Woven cable headband by Priscillia Uloho


Woven cable headband

Size: Adult


The width of the headband (or ear warmer) is 4 inches and the total length of 14 repeats is 18 inches.



50g Aran yarn ( I used paintbox yarns simply aran)

5mm straight knitting needles

Cables needle

Tapestry needle for sewing up and sewing in ends

Craft scissors


K – Knit

P – Purl


6 stitch left cable: Slip 3 stitches to cable needle and hold in front of your work. K3, K3 from cable needle.

6 stitch right cable: Slip 3 stitches to cable needle and hold at the back of your work. K3, K3 from cable needle.


This headband is knitted back and forth.

Using the cable cast on method, cast on 26 stitches.

Row 1: K3, P1, K18, P1, K3.

Row 2: K4, P18, K4.

Row 3: K3, P1, K3, 6 stitch left cable twice, K3, P1, K3.

Row 4: K4, P18, K4.

Row 5: K3, P1, K18, P1, K3.

Row 6: K4, P18, K4.

Row 7: K3, P1, 6 stitch right cable 3 times, P1, K3

Row 8: K4, P18, K4

Repeat row 1- 8 13 times more

Cast off Knit-wise. Leave a long tail for seaming.



Seam the two ends together using the mattress stitch and weave in ends.

©2019 Priscillia Uloho (Erica and Eleanor)

Photographs: ©2019 Priscillia Uloho (Erica and Eleanor)

All rights reserved. No portion of this publication may be reproduced, in any form or by any means, without the prior permission of the copyright holder.

Note: You can sell finished items made from this pattern but please do not resell the pattern. Thank you!

9 thoughts on “Woven cable headband by Priscillia Uloho

  1. Hi there! This is a beautiful pattern. As I am new to cables I was curious if the cable stitches are slipped knitwise or purlwise onto the cable needle? TIA


  2. Thank you for this beautiful pattern. Cables have always scared me. But when I saw this pattern I fell in love and followed the picture to your site. I looked at the pattern and thought I can do this!! I am loving it,

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