.

C4B=Cable involving 4 stitches; cable leans to the right.
How to: Place stitches from pegs 1 and 2 onto cable needle. Place cable needle to the center of the loom. Knit pegs 3 and 4. Move stitch from peg 3 to peg 1, from peg 4 to peg 2. Place stitches from cable needle onto pegs 3 and 4. Knit pegs 3 and 4.

MC=Main color–Aran

CC=Contrasting color—Grey

PU=Pick Up—the process of picking up the other yarn. Reach over the previous color, so the two colors overlap. (See last picture to see how the colors carry up on the wrong side of the work).

Pattern Notes
This cowl uses the technique of using 2 pegs as one peg, thus allowing us to use Bulky weight yarn on the knitting loom.

INSTRUCTIONSStonycliffs 3

With MC, cast on 16 sts, join CC, cast on 15 sts; prepare to work a flat panel.

Row 1: With CC, Sl1, k7, [p1, k1] 3x, p1, PU MC, [k1, p1] 4x, k8.

Row 2: With MC,  Sl1, p1, k4, p2, [k1, p1] 4x, PU CC, [k1, p1] 3x, k1, p2, k4, p2.

Row 3: As Row 1

Row 4: As Row 2

Row 5: With CC, Sl1, k1, C4B, k2, [p1, k1] 3x, p1, PU MC, [k1, p1] 4x, k2, C4F, k2.

Repeat Rows 2-5: 26 more times. (27 total cables on each side).

Rep Row 2.

Bind off with basic bind off method.

Stonycliffs 4

Mattress stitch seam cast on edge to bind off edge. Use the same color as the side that you are joining to make the seam invisible.

Optional: Add 3 buttons to the side of the seam for decoration purposes.

Weave ends in. Block lightly.

 

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Feb 27, 2014

Frilly Edge Baby Socks

Frilly Edge Socks 1

Knit baby a special pair of socks that are soft and just the perfect softness for their itty bitty feet.

Knitting loom: Sock Loom 2

Yarn: Karabella Aurora 4 Sport  weight

Notions: knitting tool, tapestry needle.

Size: Sample will fit 3-6 mos.

Gauge: 14 sts x 17 rows= 2 inches in stockinette stitch.

Abbreviations:Frilly Edge Socks 2

K=knit stitch

YO=Yarn over (ewrap the empty peg. On the following round when you need to work the the peg with the Yarn over, unravel the ewrap and leave this strand of yarn to the front of the peg, knit or purl the strand of yarn as if it was a flat stitch).

W&T=Lift the loop that is on the peg, take working yarn behind the peg, wrap it to the front of the peg, place loop back on the peg.

K2tog=knit two stitches together. Worked over two pegs. Lift loop from peg 2 and move it to peg 1. Leave peg 2 empty. Treat the two loops on peg 1 as one loop. Knit peg 1.

Instructions

Cast on 32 sts, join to work in the round

Rnd 1-6: k to the end of the round.

Rnd  7: *k2tog, yo; rep from * to the end of round.

Rnd 8-14: k to the end of round.

Rnd 15: Pick up cast on edge and place those stitches back on the loom, each peg should have 2 loops on it. Treat both loops as one loop. K to the end of the round.

Next 10 rounds: k to the end of round.

Heel-worked in short rows

Row 1: Knit from peg 1 to peg 15. Wrap and Turn (W&T) on peg 16.

Row 2: Knit from peg 15 to peg 2. W&T on peg 1.

Row 3: Knit from peg 2 to peg 14. W&T on peg 15.

Row 4: Knit from peg 14 to peg 3. W&T on peg 2.

Row 5: Knit from peg 3 to peg 13. W&T on peg 14.

Row 6: Knit from peg 13 to peg 4. W&T on peg 3.

Row 7: Knit from peg 4 to peg 12. W&T on peg 13.

Row 8: Knit from peg 12 to peg 5. W&T on peg 4.

Row 9: Knit from peg 5 to peg 11. W&T on peg 12.

Row 10: Knit from peg 11 to 6. W&T on peg 5.

Row 11: Knit from peg 6 to peg 10. W&T peg 11.

Row 12: Knit from peg 10 to peg 5. W&T peg 4 (there will now be a double wrap on this peg).

Row 13: Knit from peg 5 to 11. W&T peg 12 (there will now be a double wrap on this peg).

Row 14: Knit from peg 11 to 4. W&T peg 3 (there will now be a double wrap on this peg).  

Row 15: Knit from peg 4 to 12. W&T peg 13 (there will now be a double wrap on this peg).

Row 16: Knit from peg 12 to 3. W&T peg 2 (there will now be a double wrap on this peg).

Row 17: Knit from peg 3 to 13. W&T peg 14 (there will now be a double wrap on this peg).

Row 18: Knit from peg 13 to 3. W&T peg 2(there will now be a double wrap on this peg).  

Row 19: Knit from peg 3 to 14. W&T peg 15 (there will now be a double wrap on this peg)..

Row 20: Knit from peg 14 to 2. W&T peg 2 (there will now be a double wrap on this peg).

Row 21: Knit from peg 2 to 15. W&T peg 16 (there will now be a double wrap on this peg).

Row 22: Knit from peg 15 to 1. W&T peg 32 .

End of Heel—from this point on, begin working in the round (peg 32 and peg 16 will have extra loops on them, treat all the loops on these two pegs as one loop).

Next 30 rounds: k to the end of the round.

Bind off with gather removal method.

Weave ends in. Block lightly.

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Feb 21, 2014

Owl Baby Hat

Owl loom knittedThe inspiration for this little hat came from the others I have created with a crochet hook. Last year, I made about 20 of these cute little hats and gave them all away. Since then, I have been wanting to create one on the looms, finally, I had a chance to do it. This is my version on it, but I am sure you can make something similar going about it a different way. I hope you enjoy making it.

Pattern Information

Knitting loom: All-n-One Knitting Loom

Yarn: Worsted weight yarn, approx 120 yds in 4 different colors, total.. Lion Brand Cotton-Ease was used in sample in colors Cactus (about 40 yds), Taupe (about 50 yds), Seaspray (about 5 yds), Snow (about 10 yds) and Terracota (about 5 yds).

Notions: knitting tool, crochet hook size G.

Other: 2 medium black buttons to use for the eyes (about 1/2″). Owl hat loom knitted 2

Gauge: 16 sts x 20 rows= 4 inches

Size: Size shown fits 3-6 months.

Abbreviations
k=knit stitch

p=purl stitch

sts=stitches

CO=Cast on (I used the ewrap cast on and then I tightened it up with this youtube tip)

BO=Bind off

Rnd(s)=Round(s)

k2tog=knit two stitches together (lift stitch from peg 1, move it to peg 2, knit peg 2 treating both stitches on the peg as one).

p2tog=purl two stitches together (lift stitch from peg 1, move it to peg 2, purl peg 2 treating both stitches on the peg as one).

Sl=slip a stitch (skip a stitch with peg behind the peg).

Rem=remain

MC: main color (Taupe)

CC: contrasting color (Cactus)

SCC: secondary contrasting color

O: Terracota

B: Seaspray

W: Snow

INSTRUCTIONS

Hat

HAT

With CC, cast 64 sts, join to work in the rnd.
Rnd 1-8: *k2, p2; rep from * to end.
Rnds 9-23:k to end of rnd.
Cut CC, join MC, leave 6 inch tails on both.
Rnds 24-40: k to end of rnd.
Rnd 41: *k2tog; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 42: k to end of rnd.
Bind off with gather removal method.

NOSE
With O, cast on 10 sts, prepare to work a flat panel.
Row 1: k to end of row.
Row 2: k1, k2tog, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1
Rep Rows 1 and Row 2, until 4 sts rem.
Next row: k2tog, k2tog
Next row: k2tog.
BO

EARFLAPS
Make 2
With MC, CO 12 sts.
Row 1: k12.
*Row 2: sl1, p to end.
Row 3: k2tog, k to last 2 sts, k2tog.
Rep from * until 2 sts rem.
Last row: p2tog.
BO.

Weave ends in. Block lightly.

EYES
Make 2
With W, CO 7 sts
Row 1: k7
Row 2: sl1, k5, turn
Row 3: k5 (from peg 5-1)
Row 4: sl1, k4, turn
Row 5: k4 (from peg 4-1)
Row 6: sl1, k3, turn
Row 7: k3 (from peg 3-1)
Row 8: sl1, k6, turn
Row 9: k6 (from peg 6-1)

Repeat Rows 2-9: 9 more times. On the last repeat (the 10th repeat), stop at Row 8. BO with basic bind off.
Mattress stitch BO to CO.  Use the remaining yarn tail end to cinch the middle off the eye close.

Steam block to a flat circle/disc.

EYE CENTER
Make 2
With B, CO 5 sts
Row 1-8: k
BO with gather method. Cut yarn leaving a 10 inch yarn tail.  Use the yarn tail to sew this piece to the center of the EYE.

Sew the button to the center of the blue area of the eye. Sample was sewn with white yarn.

ASSEMBLY

Sew the earflaps in place as follows: mattress stitch the earflap to the cast on edge of the hat, it will be sewn over twelve stitches on the cast on edge. Skip 18 sts from the cast on edge, mattress stitch sew the other earflap onto the next 12 sts.  Front of the hat will have the remaining 22 sts from cast on edge.

On the front of the hat, use the picture of the hat to position and sew the eyes in place. Sew the nose in place after sewing the eyes in place.

Weave ends in.

Ears
Make 2
Using MC, CC, and W together, leave a 16″ length and cut.
Keeping the strands together, fold in half, pass the lengths through two stitches near the top of the hat, to the top-side of the eyes  make a slip knot with the length of yarn as close to the hat as possible. Trim the length of yarn to leave about 1″ ears. Do the same to the other side.

TASSELS
Make 2
Using MC, CC, B, W: cut 30″ length of yarn. Fold in half, using a crochet hook, hook at the half point (at the fold), and pull through the last stitch of the earflap. Make a slip knot as close as possible to the earflap.
Divide yarn strands into three groups (6, 5, 5) make a braid. Finish the braid with a slip knot. Trim the lengths of yarn, leaving a 1 inch tail.

Here is a picture of my crochet hats, my own pattern too, and I based myself on the crochet version for the loom knitted version.

Owl Hats crochet

 

On designing these, the most difficult part came to the eyes. It is very hard to knit a flat circle on a knitting loom as you are not able to increase/decrease easily. I went through 4 different ideas and finally, I did what I first thought would work but didn’t want to go that route, but it was the one that worked the best. The eyes are created flat with short-rows. I tried the increasing and decreasing in a circle and I found it to be completely a hassle and was taking the joy of the project away so I scrapped that idea. I did them flat, decreasing so that I could make a circle, the result didn’t look right at all. The short-rows was the best method that I could find for the circular flat discs needed for the eyes. 

If you know how to crochet, you can wip out a pair of circles in about 5 minutes flat, so you could go that route. Another option is to use felt for the eyes. 

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Feb 14, 2014

Friday Free Pattern :: Woven Evening Purse

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Weaving on your knitting board is simple and can produce fabulous fabrics like the one featured in this vintage-inspired, glamorous evening purse.  I’ve lined it and added a button closure and beaded handle for added practicality.

Pattern Information:
Knitting Loom:
28″ Knitting Board with Peg Extenders

Yarn: Lion Brand Vanna’s Glamour in Lapis
Ribbon: Offray 1/8″ Gold Metallic Ribbon, 15ft each spool (6 spools) and Simplicty 5/16″ Gold Metallic Trim, 6ft each spool (3 spools)
Beads: 7 round “Wedding Cake” lampwork beads in transparent teal (Indian, not the original Venetian), 80 size 8/0 gold silver-lined beads, 10 gold hexagon beads (NOTE: I’ve been collecting beads for 30 years, these were from my private stash. They are still available, but you may need to shop for them on eBay, Etsy, or at an online bead company if you want the same exact colors.)
Other Supplies:
2 pieces of lightweight Phoomph from Coats and Clark, 2 pieces of Forest Green Craft Felt (9″ x 12″), Fabric Glue, 1″ diameter gold metallic button with a shank, crimping tubes (2), bead stringing wire.

Tools:
size N crochet hook, size F crochet hook, tapestry needle, scissors, ruler / tape measure, crimping pliers, flat knitting bobbin or weaving stick shuttle, awl / crewel needle, cutting pliers.

Finished Size:
19″ x 8″ (flat),   6.5″ x 8″ (finished size without handle)

Weaving Technique:  Tabby / Plain Weave – equal amounts of weft and warp are visible
Row 1: Weave under the first warp thread and over the next.  Repeat across the loom.
Row 2: Weave over the first warp thread and under the next. Repeat across the loom.
Repeat Row 1 and 2, ending with Row 2.

Terminology
Warp – the vertical lines of yarn you weave in an out of on the loom.
Weft  – the horizontal line of yarn that you weave in and out of the warp.

1.     Add Loom Extenders
Add one extender to the bottom of the loom and the other one hole in from the other side.

Lindsay-Obermeyer-Woven-Evening-Purse-Detaile2.     Warp Up the Loom
Tie the end of the yarn to the first peg on the peg extender leaving a 5 inch tail.  Run the yarn to the peg opposite it on the other peg extender.  Repeat this process until you have warped the entire loom.  Tie the warp to the last peg and leave a 5″ tail.

3.     Begin Weaving
Wind your ribbon around the shuttle (knitting or weaving).  Weave under the first warp thread and over the next one.  Be sure to leave a tail at the beginning. Repeat the under / over pattern across the loom.  When you are finished, proceed in the other direct. Lindsay-Obermeyer-Woven-Evening-Purse-DetaildWrap the ribbon around the first peg on the vertical edge. Weave over the first warp thread and under the next one.  When you have returned to your starting point, weave in the tail, tucking it to the back.  Keep going in this manner for the next 13″.  As you run out of ribbon, be sure to end at one side or the other, not in the middle.  Wind more ribbon around the shuttle and continue.

HINT:  If you find that your fabric is bowing in the center, weave the next row as normal, but wrap it around the nearest beg with ribbon already wound around it.  Repeat as go back.  This will straighten your line.  You may need to proceed with this trick every few inches throughout your weaving.

4.  Alternate Gold Ribbon with Gold Trim
For the final 6″ you will alternate weaving a gold metallic ribbon with a gold trim. Keep both tidy and tangle free by winding them on separate shuttles.

Lindsay-Obemeyer-Woven-Evening-Purse-Wrapping-Around-Pegs     Lindsay-Obermeyer-Woven-Evening-Purse-Detail-Finished-Weaving

5.     Remove Fabric from the Loom and Bind Off the Edges

 

6.     Add Lining
Lindsay-Obermeyer-Woven-Evening-Bag-DetailbTrim tails on the back of fabric, leaving only a 1/4″. Measure your fabric. Cut the Phoomph to size.  I used one piece of Phoomph for the base of the purse and another for the flap. Trim the Phoomph to have rounded corners at the flap and base.  Cut felt to width, but allow it to remain 12″ long.  Cut the 2nd piece of felt to cover the remainder.  Peel away one side of the Phoomph and press firmly to the back side of your fabric. Peel away the other side, position the felt and press firmly.

7.     Crochet Together the Edges of the Purse
Fold the ribbon section in half, leaving the flap free.  With the yarn and F crochet hook, slip stitch the edges closed.  To do so, you will insert the hook at the base, running the hook below the bound edges.  When you have completed one side.  Proceed to the other.  Weave in all tails.

Lindsay-Obermeyer-Woven-Evening-Purse-Detaila  Lindsay-Obermeyer-Woven-Evening-Purse-Finishing-the-Base

8.     Add a Beaded Handle
Cut a 20″ piece of beading wire.  Poke a hole with the awl a 1/4″ in from both sides at the base of the flap.

Thread the wire through the hole, leaving a 4″ tail.   Thread five 8/0 gold beads and a lampwork bead, another 8/0 bead and a crimp bead onto the long end of the wire.  With the tail, thread thirteen 8/0 gold beads onto the tail and then run it through the lampwork bead, gold bead and crimp.  Use the crimping pliers to crimp the bead.  Trim away the excess tail with the cutting pliers.  Add two 8/0 gold beads.  *Add a lampwork bead, two 8/0 beads, a hexagon bead, two 8/0 beads.* Repeat pattern from * to * and ending with a lampwork bead.  Thread two 8/0 gold beads, a hexagon bead, two 8/0 beads, a crimp bead, an 8/0 bead, a lampwork bead and thirteen 8/0 beads.  Poke the wire through the hole in the fabric on the other side of the flap and thread a final five 8/0 gold beads.  Run the wire through the lampwork bead and up to the crimp bead.  Pull until the beads are tightened up.  Crimp the bead with the crimping pliers. Trim away excess wire.

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9.     Finishing Touches
Fold over the edge at the top of the flap and glue down with fabric glue.  Allow to dry.

Add a crocheted loop.  Measure to find the center of the flap edge.  With the F crochet hook, fasten on the yarn with a slip stitch a 1/2″  from the left of center point.  Leave a 4″ tail.  Chain 8.  Slip stitch to the fabric a 1/2″ to the right of the center point.  Knot and weave in tails.  Fold flap in place.  Place button at center point where flap meets base of purse.  Sew on button.

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  • That looks amazing.

  • Thank you, Karen! – Lindsay

  • Do you remember how many yards per spool for these ribbons? That way, if I can’t find the exact ones, I may be able to substitute.

  • Thank you for catching that omission! I’ve added the yardage to the pattern.

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Feb 7, 2014

Free Pattern Friday: Sponge Curlers Wig Hat

Do you ever want to throw the kids for a loop and even the neighbors? Here comes the Sponge Curlers Wig Hat. Drop off your kids at school in style with this superb hat! Worked just like a regular hat, then add the sponge curlers for a touch of “home”. A special thank you to Renita Harvey for working the pattern out for the Foam rollers with modelAll-n-One knitting loom.

Knitting Loom: All-n-One knitting loom

Yarn: Approx 120 yds of worsted weight yarn in the “hair” color of your choice. Shown in Lion Brand Fisherman Wool in Nature’s Brown.

Notions: Knitting tool, crochet hook, tapestry needle.

Other: 32 extra large sponge rollers.

Abbreviations

K=knit stitch

P=purl stitch

Rnd(s): round(s)

st(s)=stitches

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Set loom to 68 pegs.

Using the yarn over cast on, cast on 68 pegs.

Rnds 1-6: *k2, p2; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnds 7- 38 : k to the end of rnd.

Bind off with gather removal method.

Weave ends in.

 

FRINGE FOR HAIR CURLERS

Cut 64 strands of yarn 24” long.

Starting 1” above the cast on edge, secure 18 fringe about 1 ¼” apart from each other, all the way around the hat:

How to secure fringe (Photos show a contrasting color yarn for the fringe for illustration purposes only, use same color as hat for the fringe):

  • From the front of hat, hook the crochet hook under the stitch.  See photo 1
  • Fold 1 strand of yarn in half.
  • Place loop at the end of the strand from where it is folded on the crochet hook and pull it through the stitch on the hat so that both ends of the yarn is still on  the front side of the hat.  See photo 2
  • Without taking the loop off the hook, pull the 2 strands at the other end through the loop and pull tight.  See photos 3 and 4

Foam rollers how to

Using 2 fringe (4 strands of yarn total), roll the yarn onto the sponge roller using 9 rollers for the bottom round.

Repeat for rounds 2 and 3, 2” above the previous round with fringe and rollers.

For round 4, evenly space the last of the fringe and last 5 rollers around the crown of the hat.

Foam rollers with model

Enjoy and have a wonderful time wearing your hat out on the town!

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  • Memories….good ole days! Or was it “nightmares?”

  • Love this and I call it a MUST make! Love fun patterns like this. Thank you so much for sharing!

  • Totally awesome, thank you so much for this free pattern!

  • Love this! Very cute!

  • I’m thinking I’d like this foe Halloween. With gray yarn, of course!

  • This is so extremely awesome! i absolutely love it! I want to make one and wear it to Wal-Mart so I can for in with the rest of society there!

  • A great way to disguise a bad hair day.

  • Me facinan las manualidades en especial el tejer ..deseo saber cuanto valen los telares ..una hija mia vive en en USA en NY .para pedirle a ella que me los compre si Dios quiere ..desde Costa Rica les mandobun fuerte abrazo y bendiciones

  • Hilarious!!!!! I LOVE it!! :)
    I am going to make one ASAP

  • Started using this as my profile picture on FB. Been getting more comments about my “do”. I explain it is a hat and provide the link… Maybe I am introducing new people to loom knitting?

  • LOVE THIS! will so be making this for a crazy hat dance!

  • OMG! Love Love Love it! Reminds me so much of my Mom! Thanks for giving me a giggle!

  • This. Is. Awesome!

  • thanks for this wonderful pattern! I just finished mine & I did it mostly with “poodle yarn”

  • I will be making this for a friend who lost her hair due to chemo. I already made her a Lalaloopsy hat with lots of curls but this will be even better

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Feb 1, 2014

Iva Headband

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The Iva Headband is a double knit design, that widens as the knitting progresses to keep wind away from the ears thus keeping the wearer warm. The pattern uses simple decreases and increases. Use a super soft merino yarn and complete the perfect winter headband!White-Iva-Headband-Powdered-1

Knitting loom: Basic Loom Knitting Kit Loom, (Oval small loom with 32 pegs.) Any of the other KB knitting looms set to a knitting board can be used for this pattern.

Yarn: Approx 50 yards of worsted weight

yarn. Malabrigo Worsted in Natural (white headband) and Gina by Plymouth Yarn Company (3 tone headband) were used in samples.  4, 12 inch pieces of contrasting color yarn (to hold stitches)

Notions: Knitting tool, tapestry needle.

Other: 1 button

Size: It is approx 17 inches in length, due to the elasticity of knitted fabric, the headband fits well in heads up to 21 inches in circumference. At widest point, it is 4 inches.

Pattern notes:  Please follow the links to see diagrams on the special techniques used in this pattern. The headband is worked in double knit, using the stockinette stitch. Increases are used at the beginning of the headband to widen it, then decreases are used to make it less wide.

Abbreviations  st(s)=stitches   Inc=Increase  Dec=Decrease

INSTRUCTIONSWhite-Iva-Headband-Powdered-2
Using the Figure 8 cast on 4 sts.
*Work 4 rows in stockinette stitch.
Inc 1 st at each end by moving last st out one peg*. (6 sts)
Rep from * to * until there are 14 sts on the loom
Work 10 rows in stockinette stitch.

Divide the board in half, 7 sets of sts on each side. Side A and Side B.

You will work on half of the board at a time, Side A first then Side B.

On the side with the working yarn, work 14 rows in stockinette stitch.

Removal 1: Using the two pieces of scrap yarn and tapestry needle, carefully, remove the first seven 7 sts from one side and leave them on the piece of scrap yarn. Remove the  7 sts from the opposite side to a second piece of scrap yarn.

Cut working yarn and join to Side B.

Work 14 rows in stockinette stitch. (Headband will look like picture 1 below).

Removal 2: Using 2 pieces of scrap yarn, carefully, remove the first seven 7 sts from one side and leave them on the piece of scrap yarn. Remove the  7 sts from the opposite side to a second piece of scrap yarn. (see picture 2)

All the stitches are now off the knitting loom. It is time to cross all the stitches. (see picture 3)

Without twisting the stitches, simply slide all the stitches from Side A to Side B (see picture 4 below).

Place stitches from side B on the pegs emptied at Removal 1. Place the stitches from side A, onto pegs emptied by Side B at removal 2.

Headband set up

All 14 sts are back on the knitting loom.
Work 10 rows in stockinette stitch.
*Dec 1 st at each end.Iva-Colorful-headband-Powdered-3 Work 4 rows in stockinette stitch.*
Rep from * to * until 4 sts remain on the loom.
Bind off

Weave ends in.

Two option for closure:

Option 1: Simply overlap the cast on edge over bind off edge and sew in place. Add a button for decoration purposes.

Option 2: Crochet a 1 inch chain at the bind off edge.  Attach a button about an inch from the cast on edge. Use the crochet chain as a button loop.

14 Comments

  • This will work on aio?

  • As always I love all the patterns that you share. Thanks

  • So glad to see a double knit pattern for my original knittingboards. Thanks. Looks great.

  • Thank you for this! Perfect for the freezing temps we are having. Have to keep the ears warm, lol :) thx

  • Love this project! Thanks for sharing it with for free!

  • Yes. Put the small spacers in instead of the sliders and it should work.

  • I have now made the headband on the All’n'One and the Tadpole and both came out just great! So any board will do.

  • Would this work on a knifty knitter loom?

  • […] a copy of the pattern to use with your loom. The free pattern can be found by following this link IVA HEADBAND  PATTERN LINK .  Watch all three parts of this loom knitting tutorial and you should be able to knit the […]

  • How would you adjust this to fit a child? Wanting to make one for a four year old grand daughter. Thank you

  • Is their a way of doing on your straight knitting needles ? I don’t understand the loom knit. Thanks.

  • I cant figure out the loom. Do you have insructions for just straight needles?

  • We don’t. I only have the instructions for the knitting loom.

  • You can start with 8 stitches as opposed to 4 and this should make the headband shorter.

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